May 2, 2014



     Background – TANESCO         

The Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO) has recently been reorganized.
Under new management, TANESCO will now focus on increasing the outreach and service quality of its Energy products for Tanzania people. Next to its current passion as a leading provider of electricity and to be more efficient customers focused utility for Tanzania and beyond. The Company has the largest electricity generation, transmission, and distribution network in Tanzania. In order to reach its goals, the Company will, in the coming years invest heavily in its generation, transmission and distribution network, its business systems and human capital. TANESCO now invites a proactive, self-motivated, trustworthy, hardworking and committed individual to fill the under-mentioned positions in the department of Research/Environment.          
                                    Reporting Office:  Head Office                     
                                    Reports To:  Senior Land Surveyor
                                    Start Date:  Two weeks after the initial advertisement.
                                                                     REF. NO. 01
Plans, organizes, and directs work of one or more survey parties engaged in surveying earth's surface to determine precise location and measurements of points, elevations, lines, areas, and contours for construction, mapmaking, land division, titles, mining or other purposes: Researches previous survey evidence, maps, deeds, physical evidence, and other records to obtain data needed for surveys.
Principal Accountabilities:
·     Carry out surveying and mapping studies for the company’s activities to make sure that projects planning, design, implementation and operations are executed adequately to meet Tanzanian and donors safeguard and legal requirements either independently or jointly with external consultants and in collaboration with other relevant company business units and government authorities.
·     Coordinates findings with work of engineering and other technical personnel, clients, and others concerned with project.
·     Follow up, review and comments on surveying and mapping studies carried out on behalf of the company by external consultants and ensure that they adequately conform to policies, laws guidelines and criteria set by the governmental authorities and donors supporting our projects.
·     Develops new data from photogrammetric, remote sensing records (aerial lidar survey, satellite 
·     Keeps accurate notes, records, and sketches to describe and certify work performed.
·     Determines methods and procedures for establishing or re-establishing survey control
·     Provide technical and professional support in the implementation of surveying and mapping including resettlement monitoring.
·     Ensure Land surveying and mapping matters are timely and properly addressed to avoid tarnishing the company’s image.
·     Assumes legal responsibility for work and is licensed by state.
·     Assist in developing establishing and implementation of the Land management system i.e. policy, guidelines and programs of the Company’s undertakings in collaboration with the relevant business units in the company as well as the relevant Government Authorities.
·     Working closely with environmental officers and sociologist to all new projects in the Preparation of Resettlement Policy Frameworks (RPF) and Resettlement Action Plans (RAPs) as well as implementation of resettlement action plans.
·     Establish and maintain good working relationship with relevant government departments, other institutions and organizations outside the company on Land surveying and resettlement matters.
·     Enhance the company’s professional performance, taking into account technical and scientific developments as well as rendering of satisfactory services to customers.
·     Educate, train and motivate employees to conduct their activities in an environmentally responsible manner and to ensure that operating practices comply with professional best practice.
·     Contribute to the transfer of environmentally sound technology and management methods throughout the industrial and public sectors.
·     Ensure proper Land information management of the company infrastructures is established and maintained.
·     Responsible for the safe custody of company assets and records under the section and ensure their proper maintenance and use.
·     Assist in preparation of activities, action plan for the section and budget.
Minimum Requirements;
·     Degree in Land Surveying, Geomatics, Geoinformatics, or its equivalent; Tanzanian Land Law is part of the course.
·     Training in surveying and mapping activities, Land and resettlement monitoring programmes and related training.
·     At least three years of experience in related field with some exposure to the engineering surveying related activities (i.e.Topographic, Hydrographic, engineering surveying sector industry is essential).
·     Strong conceptual thinking ability
·     Decisiveness
·     Resilience and resourcefulness
·     Strong influencing skills
·     Performance orientation
·     High level of interpersonal skills
·     Strong commercial acumen
·     Conversant with Tanzanian legal and institutional framework and international safeguard policies in Land management and resettlements / compensation issues.
·     Computer skills.
·     Excellent communication skills in both Kiswahili and English
                                    Reporting Office:  Head Office                         
                                    Reports To:  :  Senior Land Surveyor
                                    Start Date:  Two weeks after the initial advertisement.
                                                                     REF. NO. 02
Provide technical surveying and mapping service in surveying measurements, data collection and analysis including management, maintenance and repair of surveying and plotting instruments
Principal Accountabilities;
·     Carry out surveying and mapping field work including data collection together with insitu checks of control points.
§     Interpret field results and present field work reports.
§     Take care and repair field equipment and tools.
§     Plan, organise, mobilization and supervise field work programs including demarcation works to ensure acquisition land and corridors for substation and transmission lines.
§     Prepare budgets for Surveying and mapping activities.
§     Assist the Land Surveyors in survey and mapping data collection, compilation and analysis using appropriate methods and standards.
§     Undertake special assignments in GIS and other modern tools in surveying and mapping analysis including digitising mapped company infrastructures.
Minimum Requirements;
·     Certificate in Land Surveying, Cartography, GIS, Geoinformatics, Geomatics, or equivalent  ualifications.
·       2 years  experience or Fresh graduate
·     Surveying  and Mapping activities
·     High level of interpersonal skills
·     Creativity and ability to team work
·     Resilience and resourcefulness
·      Good communication skills in Kiswahili and English.
·     Computer skills.
Ability to learn fast and adapt to changes. Willingness and ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
· Self-motivated.
· Excellent Communication Skills, and Code of Conduct.
· Creative, innovative and team working skills.
· High level of interpersonal skills.
Remuneration and Benefits:
An attractive package shall be offered commensurate with skills and experience.
Details will be discussed at the interview; only people who fit the above criteria need apply.
Applicants should send a written application giving full details of previous work life history, qualifications and include two work references. Applications should be marked “Private and confidential” and addressed to:
                                Senior Manager Human Resources,
                                TANESCO Ltd. Umeme Park Ubungo,
                                P. O. Box 9024 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Application close date: Two weeks from the first appearance

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