Program Officer

Published by Jobstanzania on 3:23:00 am


The Program Officer will be responsible for a broad range of tasks and subjects related to private sector development and energy. 

Main tasks

  • Manage development programs and projects in the program areas outlined above
  • Monitor and analyze trends in business and investment climate in Tanzania and East Africa 
  • Assist Norwegian companies with relevant information related to trade and investments in Tanzania and East Africa.  
  • Network with relevant institutions in both Norway and Tanzania
  • Update the Embassy webpage with information, news and events relevant to Norwegian investors and companies
  • Other duties and tasks as may be deemed necessary

  • Candidates should have a Masters Degree preferably in business administration, economics or political science, and some working experience preferably from an international working environment. 
  • The candidate should have good analytical skills, be fluent in English and preferably have working knowledge of Kiswahili. 
  • Familiarity with a Nordic language is an advantage. 
  • ICT skills are required, and experience or interest in applying electronic project management systems is critical. 
  • Furthermore, we are looking for a person who is able to develop good working relationships with Ministry officials, development partners, NGOs and colleagues at the Embassy. 
  • We are looking for a good team player who can also work independently and efficiently.  

What the Embassy can offer
The Embassy can offer a supportive working environment, where staff members work in a dynamic and cooperative spirit, collaborating across program areas and sectors. The Embassy has 28 staff members and is located in Dar es Salaam’s city center. 

A letter of application with an updated CV, should be sent to emb.daressalaam@mfa.no with the heading “Program Officer1/13”. 

Closing date for receipt of applications: 28 June 2013

NOTE: Those applicants who do not receive a response within four weeks of the closing date should assume that their application has not been successful.

For more information, please visit the Embassy website: http://www.norway.go.tz/



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