Blue Economy Delivery Manager

at State University of Zanzibar
Location Zanzibar, Tanzania, United Republic of
Date Posted May 25, 2022
Category Management
Job Type Full-time
Currency TZS


The Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar invites applications from suitably qualified and competent aspirants to be considered to fill the vacant posts of the newly established Presidential Delivery Bureau of the President's Office Zanzibar, Tanzania. Duration of Contracts is two (2) years. The reporting Authority of all posts is to the Chief Executive Officer save the CEO who shall report to the Chief Secretary.

Required Qualification and Expertise
• A reputable transformative leader with a proven track record and experience of conducting similar assignment in other developing countries, with the following qualifications, experience, and competencies:
• Master's Degree or above in Maritime Sector, Finance, Economics, International Business,
• International Relations, or related Social Science.
• At least 5 years' managerial leadership role in an organization particularly in maritime sector.
• At least 5 years' experience in sectorial reforms, leadership development, strategic management,
• development management, results-based management.
• Proven track record of successfully driving transformation within the public and/or private sector.
• Must have good negotiation skills.
• An understanding of Zanzibar's political and economic environment, preferably with established
• relationships and networks.
• Strong facilitation, communication and report writing skills.
• Ability to establish and maintain good working relations in multicultural environment.
• Proficiency in computers and Microsoft Office Suite is reauired. Demonstrate high level strategic
• thinking and analytical skills.
• Strong written and spoken language skills is required. (English and Swahili) xii. Willingness to
• travel frequently in Zanzibar and Tanzania

Duties and Responsibilities of the Blue Economy Delivery Manager
• The Blue Economy Delivery Manager is the head of Blue Economy sectoral manager who has an overall management of the sector and unit.
• He will be responsible for building alignment, ensuring high performance and timely delivery on the key priorities of the government.
• He/she will specifically be responsible to:
• Provide strategic advice to Chief Executive Officer and other senior government officials on key
• delivery agenda and priority areas.
• To lead the sector and focal persons in setting the priority areas in the sector, objectives, and
• targets, improving operations and methodologies and in affirming its unique role as one of
• strategic sector.
• To lead the PDB sectoral unit in shaping its direction, setting objectives and targets, improving
• operations and methodologies and in affirming its unique role in the performance management and delivery.
• To develop and recommend transformational agenda and sustainable change of
• culture, within the 'whole of government' approach.
• To align the blue economy sector with other macroeconomic sector and spearhead design,
• implementation and timely delivery of priority projects related with the sector that would contribute to transformative, sustainable, and tangible outcomes and impacts in the broad priority
• sectors.
• To reports to the Chief Executive Officer and update him regularly on delivery priorities, progress
• against targets, emerging issues, and recommendations on the way forward.
• Facilitate strengthening of the government's delivery capacity in achieving the Presidential
• promise for transformation and sustainable development in the isles.
• Facilitate knowledge transfer and creation of a strong team of internal experts (coaches and
• facilitators) who can influence transformation of systems, mindset, and culture in MDAs.
• Analyse, share lessons and best practices of exemplary models in accelerating public service
• delivery.
• To coordinate, align and engage with other experts and consultants in applying transformative
• leadership and rapid results methodologies. Engage with development partners and other key stakeholders, on financing of priority projects in
• Zanzibar.

Applying Instructions

Applications should be addressed to
• The Vice Chancellor State University of Zanzibar
• P.O. Box 146, Zanzibar-Tanzania
• Email