CIVIL TECHNICIAN WANTED AT MEDICAL STORES DEPARTMENT

Medical Stores Department (MSD) is a non-profit making and an autonomous strategic
government drug store under the Ministry of Health Community Development, Gender, Elderly
and Children which was established by an Act of Parliament No.13 of 1993 with an objective of
developing and maintaining an efficient and cost – effective system of procurement, storage and
distribution of approved medicine and other medical supplies required for use by the public health
facilities.

It has a zonal network all over the country directly serving 6000 health facilities through an
Integrated Logistical System.

vision
Centre of excellence for health commodities supply chain in Africa.

Mission
To make quality health products accessible to all public health facilities in Tanzania.

MSD is at very exciting stage of its reforms towards enhancing its operations, systems and
processes as a professional supply chain organization; Driven by the belief that our supply chain
must be agile and flexible in order to meet the challenges put forth by the operating environment
that is full of uncertainties and dynamic elements.

MSD is now looking for skilled, innovative and motivated Tanzanians to implement these
structural changes in order to attain the objectives of the medium terms strategic plan.

JOB TITLE: CIVIL TECHNICIAN

DEPARTMENT: ADMINISTRATION

REPORTS TO: ADMINISTRATION MANAGER

GRADE: MSDS 3

SUPERVISES: NONE

KEY DUTIES:
1. Perform routine inspection of the building including but not limited to roofs, gutters,
floor, drains, etc., to determine their conditions and needs for preventive or corrective
maintenance.
2. Perform plumbing, carpentry, locksmithing and painting work to maintain operational
condition of buildings.
3. Ensure the warehouse facilities and buildings are in compliance with OSHA and other
regulatory guidelines and safety regulations.
4. Participate in preparation of the building infrastructures maintenance budgets and
monitor their expenditures
5. Prepare requisitions for building maintenance supplies, material and equipment,
monitor inventory; load and unload supplies.
6. Prepare cost estimates for maintenance activities, maintain maintenance records and
files.
7. Repair locking systems on doors, files cabinets and lockers.
8. Suggest spare parts and service parts that should be on hand, as needed, to perform
basic maintenance procedures.
9. Perform various basic maintenance procedures on buildings and related items as will
be instructed to do so.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
 Full technician certificate (FTC) from recognized institution, other technical/professional
qualifications such as Engineering Technician Level I (ETI) will be an added advantage
 Not less than 2 years working experience

COMPETENCIES
 Knowledge on Methods and principles of general building maintenance.
 carpentry, plumbing, painting (skills).
 contract administration skills.
 Knowledge on Locksmithing and building locking and security systems.
 Knowledge on Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.

Remuneration
An attractive package will be offered to the successful candidate for the above position.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS: The position attracts permanent and pensionable contract.

MODE OF APPLICATION:
Interested Tanzanians who meet the minimum requirements of the above position should send their
application letters stating how they meet the positions requirements in writing, a CV listing names
and contacts of 3 work related referees, 2 current passport size photographs, and copies of their
certificates to the address below not later than November 6, 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will
be contacted.

All applications should be sent by post, courier, or delivered to:

Director General,
Medical Stores Department,
P.O.Box 9081,
Dar es Salaam.

 MSD is an equal opportunity employer, women as well as people with disability are
encouraged to apply.

Note: This advertisement is also available in MSD website: www.msd.go.tz 

Source: Tanzania Jobs