Planning And Investments Manager - LAPF Pensions Fund

Source Mwananchi,4th Nov 2016

The LAPF Pensions Fund is a social security institution affiliated to the President's Office, Regional Administration and local Government (RAlG). LAPF has its headquarter in Dodoma with zone and liaison offices in Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Iringa Mwanza, MtWara, Rukwa, Kahama, Tanga and Kigoma. LAPF activities have been steadily increasing in the recent past and in response to that, the Fund is seeking to recruit dynamic, committed, honest, qualified individuals who are highly motivated, entrepreneurial - minded and result driven professionals with proven good track record.
The available positions together with their specific requirements are as follows:

Planning And Investments Manager
 (1 POST) .

Reports to Director of Planning and Investments. The Planning and Investments Manager will be responsible for supervising Planning and Investments staff and assisting Director of planning and Investments in discharging planning and Investment functions of the Fund.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

i. Holder of a bachelor degree in Planning, Economics, Finance, or equivalent qualification and;
ii. Masters degree in Planning, Economics, Finance, Business Administration or equivalent qualification
iii. At least ten years relevant experience, four of which should be at a senior position in a reputable Institution.
iv. Should have a strong background of strategic planning and project and financial analysis and appraisal.
v. . Must be computer literate with advanced knowledge of planning and investments packages.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Planning & Investments Manager shall objectively:-
(i) Assist Director of Planning and Investment to coordinate the preparation of LAPF strategic planning and other short term plans and supervise, monitor and review of the implementation and timely provide report to superiors.
(ii) Head the Planning and Investment Department and supervise on daily basis Planning and Investments activities of the Fund and timely provide report to superiors.
(iii) Collect, collate, and interpret inputs from all departments into the planning and budgeting process and timely provide report to superiors.

(iv) Recommend new areas of long term investments.
(v) Prepare timely the Annual Investment Plan and Strategy and provide report to superiors.
(vi) Carry out market studies, prepare reports on market share analysis and recommend action to be taken.
(vii) Monitor 'and evaluate the Fund's investment portfolio and timely provide report to superiors.
(viii) Carry out project appraisal, capital budgeting, and capital rationing Transfer to Project Manager and timely provide report to superiors.
(ix) Supervise in accordance with the governing regulations and rules, implementation of projects and manage investment properties and timely provide report to superiors.
(x) Carry out timely staff performance appraisals and advises on staff development plans.
Application Instructions
If you believe you are the right candidate for any of the above positions, please submit your written application, accompanied with certified photocopies of academic certificates and testimonials, a detailed curriculum vitae (CV) with names and addresses (including mobile phone numbers and e-mail of three referees to the address below. The CV should be pasted with your latest color photography. Submission of your application should be not later than 24th November, 2016.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be invited for interview. Job applicants, who will not hear from us, should consider themselves unsuccessful.' The Director General, LAPF Pensions Fund, Uhindini/Makole Road, P.O. Box 1501, DODOMA Tel: 255 262321069 Fax: 026-2321701