Risk Officers II (Actuarial Scientist) job at TRA

The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) was established by Act of Parliament No. 11 of 1995, and started its operations on 1st July 1996.  In carrying out its statutory functions, TRA is regulated by law, and is responsible for administering impartially various taxes of the Central Government.



Key Responsibilities will include

  • To prepare statistical data and evaluate them to determine potential risks
  • To explore ways to reduce risks analysed
  • To prepare findings to management for decisions.
  • To provide advice based on calculations in ways that non-experts can understand
  • To prepare reports and presentations
  • To conduct hands on support on data mining engineering in the in the TRA;
  • To prepare methodologies for data collection on various aspects of the TRA operational programmes;
  • To design and reviews data collection instruments;
  • To interacts with the Internet of Things by capturing and merging relevant sources of data for real-time and offline processing
  • To integrates and merges the contents of disparate databases into new datasets that meet the specified needs of users
  • To processes, generates and translates metadata in order to make data searchable and discoverable for users.
  • To prepare and maintain specialized data collection and processing infrastructure to support specialized mission and user needs
  • To develops and manages safeguards to protect data holdings according to law, regulation, and policy requirements
  • To performs other duties as assigned by superior

Key Qualifications

Bachelor degree of Advanced Diploma in one of the following disciplines: Data science, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Data Mining or equivalent qualifications from recognized Institution/University.

Salary Scale:  TRAS 4:1


  1. Applicants MUST be ready to work anywhere in the United Republic of Tanzania.
  2. All applicants must be citizens of Tanzania with an age of not above 45 years of age except for those who are in Public Service.
  3. Applicants must attach up to date Curricurum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts, postal address/post code,emails and telephone numbers.
  4. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement.
  5. Applicants must attach their certified copies of the certificates.
    1. Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates.
    2. Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts.
    3. Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates.
    4. Computer Certificates.
    5. Professional Certificates from relevant authorities.
    6. One recent passport size picture.
    7. Birth Certificate.
  6. Attaching copies of the following certificates is strictly not accepted.
  • Form IV and form VI results slip
  • Testimonials and all Partial transcript
  1. Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal action.
  2. Applicants employed in the public service should route thier application letters thorught their respective employers.
  3. An Applicant who is retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply.
  4. An Applicant should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts.
  5. An applicants with special needs/case (disability) is supposed/advised to indicate.
  6. Certificates from foreign examination bodies for ordinary or Advanced level education should be verified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) and National Council for Technical Education (NACTE).
  7. Professional certificates from foreign Universities and other training institution should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).
  8. A signed Application letter should be written either English or Swahili and addressed to Commissioner General, O. Box 11491, Mchafukoge – Dar Es Salaam
  9. Deadline for application is 9th June, 2023.
  10. Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview.

NOTEAll application must be sent through Recruitment portal by using following addresshttps://recruitment.tra.go.tz/tra_careers/Login.aspx and not otherwise.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The application should be submitted online by 9th June, 2023. Applicants who will not be contacted should regard themselves unsuccessful.

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