RECEPTIONIST - Workers Compensation Fund (WCF)

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 Workers Compensation Fund (WCF) is a Social Security Scheme established in accordance with Section 5 of the Workers Compensation Act (Cap 263 R.E of 2015). The main purpose for the establishment of the Fund is to provide for adequate and equitable compensation for employees who suffer occupational injuries or contract occupational diseases arising out of, and in the course of their employment and in case of death, for their dependants. The Fund started its operations on 1 stJuly 201 5. All employers in the public and private sectors in Mainland Tanzania are compulsorily required to contribute to the Fund.

The objectives of the Fund are: 
i) Provision of adequate and equitable compensation to beneficiaries when employees suffer occupational injuries or contract occupational diseases.
ii Rehabilitation of employees who have suffered occupational injuries or have contracted
occupational diseases in order to assist in restoring their health, independence and participation in society.
iii) Providing for a framework for effective, prompt and empathetic consideration, settlement and payment of compensation benefits to employees and their dependants.
iv) Providing for the legal framework for contributions to and payments from the Fund, control
and administration of assets of the Fund.
v)Giving effect to international obligations with respect to workers' compensation.
vi) Promotion of prevention of accidents and occupational diseases.
The Fund invites applications from qualified and motivated candidates who are computer literate to
fill the following vacant positions:

RECEPTIONIST - 2 POSTS 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Screening visitors and directing them to the correct destination. 
  • Making and receiving telephone calls for staff and transmitting messages accordingly. 
  • Screening telephone calls, taking and delivering messages promptly to the appropriate staff member or department. 
  • Keeping detailed and updated records of calls made through the switchboard. 
  • Reporting to the supervisor on defects of telephone and to ensure security of the switchboard. 
  • Screening visitors and directing them to the correct destination. 
  • Ensuring that all visitors in the reception area are attended to promptly. 
  • Maintaining the reception area in a neat and professional state at all times. 
  • Monitoring security risks including movements of strangers and abandoned stuff. 
  • Performing any other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor. 


QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 
Holder of a Certificate in Telephone Operation, Reception, Front Office or equivalent qualification from a recognised institution. Knowledge of computer will be an added advantage.

REMUNERATION
Attractive remuneration package in accordance with the• Fund's Salary
Scale.


NB: GENERAL CONDITIONS
(i) All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania and not above 45 years old.
(ii) Applicants must attach an up-to-date current Curriculum Vitae (CV) \
having reliable contact, postal address, e-mail and telephone numbers.
(iii) Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in thi
advertisement.
(iv) Applicants mu§t attach their detailed relevant certified copies of academi
certificates:
Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates.
Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts.
Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates .
Professional certificates from respective boards
(v) Result slips/transcripts submitted without relevant certificates will not b
accepted.
(vi) Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in th
CV will necessitate to legal action.
(vii) Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever
reason should not apply.
(viii) Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts.
(ix) Certificates from foreign examination bodies for ordinary or advanced level educatic
should be certified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA).
(x) Certficates from foreign Universities should be verified by The
Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).
(xi) The attachments shall include one recent passport size photos; certified copies,
academic certificates and the applicanfs birth certificate.
(xii) Deadline for application is 15th December 2016,17.00 hours.
(xiii) Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed to indicate
(xiv) Women are highly encouraged to apply.
(xv) Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview.
(xvi) Application letters should be written in Swahili or English.
(xvii) All applications must be sent through Workers Compensation Fund address belm
Director General, 
Workers Compensation Fund, 
6th Floor, GEPF House, Regent Estate, Bagamoyo Road, 
P.O.Box 79655,
DAR ES SALAAM 


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