The University of Dar es Salaam Computing Centre (UCC)
is ICT Company wholly owned by the University of Oar es Salaam. It provides ICT services to the University of Dar Es Salaam and to the General Public.Through its Tanzania Data Lab (dLab) Project, UCC is applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions.

1. JOB TITLE: Communication Manager
Contract: Fixed Term;
Full time from Early January 2017 to
31st March, 2018

Reports to: Project Manager
Work Station: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Note: All candidates must have the legal right to work in
Tanzania. dLab is unable to sponsor work permit for this

Key Responsibilities:

* To support the management team in formulating a communications strategy
* To create website content and enhance the existing website
* To create and manage contents for the dLab blog
* To create dLab presentation materials
* To create a repository of existing resources from the region, and social media contents
* To design and manage the dLab brochures, flyers, kits for conferences and round-tables, etc.
* To work closely with all project partners including other communications tasks as well as new initiatives that will continue to emerge as the dLab expands its scope of work.

Qualification and Experience

* Holder of Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication,
* Business Administration, Marketing or related.
* Masters Qualification shall be an added advantage.
* At least four years experience in similar position or as a senior communications officer with proven track record of success working with diverse cultures, and in developing countries.
* Must have designed and executed communication strategy including design skills and experience managing start-ups.
* Managing social media accounts and campaigns.
* Excellent interpersonal skills
* Excellent communication and presentation skills
* He/she should be able to maintain ethical standard at work
* Excellent public relation and team building

Contract: Fixed Term;
Full time from Early January 2017 to
31 st March, 2018
Reports to: Project Manager

Key Responsibilities:

* Drives dLab vehicles to transport person and/or rm as directed.
* Collect, sort and distribute incoming and outgoing stationery and other materials within and outside the office and makes appropriate entries in register when required.
* Packaging of office equipment to transported/distributed to the respective ares and appropriate entries in register when required.
* Cleans vehicles, checks on oil, gasoline, water an
* change tires and reports need of major repairs.
* Maintains record of mileage, gasoline and oil USE any unusual performance of the vehicle.
* Maintains logbooks and ensure you keep movement of vehicles
* Responsible for safe-keeping of the vehicle and entrusted to you.
* Reports promptly any defect or problems detect: vehicle.
* Carries out diagnoses of minor problems immediate repair
* Assists in repairing minor defects in the vehicle attention.
* Performs messenger duties such as documents/letters, collecting mail, photocopying of doc
* Perform any other duties as may be assigned to  time to time.

Qualifications & Experience

• Incumbent should be able to read and write.

• He/she should possess at least a Certificate of Sec Education Examination
• Be able to work under minimum supervision
• Holder of Class C driving license
• Excellent communication skills

Remuneration: Attractive.
Mode of Application:
Eligible Candidates should send Application letter, verified copies of relevant certificates Curriculum Vitae to:


The Managing Director,
University of Dar Es Salaam Computing Centre
P.O. Box 35062,

Source: The Guardian 29 November, 2016

Closing date for receiving application is ten days from the first apperance of the advertisement.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview