Monday, May 30, 2011

Director of Training

Director of Training

Tanzania Institute of Bankers

Date Listed: 20/05/2011
Phone: N/A
Area: Dar Es Salaam
Application Deadline: 15/06/2011

Position Description:

From: Daily News,May 19, 2011

The Tanzania Institute of Bankers, a professional banking, training and education body has a vacancy as stipulated below. Management of the Institute is vested in the Governing Council constituted by Bank of Tanzania and sponsoring Banks and Financial Institution in the country. The Institutes objective, inter alia, is promoting and developing a banking qualification of international repute for professional career bankers who will be expected to run banks and other financial institutions in a reformed and competitive financial system. The institutes banking profession and examination system is Kingdom (UK), East African Institutes of Bankers and Alliance of African Institutes of Bankers.

Director of Training

A holder of a Masters Degree either in Banking, Finance , Accounting, Economic or Human Resources.

Must be a Trainer from higher institutions of learning with additional experience in administering and educational, banking or professional institution

Possession of Associate/Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers UK-ACIB/FCIB, Certified Professional Bankers-CPB, Tanzania will be an added advantage.

It is preferable that the candidate possesses a post qualification experience of ten (10) years, five (5) of which must be in a similar senior responsible position. Knowledge of computers and computer based systems is desirable.

Age – Not exceeding fifty years.

Professional Attributes

The applicant should have a demonstrable record of experience as trainer or in the administration of banking training activities or an academic institution and must have initiative and drive. He/she should able to work independently and must have proven experience in providing leadership, direction and coordination of professional and banking academic matters.

Summary of Duties

The Director of Training is a senior member of the Institutes Management Team and shall report to the Executive Director. The successful candidate is expected to perform the following duties:

To advise the Executive Director on all academic matters of the institute.

To advise on policies are pertaining to training matters of the Institute and formulation of the national banking qualification.

To plan, develop, evaluate and supervise training programmes and institute examinations

To maintain close liaison with the Institutes external examiners/consultants in UK, the East African institutes of Bankers, the Alliance of African Institutes of Bankers and tuition centre’s in the country.

To liaise with Directors and officials in other institutions handling similar responsibilities

To formulate a harmonized banking examination syllabus in collaboration with East African Institutes of Bankers and the Alliance of African Institutes of Bankers.

To organize with the approved tuition centre’s intensive review programmers in the regions

To plan, organize and supervise executive development programmers for senior managers and executives.

To prepare and keep on tract the Institutes academic calendar and ensure timely registration of students/candidates sitting for professional examinations.

To design and formulate Continuing Banking Education programmes for Banking Staff according to Corporate Members training needs.

To conduct periodic review of the Institute professional banking syllabus and oversee the writing and review of workbooks for the Institute examinations

To supervise the operations of the Institutes learning resource centres and update the list of books and periodicals of the Institute.

To perform any other duties as directed by the Executive Director


This post carries a competitive remuneration package commensurate with the status of the Institute and scheme of service.

Application Instructions:

Candidates meeting the job requirements should send their CV, Cover Letter and copies of relevant certificates by post to:

The Executive Director
P.O. BOX 8182
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Applicants shall indicate their contact postal addresses, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers (both mobile and land line and fax numbers).

They shall also submit two names of referees who can be contacted for reference.

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