Jobs at Workers Compensation Fund (WCF) – Deadline 15 Dec 2016

Workers Compensation Fund (WCF) is a Social Security Scheme established in accordance with Section 5 of the Workers Compensation Act (Cap 263 R.E of 2015). The main purpose for the establishment of the Fund is to provide for adequate and equitable compensation for employees who suffer occupational injuries or contract occupational diseases arising out of, and in the course of their employment and in case of death, for their dependants. The Fund started its operations on 1stJuly 2015. All employers in the public and private sectors in Mainland Tanzania are compulsorily required to contribute to the Fund.

The objectives of the Fund are:
Provision of adequate and equitable compensation to beneficiaries when employees suffer occupational injuries or contract occupational diseases.
Rehabilitation of employees who have suffered occupational injuries or have contracted occupational diseases in order to assist in restoring their health, independence and participation in society.
Providing for a framework for effective, prompt and empathetic consideration, settlement and payment of compensation benefits to employees and their dependants.
Providing for the legal framework for contributions to and payments from the Fund, control and administration of assets of the Fund.
Giving effect to international obligations with respect to workers’ compensation.
Promotion of prevention of accidents and occupational diseases.

The Fund invites applications from qualified and motivated candidates who are computer literate to fill the following vacant positions:

Principal Internal Auditor II -1 POST

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assisting in the planning, performance and reporting of audit findings in accordance with approved Annual Internal Audit Plan.
Carrying out internal audit assignments and prepare draft audit report for submission to the Head of Internal Audit Unit.

Making follow up on implementation of audit recommendations.
Assisting in conducting information system audit.

Reviewing assignments carried out by subordinate staff together with their working papers to be certain that adequate documentation has been gathered and that the documentation provide an adequate basis for reporting.
Assisting in capacity building of subordinate internal audit staff.

FINANCE OFFICERS GRADE II – 2 POSTS

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Maintaining financial and related documents including files, registers, payment and journal
vouchers, cash books and such other documents.
• Making follow up and collecting all bank related documents.
• Entering data into t h e accounting system.

ICT Officer (Computer Systems Analyst)II -1 POST

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist in providing periodic system performance reports to the Head of ICT Unit.
Assist in maintaining and reviewing user application manuals.
Assist in drafting software requirements specifications for new applications.
Assist in monitoring implementation of ICT Security Policy and Guidelines across the Fund.
Providing hardware support.

PRINCIPAL ICT OFFICER GRADE II (DATABASE ADMINISTRATION) 1 POST

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Assisting the Head of ICT on issues related to database system of the Fund.
Conducting ICT in-house training to Fund’s staff.
Advising the Head of ICT Unit on issues related to ICT trends.
Conducting coding of program instructions, testing programs and analysing test results.

Senior Investment Officer Grade II -1 POST

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Preparing reports and supporting data regarding investments.
• Identifying investment opportunities.
• Preparing and appraising feasibility studies.

Senior Compliance Officer Grade II-1 POST

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Identifying and participating in the registration of new employers.
• Making follow up with the employers on payment of contributions.
* Keeping proper records of contributing employers.

COMPLIANCE OFFICER GRADE II – 4 POSTS

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBiLITIES
• Assisting in identifying and participating in the registration of new employers.
• Making follow up with the employers on payment of contributions.
• Keeping proper records of contributing employers.

SENIOR CLAIMS ADMINISTRATION OFFICER II -2 POSTS

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assisting in ensuring prompt processing of claims and benefits.
• Assisting in handling customers’queries.
• Assisting in maintenance of proper and up-to-date records of claim processed and paid.

Claims Administration Officer II – 2 POSTS

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Carrying out verification and processing of claims.
• Assisting in compilation of record; ready for claims processing.
• Assisting in handling customers queries and in using the IT system.
• Assisting in processing payment of claim; and benefits.

REMUNERATION
Attractive remuneration package in accordance with the Fund’s Salary Scale.

NB: GENERAL CONDITIONS
All applicants must be Citizens of Tatizania and not above 45 years
old.
Applicants must attach an up-to-date current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
having reliable contact, postal address, e-mail and telephone
numbers.
iii) Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in
this advertisement.
(iv) Applicants must attach their detailed relevant certified copies of
academic certificates:
• Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates.
• Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced DiplomalDiploma transcripts.
• Form IV and Form Vi National Examination Certificates.
• Professional certificates from respective boards
(v) Result slips/transcripts submitted without relevant certificates
will not be accepted.
)vil Presentation of forged academic certificates and other
information intheCVwill necessitateto legal action.
Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for
whatever reason should not apply.
Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their
reliable contacts.
Certificates from foreign examination bodies for ordinary or
advanced level education should be certified by The National
Examination Council of Tanzania INECTA).
Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified byThe
Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).
The attachments shall include one recent passport size photos
certified copies of academic certificates and the applicant’s
birth certificate.
Deadline for application is 15th December 2016, 17.00 hours.
Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed to
indicate
Women are highly encouraged to apply.
Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for
interview.
Application letters should be written in Swahili or English.

Application Instructions
All applications must be sent through Workers Compensation Fund address below:

Director General,

Workers Compensation Fund

, 6th Floor, GEPF House, Regent Estate,

Bagamoyo Road,

P.O. Box 79655,

DAR ES SALAAM.
Source: Tanzania Jobs