VACANCY

RECEPTIONIS/TYPIST.

The Tobacco Association of Malawi is a growers’ body and a non – profit making organization whose main objective is to serve the interests of its grower - registered members. In order to achieve its objectives, the Association operates Satellite depots, Hessian Scheme and Tobacco Rehandling Centers through out the country. It also offers administrative support, among others, frontline office activities whose communication link with its members and all stakeholders has to be more effective to ensure that customers’ needs are properly addressed through proper communication.

The Association is therefore inviting applications from mature, motivated and well experienced persons to fill the vacant position of RECEPTIONIST/TYPIST as follows:

Post: Receptionist/Typist... Reporting to the Administration Manager.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Attending to incoming and outgoing calls.

Receiving and directing visitors including growers to appropriate offices.

Recording all business and private calls for accountability and billing purposes if need be.

Reporting all faulty telephones for repairs as and when they occur.

Receiving incoming mail and directing it to the appropriate office.

Providing back up services in Secretarial services.

Be able to take and timely produce minutes during and after meetings, respectively.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

A holder of Malawi School Certificate of Education.

A holder of Advance Secretarial Certificates in English for Business Communications, Type writing and Office Procedures.

Excellent Personal and Interpersonal Communication Skills.

Computer literate.

Two years in Reception, Switchboard operating and Typing duties.

Those with Secretarial back ground will have an added advantage.

Interested candidates should forward their applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) plus names of three traceable 

referees to the following address no later than 22nd April, 2016.

The Human Resource Officer

Tobacco Association of Malawi

P.O. Box 31360

Lilongwe 3.


PRESS RELEASE

The Tobacco Association of Malawi (TAMA) exists with founding objectives to promote the production and marketing of the Malawi tobacco. As such, the Tobacco Association of Malawi has relentlessly and vigorously endeavoured to achieve this objective. It may be of interest to note that in pursuing this objective, the Tobacco Association of Malawi has had and continues to have no limitation to geographical boundaries such that it represents the Malawi tobacco farmers at global fora such as the International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA).

Of interest to note also is the fact that membership to TAMA is voluntary. But even though this is the situation, TAMA continues to champion the good cause for all the tobacco farmers in Malawi regardless of their membership affiliation. Further as part of its founding objectives, the Tobacco Association of Malawi also embraced the objectives of protecting the interests of the tobacco growers in Malawi and providing strategic and compelling services to the tobacco farmers.

INVITATION TO TOBACCO HAULAGE CONTRACT 2016 SEASON

1.0   OBJECTIVE OF THE ASSIGNMENT

  • The objective of the assignment is to undertake timely and safe uplifting of tobacco bales from satellite depots and other designated centres for delivery to the Auction Floors of Limbe, Lilongwe, Mzuzu, Chinkhoma and Mgodi as assigned by the Logistics Department of TAMA and also in accordance with the Auction Floors offloading quotas.  

2.0   DISCHARGE OF THE CONTRACT

  • The successful Transporters or Transporters Associations will have to sign a binding contract that will spell out all conditions of the contract.

3.0   QUALIFICATIONS TO APPLY FOR THE CONTRACT

  • All Transporters and Transporters Associations with road worthy vehicles and having carrying capacities ranging from two tonnes and above are encouraged to apply. The applications must be accompanied by:

 

a)      Certified copies of vehicle Registration Certificates.

b)      Certified copies of valid vehicle Insurance Certificates

c)       Certified copies of Valid Certificate Of Fitness – C.O.F

d)      Authenticated Identities

e)      Details of Physical Contact Address.

  • Only documents that have gone through MALTIS registration at RTD will be accepted. Those with secured curtained vans or netted ropes will have an added advantage.

4.0   MODE OF HAULAGE

  • The successful applicants will be required to undertake tobacco haulage as follows:
  • Transporters will be required to haul tobacco from TAMA Satellite Depots and other designated centres like mobile depots to the Auction Floors using the booking in system through a delivery quota given to TAMA on behalf of its members.

5.0   MODE OF APPLICATION

All applications must be done in writing and put in sealed envelopes clearly marked; “OFFER TO HAUL TOBACCO ON CONTRACT WITH TAMA – 2016 SEASON”.  The applications can be hand delivered at TAMA Head Office or Kanengo Office in Lilongwe, TAMA Regional Offices of Limbe, Chinkhoma and Mzuzu or posted and must be addressed to:

The Chief Executive,

TAMA,

P.O.Box 31360,

Lilongwe 3.

Attention: The Head of Operations

Tel: 01 773 099

E mail: tama@tamalawi.com                    

NoteL: that late applications will not be entertained.

All applications should be submitted by 31st January, 2016 and successful applicants will be notified accordingly.