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14 Job Opportunities at | Nafasi za Kazi Tanzania Cotton Board TCB

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14 Job Opportunities at | Nafasi za Kazi Tanzania Cotton Board TCB

The existence of Cotton Board goes back to colonial era when the first cotton board was formed under the British colonial regime in 1952 known as the Lint and Seed Marketing Board of Tanganyika (LSMB).

It was formed with specific function of managing the exportation of cotton lint from Tanganyika which was by then exported through Victoria Federation stationed in Uganda.

Twelve years after independence i.e 1971, the Tanzania government formed Tanzania Cotton Authority (TCA) which replaced LSMB.

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First introduction

Coffee was firstly introduced in Kilimanjaro by Catholic missionaries in the year 1898.

Botanical Variety grown

Bourbon and Kent

Economic importance

Directly coffee is grown by about 450,000 families. This constitutes 90% of the total coffee producers. The remaining 10% comes from the estates. Indirectly coffee make a living for 6% (2.4 million) of the country population which is currently estimates to be 40 million.

Growing regions

Tanzanian Arabica coffees are grown on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru in the Northern areas, under the shade of banana trees, truly an exotic location for this east African coffee, also in Southern Highlands of Songwe, Mbeya and Ruvuma regions where coffee is both intercropped with bananas and some areas are pure stand. Arabica coffee makes up to 70% of total country production.

Robusta coffee is grown in the western areas along Lake Victoria in Kagera region. This constitutes 30% of the total coffee production in Tanzania.

Area under coffee

It is estimated that total area under coffee is 265,000 hectares for both Arabica and robusta.

14 Job Opportunities at | Nafasi za Kazi Tanzania Cotton Board TCB

AVAILABLE VACANCIES

1. DRIVER I (1 POST)

Qualifications and Experience

Holder of Secondary Education Certificate with passes in Kiswahili, English and must have a clean valid driving licence class C.

Must have Trade Test Grade II/ Drivers Grade II Certificate from a recognized Training Institutions with three years working experience.

Salary Scale: TCBSS 3.1

2. Accountant II (2 POSTS)

Qualifications and Experience

Holder of Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Accounting, Finance, Commerce or any equivalent discipline from recognized College/ University/ lnstitution with CPA (T).

Salary Scale: TCBSS 5.1

3. PROCUREMENT OFFICER II (1 POST)

Qualifications and Experience

Holder of Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Material Management, Supplies, Procurement or any equivalent discipline from recognized College/University/lnstitution and must have CSP and registered by recognized Procurement and Supplies Professional Board.

Salary Scale: TCBSS 5.1

4. Information And Communication Technology Officer II (1 POST)

Qualifications and Experience

Holder of Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or any equivalent discipline from recognized College/ University/ lnstitution.

Salary Scale: TCBSS 6.1

5. AGRICULTURAL OFFICER II (8 POSTS)

Qualifications and Experience

Holder of Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Agricultural Science or any equivalent discipline from recognized College/ University/institutions.

Salary Scale: TCBSS 5.1

6. Engineer II (1 Post)

Qualifications and Experience

Holder of Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or any equivalent discipline from recognized College/University/lnstitution.

Salary Scale: TCBSS 6.1

GENERAL CONDITIONS:

An applicant must be a public servant

Applicants must channel their applications through their current employers

Applicants must attach an up to date CV and certified copies of academic certificates

Certificates from foreign Universities/ Colleges must be verified by TCU.

Certificates from foreign Secondary schools should have equivalent score from NECTA.

Applicants should state in the application letter and commit themselves to cover transfer costs.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted for further procedures.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Interested candidates should submit their applications to the following address

Director General
Tanzania Cotton Board
P. O. Box 61, MWANZA

Or

By email: [email protected]

Deadline for submission is 24th September, 2021 at 16:00hrs.

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