NAFASI YA KAZI- Social Work (ISW), Deputy Rector Planning, Finance and Administration

Deputy Rector Planning, Finance and Administration  


The Institute of Social Work (ISW) is a Public Higher Learning Institution accredited by National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) and established by the National Social Welfare Training Institute Act. No. 26 of 1973 (as amended by the Miscellaneous Act No. 3 of 2002). The Institute offers training in the fields of Social Work (NTA Level 4 – 9). Human Resource Management (NTA Level 4-8 and Postgraduate), Business Administration (NTA Level 4 – 8), Industrial Relations and Public Management (NTA Levels 4-8 and Postgraduate) and Community Work with Children & Youth (NTA Level 4).

The Institute invites applications from qualified Tanzanian candidates to fill the following Vacant Posts: –

Position: Deputy Rector Planning, Finance and Administration

The incumbent will be in-charge of all matters relating to Planning, Finance and Administration at the Institute and be able to assist the Rector in areas mentioned.


  • Holder of a PhD Degree in fields of Social Work, Human Resource Management, Labour Studies, Business Administration in Finance and other related fields.
  • Associate Professor with three (3) peer reviewed Publications.
  • Eligible for registration as a professional lecturer with at least ten (10) years experience preferably in Research or Consultancy with Doctoral Degree in relevant field, five (5) Consultancy/Research reports of the academic and professional appreciable depth.
  • Must have at least ten (10) years experience out of which three (3) years should be in Managerial position.


Duties of Deputy Rector Planning, Finance and Administration shall include:

  • Heading the Directorate of Planning, Finance and Administration;
  • Facilitating learning (by teaching) of academic programmes at the Institute;
  • Being responsible to Rector for general administration and Personnel Management of the Institute;
  • Advising Rector on all administrative, legal, personnel and financial matters;
  • Coordinating the preparation of budget of the Institute;
  • Ensuring maintenance of safety and security at work place;
  • Facilitating administration of contracts, agreements, negotiation and relationship with regulatory bodies;
  • Facilitating proper management of Institute properties, storages and use of office furniture and equipment;
  • Ensuring adherence to the Public Service Regulations, Public Procurement Regulations and Financial Regulations;
  • Being responsible for formulating Accounting Policies and Procedures of the Institute, submitting budgets and audited accounts and
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by higher authorities.


Applicants should not have been convicted of any criminal offences in any Court of Law in Tanzania or otherwise.

TERMS OF ENGAGEMENT: Four (4) years contract and may be re-appointed consecutively for one (01) more term of the same duration.

AGE LIMIT: Not above fifty-five (55) years at a time of application.


Attractive package is set aside and will be offered to successful candidates commensurate with skills and experience possessed based on the Institute’s Schemes of Service.


All application letters accompanied with updated CV, Certified copies of Birth, Academic and Professional Certificates and names of at least three (03) referees indicating their contact address and telephone numbers, should be addressed to: –


Search Committee-ISW,

Ardhi University,

P.O. Box 35176,

Dar es Salaam.

N.B: Letters should be sent through registered mail only before 26th August, 2019. Applicants who are Public Servants should channel their applications through their respective employers.

Issued by:

Institute of Social Work
P.O. Box 3375, Dar es Salaam

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