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THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA

PRESIDENT’S OFFICE
PUBLIC SERVICE RECRUITMENT SECRETARIAT

Ref. Na EA.7/96/01/H/01 23
rd
September, 2014

VACANCIES ANNOUNCEMENT
On behalf of the Social Security Regulatory Authority (SSRA), Public Service Recruitment
Secretariat invites qualified Tanzanians to fill 3 vacant posts in the above public
institutions.

NB: GENERAL CONDITIONS
i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania and not above 45 years old, however,
should also observe the age limit for each position where indicated.
ii. Applicants must attach an up-to-date current Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable
contact postal address, e-mail address and telephone numbers.
iii. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this
advertisement.
iv. The title of the position and institution applied for should be written in the
subject of the application letter and marked on the envelope; short of which
will make the application invalid.
v. Applicants must attach their detailed relevant certified copies of Academic
certificates:
- Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates.
- Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts.
- Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates.
- Computer Certificate
- Professional certificates from respective boards
- One recent passport size picture and birth certificate.
vi. FORM IV AND FORM VI RESULTS SLIPS ARE STRICTLY NOT ACCEPTED
vii. Testimonials, Partial transcripts and results slips will not be accepted.
viii. Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in the CV
will necessitate to legal action
ix. Applicants for entry levels currently employed in the Public Service should
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not apply, they have to adhere to Government Circular Na. CAC.
45/257/01/D/140 dated 30
th
November 2010.
x. Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever reason
should not apply.
xi. Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts.
xii. Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by Tanzania
Commission for Universities (TCU)
xiii. Dead line for application is 7
th
October 2014.
xiv. Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed to indicate
xv. Women are highly encouraged to apply
xvi. Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview
xvii. Application letters should be written in Swahili or English
xviii. APPLICATION LETTERS SHOULD BE POSTED TO THE FOLLOWING
ADDRESS. HAND DELIVERY IS NOT ACCEPTABLE:

Secretary OR Katibu
Public Service Recruitment Sekretarieti ya Ajira katika
Secretariat, Utumishi wa Umma
P. O. Box 63100 S. L. P 63100,
DAR ES SALAAM. DAR ES SALAAM.

1.0 THE SOCIAL SECURITY REGULATORY AUTHORITY (SSRA)
The Social Security Regulatory Authority (SSRA) was established under the Social
Security Regulatory Act No. 8 of 2008 as amended by Social Security Laws
(Amendments) Act No. 5 of 2012. The main objective of SSRA is to regulate the Social
Security Sector and providing for related matters. In light of its legal mandate provided,
the Authority plays an important role in regulating and supervising the provision of social
security services that greatly influence socio-economic and general well-being of
Tanzanians.

1.1 COMPLIANCE MANAGER (1 POST) – RE-ADVERTISED
1.1.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 Analyze financials and regulatory returns from the schemes;
 Monitor and evaluate regularly the performance of Schemes, managers
custodians and administrators and recommend measures to be taken when
the need arise;
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 Conduct onsite inspection to the Schemes, Managers, Custodians and
administrators; and prepare inspection reports
 Prepare compliance and inspection manuals for the schemes, managers,
custodians and administrators,
 Receive and monitor offsite surveillance returns and prepare reports,
 Prepare guidelines for the efficient and effective operations of Schemes,
managers custodians and administrators;
 Provide advisory services to the Schemes, Managers, Custodians and
administrators on all compliance related matters;
 Provide advisory services to social security members on compliance related
matters;
 Ensure compliance to policies, laws and regulations,
 Advise the Director on regulation, inspection and monitoring matters in
relation to social security sector;
 Disseminate guidelines applicable to regulatory activities to Schemes,
managers , custodians and administrators;
 Advise on the disciplinary measures including penalties and sanctions in
consultation with Legal Services Section and Registration Services
whenever necessary;
 Prepare Inspection and monitoring guidelines for the efficient and effective
operations of the Schemes, managers , custodians and administrators;
 Conduct Special investigation and inquiries whenever a need arise to
Schemes, managers, custodians and administrators;
 Design and implement monitoring and supervision systems for Schemes,
managers, custodians and administrators;
 Carry out preliminary investigations on matters affecting the operations in
the Social Security Sector.
 Assist Director of compliance in review of policies, laws and regulations on
registration and promotion of social security schemes, managers, custodians
and administrators.

1.1.2 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE.
 Master’s degree/Post graduate diploma either in social security/protection,
actuarial science, insurance, economics, finance, law, business
administration or related fields from any recognized University/Institution,
 At least nine (9) years of working experience in a related field,
 Knowledge of financial sector regulation will be an added advantage.

1.1.3 KEY COMPETENCES
 The candidate will have excellent analytical skills, experience in risk
management and good knowledge of the investment market in Tanzania.
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1.2 REGISTRATION MANAGER (1 POST) RE - ADVERTISED
1.2.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 Assist Director of compliance in review of policies, laws and regulations on
registration and promotion of social security schemes, managers, custodians
and administrators;
 Design, implement and manage the Authority’s registration systems;
 Manage all applications for registration of schemes, managers, custodians
and administrators and cross check compliance;
 Advise the director on deregistration of schemes, managers or custodians for
non-compliance;
 Prepare manuals to guide registration of schemes, managers, custodians and
administrators;
 Prepare periodical registration reports;
 Manage the preparation and review of policies, laws and regulations on
registration and promotion of social protection schemes, managers or
custodians.

1.2.2 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE.
 Master’s degree/post graduate diploma either in social security/social
protection, actuarial science, insurance, economics, finance, law, business
administration or related fields from any recognized University/Institution.
 At least nine (9) years of working experience in a related field.

1.2.3 KEY COMPETENCES
 The candidate will have good command of computer office application and
proven leadership skills.

1.3 SENIOR LEGAL OFFICER – II (1 POST)
1.3.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 Study cases and provide legal opinions, charges and other related
documents and advice accordingly;
 Provide legal advice to the director of legal services and legal services
manager;
 Coordinate and review a compiled list of cases and advice accordingly;
 Prepare draft proposals of legal documents;
 To receive and review legal complaints from the public and other
stakeholders;
 Attend registration of legal documents and probate matters;
 Prepare contracts and other authority legal instruments;
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 Conduct periodic checks to ensure that the authority complies with statutory
and other regulations requirements;
 Keep abreast with new changes in law that apply to ssra’s operations;
 Networking with the attorney general’s office, law reform commission,
Tanganyika law society and other related bodies.

1.3.2 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE.
 Master’s Degree in Law (LLM) from any recognized University/Institution who
has passed a recognized practical legal training or undergone internship
programme recognized by Attorney general.
 At least nine (9) years of working experience in the related field coupled with
experience in analyzing cases, handle legal related complaints, attending
court sessions and drafting ruling and judgments.

X.M. DAUDI
Secretary
Public Service Recruitment Secretariat.