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Friday, May 7, 2021

Administrative Assistant 6 Posts at RTI International

 


RTI International is the prime implementor of the USAID Jifunze Uelewe activity focused on sustainably improving literacy and numeracy outcomes of “all learners” from pre-primary through Standard 4 in five regions of Tanzania. For the purpose of this program, “all learners” includes, but is not limited to, marginalized and vulnerable girls and boys, learners with disabilities, minority and linguistic minority groups, urban and rural learners, learners affected by crisis or conflict, and those living in poverty.  “


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTS

Position Location: Iringa, Morogoro, Mtwara, Zanzibar, Dodoma, Ruvuma

This position is responsible for assisting the Teaching and Learning Specialist in managing general activities of the Office Administration.

Primary Responsibilities:  

  • Handle logistical arrangements for meetings and workshops, request for workshop supplies, arrangement of travel and lodging accommodation of participants in the Regions.
  • Ensure all activities follow RTI’s Finance and Administration (F&A) policies and procedures.
  • Assist the project and staff in organizing official business appointments in the Regions.
  • Assist in the collection/collation of data or information needed including collection and encoding of Attendance Sheets for cost share reporting.
  • Support Office with general office upkeep, including maintenance of common areas, project vehicles, office equipment and supplies in the Regions.
  • Establish and maintain an efficient filing system of project documents specific to the project according to the established filing system of the Project in the Regions.
  • Coordinate the timely processing and payment of all staff travel claims, vendor and supplier payments and other transactions with Finance.
  • Manage and prepare Short Term Independent Contracts for temporary staff if need arises in liaison with the HR and for review by the TLS.
  • Receive telephone calls and perform reception duties, as needed, in a professional and courteous manner; and
  • Perform other tasks as may be assigned by the supervisor.
  • More generally provide administrative and logistics support to the implementation of regional activities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • A Degree in Administration and 3 years of working experience preferably in NGO’s
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Ability to answer most inquiries and questions independently and follow up on requests in an efficient manner.
  • Ability to multi-task and work well with others.
  • Ability to listen and communicate well both verbally and in writing.
  • A Degree in Administration and 3 years of working experience preferably in NGO’s
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Ability to answer most inquiries and questions independently and follow up on requests in an efficient manner.
  • Ability to multi-task and work well with others.
  • Ability to listen and communicate well both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently and attention to detail and accuracy.

As a global employer of choice, RTI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging in the workplace and the communities and markets where we serve our mission. We value diversity of thought, culture, background and perspective and welcome applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, creed, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws or RTI policy.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.

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