7 New Jobs Opportunities at Zanzibar Presidential Delivery Bureau (PDB) August 2023, Ajira Zanzibar Presidential Delivery Bureau (PDB), The Zanzibar Presidential Delivery Bureau (PDB) is an institution under the President’s Office – State House established in December 2022 to accelerate the implementation of the Presidential Priority Projects.
Ajira Zanzibar Presidential Delivery Bureau (PDB)
The Priority Projects fall under the Blue Economy, Infrastructure, Tourism and Social Services portfolios, supported by technology. The Bureau provides technical assistance to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to drive the implementation of the priority projects that will contribute to transformative, sustainable, and tangible outcomes and impact. The PDB contributes to unlocking implementation bottlenecks through enhanced coordination, resource mobilization, monitoring and evaluation, and capacity building. The Presidential Delivery Bureau (PDB) is looking for suitably qualified Tanzanian citizens of high personal integrity to fill the below-mentioned job positions.
1.Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Advisor-1 Post
Develop MEL strategy for the Bureau and oversee its implementation. In collaboration with other stakeholders, provide technical assistance to MDAs on M&E, learning and knowledge management. Support Delivery Managers to monitor priority projects implementation, track progress, and provide high-level evidence-based information for timely decision-making. Prepare high-level reports for internal and external sharing. Design, implement and/or supervise Bureau M&E studies or those implemented by other stakeholders.
Represent the Bureau in high-level M&E work and collaborative studies that expedite implementation of the priority projects. Oversee accurate and timely uploading of M&E information into the delivery dashboard. Translate M&E results into corresponding Learning programs for MDAs, coaching and mentoring. Contribute to developing the communication products on results of the priority projects implementation; and other functions as assigned by the Supervisor.
Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, Business Administration, or related fields. Solid knowledge of M&E methodologies and analytical tools. More than ten (10) years of relevant and progressive work experience in M&EL. Proven experience and capacity in data analysis and producing high-level and strategic evidence-based reports. Understanding of qualitative and quantitative approaches in social science research. Theoretical and practical knowledge of impact evaluations. Demonstrated skills and experience in working with government institutions and stakeholder management. Proficiency in data analytics tools, software and database applications. Ajira Zanzibar Presidential Delivery Bureau (PDB)
2. Private Sector and Financing Advisor -1 Post
Oversee formulation and implementation of strategies and activities to engage the private sector. Develop and oversee implementation of the Bureau approach for the private sector growth and support. In collaboration with other stakeholders, provide technical assistance that facilitates the private sector portfolio related to the priority projects. Advise and support priority projects financing and resource mobilization for the priority projects, including exploring new opportunities for engagement in line with the project priorities. Assist the Resource Mobilization Delivery Manager and MDAs in analysing funding options for the priority projects. Forge and support the Bureau’s partnerships and resources initiatives. Work closely with the priority sectors and develop a strong work relationship with the private sector, development partners and stakeholders.
3. Performance Contract Advisor -1 Post
Conducting a comprehensive assessment of the current priority projects’ performance management system and processes. Provide technical assistance in establishing a roadmap for the implementation of the priority projects. Assist the Delivery Managers and MDAs in establishing high-level key performance indicators and targets for different priority projects. Lead consultative sessions to develop comprehensive and user-friendly Priority Projects Result Agreement (PPRA). In collaboration with stakeholders, develop PPRA for MDAs implementing the priority projects. Oversee signing and build capacity on the use and execution of the PPRAs at different implementation levels. Monitor implementation of the performance contracts, track progress, and provide regular feedback to the Supervisor.
4. Data Analyst-1 Post
Provide inputs in the development of the PDB delivery dashboard Analysing and updating master data related to the priority projects. Provide quality assurance of all data related to the priority projects and coordinate with other parties as needed. Support drafting of PDB reports and develop content for communication e.g., website. Support the design of reporting templates, data sources and security. Support the identification and revision of reporting requirements. Generate reports from the PDB Delivery Dashboard or other relevant systems. Troubleshoot the database environment and reports. Provide technical support in data storage and data cleaning.
Researching the trends in economics in relation to the Presidential priorities in the sectors of Tourism, Blue Economy, Infrastructure and Social Services. Analysing reports from research using statistical techniques Formulating recommendations and plans, which Ministries and the PDB could use to unblock delivery challenges. Providing advice related to economics to the CEO, Delivery Managers and Ministry counterparts. Compiling data related to research in the blue economy, infrastructure, tourism, and social services. Establishing methodologies and concepts for collecting and processing data using knowledge of available sources of information and econometrics Arranging information into a report format for the preparation of graphical research results Providing technical inputs and analyses in the monitoring and evaluation of priority projects
6. Procurement Officer -1 Post
- Purchasing services and/or commodities per established government regulations and policies. Ensuring maximum participation of local and minority businesses related to procurement transactions. Coordinating, preparing, and analysing bid preparations, solicitations, awards and contract extensions. Initiating and following through on procurement actions to facilitate purchase completion. Preparing specifications, solicits, conducting analysis of bid/proposal responses and providing recommendations for contract award per procurement regulations, procedures, and requirements Performing re-bidding actions before the expiration of existing term contracts. Routinely researching market trends, reviewing technical and legal publications, and keeping abreast of current and applicable regulatory rulings. Developing and implementing procurement contracts. Acting as a liaison between user and contractor in resolving contract disputes and contract enforcement issues.
7.Executive Assistant to the CEO -1 Post
Coordinating on-site and off-site meetings for the CEO. Drafting emails and templates to facilitate time management. Schedule meetings and draft meeting agendas. Organizing team communications and plan events, both internally and externally. Researching projects as needed and preparing inputs for notes, speeches and presentations for the CEO. Following up on contacts made by the CEO and supporting the cultivation of ongoing relationships. Assisting other members of the office with various tasks as they arise. Coordinating executive communications, including responding to emails and interfacing with stakeholders. Other duties as assigned.
All application letters should be made electronically through the email address of the Bureau and be addressed to:
- Chief Executive Officer,
- Presidential Delivery Bureau
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Conditions for applications:
The deadline for application is 13th August 2023. Late applications will not be accepted or considered. All applications be submitted online at email@example.com All Applicants should be citizens of Tanzania and shall attach certified copies of their Birth Certificate and National Identity (NIDA) or Zanzibar Identity (ZANID). The application should comprise the following documents, Ajira Zanzibar Presidential Delivery Bureau (PDB)
Applicants must attach a cover letter duly signed by the applicant with scanned copies of relevant academic certificates, current curriculum vitae, and letters of recommendation from two (2) outstanding referees and reliable contacts. Certificates from Foreign Examination Bodies for Ordinary or Advanced Level Education should be verified by the National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA). Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU). Applicants under public service employment MUST attach with their applications an approval letter from their respective accounting officer allowing their release in case they get selected fora position. Only qualified candidates will be invited for an interview.
Note: These posts are for contracts of not more than two (2) years.