22 Jobs post opportunity At Mlele District Council
The local government system was established here back in the 1970’s and is overseen by the Tanzanian constitution under sections 145 and 146. This allows the system to operate through the District Council Authorities. Mlele District Council was officially established on July, 2012 under provision of section 8 and 9 of the Local Government (District Authorities) Act of 1982. Mlele District Council like any other Councils in Tanzania, operates with statutory powers and in line with legislation and regulations enacted by the parliament under the Local Government Act No. 7 of 1982. .The territory of Mlele District was formerly an autonomous Tazara Region, known before then as the North Pangani District Council.
The Council is given a wide-range of functions which include:
(i) to maintain and facilitate the maintenance of peace, order and good governance in their area of jurisdiction, (ii) to promote the social welfare and economic wellbeing of all persons within its area of jurisdiction; and
(iii) Subject to the national policies and plans for the rural and urban development; to further the social and economic development of its area of jurisdiction. Mlele District Council is one of 185 Local Authorities in Tanzania undertaking various reform measures in the context of Decentralization by Devolution (D by D).
The Council is expecting to improve the delivery of services to the public. In fulfilling the Council’s functions as summarized in section 111 of the Local Government (District Authorities) Act of 1982, the Council requires strategic decision making to trigger sustainable local economic development through strategic planning at Council level. .Council’s strategic decision making should produce an integrated sustainable growth plan which should:- Identify key development areas and the role of Council services in those areas.- Define a clear vision, objectives and statement of policies to guide the work of all staff.- Establish internal governance, accountability and management systems for operational efficiency.