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Tanga Cement Job Advert: HR Officer – Employee Relations & Wellness, June 2022.

Full Time

Tanga Cement Plc

Position: HR Officer – Employee Relations & Wellness Reporting to: Head of Human Resources Location: Tanga

Key responsibility

• Responsible for handling employee relations; ensuring positive relationship with union in line with company’s business values and objectives.

• The incumbent is also responsible for running schemes and programs that ensure smooth implementation of employee wellness, employee relations and employee feedback mechanisms.

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Principal Accountabilities

• Assist the Head of HR to develop employee relations strategies, programs, policies, and procedures
• Manages all grievances and disciplinary cases in the company following company procedures
• Provide guidance and support on Labour Law matters and ER issues
• Monitor compliance of labour related laws in Tanzania, and keep abreast with regulatory changes
• Update management on labour related proceedings in all courts by or against the company
• Liaise with external lawyers and other agencies to ensure closure of labour cases
• Represents the company in various proceedings, and in negotiations with other government agencies.
• Support during litigations raised against the company
• Collaborate with various stakeholders such as external lawyers, employers’ associations, government institutions and divisions and departments heads to train employees on compliance of labour related laws.
• Contribute to the formulation of policies and design mechanisms to get employee feedback on practices, procedures, and policies
• Participate in the design of employee wellness strategies and advise on the improvement of related policies
• Oversee the employee medical scheme policy review, provide guidelines, norms, and procedures to employees
• Drive implementation of counselling Programmes and track performance on quarterly basis
• Ensure budgets related to company’s employee relations and wellness matters are managed in the most efficient way.
• Ultimate responsible for safe working practices especially at areas of responsibility.
• Environment: Ensure environmental procedures are complied with, identify, and manage the environmental aspects and impacts in his/her area and instil environmental awareness culture in his/her area.
• Any other duties as may be assigned Line Management

• Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent
• If not LLB, must have a background in industrial relations
• Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania and master’s degree in any related field will be an added advantage

Knowledge and Specific Experience
• At least a year experience in industrial relations and wellness activities ideally in a well-structured organization
• Good understanding of cement industry trends.
• Analytical skills; hands-on in interpretation and application of labour laws concepts to all stakeholders.
• Excellent communication skills, excellent presentation skills, excellent organizational skills, good research skills, excellent negotiation skills, very good planning and organizing and time management, good computer literacy in MS Office suite, problem solving and good financial skills.

Tanga Cement Plc is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating
an inclusive environment for all employees.

Salary and Benefits
The Company offers attractive salary and benefits in line with the candidate’s qualifications, skills and experience

How to Apply

Send your CV and copies of relevant certificates by email to, on or before Thursday 23rd
June 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Tanga Cement PLC (the then Tanga Cement Company Limited) has the capacity to produce more than 1.25 million tonnes of Simba cement and more than 1.25 million tonnes of clinker. The primary raw material, limestone, is located at the plant site. The Company completed second largest expansion project by installing kiln number two.

The first expansion project by the company involved installation of cement mill number two and packer III.Tanga Cement Company’s manufacturing facilities are ISO 9001: certified.

Simba cement products are produced in accordance with Tanzania Cement Standard TZS 721-1: which is equivalent to East African standard for cement EAS 18-1: and European Standard for cement EN 197-1.

Tanga Cement PLC is located about 15 kilometre from Tanga city centre. The company is incorporated in Tanzania under the Tanzanian companies Act 2002 as a public company limited by shares.

Our Vision.

To be the East Africa’s preferred cement manufacturer and distributor.

Our Mission.

To develop, produce and distribute consistently high quality cement and related products and services in a sustainable manner to satisfy our customers’ expectations.


We care about safety of our employees and all the contractors working on site and make sure we return them home safely after end of the shift.

Brand Promise: Simba Cement continues to live its brand promise as the Pride of the Nation. It promises its customers of quality consistence and availability due to the trusted distribution network it has built with its distributors as well as company managed depots in the country.

Brand Commitment: Apart from its commitment to high quality consistency and availability to its customers, the after-sales service offered by Simba Cement team of Engineers and Concrete Technologists, as well as regional representatives is unique in Tanzania.

Brand Logo and other Corporate Signs: Simba means Lion; some of the Lion’s characteristics are Strength and Courage; Lion is the King of the jungle, Pride of the Nation, Simba Cement takes pride in being the leading brand in all aspects. Its tag-line ‘STRENGTH WITHIN’ means when you’re using Simba Cement, you’ll discover the strength that you never knew that you’ve ever had. Strength of everything you do in your daily activities to get where you want to, is found within Simba Cement and this what brings the emotional tie with the brand.

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