Receptionist A1 (04/21 DAR) – Maternity Cover Job at The British Government – Career Opportunity in Tanzania

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Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  23 September 2021
Duty Station:  Dar es Salaam
Posted: 09-09-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Receptionist A1 (04/21 DAR) - Maternity Cover

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

The British Government

Deadline of this Job:
23 September 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, September 09, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Receptionist A1 (04/21 DAR) - Maternity Cover
The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.

Main purpose of job:
Welcome visitors and manage the British High Commission

Roles and responsibilities:
• Management of joint reception area for BHC Tanzania
• Greet visitors and alert staff of visitor’s arrival
• Handle and redirect calls through the switchboard
• Answer basic telephone queries or redirect to relevant staff member to answer
• Oversee the distribution of office newspapers
• Update and distribute BHC meeting room registers
• Receive / stamp incoming invoices & forward to budget monitors / accountants
• Arrange hotel reservations for various sections in British High Commission Tanzania.
• Raise requisitions on the BHC PRISM system.
• Provide administrative assistance as directed by Line Manager

Essential qualifications, skills and experience
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Customer service
• Team working
• Multitasking

Required competencies
Making Effective Decisions, Leading and Communicating, Managing a Quality Service

Application deadline
23 September 2021

A1 (L)

Type of Position
Fixed Term

Working hours per week
38 hours

Duration of Post
6 months


United Republic of Tanzania

Location (City)
Dar Es Salaam

Type of Post
British High Commission

Number of vacancies

TZS 1,579,714.45

Start Date
1 December 2021

End Date
30 June 2022

Other benefits and conditions of employment
Learning and development opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed):

FCDO Mandatory Courses

Working Hours:
Monday – Thursday 7:30 – 3:30, Friday 7:30 – 01:00

Additional information
• Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during screening.
• Please check your application carefully before you submit, as no changes can be made once submitted.
• The British High Commission will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.
• Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission Dar Es Salaam are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Tanzania.
• All candidates must be legally able to work and reside in Tanzania
• Employees who are not liable to pay local income tax on their Mission salary may have their salaries reduced by the equivalent local income tax amount.
• Information about the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Competency Framework can be found on this link: Please note: Job grade AA=A1, AO=A2, EO=B3, HEO=C4, SEO=C5
• Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates.

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
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