The National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) is a Parastatal Organization established by an Act of Parliament No. 23 of 1979 (CAP.59, R.E.2002) and became operational in 1980. NIMR-Mbeya Medical Research Centre (MMRC) is one of the NIMR Centers located in Mbeya within the Mbeya Zonal Referral Hospital Compound. The Centre is currently conducting research on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, NCDs as well as other diseases of public health importance.
On behalf of the Director General of the National Institute for Medical Research, the Centre Director of NIMR Mbeya is looking for the qualified, experienced and well- motivated personnel to fill the following vacant position whose duty station will be in Mbeya City.
Candidate shall be responsible for performing cleaning work within the institute’s buildings, general document handling and office errands management.
The Office Attendant will report and work under the Office Supervisor.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
i. To clean, dust and wash floors and walls in specific offices for spaces occupied by the Institute;
ii. To assist taking files, documents, parcels to relevant offices and/or collect them as instructed;
iii. To serve tea, coffee and other refreshments for staff and visitors;
iv. To move files and other documents to destinations;
v. To assists shifting materials from one destination to another within the Institute;
vi. To assists in addressing outgoing mails;
vii. To assisting in filing documents and maintaining records of file movements; and
viii. To perform any other relevant duties that may be assigned by supervisor.
QUALIFICATION AND COMPETENCES:
• Holder of an Ordinary Secondary School Education with passes in two subjects;
• Certificate in Hotel Management or Receptionist is an added advantage;
• A minimum of one year proven record of successful working experience as an Office Attendant;
• Able to work under pressure and multi-tasking setting with high level of integrity;
• Excellent organizational skills with the ability to organize time appropriately and effectively;
• Self-motivated and able to work independently under minimal supervision;
The applicant should be a Tanzanian below 45 years old
One-year employment contract which may be renewed on the basis of performance and mutual agreement.
The successful candidate will be based at NIMR-Mbeya, Mbeya City.
A competitive salary will be offered as per Government of Tanzania Regulations.
MODE OF APPLICATION
All applications should be enclosed with certified photocopies of relevant certificates and detailed curriculum vitae. Applicants are required to submit their applications not later than two weeks after the first appearance (see the date above) of this advertisement to the address below. Applicants are also reminded to indicate all contact information necessary with which information can reach them easily. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified. In case you do not hear from us in two weeks’ time after the closing date consider yourself unsuccessful.
The Centre Director,
NIMR – Mbeya Medical Research Centre,
P.O. Box 2410, Mbeya, Tanzania.