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Friday, June 1, 2018

Nafasi ya Kazi Administrative Officer - Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences School of Medicine, Mwisho wa Kutuma Maombi ni Tarehe 11 June 2018

MUHIMBILI UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCES SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

DEPARTMENT OF HAEMATOLOGY AND BLOOD TRANSFUSION SICKLE CELL PROGRAMME

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY- SICKLE CELL PROGRAMME
Sickle Cell Programme is a research programme in the Department of Haematology and
Blood Transfusion at Muhimbili University of Health & Allied Sciences (MUHAS) in Dar-esSalaam,
Tanzania. The programme conducts biomedical research, support health care,
advocacy and training. The Sickle cell Programme has an employment opportunity for highly
motivated and results-driven individual.

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
Reports to the Principal Investigator (PI)

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Providing administrative support principally for the Principal investigator (PI)
2. Manage the PI’s diary on daily, weekly and monthly basis
3. Logging, processing and disseminating correspondence for the PI’s.
4. Reviewing communication directed to PI and where appropriate summarizing,
responding, initiating, fact-finding and or referring the matter to the appropriate officials.
5. Drafting standard correspondence; producing letters, papers, reports and other
documentation to the highest standards of presentation;
6. Advance planning and logistical support for meetings (e.g. preparation of weekly
schedules of visits and meetings, preparing agenda, briefing papers etc);
7. Provide support to the PI for visitors to the Sickle Cell Programme.
8. Acting as the first point of contact in the PI’s office for all internal and external enquires
by telephone and in person. These enquiries are frequently of a confidential and/or
sensitive nature and require understanding and discretion.
9. Responsible for the PI’s national/ international travel requirements including
arrangement of accommodation, cars/taxis as required; managing all travel using the
project approved travel providers via electronic booking system; researching and
reserving domestic/ international flight reservations; ensuring that VISAs are applied for
when required.
10. Manage HR, management, financial issues related to the PI.
11. Ensure proper documentation of the office documents related to the PI.
12. Perform any other duties as assigned by senior management in the Sickle Cell
Programme.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
1. University degree in Public Administration, Human Resource Management, Business
Management and other related field.
2. A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in relevant field.
3. Excellent written and spoken English & Kiswahili
4. Computer literate

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
This position will be on full time basis. Applicants should send their CV’s, scanned copies
of transcripts/certificates and a cover letter outlining their suitability as per the job description

to: [email protected]

or address it to:
Principal Investigator,
Sickle cell Programme,
P. O.Box 65001,
Dar Es Salaam

latest by 16:00 PM on Monday, 11thJune 2018. Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted for interview.

“Sickle cell programme is an equal opportunity employer”