Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Administrative Assistant - US Embassy

The US Embassy is seeking an individual for the position of Administrative Assistant at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). This is a full-time personal Services Contract position.


This position is part of the Health Office at USAID/Tanzania. The primary purpose of this position is to provide administrative support, including logistics, filing, and document tracking for the Health Office. This position supports programs, staff members and implementing partners. The Administrative Assistant (M) will provide the full range of administrative functions, including logistical, procurement tracking, information gathering including program and project documentation and storage in support of the Health Team's operational objectives and program areas under American Foreign Assistance Framework, Investing in People. Under the supervision of the Program & Operations
Officer, the M initiates administrative actions for team programs and activities and performs a variety of programmatic and administrative support duties. .

A copy of the complete position description listing all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required is available at: http://tanzania.usembassy.gov/job_opportunities.html

Note: Hard copies of the Universal Application for Employment (UAE) OS-174 form is available at gate 3 at the American Embassy or at the above link.

The US Mission in Tanzania provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, age (below compulsory retirement age), disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices,' and/or courts for relief.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application: 1) Universal Application for Employment (UAE) DS-174 form is available at above link; or 2) A combination of both; i.e, Sections 1 -24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicant's work experience attached as a separate sheet; or 3) A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE 4) Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. .


American Embassy
Human Resources Office
P.O. Box 9123
Dar es Salaam

Telephone: 2294000, Ext: 4233/4024/4137/4148'

Application Deadline: 7 September 2015