Principal Human Resources Officer Job Opportunity at DarTU

Principal Human Resources Officer Job Opportunity at DarTU

Principal Human Resources Officer Job Opportunity at DarTU

Principal Human Resources Officer Job Opportunity at DarTU

Dar-es-Salaam Tumaini University (DarTU)


Dar-es-Salaam Tumaini University (DarTU), formerly Tumaini University Dar-es-Salaam College (TUDARCo) is a fully-fleged University effective from 1st January 2024. DarTU was granted accreditation by the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) on 26th October 2023. It is located along Coca Cola Road at Mwenge Light Industrial Area in Dar-es-Salaam. The University, which has been transformed into a competitively dynamic and vibrant institution of higher learning is seeking to strengthen its human resource in teaching, research and consultancy services, hence this advertisement.


Principal Human Resources Officer I

Purpose of the Job

To provide overall leadership, management and coordination of the human resource function of the University.

Qualifications and Experience

Candidate must be holder of Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management, Public Administration, Business Administration, Personnel Management, Law or related discipline from a university recognized by TCU; Master’s Degree or its equivalent in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, Law or any other related, relevant discipline, with at least 5 years experience and skills in administrative or related functions, of which 3 years should be at University or higher learning Institutions. In addition, the candidate must have outstanding professional competence in human resource management, administrative skills, including organization, communication, time management, and customer care, with computer literacy.

Duties and Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities shall include but are not limited to:

Providing strategic advice, guidance and leadership across the University on all aspects of human resource management through generation and implementation of management briefs;
Administer the Labour and Employee Relations Act, grievance procedures and discipline. Handle employees’ grievances;
Process and/or coordinate recruitment, orientation and placement of new employees and ensure staff compliance to staff rules and regulations;
Addressing day to day requests from staff that arise from the three key human resource areas:- recruitment, training and development and general human resource administration;
Developing and implementing human resource strategy, policies, procedures, work processes and instructions that contribute to the University’s improved work environment and staff motivation;
Monitor personnel action such as performance appraisals, promotion, merit increases, internal transfers and termination of services and provides advice and other assistance as required to achieve equitable treatment of employees and consistency in the application of the University Policies.
Serving as secretary to the Appointment and Human Resources Management Committee of the University;
Overseeing day-to-day management of the directorate and operational activities including assignment of work, performance evaluation and general supervision of staff in the Human Resource Directorate;
Development, management and oversight of the Human Resource Information System;
Chief advisor to the DVC-RMA on human resources policies, procedures and practices; and
Performing any other duties as assigned by the relevant authority from time to time.


Successful candidates will be offered attractive packages commensurate with their qualifications and experience.


Interested and suitably qualified individuals should submit their applications attaching detailed curriculum vitae, relevant copies of transcripts, certificates, telephone contacts, and three referee’s details.
Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced Level
Education should be verified by the National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA).

Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate legal action.
Applicants who have already submitted applications need not reapply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Applications should be addressed to:

The Deputy Vice Chancellor, Resource Management and Administration

Dar es salaam Tumaini University (DarTU),

Plot No. 10 Mikocheni Light Industrial Area (Along Coca-Cola Road),

P.O. Box 77588,

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.



All applications should reach the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Resource Management and Administration (DVC – RMA) by Monday, 20th May, 2024 at 16:30 hours.


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