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New Job Opportunities at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) November, 2022

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New Job Opportunities at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) November, 2022

Job Summary
Position: Administrative Officer (1 post)
Reports To: Senior Branch Administrator
Work Station: Dar es salaam
Apply By: November 23rd 2022

Institute Overview

Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is a leading research organization in Africa with a strong track record
in developing, testing and validating innovations for health. Driven by a core strategic mandate for
research, training and services, the Institute’s work now spans a wide spectrum, covering biomedical
and ecological sciences, intervention studies, health-systems research and policy translation.

Position Summary

Ifakara seeks a qualified and experienced Administrative Officer at the Dar es Salaam Office. The
Officer will be responsible for the day-to-day administrative activities. The Officer will be a key player
to ensure smooth operations of admin activities at the Office.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Maintain proper arrangement of office space to all staff.
• Ensure availability of office furniture, equipment and all basic facilities to staff.
• Initiate disposal process of equipment and assets.
• Keep updated records of assets, furniture and equipment.
• Conduct day-to-day supervision of cleaners to ensure cleanness in Dar offices.
• Monthly evaluate security and cleaning services provided at Dar Office.
• Support the handling of invoices submitted on monthly basis by vendors.
• Quarterly record inventories and assets procured at the Dar Office and share with the Senior
Branch Administrator.
• Verify assets and update assets & inventories’ records.
• In the absence of the Transport Officer, the Officer will take the roles, assign duties to drivers
and coordinate transport requests.
• Prepare office space lease agreement and facilitate signing process agreement between IHI and
• Billing of office space as per signed contract / agreement and submit on time to the IHI revenue
• In the absence of the Front Desk Officer, the Officer will take the roles.
• Perform any other duty as assigned by supervisors.
Qualification and Experience
• Bachelor degree in Public or Business Administration / Human Resources or any related field
• Minimum 3-year work experience.


Skills and Competencies

• Be fluent in both English and Swahili Languages.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style.
• Capable of building and sustaining relationships with staff at all levels, partners and
• Planning and organizing skills.
• Budget development and oversight experience.
• Professional attitude with highest level of integrity.
• Resulted oriented.
An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates as per IHI
salary scales.
Equal Opportunity
IHI is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit intentional biases or discrimination and harassment
of any kind at the work place and during recruitment. All employment decisions are based solely on job
requirements and individual qualifications, and our recruitment process is governed by the labour laws
of Tanzania.

Mode of Application

All candidates who meet the above job requirements should send their application letters together with
their detailed curriculum vitae (CVs) showing contact addresses including email, telephone/cell phone
numbers and copies of academic and professional certificates to the email address below.
The deadline for this application is 17:00 hours on Wednesday November 23, 2022. All e-mail
application subject lines should include: ADMIN OFFICER – DAR. Only shortlisted applicants will
be contacted for interview.
Human Resources Manager
#5 Ifakara Street Plot 463 Mikocheni
P.O. Box 78,373
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Email: recruitment@ihi.or.tz


New Job Opportunities at Ifakara Health Institute

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