Estates Officer I  St John’s University of Tanzania (SJUT) is a relatively young but dynamic university aspiring to become a global player in the provision of higher education, owned by the Anglican Church of Tanzania (ACT). SJUT is committed to a culture of quality, excellence and absolute integrity in the context of Biblical values. The University is seeking to recruit and bring onboard suitable individuals to provide effective leadership and contribute to the realization of the aspirations of the University. The Chief Mazengo campus is located at Kikuyu area in Dodoma, about 3.5km southwest of the town centre. For further information, please visit

The University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions:


Job Title:  ESTATES OFFICER I (1 Post)

Reports to: Deputy Vice Chancellor (Planning, Finance and Administration)

Duty Station: SJUT Main Campus, Chief Mazengo – Dodoma

Job Summary: Assisting the University with duties and responsibilities pertaining to estates development and

Qualification: Holder of a bachelor degree in, Environmental Engineering, Architecture, Building Economics, Civil Engineering, OR Land Management and Valuation. Preferably a person who has registered as a professional Engineer/Valuer with the relevant

Experience: With a minimum of three (3) years working experience in relevant

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

The Estates Officer I shall specifically be responsible, for:


  • Assisting the Estates Manager, in his absence acts as the administrative Head of the Department;
  • Planning, organizing and controlling estates maintenance activities: including maintenance and cleaning of campus grounds and drainage systems;
  • Participating in drawing-up short and long term programmes for the general improvement of the landscaping of the campus grounds and drainage systems;
  • Supervising and guiding junior staff;
  • Planning consultancy services activities;
  • Maintaining coordinative work contacts with building and maintenance staff of the Estates Department;
  • Preparing and compiling budget estimates for capital development;
  • Coordinating the preparation of the physical master plan;
  • Coordinating the effective maintenance and rehabilitation of the infrastructure; and
  • Performing any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by one’s reporting


Salary Scale: Staff salary rank according to SJUT Scheme of Service

Tenure: Fixed term contract of three (3) years,

Mode of Application:

Complete application package that consists of application letter supported with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), certified relevant copies of certificates i.e. Degree/Diploma certificates, testimonials, academic transcripts plus secondary school certificates and their contact details should be submitted not later than 14th May, 2021 at 04:00 p.m. to:

Vice Chancellor,

St John’s University of Tanzania

P.O Box 47, Dodoma, Tanzania.

Tel: 026-239 0044 Fax: 026-239 0025

E-mail: OR

Please Note:

“Testimonials”, “Provisional Results”, “Statement of Results”, and FORM IV and FORM VI Results Slips will not be

Applicants who have studied abroad, outside Tanzania, they have to show evidence of recognition of their foreign awards by relevant authorities (TCU, NACTE and NECTA)

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