Thursday, 31 October 2013

Administrative Assistants Careers in Tanzania at University Research Co (URC)

Job Title: Administrative Assistants- Two Posts

Employer: University Research Co (URC)

Duty Station: Kagera, Shinyanga

Application Deadline: 30th Nov 2013

Job Description:

University Research Co., LLC, is a company with a mission to improve the quality of and access to health, education, and social services in developing countries. URC has expertise in helping create environments where communities, health providers, educators, managers, and stakeholders can make lasting and positive changes in people's lives. URC is implementing a project in the Lake Zone- Tanzania to address a major public health problem-the differential diagnosis and management of fever in children. URC is therefore seeking experienced, qualified and motivated individuals for the position of Administrative Assistant to be based in Shinyanga and Kagera to provide administrative support to the project team in the implementation of project activities.
The Ideal candidates will work with the URC Program team to provide timely, efficient and cost effective administrative and logistical support for URC Team, Partners and stakeholders; provide support in organizing for meetings and forums for the Program; ensure smooth running of the office including ordering and managing relevant office supplies; maintain a good filing system and carry out basic documentation as required and maintain an office inventory, apply and surrender imprest returns from the program staff, and surrender to the finance office.


A basic qualification in office and program administration
Excellent coordination and organization skills.
The candidate must be a fast learning
Be computer literate with at least 2 years exposure to general office support and knowledge of modern office procedures; basic organizational skills and good communication skills
He/ She should be mature and a team player with initiative
Self drive willingness to learn and work as part of a team.

How to Apply:

If you meet the criteria given above and are interested, please send an application letter with a detailed CV indicating your present employer and position, daytime telephone number, names and address of three referees.

All correspondence should be sent to
The chief of Party,
P.O.Box 1403,

URC regrets that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

URC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a Non-Smoking Environment Policy