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TANZANIA PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) is a National
Oil Company established in 1969 with a mandate to undertake
petroleum development in a selected petroleum potential areas
throughout the country, including the continental shelf of Tanzania.
In line with such mandate TPDC has formed subsidiary companies
namely Gas Supply Company Limited (GASCO) and Commercial
Petroleum (COPEC) to perform various tasks. The main roles of the
established subsidiaries are: GASCO is responsible for the
management of natural gas processing plants, natural gas
transmission pipeline, natural gas distribution networks and gas
aggregation; COPEC is responsible for managing the National
Strategic Petroleum Reserves and downstream operations as
deemed fit for long term benefits of the nation.
To effectively manage the above responsibilities, TPDC is looking for
experienced, dynamic, energetic, visionary and qualified candidates
to fill senior positions within the Corporation and its subsidiaries as
follows:

A: GAS SUPPLY COMPANY LIMITED (GASCO)


GENERAL MANAGER - GASCO
1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
The General Manager shall be responsible for management of
natural gas processing plants, natural gas transmission
pipeline and distribution network. Shall identify, undertake
and oversee related natural gas business, infrastructure
development and value addition activities.
2.0 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
2.1
2.2
2.3
2.4
2.5

2.6

2.7

2.8

Provide strategic leadership and operational direction


of the Company;
Formulate and implement Company vision, objectives
and strategies;
Implement directives of the govern Board pursuant to
companys objective;
Ensures that the company resources, both human,
financial and physical are nurtured, developed,
managed and harnessed optimally;
Formulates, within the general strategy set by the
Governing Board, and in cooperation with other oil and
gas marketing companies, the distribution of natural
gas and its products within the country and for
exports;
Formulates, within the general strategy set by the
Governing Board, and in cooperation with other oil and
gas marketing companies, the distribution of natural
gas and its products within the country and for
exports;
Manage Operations of Natural Gas processing plants,
transportation pipelines, distribution networks,
Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), LPG extraction from
natural gas, natural gas liquids and Gas to Liquids
(GTL) conversions;
Oversees roles of the company as a natural gas
aggregator;
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2.9

Manage purchase, process, transport and sale natural


gas and related products to meet the market demand;

2.10

Ensure attraction of new business by providing


innovate and integrated infrastructure options;

2.11

Manage Marketing and sale of natural gas and its


products to end users;

2.12

Ensure safety and security of its natural gas


infrastructure in the mid-stream and downstream;

2.13

Supervise export of natural gas, natural gas


Liquids/condensate and LPG extracted from natural
gas;

2.14

Liaises with subsidiary companies of the Corporation


involved in oil and gas midstream and downstream
business in promoting their activities;

2.15

Formulates and participates in negotiations of all


contracts involving marketing operations of natural
gas in midstream and downstream activities,
operation and maintenance agreements, and product
sales/purchase agreements;

2.16

Supervises midstream and downstream research


activities to ensure efficiency and provide technical
advice in research and project development;

2.17

Approves conceptual designs and plans for plants,


equipment and pipelines to ensure that they meet
requisite standards;

2.18

Monitors development projects during appraisal,


construction and implementation to enhance
efficiency;

2.19

Designs, implements and facilitates Companys


annual plans;

2.20

Promotes sales of Natural Gas in and outside


Tanzania;

2.21

Ensure that the company wide policies are uniformly


understood and properly interpreted and
administered by subordinates; reviews and approves
proposed policies and procedures;

2.22

Monitors performance of senior staff, including


matters of integrity, transparency and compliance
with the governing policies, rules, regulations with
the governing policies, rules regulations and code of
conduct;

2.23

Oversees staff development in the Company; and

2.24

Performs any other related duties as may be


assigned by the Governing Board.

3.0 Minimum Qualifications


Holder of a Master Degree in Marketing, Business
Administration, Economics, Finance, Engineering or
equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
Possession of a PhD in relevant fields is an added advantage.
4.0 Working Experience
At least 13 years experience of which 5 years must be at
Managerial/ Senior level in related fields. Proven high
administrative and managerial ability in the oil and gas
industry and knowledge of international oil business is
essential.
5.0 DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES
5.1
5.2

Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking;


Must be innovative and results- oriented;
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5.3
5.4
5.5
5.6
5.7
5.8
5.9

Must have the ability to maintain a multi- task focus;


Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic
stakeholders;
Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;
Must demonstrate ability to handle community
relationships, disputes and conflicts arising from
investments in different locations;
Must be able to deal effectively and timely with
demanding situation;
Must be able to work independently and under tight time
schedules;
Must be able to manage continuity, change and
transition

MANAGER - NATURAL GAS DISTRIBUTION


1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
The manager natural gas distribution shall identify all
projects relating to natural gas distribution. He/ She shall
advise on the activities of natural gas and its product value
addition projects.
2.0 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
2.1

Verify identified potential business opportunities.

2.2

Manage operations of Natural gas distribution networks


in the country;

2.3

Manage operations of Compressed Natural Gas stations


(CNG);

2.4

Distribute and market LPG extracted from natural gas or


natural gas liquids locally and internationally;

2.5

Export of natural gas liquids/condensate from natural


gas plants as per contracts;
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2.6

Market and sale natural gas to the end users;

2.7

Manage allocation of gas volumes as per end user


contracts;

2.8

Ensure that the Domestic Gas Demand Requirement is


achieved through the implementation of the Domestic
Gas Supply Obligation;

2.9

Ensure a balanced growth of domestic gas project


through the availability of adequate volumes of gas to
the Strategic Sectors;

2.10 Manage annual budgets for the department including


operating and overhead expense budgets;
2.11 Provide inputs in natural gas contract negotiations;
2.12 Provide inputs in policy formulation and strategic
initiatives; and
2.13 Performs any other related duties as may be assigned
by the Managing Director
3.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Holder of a Master Degree in Marketing, Business
Administration, Economics, Finance, Engineering or
equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE
At least 10 years experience of which 3 years must be at
senior level in related fields. Proven high administrative and
managerial ability in the oil and gas industry is essential

MANAGER TRANSMISSION PIPELINE


1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
The Manager Natural Gas Transmission Pipeline shall manage
all activities required to safely and efficiently operate the
Natural Gas Pipeline Transmission Systems. He/she shall be
responsible for management of the natural gas transportation
from processing plants from different location. Also, shall
ensure optimal operations, maintenance and safety of
transportation pipeline facilities.
2.0 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
2.1 Provide strong, visible HSE Leadership and develop HSE
commitment in every employee;
2.2 Manage all aspects of daily Pipeline Operations and
Maintenance, including Support Services;
2.3
2.4
2.5

2.6

2.7
2.8

2.9

Manage the overall operational, budgetary, and financial


responsibilities and activities of the Facility;
Coach, mentor, and develop staff, providing appropriate
training and career development planning;
Establish Facility HSSE Metrics in compliance with OSHA
and EPA Standards and Champion the Facilitys Process
Safety Management (PSM) Program;
Champion the preparation of the Pipeline Emergency
Response (ER) Plan; Coordinate and Conduct Annual ER
Drills;
Ensure Pipeline Transmission Systems continuously
achieve Reliability of 100% ;
Implement an effective Computerized Maintenance
Management System (CMMS) and ensure all Maintenance
Activities are well planned and executed as per Annual
Maintenance Schedules: Implement Condition-Based
Preventative Maintenance program;
Ensure all Statutory Inspections of Pipeline Equipment are
completed as per Inspection Schedules;
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2.10 Approve Facility Performance Metrics as part of annual


Planning and Forecasting activities;
2.11 Monitor Facility Performance against Metrics and
implement appropriate strategies to ensure achievement
of Annual Budget Facility Performance Targets;
2.12 Supervise and manage the preparation and presentation
of operational and statistical reports on Pipeline
Performance; approve Final Reports and disseminate
same as per GASCOs internal reporting requirements and
for external parties in accordance with contractual
obligations;
2.13 Plan staffing levels and maintain employee work
schedules including assignments, job rotation and
overtime scheduling;
2.14 Complete Annual Performance Appraisals as per
GASCOs HR Procedures;
2.15 Approve expenditures and payments under the Pipeline
Managers Approved Financial Authorities and
2.16 Performs any other related duties as may be assigned
by the Superior
3.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Holder of master degree in Chemical and Process
/Mechanical/Gas Engineering or equivalent qualification from a
recognized institution.
4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE
At least 10 years experience of which 3 years must be at
senior level in related fields. Proven high administrative and
managerial ability in the oil and gas industry is essential.
5.0 DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES
5.1 Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking;
5.2 Must be innovative and results- oriented;
5.3 Must have the ability to maintain a multi- task focus;

5.4
5.5
5.6

5.7
5.8
5.9

Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic


stakeholders;
Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;
Must demonstrate ability to handle community
relationships, disputes and conflicts arising from
investments in different locations;
Must be able to deal effectively and timely with
demanding situation;
Must be able to work independently and under tight time
schedules;
Must be able to manage continuity, change and
transition

MANAGER GAS PLANT


1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
The Manager Natural Gas Plants Operations shall be
responsible for processing of raw natural gas from fields,
ensure optimal operations and maintenance of gas processing
plants and gathering stations. He/ She shall assist department
of natural gas distribution in coordinating the supply of natural
gas from upstream gas developers. Also, shall be responsible
for overall employee and facility safety and plant operational
reliability.
2.0 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
2.1

Manage all aspects of processing plant operations and


maintenance;

2.2

Provide strong, visible Heath Safety and Environmental


(HSE) leadership and ensure HSE adherence in every
employee;

2.3

Manage the overall operational, budgetary, and financial


responsibilities and activities of the processing plant;
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2.4

Coach, mentor and develop staff by providing


appropriate training and career development planning;

2.5

Establish Facility HSE Metrics in compliance with OSHA


and EPA Standards and Champion the Facilitys Process
Safety Management (PSM) Program;

2.6

Champion the preparation of the Facilitys Emergency


Response (ER) Plan, Coordinate and Conduct Annual ER
Drills;

2.7

Ensure a minimum Processing Facility Reliability of 98%


is continuously achieved;

2.8

Ensure the quality of natural gas exported from the


facility meets required specifications;

2.9

Implement
effective Computerized Maintenance
Management System (CMMS) and ensure all Maintenance
Activities are well planned and executed as per Annual
Maintenance Schedules;

2.10 Manage all Statutory Inspections of Plant and equipment


are completed as per inspection schedules;
2.11 Manage the preparation and presentation of operational
and statistical reports on facility performance, approve
final reports and disseminate the same;
2.12 Plan staffing levels and maintain employee work
schedules including assignments, job rotation and
overtime scheduling;
2.13 Respond to emergency callouts; and
2.14 Performs any other related duties as may be assigned
by the Superior.
3.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
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Holder of a masters degree in natural gas engineering or


natural gas technology or related master in natural gas
production, processing, liquefaction or related field.
4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE
At least 10 years experience of which 3 years must be at
senior level in related fields. Proven high administrative and
managerial ability in the oil and gas industry is essential.
5.0 DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES
5.1
5.2
5.3
5.4
5.5
5.6
5.7

Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking


Must be innovative and results-oriented
Must have the ability to maintain a multi-task focus
Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism.
Must be able to work independently and under tight time
schedules.
Must have ability to make decisions independently and
advise accordingly.
Must have ability to work under pressure.

MANAGER- FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION


1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
The Manager Finance and Administration shall ensure the
operation of effective system of control of the Companys
assets and liabilities. He/ She shall provide financial and
management accounting services for the Company including
budgeting and budgetary control.
Also shall develop effective policies, procedures and systems
for the recruitment, development and retention of personnel
with requisite skills required by the Company. Develop and
maintain good public and industrial relations and provides
competent advice to management in personnel training and
welfare.

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2.0 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


2.1 Manage the full range of the Companys finance and
administration functions in accordance with the approved
rules and regulations;
2.2 Eensures sound financial management practices are
developed and maintained;
2.3 Plan a sound capital structure so that a balance is
maintained between debt and equity capital;
2.4 Provides effective financial control systems on all capital
projects by liaising fully with other managers;
2.5 Prepares and controls Company plans and budgets
related to provision of accommodation, capital
equipments, house-hold and office supplies and
services;
2.6 Keep proper books of accounts including preparation of
periodic/annual reports, management reports and
statements;
2.7 Prepare annual human resources budget and plans for
effective utilization of staff;
2.8 Develop human resources policies and guidelines for
effective management of staff;
2.9 Develop
comprehensive
succession
plan
for
enhancement of companys plan;
2.10 Develop appropriate staff training plan;
2.11 Arranges for insurance and security of Company's
properties and assets in liaison with other heads of
departments / units and in particular the Legal unit;
2.12 Coordinates and arranges for outsourced services for
the Company;
2.13 Ensures staff requirements for various positions are
reflected in the company strategic plan;
2.14 Ensures the development and maintenance of staff
pension and retirement benefit schemes, smooth and
adequate provision of Medicare;
2.15 Develops and manage companys incentive schemes
including salary administration;
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2.16 Aadministers and coordinate Human Resources (HR) in


accordance with companys procedures; and
2.17 Performs any other related duties as may be assigned
by Superiors.
3.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Holder of a Master Degree in Business / Public Administration
and CPA (T) or equivalent qualifications from a recognized
institution. Specialization in international finance shall be an
added advantage.
4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE
At least 10 years working experience, of which 3 years must
be at senior level in relevant field. Proven high administrative
and managerial ability in the oil and gas industry is essential.
5.0 DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES
5.1 Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking;
5.2 Must be innovative and results- oriented;
5.3 Must have the ability to maintain a multi- task focus;
5.4 Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic
stakeholders;
5.5 Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;
5.6 Must demonstrate ability to handle community
relationships, disputes and conflicts arising from
investments in different locations;
5.7 Must be able to deal effectively with demanding
situation and to respond with speed;
5.8 Must be able to work independently and under tight time
schedules;
5.9 Must be able to manage continuity, change and
transition

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HEAD OF LEGAL SERVICES


1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
The Head of Legal Services is responsible for providing legal
services to the Company in accordance with Companys act
and other legal requirements. He/ She shall serve as Legal
Secretary for the company.
2.0 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
2.1

Makes arrangements for and gives notice of all Board


meetings.

2.2

Provides legal services to the Company

2.3

Provides legal advice and assistance to Divisions and


Units on interpretation of laws, terms of contract, terms
of agreements, procurement contracts, guarantees,
memorandum
of
understanding,
consultancy
agreements and other type of agreements, and other
legal documents;

2.4

Liaises with user departments and units to ensure


proper management of the contracts;

2.5

Represents the Company in the court of law;

2.6

Ensures compliance of the legislation relating to energy


sector;

2.7

Prepares minutes, agenda, notices, and subsequent


correspondence in connection with meetings of the
Management Committees and Governing Board of
Directors;

2.8

Attends all meetings of the Governing Board of Directors


and Management Committee and keeps a record of the
proceedings;
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2.9

Prepares minutes of Governing Board meetings and


provides heads of departments with copies of
resolutions or extracts from the minutes, where
appropriate;

2.10 Acts as custodian of the seal of the company;


2.11 Provides efficient and effective insurance covers to the
Companys property and arranges and administers all
pension schemes.
2.12 Assembles data required for the preparation of
memorandum and articles of association and certificates
of incorporation, or any other legal document;
2.13 Arranges for presentation and filing of legal documents
to the appropriate authorities;
2.14 Ensures the safekeeping of the Companys records and
legal documents, including contracts;
2.15 Reviews all Companys contracts and advises on the
companys obligations and rights;
2.16 Participates in and advises on all negotiations which
might lead the Company into legal commitment;
2.17 Handles all legal disputes involving the Company; and
2.18 Undertakes any other related duties as may be assigned
by Superiors.
3.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Holder of an LLM degree from a recognized institution.
Possession of full ICSA certificate will be an added
advantage. He or she must be a registered Advocate of the
High Court of Tanzania.

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4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE


At least 10 years working experience from a reputable
commercial organization or other reputable institution of
which 3 years must be at senior position .Proven high
administrative and managerial ability in the oil and gas
industry is essential.
5.0 DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES
5.1 Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking;
5.2 Must be innovative and results- oriented;
5.3 Must have the ability to maintain a multi- task focus;
5.4 Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic
stakeholders;
5.5 Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;
5.6 Must demonstrate ability to handle community
relationships, disputes and conflicts arising from
investments in different locations;
5.7 Must be able to deal effectively and timely with
demanding situation;
5.8 Must be able to work independently and under tight time
schedules;
5.9 Must be able to manage continuity, change and
transition;
5.10 Must be geared towards changes
HEAD OF INTERNAL AUDIT UNIT
1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
The Head of Internal Audit manages the activities of the
internal auditing function which reviews accounting, financial
and other records of GASCO and its operating units. Also, shall
be responsible for the implementation of systems of internal
audit control that ensure reliable records that safeguard the
Companys assets.
2.0 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
2.1
2.2

Develops comprehensive audit programs;


Ensures proper control of resources;
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2.3
2.4
2.5
2.6
2.7
2.8
2.9
2.10
2.11
2.12
2.13
2.14

Ensures compliance with laws, regulations and


procedures;
Reviews and report reliability of financial statements and
operational data;
Carries out performance audit;
Participates in the audit of financial statements with
external auditors;
Ensures that Companys assets are adequately
controlled and safeguarded;
Supervises a series of detailed stocktaking checks;
Provides advice to all levels of management to facilitate
implementation
of
approved
audit
report
recommendations.
Implements internal control systems of the Company;
Coordinates audit programs with external auditors on
routine checking and audits;
Trains staff in the fundamentals of auditing and
investigations;
Carries out management audit to enhance the quality of
management performance; and
Performs any other duties as may be assigned by
Superiors.

3.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATION


Holder of Master Degree in Accountancy from a recognized
Institution, CPA (T) and registered with NBAA in the category
of Authorized Auditor/Accountant. Possession of Certified
Internal Auditor (CIA) qualification is an added advantage.
4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE
At least 10 years working experience from a reputable
commercial organization, of which 3 years must be at senior
level. Proven high administrative and managerial ability in the
oil and gas industry is essential.
5.0 DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES
5.1 Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking;
5.2 Must be innovative and results- oriented;
5.3 Must have the ability to maintain a multi- task focus;
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5.4
5.5
5.6
5.7
5.8
5.9

Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic


stakeholders;
Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;
Must demonstrate ability to handle community
relationships, disputes and conflicts arising from
investments in different locations;
Must be able to deal effectively and timely with
demanding situation;
Must be able to work independently and under tight time
schedules; and
Must be able to manage continuity, change and
transition

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HEAD OF PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT UNIT


1.0

PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION


The Head of Procurement Management Unit shall organize,
plan, and manage all procurement undertakings of the
Company. Also shall align procurement with mission and
vision of the Company.

2.0

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


2.1

Manages procurement and disposal by tender


procedures;

2.2

Supports the functioning of the tender board;

2.3

Implements the decisions of the tender board;

2.4

Acts as a secretariat to the tender board;

2.5

Prepares tendering documents;

2.6

Prepares advertisement of tender opportunities;

2.7

Prepares contract documents;

2.8

Issues approved tender documents;

2.9

Maintains and archive records of the procurement and


disposal process;

2.10 Maintains a list of register of all contracts awarded;


2.11 Prepares monthly and quarterly reports for the
management, tender board and PPRA; and
2.12 Performs any other duties as may be assigned by
Superiors.

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3.0

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Holder of a Master Degree in Procurement and Supplies
Management with Certified Procurement and Supplies
Professional (CPSP) or equivalent qualification from a
recognized institution.

4.0

WORKING EXPERIENCE
At least 10 years of working experience, of which 3 must be
at a senior level. Proven high administrative and managerial
ability in the oil and gas industry is essential.

5.0

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES


5.1
5.2
5.3
5.4
5.5
5.6
5.7
5.8
5.9

Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking;


Must be innovative and results- oriented;
Must have the ability to maintain a multi - task focus;
Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic
stakeholders;
Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;
Must demonstrate ability to handle community
relationships, disputes and conflicts arising from
investments in different locations;
Must be able to deal effectively and timely with
demanding situation;
Must be able to work independently and under tight
time schedules;
Must be able to manage continuity, change and
transition

HEAD OF HEALTH, SAFETY AND RISK MANAGEMENT UNIT


1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
The Head of Health, Safety and Risk Management unit shall
be the principal advisor of the General Manager on all matters
concerning health, safety and risk management in the
Company.
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2.0 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


2.1

Assists and supports the General Manager in carrying out


health, safety and risk management policies in the
Company as specified by the Board;

2.2

Reviews the designs and implementation of health, safety


and risk management plans and programs in the
Company;

2.3

Implements a set of health, safety and risk metrics and


reports, including losses and incidents, key health, safety
and risk exposures and early warning indicators;

2.4

Reviews policies and strategies for health, safety and risk


management;

2.5

Reviews health, safety and risk reports;

2.6

Improves the Companys health, safety and risk


management readiness through communication and
training programs;

2.7

Ensures that the Company is in substantial compliance


with its internal operating policies and procedures and any
legal, regulatory or contractual requirements; and

2.8

Performs any other duties as may be assigned by


superiors.

3.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


Holder of a Master Degree in Health/Safety/Risk Management
or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE
At least 10 years working experience from a recognized
Organization, of which 3 years must be at senior level. Proven
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high administrative and managerial ability in the oil and gas


industry is essential.
5.0 DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES
5.1 Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking;
5.2 Must be innovative and results- oriented;
5.3 Must have the ability to maintain a multi- task focus;
5.4 Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic
stakeholders;
5.5 Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;
5.6 Must demonstrate ability to handle community
relationships, disputes
and conflicts arising from
investments in different locations;
5.7 Must be able to deal effectively and timely with demanding
situation;
5.8 Must be able to work independently and under tight time
schedules;
5.9 Must be able to manage continuity, change and transition

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HEAD OF PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS UNIT


1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
The Head of Public Relations is responsible for providing
information to the Company and the Public with a view of
enhancing the image of the Company.
2.0 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
2.1 Ensures the Collection and dissemination of appropriate
information to all Stakeholders;
2.2

Supervises preparation of companys communication


strategy;

2.3

Keeps general public aware of the Company activities;

2.4

Prepares plans and strategies on Corporate Social


Responsibilities;

2.5

Coordinates press briefings;

2.6

Coordinates Companys public events;

2.7

Ensures and supervises designs of Company promotional


publication materials such as diaries, calendars, posters
etc.;

2.8

Supervises the arrangements for promotion and trade


exhibitions;

2.9

Promotes Companys activities programs and policies;

2.10 Coordinates the arrangement for reception of foreign and


local visitors;
2.11 Liaises with Manager Finance and Administration on
arrangements of official functions and receptions; and
2.12 Performs any other duties as may be assigned by
superiors.
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3.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


Holder
of
a
Master
Degree
in
Mass
Communication/Journalism/Public Relations or equivalent
qualification from a recognized institution
4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE
At least 10 years working experience from a recognized
Organization, of which 3 years must be at senior level. Proven
high administrative and managerial ability in the oil and gas
industry is essential.
5.0 DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES
5.1 Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking;
5.2 Must be innovative and results- oriented;
5.3 Must have the ability to maintain a multi- task focus;
5.4 Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic
stakeholders;
5.5 Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;
5.6 Must demonstrate ability to handle community
relationships, disputes and conflicts arising from
investments in different locations;
5.7 Must be able to deal effectively and timely with demanding
situation;
5.8 Must be able to work independently and under tight time
schedules;
5.9 Must be able to manage continuity, change and transition

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B: COPEC COMPANY
GENERAL MANAGER
1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
COPEC General Manager shall be responsible to manage the
operations of the Company in accordance with the laid down
policies by the Governing Board aimed at achieving the
Companys objectives, targets and standards.
2.0 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
2.1
2.2
2.3
2.4
2.5

Provide strategic leadership and operational direction


of the Company;
Formulate and implement Company vision, objectives
and strategies;
Implement directives of the govern Board pursuant to
companys objective;
Ensures that the company resources, both human,
financial and physical are nurtured, developed,
managed and harnessed optimally;
Provides strategic leadership and operational direction
of the Company;

2.6

Formulate company vision, objectives, strategies of the


company for realization of the petroleum sub-sector
growth and its contribution to the Tanzanian economy;

2.7

Implements petroleum sub sector policies to achieve


objectives and vision of the Company;

2.8

Implements directives of the COPEC Governing Board;

2.9

Ensure that the Companys resources are nurtured,


developed, managed and harnessed;

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2.10 Ensure that adequate mechanism for internal control


and monitoring are in place;
2.11 Oversees the operations of the Company and any other
matters affecting the Company;
2.12 Develops adequate mechanism to ensure that COPEC
operates in accordance to its mandate and management
best practices;
2.13 Liaise with the ministry responsible for petroleum affairs
to ensure that the Company provides full support and
assistance in pursuing national objectives;
2.14 Prepares and submits annual plans, budgets and
periodic reports to the Governing Board;
2.15 Ensures effective human capital resources and
strategies are in line with overall Company strategy; and
2.16 Perform any other duties as may be assigned by
superiors.

3.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED


Holder of a Master degree in Business Administration,
Finance, Engineering, Management, Accounting, and
Finance, Law, Economics or related fields from recognized
Institution.
4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE
Minimum of 13 years of working experience of which 5 must
be in a senior level. Must possess adequate knowledge on
the practice of oil industry, including its international context.

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5.0 DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES


5.1 Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking;
5.2 Must be innovative and results- oriented;
5.3 Must have the ability to maintain a multi- task focus;
5.4 Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic
stakeholders;
5.5 Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;
5.6 Must demonstrate ability to handle community
relationships, disputes and conflicts arising from
investments in different locations;
5.7 Must be able to deal effectively and timely with
demanding situation;
5.8 Must be able to work independently and under tight time
schedules;
5.9 Must be able to manage continuity, change and
transition.
MANAGER- FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
1.0

PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION


The Manager Finance and Administration shall ensure the
operation of effective system of control of the Companys
assets and liabilities. He/ She shall provide financial and
management accounting services for the Company including
budgeting and budgetary control.
Also shall develop effective policies, procedures and systems
for the recruitment, development and retention of personnel
with requisite skills required by the Company. Develop and
maintain good public and industrial relations and provide
competent advice to management in personnel training and
welfare.

2.0

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


2.1

Manages the full range of the Companys finance and


administration functions in accordance with the
approved rules and regulations;
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2.2

Ensures sound financial management practices are


developed and maintained;

2.3

Plan a sound capital structure so that a balance is


maintained between debt and equity capital;

2.4

Provides effective financial control systems on all capital


projects by liaising fully with other managers;

2.5

Prepares and controls Company plans and budgets


related to provision of accommodation, capital
equipments, house-hold and office supplies and
services;

2.6

Keep proper books of accounts including preparation of


periodic/annual reports, management reports and
statements;

2.7

Prepare annual human resources budget and plans for


effective utilization of staff;

2.8

Develop human resources policies and guidelines for


effective management of staff;

2.9

Develop
comprehensive
succession
enhancement of companys plan;

plan

for

2.10 Develop appropriate staff training plan;


2.11 Arranges for insurance and security of Company's
properties and assets in liaison with other heads of
departments / units and in particular the Legal unit;
2.12 Verify demurrage invoices from the supplier(s) before
payment is made;
2.13 Coordinates and arranges for outsourced services for
the Company;

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2.14 Ensures staff requirements for various positions are


reflected in the company strategic plan;
2.15 Ensures the development and maintenance of staff
pension and retirement benefit schemes, smooth and
adequate provision of Medicare;
2.16 Develops and manage companys incentive schemes
including salary administration;
2.17 Administers and coordinates Human Resources (HR) in
accordance with companys procedures; and
2.18 Performs any other related duties as may be assigned
by Superiors.
3.0

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Holder of a Master Degree in Business / Public Administration
and CPA (T) or equivalent qualifications from a recognized
institution. Specialization in international finance shall be an
added advantage.

4.0

WORKING EXPERIENCE
At least 10 years working experience, of which 3 years must
be at senior level in relevant field.
Proven high
administrative and managerial ability in the Oil industry is
essential
DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES
5.1 Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking;
5.2 Must be innovative and results- oriented;
5.3 Must have the ability to maintain a multi- task focus;
5.4 Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic
stakeholders;
5.5 Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;
5.6 Must demonstrate ability to handle community
relationships, disputes and conflicts arising from
investments in different locations;
5.7 Must be able to deal effectively with demanding
situation and to respond with speed;

5.0

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5.8
5.9

Must be able to work independently and under tight


time schedules;
Must be able to manage continuity, change and
transition

MANAGER DISTRIBUTION LOGISTICS AND OPERATIONS


1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
The Manager - Distribution, Logistics and Operation shall
assist the General Manager in daily distribution logistic and
operations activities of petroleum products.
2.0 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
2.1 Ensure that distribution, logistics and operations of
petroleum products is well managed;
2.2

Implement Policies, Procedures and Methodology to


improve cost effectiveness and integrity within the
supply chain.

2.3

Prepare product demand forecast based on historical


sales to determine product order quantities;

2.4

Manage the supply chain process flow in terms of import


documentation from the supply source to the host
depot;

2.5

Monitors processes involved in the supply chain by


liaising with parties such as EWURA, TPA, Shipping
Agents, TRA together with products suppliers;

2.6

Coordinate transit business processes and ensure proper


TRA documentation and timely bond cancellation;

2.7

Acquire new business and prepare project proposal for


technical action;

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2.8

Supervise Marketing Representatives, through planning


and implementing sales, customer relations, and sales
team development programs;

2.9

Identify and evaluate current and new customer


potentials, prioritizing opportunities for closure;

2.10 Set out database for local market prices of white


products;
2.11 Monitor the effective and efficient operation of
petroleum products network distribution system;
2.12 Draw and manage transporters contracts and all fuel
hospitality agreements with other oil companies;
2.13 Monitor stock position and produce daily reports and as
when required; and
2.14 Undertake any other duties as may be assigned by
superiors.
3.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Holder of Degree in Business Administration or Procurement
or Chemical and Process Engineering or any other relevant
field. Experience in managing the fuel supply chain process
and knowledge of software application for petroleum
operations will be an added advantage.
4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE
At least 5 years working experience in related field, of which
3 years must be at senior level. Proven high administrative
and managerial ability in the oil industry is essential.
5.0 DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES
5.1 Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking;
5.2 Must be innovative and results- oriented;
5.3 Must have the ability to maintain a multi- task focus;
5.4 Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic
stakeholders;
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5.5
5.6
5.7
5.8
5.9

Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;


Must demonstrate ability to handle community
relationships, disputes and conflicts arising from
investments in different locations;
Must be able to deal effectively with demanding
situation and to respond with speed;
Must be able to work independently and under tight
time schedules;
Must be able to manage continuity, change and
transition

MANAGER STRATEGIC PETROLEUM RESERVES (SPR)


1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
The Manager Strategic Petroleum Reserves shall be
responsible for the operations and logistic activities of the
Strategic Petroleum Reserves.
2.0 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
2.1

Resolve discrepancies and stock imbalances


transactions with the SPR host depot(s);

2.2

Prepare daily Statistical data for demand forecast for


determination of future delivery quantities for Strategic
Petroleum Reserves product;

2.3

Implement Policies, regulations and Methodology in


relation to SPR operations;

2.4

Work out marine/pipeline losses and lodge for insurance


claims on losses in excess of an acceptable limit as per
insurance contract policy for SPR products;

2.5

Coordinate release of petroleum products at the host


depot through PIC Ltd;

2.6

Ensure SPR products transaction during products


release;
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in

2.7

Prepare daily stock position and produce report and as


when required; and

2.8

Performs any other related duties as may be assigned


by superiors.

3.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED


Holder of a Master Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting,
Procurement Management or equivalent qualifications from a
recognized institution.
4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE
At least 10 years experience in relevant field, of which 3 years
must be at senior level. Proven high administrative and
managerial ability in the oil industry and knowledge of
international oil business is essential.
5.0 DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES
5.1
5.2
5.3
5.4
5.5
5.6
5.7
5.8
5.9

Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking


Must be innovative and results- oriented;
Must have the ability to maintain a multi- task focus;
Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic
stakeholders;
Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;
Must demonstrate ability to handle community
relationships, disputes and conflicts arising from
investments in different locations;
Must be able to deal effectively with demanding
situation and to respond with speed;
Must be able to work independently and under tight time
schedules;
Must be able to manage continuity, change and
transition
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HEAD OF LEGAL SERVICES


1.0

PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION


The Head of Legal Services is responsible for providing legal
services to the Company in accordance with Companys act
and other legal requirements. He/She shall serve as Legal
Secretary for the company.

2.0 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


2.1

Makes arrangements for and gives notice of all Board


meetings.

2.2

Provides legal services to the Company

2.3

Provides legal advice and assistance to Divisions and


Units on interpretation of laws, terms of contract, terms
of agreements, procurement contracts, guarantees,
memorandum
of
understanding,
consultancy
agreements and other type of agreements, and other
legal documents;

2.4

Liaises with user departments and units to ensure


proper management of the contracts;

2.5

Represents the Company in the court of law;

2.6

Ensures compliance of the legislation relating to energy


sector;

2.7

Prepares minutes, agenda, notices, and subsequent


correspondence in connection with meetings of the
Management Committees and Governing Board of
Directors;

2.8

Attends all meetings of the Governing Board of Directors


and Management Committee and keeps a record of the
proceedings;
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2.9

Prepares minutes of Governing Board meetings and


provides heads of departments with copies of
resolutions or extracts from the minutes, where
appropriate;

2.10 Acts as custodian of the seal of the company;


2.11 Provides efficient and effective insurance covers to the
Companys property and arranges and administers all
pension schemes.
2.12 Assembles data required for the preparation of
memorandum and articles of association and certificates
of incorporation, or any other legal document;
2.13 Arranges for presentation and filing of legal documents
to the appropriate authorities;
2.14 Ensures the safekeeping of the Companys records and
legal documents, including contracts;
2.15 Reviews all Companys contracts and advises on the
companys obligations and rights;
2.16 Participates in and advises on all negotiations which
might lead the Company into legal commitment;
2.17 Handles all legal disputes involving the Company; and
2.18 Undertakes any other related duties as may be assigned
by Superiors.
3.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Holder of an LLM degree from a recognized institution.
Possession of full ICSA certificate will be an added
advantage. He or she must be a registered Advocate of the
High Court of Tanzania.

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4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE


At least 10 years working experience from a reputable
commercial organization or other reputable institution of
which 3 years must be at senior position .Proven high
administrative and managerial ability in the Oil industry is
essential.
5.0 DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES
5.1 Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking;
5.2 Must be innovative and results- oriented;
5.3 Must have the ability to maintain a multi- task focus;
5.4 Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic
stakeholders;
5.5 Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;
5.6 Must demonstrate ability to handle community
relationships, disputes and conflicts arising from
investments in different locations;
5.7 Must be able to deal effectively and timely with
demanding situation;
5.8 Must be able to work independently and under tight
time schedules;
5.9 Must be able to manage continuity, change and
transition
5.10 Must be geared towards changes
HEAD OF INTERNAL AUDIT UNIT
1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
The Head of Internal Audit manages the activities of the
internal auditing function which reviews accounting, financial
and other records of COPEC and its operating units. Also, shall
be responsible for the implementation of systems of internal
audit control that ensure reliable records that safeguard the
Companys assets.
2.0 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
2.1

Develops comprehensive audit programs;


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2.2

Ensures proper control of resources;

2.3

Ensures compliance
procedures;

2.4

Reviews and report reliability of financial statements and


operational data;

2.5

Carries out performance audit;

2.6

Participates in the audit of financial statements with


external auditors;

2.7

Ensures that Companys assets


controlled and safeguarded;

2.8

Supervises a series of detailed stocktaking checks;

2.9

Provides advice to all levels of management to facilitate


implementation
of
approved
audit
report
recommendations.

with

laws,

regulations

are

and

adequately

2.10 Implements internal control systems of the Company;


2.11 Coordinates audit programs with external auditors on
routine checking and audits;
2.12 Trains staff in the fundamentals of auditing and
investigations;
2.13 Carries out management audit to enhance the quality
of management performance; and
2.14 Performs any other duties as may be assigned by
Superiors.
3.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATION
Holder of Master Degree in Accountancy from a recognized
Institution, CPA (T) and registered with NBAA in the category
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of Authorized Auditor/Accountant. Possession of Certified


Internal Auditor (CIA) qualification is an added advantage.
4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE
At least 10 years working experience from a reputable
commercial organization, of which 3 years must be at senior
level. Proven high administrative and managerial ability in
the Oil industry is essential.
5.0 DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES
5.1 Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking;
5.2 Must be innovative and results- oriented;
5.3 Must have the ability to maintain a multi- task focus;
5.4 Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic
stakeholders;
5.5 Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;
5.6 Must demonstrate ability to handle community
relationships, disputes and conflicts arising from
investments in different locations;
5.7 Must be able to deal effectively and timely with
demanding situation;
5.8 Must be able to work independently and under tight time
schedules; and
5.9 Must be able to manage continuity, change and
transition

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HEAD OF PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT UNIT


1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
The Head of Procurement Management Unit shall organize,
plan, and manage all procurement undertakings of the
Company. Also shall align procurement with mission and
vision of the Company.
2.0 PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
2.1 Manages procurement and disposal by tender
procedures;

2.2

Supports the functioning of the tender board;

2.3

Implements the decisions of the tender board;

2.4

Acts as a secretariat to the tender board;

2.5

Prepares tendering documents;

2.6

Prepares advertisement of tender opportunities;

2.7

Prepares contract documents;

2.8

Issues approved tender documents;

2.9

Maintains and archive records of the procurement and


disposal process;

2.10

Maintains a list of register of all contracts awarded;

2.11

Prepares monthly and quarterly reports for the


management, tender board and PPRA; and

2.12

Performs any other duties as may be assigned by


Superiors.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Holder of a Master Degree in Procurement and Supplies
Management with Certified Procurement and Supplies
Professional (CPSP) or equivalent qualification from a
recognized institution.
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WORKING EXPERIENCE
At least 10 years of working experience, of which 3 must be
at a senior level. Proven high administrative and managerial
ability in the Oil industry is essential.

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES


5.1
5.2
5.3
5.4
5.5
5.6
5.7
5.8
5.9

Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking;


Must be innovative and results- oriented;
Must have the ability to maintain a multi - task focus;
Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic
stakeholders;
Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;
Must demonstrate ability to handle community
relationships, disputes and conflicts arising from
investments in different locations;
Must be able to deal effectively and timely with
demanding situation;
Must be able to work independently and under tight
time schedules;
Must be able to manage continuity, change and
transition

C :TANZANIA PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION


MANAGER - EXPLORATION
1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
Exploration Manager will be responsible for Geological
geophysical and geochemical activities, He/she has to
carryout geological mapping.
2.0

2.1
2.2

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


Ensures preparation of all geological and geophysical
programs;
Ensures plans and budgets for the geological and
geophysical projects are prepared;

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2.3

Ensures preparation of promotional materials and


documents for meeting with international oil
companies for possible joint ventures;

2.4

Monitors exploration companies which have


agreements with TPDC;

2.5

Ensures training needs falling under the geological and


geophysical units are met;

2.6

Assists the tender Board where appropriate in the


selection of contractors and service companies for
petroleum exploration projects;

2.7

Ensures directorates participation in joint venture and


production sharing agreement negotiations;

2.8

Evaluates results and presents them to the Director of


Upstream Operations;

2.9

Ensures safety and efficiency in petroleum exploration


programs in compliance with international acceptable
oilfield practice;

2.10 Plans and maintains petroleum exploration data bank;


2.11 Advises the Director of Exploration, Production and
Technical Services on the selection of geophysical
consultants, acquisition contractors, processing
contractors and contractors for borehole surveys;
2.12 Institutes quality control of geophysical data
acquisition including gravity, magnetic and seismic
data processing;
2.13 Organizes a processing center for geophysical data and
the selection of companies for the computerized
analysis of geophysical data;
2.14 Ensures the structural and geological interpretation of
data and advises the Director of Upstream Operations
on attractive prospects and drilling locations;

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2.15 Organizes data acquisition by employment of suitable


geophysical instrumentation and by use of appropriate
field procedures and routines;
2.16 Ensure that contractors and consultants engaged in
geophysical data acquisition meets the Corporations
requirements on quality, safety to personnel and
environmental protection;
2.17 Supervises preparation of exploration programs, plans
and strategies both short-and-long terms;
2.18 Prepares project cost estimates and budgets;
2.19 Ensures the department is properly equipped with
geophysical instruments and equipment that are
properly maintained;
2.20 Liaises with the Director of Finance and Administration
to ensure that Joint Venture and Production Sharing
Agreements are monitored technically and financially
through audit programs;
2.21 Liaises with exploration manager and manager of
international operations to support logistics in
petroleum exploration, development and production
operations;
2.22 Liaises with Production manager in undertaking
exploration drilling activities;
2.23 Undertakes any other related duties as may be
assigned by superiors from time to time.
3.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Holder of a M.Sc. Degree in Petroleum Geosciences or
equivalent qualification from a recognized institution. A holder
of PhD degree in the relevant academic field will be of added
advantage.
4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE
At least 10 years experience of which 3 years must be at
senior level. Proven high administrative and managerial ability
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in the oil industry and knowledge of international oil business


is essential.
5.0 DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES
5.1 Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking
5.2 Must be innovative and results-oriented
5.3 Must have the ability to maintain a multi-task focus
5.4 Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism.
5.5 Must be able to work independently and under tight time
schedules.
5.6 Must have ability to make decisions independently and
advise accordingly.
5.7 Must have ability to work under pressure.
5.8 Must be able to work as a team
MANAGER - PRODUCTION
1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
Production Manager will be responsible for Petroleum drilling
activities; He/she will carry out reservoir management,
modeling activities and petroleum and gas production
activities.
2.0

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


2.1 Ensures preparation of petroleum Engineering
programs;
2.2

Supervises preparation of field development plans and


oversees execution of the same;

2.3

In collaboration with the Principal Geologist, Principal


geophysicist prepares exploration programs, plans and
strategies both short-and-long terms;

2.4

Prepares petroleum operations projects cost estimates


and budgets;

2.5

Ensures provision of petroleum engineering services


within the directorate;

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2.6

Ensures that reservoir engineering studies are carried


out which includes: estimate of reserves and
production profiles;

2.7

Ensures petroleum and drilling activities are conducted;

2.8

Ensures reservoir management is conducted;

2.9

Ensures reservoir modeling activities are carried out;

2.10 Ensures petroleum production activities are carried


out;
2.11 Ensures wells are completed to A.P.I standards in
compliance with best international petroleum industry
practice;
2.12 Monitors exploration companies which have
agreements with TPDC;
2.13 Ensures training needs falling under the Drilling,
Reservoir Management and Petroleum Production units
are met;
2.14 Liaises with exploration manager and manager of
international operations to support logistics in
petroleum exploration, development and production
operations;
2.15 Supervises preparation of drilling plans, approves and
execution of the same;
2.16 Advises the Director of Upstream Operations on the
petroleum engineering related matters;
2.17 Provides advisory services to the government in the
preparation of policies, regulation and guidelines
related to the sector;
2.18 Ensures adequate provision of HSEE services in
petroleum Operations;
2.19 Undertakes any other related duties as assigned by
superior.
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3.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED


Direct Entry Qualifications:
Holder of a Masters Degree in Petroleum engineering or
equivalent qualification from a recognized institution. A holder
of PhD degree in the related field will be of added advantage.
4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE
At least 10 years experience of which 3 years must be at
senior level. Proven high administrative and managerial ability
in the oil industry and knowledge of international oil business
is essential.
5.0

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES


5.1 Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking
5.2 Must be innovative and results-oriented
5.3 Must have the ability to maintain a multi-task focus
5.4 Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism.
5.5 Must be able to work independently and under tight time
schedules.
5.6 Must have ability to make decisions independently and
advise accordingly.
5.7 Must have ability to work under pressure.

MANAGER - INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS


1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
The international operations manager will oversees foreign
Exploration assets, Supervises foreign operating subsidiaries
and partner with local/foreign partners for doing oversees
exploration activities.
2.0 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
2.1 Acquires overseas exploration and production assets
individually or through joint ventures;
2.2

Supervises foreign operations subsidiaries;

2.3

Ensures preparation of all foreign geological programs


and in collaboration with the Chief Geologist and Chief
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Geophysicist to participate in the preparation of


geological and geophysical programs;
2.4

Ensures plans and budgets for foreign geological and


geophysical projects are prepared;

2.5

Ensures preparation of promotional materials and


documents for meeting with international oil companies
for possible joint ventures;

2.6

Assists the tender Board where appropriate in the


selection of contractors and service companies for
petroleum exploration projects.
Ensures directorates participation in joint venture and
production sharing agreement negotiations;

2.7
2.8

Evaluates results and presents them to the Director of


Upstream Operations;

2.9

Ensures safety and efficiency in petroleum exploration


programs in compliance with best international
petroleum industry practices;

2.10 Ensures that the overseas acquired data and materials


are transmitted and maintained in the TPDC Data bank;
2.11 Advises the Director of Upstream Operations on the
selection of geophysical consultants, acquisition
contractors, processing contractors and contractors for
borehole surveys;
2.12 Ensures the structural and geological interpretation of
data and advises the Director of Upstream Operations
on attractive prospects and drilling locations;
2.13 Ensure that contractors and consultants engaged in
geophysical data acquisition meets the Corporations
requirements on quality, safety to personnel and
environmental protection;
2.14 Prepares exploration programs, plans and strategies
both short-and-long terms;
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2.15 Prepares project cost estimates and budgets;


2.16 Ensures the department is properly equipped with
geophysical instruments and equipment that are
properly maintained;
2.17 Liaises with the Director of Finance to ensure that Joint
Ventures and Production Sharing Agreements are
monitored technically and financially through audit
programs;
2.18 Liaises with Exploration Manager and Production
Manager to support logistics in petroleum exploration,
development and production operations;
2.19 Ensures marketing of petroleum products at delivery
point;
2.20 Undertakes any other related duties as may be assigned
by superiors from time to time.
3.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Direct Entry Qualifications:
Holder
of
a
Masters
Degree
in
Petroleum
Geosciences/Engineering or equivalent qualification from a
recognized institution. A holder of PhD degree in the relevant
academic field will be of added advantage.
4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE
At least 10 years experience of which 3 years must be at
senior level. Proven high administrative and managerial ability
in the oil industry and knowledge of international oil business
is essential.
5.0 DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES
5.1 Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking
5.2 Must be innovative and results-oriented
5.3 Must have the ability to maintain a multi-task focus
5.4 Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism.
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5.5
5.6
5.7

Must be able to work independently and under tight time


schedules.
Must have ability to make decisions independently and
advise accordingly.
Must have ability to work under pressure.

MANAGER - OIL BUSINESS


1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
The Oil Business Manager shall identify value added oil related
projects. He/she will oversees the establishment of the
national oil company and strategic petroleum reserve,
oversees infrastructure development for the oil related
projects, including oil refinery.
2.0 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
2.1 Manages and oversees the performance and
implementation of strategic plans of oil related
companies and activities;
2.1

Identifies and oversees all value addition in oil related


projects;

2.2

Oversees the establishment of the national oil company


and strategic petroleum reserve;

2.3

Monitors the performance of all infrastructure


development for the oil related project, including oil
refinery;

2.4

Draws strategies for negotiations and participates in


negotiations on crude oil and condensate sales and
activities;

2.5

Gathers and analyzes crude oil and condensate


information and data and submits reports to relevant
authorities;
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2.6

Sets out a base for keeping data bank;

2.7

Leads project/research implementation team in oil


related projects and ensures that agreed standards are
observed;

2.8

Reviews marketing strategies for selling Corporations


share of crude oil and condensate;

2.9

Undertakes any other related duties as may be assigned


from time to time by superior

3.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED


Direct Entry Qualifications:
Holder of a Masters Degree in Business administration,
Economics, Finance, Accounts, Engineering or equivalent
qualification from a recognized institution.
4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE
At least 10 years experience of which 3 years must be at
senior level. Proven high administrative and managerial ability
in the oil industry and knowledge of international oil business
is essential.
5.0 DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES
5.1 Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking
5.2 Must be innovative and results- oriented;
5.3 Must have the ability to maintain a multi- task focus;
5.4 Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic
stakeholders;
5.5 Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;
5.6 Must demonstrate ability to handle community
relationships, disputes and conflicts arising from
investments in different locations;
5.7 Must be able to deal effectively and timely with
demanding situation;
5.8 Must be able to work independently and under tight time
schedules;
5.9 Must be able to manage continuity, change and
transition
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MANAGER - GAS BUSINESS


1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
The Gas Business Manager shall identify value addition
projects relating to gas related businesses. He/she will advise
on the activities of the gas relevant subsidiaries companies.
2.0 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
2.1 Oversees the performance and implementation of
strategic plans of gas related companies and activities;
2.2 Identify and oversee all value addition in gas related
projects;
2.3 Facilitates the establishment of the gas aggregator,
industrial park and other subsidiaries;
2.4 Monitors the performance of all infrastructure
development for the gas related project, including oil
refinery;
2.5 Participates in negotiations on gas sales and activities;
2.6 Analyzes midstream and downstream gas production
data and submits reports to relevant authorities;
2.7 Participates in midstream and downstream research
projects
2.8 Performs any other related duties as may be assigned
by superiors.
3.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Direct Entry Qualifications:
Holder of a Masters Degree in Business administration,
Economics, Finance, Accounts, Engineering or equivalent
qualification from a recognized institution.
4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE
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At least 10 years experience of which 3 years must be at


senior level. Proven high administrative and managerial ability
in the oil industry and knowledge of international oil business
is essential.
5.0 DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES
5.1 Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking;
5.2 Must be innovative and results- oriented;
5.3 Must have the ability to maintain a multi- task focus;
5.4 Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic
stakeholders;
5.5 Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;
5.6 Must demonstrate ability to handle community
relationships, disputes and conflicts arising from
investments in different locations;
5.7 Must be able to deal effectively and timely with demanding
situation;
5.8 Must be able to work independently and under tight time
schedules;
5.9 Must be able to manage continuity, change and transition
MANAGER - HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
Human Resources Manager shall be the principal adviser to
the Director of Corporate Management on all matters
pertaining Human Resource Management.
2.0

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


2.1 Formulates and recommends policies, procedures and
practices for recruitment, selection, placement, staff
development and staff welfare;
2.2

Reviews and recommends Human Resource policy


manuals;

2.3

Prepares and submits short and long term manpower


plans in collaboration with heads of directorates;

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2.4

Draws, recommends and administers corporate


recruitment, selection confirmations, promotions,
transfer and placement procedures;

2.5

Recommends and administers budgets and plans


relating to Human Resource;

2.6

Ensures that Code of Ethics and Conduct and


disciplinary standards are adhered to;

2.7

Participates and coordinates training, welfare issues


involving the Corporation, Ministry and subsidiary
companies.

2.8

Supervises the provision of efficient social welfare


schemes and facilities (e.g. PPF, NSSF, Social & Sports
clubs, Cooperative Association, etc.);

2.9

Reviews and recommends appropriate changes


regarding the organization structure, schemes of
services, staff regulations and incentive packages;

2.10 Coordinates implementation of Staff Performance


Appraisal System;
2.11 Prepares and facilitates implementation of Succession
Plan;
2.12 Conducts orientation and induction programs for new
entrants in the service;
2.13 Carries out training needs assessment and prepare
training programs;
2.14 Facilitates human resource development (professional
development,
performance
improvement,
preretirement, part-time, coaching, mentoring and job
rotation);
2.15 Performs any other related duties as may be assigned
superiors.
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3.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED


Direct Entry Qualifications:
Holder of a Masters Degree in Public/Business Administration
or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE
At least 10 years experience of which 3 years must be at
senior level. Proven high administrative and managerial ability
in the oil industry and knowledge of international oil business
is essential.
5.0 DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES
5.1
5.2
5.3
5.4
5.5
5.6
5.7
5.8
5.9

Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking;


Must be innovative and results- oriented;
Must have the ability to maintain a multi- task focus;
Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic
stakeholders;
Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;
Must demonstrate ability to handle community
relationships, disputes and conflicts arising from
investments in different locations;
Must be able to deal effectively and timely with
demanding situation;
Must be able to work independently and under tight time
schedules;
Must be able to manage continuity, change and
transition

MANAGER - ADMINISTRATION SECTION


1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
Administration Manager shall be the principal assistant to the
Director of Corporate Management on the formulation and
provision of administrative, civil Engineering and ICT services
to the rest of the Directorates and units.
2.0

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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2.1

Formulates and recommends policies, procedures and


practices for Administration, Estate Management, stores, and
civil Engineering Services and information Technology;

2.2

Reviews and recommends administrative policy manuals;

2.3

Ensures that corporate services are provided efficiently and


effectively;

2.4

Recommends and administers budgets and plans relating to


administration of corporate services;

2.5

Ensures that corporate fixed assets including buildings and


estates are properly looked after and follows up construction
and repairs of residential and office buildings;

2.6

Ensures Corporations assets are properly maintained,


monitored and controlled;

2.7

Promotes good industrial relations;

2.8

Facilitates employee relations and welfare including health,


safety, sports and culture;

2.9

Coordinates promotion of ethics and values including


prevention of corruption practices;

2.10 Coordinates promotion of diversity issues including gender,


disability, HIV/AIDS;
2.11 Prepares, monitor and evaluate implementation of Client
Service Charter for improved service delivery;
2.12 Undertakes any other related duties as may be assigned from
time to time by superior;
3.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Direct Entry Qualifications:
Holder of a Masters Degree in Public/Business Administration
or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE
At least 10 years experience of which 3 years must be at
senior level. Proven high administrative and managerial ability
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in the oil industry and knowledge of international oil business


is essential.
5.0 DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES
5.1 Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking;
5.2 Must be innovative and results- oriented;
5.3 Must have the ability to maintain a multi- task focus;
5.4 Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic
stakeholders;
5.5 Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;
5.6 Must demonstrate ability to handle community relationships,
disputes and conflicts arising from investments in different
locations;
5.7 Must be able to deal effectively and timely with demanding
situation;
5.8 Must be able to work independently and under tight time
schedules;
5.9 Must be able to manage continuity, change and transition
MANAGER - CORPORATE STRATEGY
1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
The Corporate strategy Manager will be responsible for
formulation and review of short and long - term corporate
strategies and investment plans for all investments.
2.0 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
2.1 Ensures short and long - term corporate strategies are
formulated, maintained, reviewed and adhered to with a view
to achieving corporate objectives;
2.2

Identifies potential development projects;

2.3

Prepares corporate strategies and business plans;

2.4

Participates in the preparation and review of pre-feasibility


and feasibility studies for all investment opportunities;

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2.5

Coordinates maintenance of data base for corporate strategy,


reviews and advises other heads of directorates on short and
long - term performance;

2.6

Performs any other related duties as may be assigned by


superiors;

3.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED


Direct Entry Qualifications:
Holder of a Masters Degree in Economics, Petroleum
Economics, Chemical and Process Engineering, Petroleum
Engineering, Finance or equivalent qualification from a
recognized institution.
4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE
At least 13 years experience of which 5 years must be at
senior level. Proven high administrative and managerial ability
in the oil industry and knowledge of international oil business
is essential.
5.0 DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES
5.1 Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking;
5.2 Must be innovative and results- oriented;
5.3 Must have the ability to maintain a multi- task focus;
5.4 Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic
stakeholders;
5.5 Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;
5.6 Must demonstrate ability to handle community
relationships, disputes and conflicts arising from
investments in different locations;
5.7 Must be able to deal effectively with demanding
situation and to respond with speed;
5.8 Must be able to work independently and under tight time
schedules;
5.9 Must be able to manage continuity, change and
transition

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MANAGER - INVESTMENT
1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
The Manager of Investment will be responsible for short and
long-term investment plans. Shall identify, screen and
evaluate investment projects through research and monitor
implementation
Downstream

in

collaboration

Directorates.

He/She

with
shall

Upstream
participate

and
in

preparation of sound corporate planning guidelines resulting


into executable corporate plans.
2.0 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
2.1 Coordinates
sourcing
of
funds
for
implementation;
2.2

projects

Develops risk-based asset allocation model and


performance analytics and prepare recommendations
for senior management;

2.3 Conduct due diligence, negotiate and manage investor


agreements and present investment recommendations;
2.4

In collaboration with the Director of Finance ensures


projects are funded appropriately;

2.5

Coordinates and reviews pre-feasibility and feasibility


studies for all investment opportunities including those
of subsidiaries and associated companies;

2.6

Assists the Director of Corporate Strategy and Planning


in contract negotiations and evaluation of analysis of
major projects;

2.7

Supervises project investigations and regular technical


evaluation of Upstream and Downstream business
operations;

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2.8

Lays down strategies for carrying out research


appropriate to TPDC with a view of reducing costs,
enhancing operations and identification of new products
and processes;

2.9

Participates in contract negotiations for selection of


consultants, contractors, processes, materials and
equipments;

2.10 Prepare and analyze investment reports for Senior


management;
2.11 Performs any other related duties as may be assigned
by superiors
3.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Direct Entry Qualifications:
Holder of a Bachelors Degree in Chemical and Process
Engineering, Economics, Finance or equivalent qualification
from a recognized institution.
4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE
At least 10 years experience of which 3 years must be at
senior level. Proven high administrative and managerial ability
in the oil industry and knowledge of international oil business
is essential.
5.0 DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES
5.1 Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking;
5.2 Must be innovative and results- oriented;
5.3 Must have the ability to maintain a multi- task focus;
5.4 Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic
stakeholders;
5.5 Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;
5.6 Must demonstrate ability to handle community
relationships, disputes and conflicts arising from
investments in different locations;
5.7 Must be able to deal effectively with demanding
situation and to respond with speed;
5.8 Must be able to work independently and under tight time
schedules;
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5.9

Must be able to manage continuity, change and


transition

MANAGER - PLANNING
1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
The Planning Manager will be responsible for development of
plans of the Corporation and its subsidiaries. He/she shall
prepare, maintain and review short and long term plans in
conformity with corporate objectives.
2.0 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
2.1 Prepares, maintains and reviews short and long term
plans of the directorate in conformity with corporate
objectives;
2.2 Compiles, maintains and coordinates review of short and
long term plans for Corporation and its subsidiaries in
conformity with corporate objectives;
2.3 Compiles project appraisals and financing plans;
2.4 Ensures the collection and handling of planning data and
statistical indices and other economic indicators
necessary for planning function;
2.5 Analyses and compile reports on the performance of the
development programmes, projects and action plans;
2.6

Provide inputs in preparation of plans and budget


including establishment of performance targets and
indicators;

2.7

Carries out periodical budget performance review and


advise accordingly;
In collaboration with the Revenue and Expenditure
mangers to provide guidance and facilitate formulation
and preparation of Medium Term Strategic Plans,
Budgets and budget speech;

2.8

2.9

Coordinates mid-year and annual performance reviews;

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2.10 Performs any other related duties as may be assigned


by superiors
3.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Direct Entry Qualifications:
Holder of a Masters Degree in Economics, Finance or
equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE
At least 10 years experience of which 3 years must be at
senior level. Proven high administrative and managerial ability
in the oil industry and knowledge of international oil business
is essential.
5.0 DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES
5.1 Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking;
5.2 Must be innovative and results- oriented;
5.3 Must have the ability to maintain a multi- task focus;
5.4 Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic
stakeholders;
5.5 Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;
5.6 Must demonstrate ability to handle community
relationships, disputes and conflicts arising from
investments in different locations;
5.7 Must be able to deal effectively and timely with
demanding situation;
5.8 Must be able to work independently and under tight time
schedules;
5.9 Must be able to manage continuity, change and
transition
MANAGER - PSA ACCOUNTING
1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
Management of the PSA financing and accounting.
Responsible for the records keeping of all PSA costs, training
funds, license fees and all financial information matters
relating with PSA projects. Management of the PSA financing
and accounting. Responsible for the records keeping of all
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PSA costs, training funds, license fees and all financial


information matters relating with PSA projects.
2.0

2.1
2.2
2.3
2.4
2.5
2.6
2.7
2.8
2.9
2.10
2.11

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


Ensures compliances with PSA accounting procedures
by the PSA Operators;
Receives, reviews, analyzes and compiles quarterly and
year-end statements from the operators;
Maintains PSA cost recovery statements accruing from
each PSA and revenue accruing therefrom;
Reviews and analyzes PSA budgetary systems and cost
allocation;
Reviews and analyzes budget and work programs for
the year in collaboration with PSA desk officers for the
purpose of the Advisory Committee;
Prepares, determines and arranges financing
requirements relating to TPDC participation in each
PSA;
Discuss with PSA Auditor before field work regarding
PSA auditing;
Liaises with TRA and other related institutions
regarding tax issues;
Establishes a system of controlling the cost of
materials and services used in the exploration and
production activities ;
Undertakes training of staff under the Section;
Performs any other duties assigned by Director of
Finance.

3.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED


Direct Entry Qualifications:
Holder of a Masters Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting
or equivalent and CPA (T) or equivalent qualifications from a
recognized institution. Specialization in international finance in
Oil and Gas shall be an added advantage

4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE


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At least 10 years experience of which 3 years must be at


senior level relevant field. Proven high administrative and
managerial ability in the oil industry and knowledge of
international oil business is essential.
5.0 DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES
5.1 Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking;
5.2 Must be innovative and results- oriented;
5.3 Must have the ability to maintain a multi- task focus;
5.4 Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic
stakeholders;
5.5 Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;
5.6 Must demonstrate ability to handle community
relationships, disputes and conflicts arising from
investments in different locations;
5.7 Must be able to deal effectively with demanding
situation and to respond with speed;
5.8 Must be able to work independently and under tight time
schedules;
5.9 Must be able to manage continuity, change and
transition.
MANAGER ACCOUNTING
1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
The Manager Accounting is responsible for preparation of
statutory financial statements in accordance with the
accounting standards. Shall be responsible for the
maintenance of fixed asset register.
2.0 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
2.1
2.2
2.3
2.4
2.5

Coordinates all Accounting operations;


Prepares reports and returns on financial performance
of the Corporations activities;
Designs and reviews accounting systems and
accounting manuals;
Prepares and reviews final accounts, statutory returns
and ensures their filing to the appropriate authorities;
Makes coordination with external auditors;

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2.6
2.7
2.8
2.9
2.10
2.11
2.12
2.13
2.14
2.15
2.16

Reviews performance evaluation and Management


Information Reporting (MIR) for TPDC, subsidiary
companies and joint ventures;
Maintains General Ledger and ensures updates of same
as required by the Financial Regulations;
Ensures safe custody of assets and optimal use of
resources;
Manages Fixed Assets and ensure that Fixed Assets
Register are maintained and updated on time;
Participates in setting plans, standard costs and
budgetary guidelines for the Corporation;
Prepares regular operating and financial performance
reports to the Management;
Prepares in accordance with International Financial
Reporting Standards, consolidated annual accounts of
the Corporation and subsidiaries;
Arranges for accounts of TPDC to be audited by external
auditors;
Submits regular operating and financial performance
reports to the management;
Undertakes training of staff under the Section;
Performs any other duties assigned by Director of
Finance

3.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED


Direct Entry Qualifications:
Holder of a Masters Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting
or equivalent and CPA (T) or equivalent qualifications from a
recognized institution. Specialization in international finance in
Oil and Gas shall be an added advantage
4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE
At least 10 years experience of which 3 years must be at
senior level relevant field. Proven high administrative and
managerial ability in the oil industry and knowledge of
international oil business is essential.
5.0 DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES
5.1 Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking;
5.2 Must be innovative and results- oriented;
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5.3
5.4
5.5
5.6
5.7
5.8
5.9

Must have the ability to maintain a multi- task focus;


Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic
stakeholders;
Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;
Must demonstrate ability to handle community
relationships, disputes and conflicts arising from
investments in different locations;
Must be able to deal effectively with demanding
situation and to respond with speed;
Must be able to work independently and under tight time
schedules;
Must be able to manage continuity, change and
transition

MANAGER REVENUE
1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
Revenue Manager shall be responsible for the day to day
activities of the Directorate regarding collection and upkeep
of revenues accruing to the Corporation.
2.0 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
2.1

2.2
2.3
2.4
2.5

Oversees all activities regarding the cash management


of the organization including investment portfolios
management, credit management and finance related
risk management;
Responsible for matters relating to investment
opportunities where Corporation funds can be directed;
Responsible
for matters relating to investments
portfolios and loans for short and long range financial
plans and ensure effective monitoring and reporting;
In collaboration with Expenditure Manager advises on
financial planning and financial implications of the
strategic and operational plans;
Oversees the investment of funds, manages associated
risks, supervises cash management activities, and
executes capital-raising strategies to support the
Corporations expansion;

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2.6

Establishes procedures for custody and control of


assets, records, loan collateral, and securities, in order
to ensure safekeeping;
2.7 Controls the flow of cash receipts and generates
revenue reports to the Director of Finance on monthly
basis;
2.8 Evaluates revenue reporting systems, accounting and
collection procedures, and investment activities, and
make recommendations for changes to procedures,
operating systems, budgets, and other financial control
functions;
2.9 Manages processes in income section regarding monthly
debit raising of service accounts, allocating of bank
deposits and sundry deposits;
2.10 Summarize and forecast on the state of the company's
financial affairs.
2.11 Undertakes training of staff under the Section;
2.12 Performs any other duties assigned by r Director of
Finance.
3.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Direct Entry Qualifications:
Holder of a Masters Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting
or equivalent and CPA (T) or equivalent qualifications from a
recognized institution. Specialization in international finance in
Oil and Gas shall be an added advantage
4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE
At least 10 years experience of which 3 years must be at
senior level relevant field. Proven high administrative and
managerial ability in the oil industry and knowledge of
international oil business is essential
5.0 DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES
5.1 Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking;
5.2 Must be innovative and results- oriented;
5.3 Must have the ability to maintain a multi- task focus;
5.4 Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic
stakeholders;
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5.5
5.6
5.7
5.8
5.9

Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;


Must demonstrate ability to handle community
relationships, disputes and conflicts arising from
investments in different locations;
Must be able to deal effectively with demanding
situation and to respond with speed;
Must be able to work independently and under tight time
schedules;
Must be able to manage continuity, change and
transition

10. ASPECTS COMMON TO ALL POSITIONS.


10.1 AGE LIMIT
Not more than 45 years for those who do not contribute to any
pension fund.
10.2 REMUNERATION
As per TPDC Salary Scale
10.3 TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
The terms of employment for General Manager GASCO and
General Manager COPEC, shall be contractual for a term of 5
years, renewable upon satisfactory performance.
The terms of employment shall be unspecified term contract
for the post other than General Managers.
MODE OF APPLICATION
(i)
Interested and suitable candidates should submit their
application letters along with their curriculum vitae,
indicating current email and telephone contacts
(ii)
Certified copies of relevant certificates and one recent
passport size photograph should be attached to their
application letters
(iii) Each applicant must provide names and contact details
of two reputable referees
(iv) Applications without relevant documents will not be
considered
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(v)

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Applications must reach the undersigned by REGISTERED


MAIL on or before 5th of June 2015:
The Managing Director
Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation
Benjamin William Mkapa Towers
Jamhuri/ Azikiwe Road
P.O. Box 2774
Dar es Salaam
Tanzania

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