UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA

PRESIDENT’S OFFICE
PUBLIC SERVICE RECRUITMENT SECRETARIAT
Ref.No.EA.7/96/01/J/33 13th September, 2017
VACANCIES ANNOUNCEMENT
On behalf of the Tanzania Industrial Research and Development Organization (TIRDO),
Secretary, President’s Office, Public Service Recruitment Secretariat invites qualified
Tanzanians to fill (47) vacant posts as mentioned below;
1.0 INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION (TIRDO)
Tanzania Industrial Research and Development Organization (TIRDO) is a MultiDisciplinary
Research and Development Organization established by the Act of
Parliament No. 5 of 1979 and it became operational on 1st April, 1979. Its mandate is to
assist the industrial sector of Tanzania by providing technical expertise and support
services to upgrade their technology base. Furthermore TIRDO is mandated to carry out
applied research, for the development of suitable technologies, and value addition to
indigenous resources through industrial processing.
1.1RESEARCH OFFICER (MATERIALS ENGINEERING)- 1 POST
1.1.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(i) Assists in the training of professional personnel and industrialist;
(ii) Carry out research and development work or other customer oriented services;
(iii) Submits regular reports on the progress of research projects or services
undertaken;
(iv) Prepares project documents such as research proposals, opportunity studies or
feasibility studies as may be required from time to time by sponsors;
(v) Prepares articles in a form suitable for presentation or publication;
(vi) May be head of section;
(vii) Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
1.1.2 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Master’s Degree either in Material Science Technology, Mechanical Engineering,
Metallurgy Engineering, Maintenance Engineering, or any other relevant
qualifications from recognized University or Institution. The candidate must have a
bachelor degree with at least upper second class honors. Working experience will be
an added advantage.
1.2RESEARCH OFFICER II (ENERGY ENGINEERING) – 2 POSTS
1.2.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(i) Assists in the training of professional personnel and industrialist;
(ii) Carry out research and development work or other customer oriented services;
(iii) Submits regular reports on the progress of research projects or services
undertaken;
(iv) Prepares project documents such as research proposals, opportunity studies or
feasibility studies as may be required from time to time by sponsors;
(v) Prepares articles in a form suitable for presentation or publication;
(vi) May be head of section;
(vii) Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
1.2.2 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Master’s Degree either in Energy Engineering, Coal Technology, Oil and Gas
Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical and Processing Engineering,
Mechanical Engineering, or any other relevant qualifications from recognized
University or Institution. The candidate must have a bachelor degree with at least
upper second class honors. Working experience will be an added advantage.
1.3RESEARCH OFFICER II (MECHANICAL ENGINEERING) – 2 POSTS
1.3.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(i) Assists in the training of professional personnel and industrialist;
(ii) Carry out research and development work or other customer oriented services;
(iii) Submit regular reports on the progress of research projects or services
undertaken;
(iv) Prepares project documents such as research proposals, opportunity studies or
feasibility studies as may be required from time to time by sponsors;
(v) Prepare articles in a form suitable for presentation or publication;
(vi) May be head of section;
(vii) Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
1.3.2 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Master’s Degree either in Mechanical Engineering, Electro Mechanical Engineering,
Metallurgy Engineering, Maintenance Engineering, Energy Engineering, Materials
Science Technology, or any other relevant qualification from recognized University.
The candidate must have a bachelor degree with at least upper second class
honors. Working experience will be an added advantage.
1.4RESEARCH OFFICER II (LEATHER AND TEXTILE) – 2 POSTS
1.4.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(i) Assists in the training of professional personnel and industrialist;
(ii) Carry out research and development work or other customer oriented services;
(iii) Submits regular reports on the progress of research projects or services
undertaken;
(iv) Prepares project documents such as research proposals, opportunity studies or
feasibility studies as may be required from time to time by sponsors;
(v) Prepares articles in a form suitable for presentation or publication;
(vi) May be head of section;
(vii) Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
1.4.2 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Master’s Degree either in Mechanical Engineering, Textile and Leather Engineering,
Textile Technology, Leather Technology, Material Sciences Technology, Chemical
Processing Engineering, Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, or
any other relevant qualifications from recognized University or Institution. The
candidate must have a bachelor degree with at least upper second class honors.
Working experience will be an added advantage.
1.5RESEARCH OFFICER II (CHEMICAL PROCESSING) – 1 POST
1.5.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(i) Assists in the training of professional personnel and industrialist;
(ii) Carry out research and development work or other customer oriented services;
(iii) Submits regular reports on the progress of research projects or services
undertaken;
(iv) Prepares project documents such as research proposals, opportunity studies or
feasibility studies as may be required from time to time by sponsors;
(v) Prepares articles in a form suitable for presentation or publication;
(vi) May be head of section;
(vii) Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
1.5.2 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Master’s Degree either in Chemical Processing Engineering, Chemistry, Industrial
Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, or any other relevant qualification from recognized
University or Institution. The candidate must have a bachelor degree with at least
upper second class honors. Working experience will be an added advantage.
1.6RESEARCH OFFICER II (BIOTECHNOLOGY) – 2 POSTS
1.6.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(i) Assists in the training of professional personnel and industrialist;
(ii) Carry out research and development work or other customer oriented services;
(iii) Submits regular reports on the progress of research projects or services
undertaken;
(iv) Prepares project documents such as research proposals, opportunity studies or
feasibility studies as may be required from time to time by sponsors;
(v) Prepares articles in a form suitable for presentation or publication;
(vi) May be head of section;
(vii) Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
1.6.2 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Master’s Degree either in Food Science and Technology, Biotechnology,
Microbiology, Food Engineering, Genetic Engineering, molecular Biology, Postharvest
Technology, Industrial biotechnology, or any other relevant qualifications
from recognized University or Institution. The candidate must have a bachelor
degree with at least upper second class honors. Working experience will be an
added advantage.
1.7RESEARCH OFFICER II (CHEMISTRY) – 1 POST
1.7.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(i) Assists in the training of professional personnel and industrialist;
(ii) Carry out research and development work or other customer oriented services;
(iii) Submits regular reports on the progress of research projects or services
undertaken;
(iv) Prepares project documents such as research proposals, opportunity studies or
feasibility studies as may be required from time to time by sponsors;
(v) Prepares articles in a form suitable for presentation or publication;
(vi) May be head of section;
(vii) Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
1.7.2 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Master’s Degree either Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry,
Chemical Processing Engineering, Environmental Chemistry, or any other relevant
qualifications from recognized University or Institution. The candidate must have a
bachelor degree with at least upper second class honors. Working experience will be
an added advantage.
1.8RESEARCH OFFICER II (FOOD TECHNOLOGY) – 1 POST
1.8.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(i) Assists in the training of professional personnel and industrialist;
(ii) Carry out research and development work or other customer oriented services;
(iii) Submits regular reports on the progress of research projects or services
undertaken;
(iv) Prepares project documents such as research proposals, opportunity studies or
feasibility studies as may be required from time to time by sponsors;
(v) Prepares articles in a form suitable for presentation or publication;
(vi) May be head of section;
(vii) Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
1.8.2 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Master’s Degree either in Food Science and Technology, Biotechnology,
Microbiology, Food Engineering, Genetic Engineering, molecular Biology, Postharvest
Technology, Industrial biotechnology, or any other relevant qualifications
from recognized University or Institution. The candidate must have a bachelor
degree with at least upper second class honors. Working experience will be an
added advantage.
1.9RESEARCH OFFICER II (INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION
TECHNOLOGY (ICT)) – 2 POSTS
1.9.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(i) Assists in the training of professional personnel and industrialist;
(ii) Carry out research and development work or other customer oriented services;
(iii) Submits regular reports on the progress of research projects or services
undertaken;
(iv) Prepares project documents such as research proposals, opportunity studies or
feasibility studies as may be required from time to time by sponsors;
(v) Prepares articles in a form suitable for presentation or publication;
(vi) May be head of section;
(vii) Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
1.9.2 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Master’s Degree either in Information and Communication Technology, Computer
Science, Computer Engineering or any other relevant qualifications from recognized
University or Institution. The candidate must have a bachelor degree with at least
upper second class honors. Working experience will be an added advantage.
1.10 RESEARCH OFFICER II (ENGINEER GENERAL) – 1 POST
1.10.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(i) Assists in the training of professional personnel and industrialist;
(ii) Carry out research and development work or other customer oriented services;
(iii) Submits regular reports on the progress of research projects or services
undertaken;
(iv) Prepares project documents such as research proposals, opportunity studies or
feasibility studies as may be required from time to time by sponsors;
(v) Prepares articles in a form suitable for presentation or publication;
(vi) May be head of section;
(vii) Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
1.10.2 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Master’s Degree either in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering,
Metallurgy Engineering, Maintenance Engineering, Energy Engineering, Textile and
Leather Engineering, Textile Technology, Leather Technology, Material Science
Technology, or any other relevant qualifications from recognized University or
Institution. The candidate must have a bachelor degree with at least upper second
class honors. Working experience will be an added advantage.
1.11 TECHNICIAN II (FOOD)– 1 POST
1.11.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(i) Undertake laboratory, workshop and pilot plant activities;
(ii) Assists in the repair and maintenance of Organization facilities;
(iii) To learn and adopt all workshop safety rules during workshop operations;
(iv) Assist artisans on implementing their common duties;
(v) Assist on implementation of projects that need technical assistance and
designing;
(vi) To participate at all levels in any consultancy work that need workshop services;
(vii) Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
1.11.2 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Full Technician Certificate in Laboratory Technology or Diploma in Laboratory
Technology in a relevant field. Working experience will be an added advantage.
1.12 TECHNICIAN II (ENGINEERING) – 2 POST
1.12.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(i) Undertake laboratory, workshop and pilot plant activities
(ii) Assists in the repair and maintenance of Organization facilities;
(iii) To learn and adopt all workshop safety rules during workshop operations
(iv) Assist artisans on implementing their common duties
(v) Assist on implementation of projects that need technical assistance and
designing
(vi) To participate at all levels in any consultancy work that need workshop services
(vii) Performs any other Duties and Responsibilities assigned to him by his seniors.
1.12.2 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Diploma either in Mechanical, Electro Mechanical, Automotive, Full Technician
Certificate (FTC) in relevant field or related qualifications from recognized University
or Institutions. The candidate must be computer literate.

1.13 TECHNICIAN II (CHEMISTRY) – 1 POST
1.13.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(i) Undertake laboratory, workshop and pilot plant activities
(ii) Assists in the repair and maintenance of Organization facilities;
(iii) To learn and adopt all workshop safety rules during workshop operations
(iv) Assist artisans on implementing their common duties
(v) Assist on implementation of projects that need technical assistance and
designing
(vi) To participate at all levels in any consultancy work that need workshop services
(vii) Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
1.13.2 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Full Technician Certificate in Laboratory Technology or Diploma in Laboratory
Technology in a relevant field. Working experience will be an added advantage.
1.14 TECHNICIAN (INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT))
– 2 POST
1.14.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(i) Undertake laboratory, workshop and pilot plant activities
(ii) Assist in the repair and maintenance of Organization facilities;
(iii) To learn and adopt all workshop safety rules during workshop operations
(iv) Assist artisans on implementing their common duties
(v) Assist on implementation of projects that need technical assistance and
designing
(vi) To participate at all levels in any consultancy work that need workshop services
(vii) Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
1.14.2 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Diploma either in Information and Communication, Telecommunications, Computer
Science, Full Technician Certificate (FTC) in relevant field, or related qualifications
from recognized institution or. The candidate must be computer literate.
1.15 TECHNICIAN II (FITTER, TURNER CUM WELDING) – 1 POST
1.15.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(i) Undertake laboratory, workshop and pilot plant activities
(ii) Assists in the repair and maintenance of Organization facilities;
(iii) To learn and adopt all workshop safety rules during workshop operations
(iv) Assist artisans on implementing their common duties
(v) Assist on implementation of projects that need technical assistance and
designing
(vi) To participate at all levels in any consultancy work that need workshop services
(vii) Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
1.15.2 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Diploma either in Electrical, Mechanical, Automotive, Full Technician Certificate
(FTC) in relevant field or related qualifications from recognized University or
Institution or. The candidate must be computer literate.
GENERAL CONDITIONS
i. Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable
contacts; postal address/post code, e-mail and telephone numbers;
ii. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this
advertisement;
iii. Applicants must attach their certified copies of the following certificates;
 Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates;
 Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts;
 Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates;
 Birth certificate.
iv. Attaching copies of the following certificates is strictly not accepted
 Form IV and form VI results slips;
 Testimonials and all Partial transcripts.
v. Applicants employed in the Public Service should route their application
letters through their respective employers;
vi. Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever reason
should not apply;
vii. Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts;
viii. Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level
education should be verified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania
(NECTA) and National Council for Technical Education (NACTE);
ix. Certificates from Foreign Universities should be verified by The Tanzania
Commission for Universities (TCU);
x. Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed/advised to
indicate;
xi. A signed application letters should be written either in Swahili or English and
Addressed to Secretary, Presidents Office, Public Service Recruitment Secretariat,
27 Bibi Titi Mohammed Road, P.O. Box 63100, Maktaba Complex, 11102 Dar Es
Salaam.
xii. Deadline for application is 26
th September, 2017
xiii. Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview; and;
xiv. Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal
action;
NOTE: All applications must be sent through Recruitment Portal by using the
following address; http://portal.ajira.go.tz / and not otherwise (This address
also can be found at PSRS Website, Click ‘Recruitment Portal’)
SECRETARY
PUBLIC SERVICE RECRUITMENT SECRETARIAT

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