The United Republic of Tanzania

Tanzania Tobacco Board

Units

Legal Service Unit

In order to promote and regulate the tobacco industry in the country, Tanzania Tobacco Board through the Legal Services Unit performs the following responsibilities:

  1. To interpret and translate legal documents and advices the Board;
  2. To approve Board`s legal documents;
  3. To review trust deeds, memorandum of understanding agreements, contracts and other legal related documents;
  4. To prepare legal briefs and represent the Board in legal proceedings;
  5. To liaise with external legal Agencies in legal matters and participates or conduct Boards litigations;
  6. To review and draft amendments to the Tobacco Industry Act and its regulations made there under;
  7. To maintain safe custody of the Board`s legal documents;
  8. To plan and arrange the Board of Directors’ meeting;
  9. To make follow up on the implementation of the Board of Director`s meeting resolutions;
  10. To be the Secretary to the Management Meetings; and
  11. To write minutes during the Board of Directors’ and Management meetings.

Internal Audit Unit

In order to promote and regulate the tobacco industry in the country, Tanzania Tobacco Board through the Internal Audit Unit performs the following duties and responsibilities:

  1. To monitor and review operating procedures and controls;
  2. To advise on the implementation of External Auditor`s report;
  3. To oversee preparation of internal audit reports;
  4. To prepare and design audit systems;
  5. To review policies on internal controls to ensure smooth implementation of the budget;
  6. To monitor adherence to Financial and Staff Regulations;
  7. To supervise regular and special internal audits; and
  8. To facilitate External Audits.

Procurement Management Unit

In order to promote and regulate the tobacco industry in the country, Tanzania Tobacco Board through the Procurement Management Unit performs the following duties and responsibilities:

  1. To advise the Management on matters related to purchasing, supplies and store;
  2. To supervise procurement and storage of Board`s equipments and of-fice supplies;
  3. To monitor adherence to public procurement legislations;
  4. To oversee inventory analysis and stock verification; and
  5. To prepare annual procurement plan.

Public Relation Unit

In order to promote and regulate the tobacco industry in the country, Tanzania Tobacco Board through the Public Relations Unit performs the following duties and responsibilities:

  1. To prepare Board`s public relation strategy;
  2. To coordinate preparation of Board`s information to be given to mem-bers of the press and the general public;
  3. To prepare replies to questions from the Press;
  4. To editing adverts and notices for publication in the press;
  5. To coordinate publication of Board’s newsletter; and
  6. To render protocol services in events organized by the Board.