Personal Secretary Grade I, COSTECH (Tume ya Sayansi) August, 2018

COSTECH began operations in 1986 and since then, it has been the principal advisory organ of the government on all matters relating to science, technology and innovation (STI). It is entrusted with the advisory role of formulating policy on science and technology and its implementation; it monitors and coordinates scientific research, technology development and transfer; acquires, stores and disseminates scientific and technological information and fosters regional and international cooperation.

Personal Secretary Grade I (2 Posts) 


Holder of a CSE with Certificate in Secretarial Services from Tanzania Public Service College (TPSC) or any other recognized institution or holder of ACSE with at least 2 principal passes with certificate in secretarial duties from a recognized institution with relevant working experience of at least three (3) years in similar position.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

(i) Typing confidential and non-confidential matters;
(ii) Attend visitors, Receives telephone calls and take messages;
(iii) Maintains dairy of appointments;
(iv) Prepare meetings;
(v) Makes booking and travel arrangements for immediate officer; and
(vi) Supervises and guides junior secretaries; and
(vii) Performs any other duties as assigned by superior.


Interested and qualified candidates for these positions must submit the following for consideration of the applications:-

  • Application letter, briefing stating why the candidate qualify for the position.
    A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides clearly the applicant’s work experience and other relevant information for the job.
  • Academic and professional certificates and awards.
  • Names of three referees. Applicants are requested to indicate their telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for easy contact.

All applications must be addressed to the undersigned through current employers and submitted not later than 15th August, 2018. Applicants who will not be contacted should regard themselves unsuccessful.

Director General, 
Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology, 
P O Box 4302 

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