Administrative Officer

Published by Jobstanzania on 12:34:00 pm

Tanzania Health Promotion Support (THPS) has been awarded by the US Centres for Diseases Prevention and Control (CDC) funds to implement the Project ‘Strengthening the Quality, Accessibility, and Sustainability of the National Health Laboratory Services (NHLS) in United Republic of Tanzania under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The goal of the project is empowering the National Health Laboratory System (NHLS) in the country to achieve and monitor progress towards the UNAIDS 95-95-95 goals.

THPS will support national lab systems strengthening through this five-year award in the following key areas:
Implementation of continuous quality improvement (CQI) on HIV rapid testing to increase access and improve the quality of HIV rapid testing at all levels.
Increase access to HIV early infant diagnosis (EID) and TB testing at all levels.
Increase availability and use of laboratory data to inform improved patient management, healthcare provision, programs and policy decision making.
Implementation and provision of technical assistance (TA) on establishing a Laboratory Information System (LIS) and using laboratory generated data in all laboratories.

THPS is currently seeking highly experienced, committed and motivated Tanzanians to fill in the following positions:

POSITION TITLE: Administrative Officer (1 position)
REPORTS TO: Finance and Administration Manager (THPS)
LOCATION: Central Office Dar es Salaam

To organise and supervise administrative activities that facilitate smooth running of the team


  • Assists with Travel arrangements for staff traveling to the regional offices as needed.
  • Preparing administration and program purchase requisitions.
  • Filling documents i.e. LPO’s and delivery notes.
  • Manage store at the regional level, receiving purchased items and distribute them to supported sites.
  • Program vehicles management and allocation, vehicle fuel reconciliation, repair and maintenance.
  • Organizing trainings, conferences, meeting, seminar and other office events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor


  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Public Administration, Business Administration, or related subjects from a recognized College/University.
  • Minimum four years office administrative support experience is preferred. Experience working for an NGO will be an added advantage.
  • Good computer skills particularly use of power point and word processing.
  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to multitask.
  • Be of high integrity and able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Proven record to work under minimum supervision and meet deadlines.
  • Self –motivation and good office management attributes.
  • Reading, written, and verbal fluency in English and Kiswahili

How to apply:
Interested applicants should send an email to hr.thps@gmail.com attaching application cover letter one page maximum and CV four pages maximum by April 16 th 2018 with a subject line for example: Sub Grants Officer or Administrative Officer Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Please do not attach any certificates when submitting online.

THPS is an equal opportunity employer; Women, People Living with HIV/AIDS and People with Disability are encouraged to apply.

This announcement is also available on THPS Official Website

Source: The Guardian April 09, 2018



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