Administrative Officer – ACHIEVE Tanzania project

Other Dodoma District Dodoma
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Position Title: Administrative Officer

Office Location: Dodoma

Supervisor Title: ACHIEVE Team Leader in Dodoma and Administration Manager in Dar es Salaam

Expected Project End Date: 30th September 2024

Pact Overview

At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. A nonprofit international development organization founded in 1971, Pact works on the ground in nearly 40 countries to improve the lives of those who are challenged by poverty and marginalization. We serve these communities because we envision a world where everyone owns their future. To do this, we build systemic solutions in partnership with local organizations, businesses, and governments that create sustainable and resilient communities where those we serve are heard, capable, and vibrant.

Pact is a recognized global leader in international development. Our staff have a range of expertise in areas including public health, capacity development, governance, and civil society, natural resource management, poverty, fragile states, monitoring and evaluation, small-scale and artisanal mining, microfinance, and more. This expertise is combined in Pact’s unique integrated approach, which focuses on systemic changes needed to improve people’s lives.

Project Overview

ACHIEVE is a five-year, USAID-funded global cooperative agreement with the dual objectives of attaining and sustaining HIV epidemic control among at-risk and hard to reach pregnant and breastfeeding (PBF) women, infants, children, and youth, as well as to mitigate the impact of HIV/ AIDS and prevent HIV transmission among these populations; and supporting the transition of prime funding and implementation to capable local partners in order to meet the PEPFAR goal of 70% of funding to local partners.

ACHIEVE has been funded by USAID in Tanzania to implement a four-year activity which aims (1) to improve national- and community-level social welfare systems in order to sustain support for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and families affected by HIV; (2) to deliver high-quality services to OVC in assigned regions; and (3) to strengthen the capacity of local organizations to deliver OVC services. ACHIEVE will begin activities in Tanzania in October 2020.

Position Purpose

The Administrative Officer will provide administrative and coordination support to the ACHIEVE Team in Tanzania, with a focus on the Dodoma office.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support for the ACHIEVE/Dodoma office for meeting planning, documentation, and logistics

  • Coordinate logistics and travel for project staff and short-term technical assistance providers

  • Support the development and management of the project’s filing systems, to ensure that program and administrative documentation is well organized, accessible to staff for knowledge management, and in line with USAID requirements

  • Provide administrative support as needed

  • Other duties as may be required

Basic Requirements

  • BA/B.Sc. in, public health, public administration, business, international development, or other related field
  • 1-2 years of NGO work experience
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to work with diverse teams and stakeholders
  • Experience with logistics and procurement
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and Swahili
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, or similar software
  • Well-organized, with the ability to track multiple activities and deadlines
  • Experience in providing administrative support to work teams
  • Willingness to travel domestically up to 30% of the time

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in OVC case management, DREAMS programs, and/or capacity development preferred

How to Apply:

If you believe you are the ideal person we are looking for, please submit your application letter describing why you are the right candidate for this position, a curriculum vitae detailing your experience, and three (3) professional referees from previous and current place of employment. Please send the application online as only the applications sent online will be reviewed.

Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

The closing date for applications will be Tuesday: 10th November 2020

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, citizenship status, genetic information, matriculation, family responsibilities, personal appearance, credit information, tobacco use (except in the workplace), membership in an employee organization, or other protected classifications or non-merit factors.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To learn more about Pact Tanzania visit: http://www.pactworld.org/country/tanzania

The Administrative Officer will provide administrative and coordination support to the ACHIEVE Team in Tanzania, with focus on the Dodoma office.

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