Tanzania Rural and Urban Roads Agency (TARURA) were officially inaugurated by Hon. Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa Kassim on 2nd July 2017. The launching of TARURA followed after announcement in the National Gazette with GN 211 of 12nd May 2017.
The Prime Minister directed the TARURA to kick out rampant corruption that prevails in tender processes, especially for road projects. “Only capable contractors should be hired to execute road projects through competitive tendering,” remarked the Premier. He also ordered TARURA to address poor supervision of the construction contracts between contractors and authorities in road projects, emphasizing on transparency in all contracts for public works.
“The new agency is key towards boosting agricultural productivity by facilitating transportation of crops to market. It will also be useful for our economic growth,” he observed, adding that TARURA will help to transform the livelihoods of people, reducing the risks and time they spend on roads.
“TARURA is the key to social development and it will uplift the level of national economy,” he argued, noting that the road infrastructure helps to improve agricultural production as well as facilitating smooth delivery of social services to the citizens.
The Minister pointed out that the road network under Local Government Authorities covers 108,942.2 kilometers, which are over half of the entire country’s road network.
The aim of TARURA is to provide sustainable and cost effective maintenance and development of Rural and Urban Roads Network to support the social economic development of Tanzania.
To be a leading institution in the management of rural and urban roads network
To plan, design, construct and maintain rural and urban roads network in a cost effective manner for sustainable social economic development
The Chief Executive intends to recruit self motivated, qualified and competent Tanzanians to fill the following vacant posts for a period of ten (10) months.
Educational/Professional qualifications :–
i A National Form IV/ VI certificate
ii Holders of Bachelors in Civil Engineering, Environment Engineering or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution and has been registered with Engineers Registration Board (ERB) as a Professional Engineer.
iii. The candidate must be Computer literate
iv Fluent in both Kiswahili and English.
v. Must be a Tanzanian citizen
Duty stations: Geita, Kagera, Katavi, Kigoma, Kilimanjaro, Manyara, Mara, Mtwara, Mwanza, Rukwa, Ruvuma, Songwe and Tabora.
Educational/Professional qualifications :-
i. A National Form iv/vi certificate
ii Holders of Bachelors or Advanced Diploma in procurement and supplies, Materials Management, Logistics Management, Business Administration (majoring in Procurement and Supplies) or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution and has been registered with Procurement and Supplies Professionals and Technicians Board (PSPTB).
iii. The candidate must be Computer literate.
iv. Fluent in both Swahili and English.
v. Must be a Tanzanian citizen
MODE OF APPLICATION:
All interested applicants are invited to apply and submit their handwritten application letters to
Chief Executive, Tanzania Rural and Urban Roads Agency, P. 0. BOX 11042, Government City – MTUMBA, DODOMA or through email [email protected], not later than 13/08/2021 with their complete CVs; copies of all certificates; birth certificate; names of three referees one of whom a former employer; applicants contact telephone number and postal address.
Applicants are reminded to quote the correct reference number of the advert in their application letter.
Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Successful applicants must be ready to work in any TARURA Offices in Tanzania Mainland.
Applicants who have worked with public institutions but have unsatisfactory previous records indicating poor performance and found guilty with disciplinary offenses shall not be considered and any misrepresentation of such fact shall be subjected to legal measures.
Deadline for submission is 13/08/2021 at 16.00 Hrs.