The aim of the Swedish development cooperation with Tanzania is to
contribute to conditions for sustainable growth in the country and
provide people living in poverty with better opportunities to support
themselves by obtaining work and starting and running productive
businesses. The main target groups are women, children and young people.
Sweden’s development cooperation activities in Tanzania will contribute
to successively reducing Tanzania’s dependence on aid, The Development
Cooperation Division at the Embassy consists of about 16 officers, of
which several work on Governance, Democracy and Human Rights.
We would like to invite applications from suitably qualified candidates
for the position Program Administrator for one year contract effective
from June 2019. The job holder will report to the Head of Swedish
Development Cooperation Division in Tanzania.
Duties and responsibilities:
The role involves administrative support and quality assurance in
collaboration with the Controllers to program officers during the whole
project cycle, i.e. initialization, appraisal, follow up, completion and
closing of projects. Specifically, the Program Administrator provides
support to program officers on follow-up of:
Agreement conditions, quality assurance of contracts and statistics.
Archiving, and publication of project documents on the internet
Review of requisitions and handling of invoices
Monthly financial follow-up,
Participate in call-offs from framework agreements.
Assist the Head of Development Cooperation in planning, execution
Follow-up visits, delegations and workshops
Network and share knowledge and information with colleagues within
his/her area of responsibility.
Act as the focal point and coordinator of Sida International
Training Programs at the Embassy.
Fill in for Ambassador’s secretary during her absence.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
Degree in Business Administration or related field.
Excellent command of written and spoken English and Kiswahili
Minimum 2 years of professional work expenence in administration
within an NGO or international organisation working on development
or project support
Strong administrative, interpersonal communications and team working
Previous experience of working in internet based office management
systems & programmes
Ability to demonstrate high level of professional integrity.
If you are interested in this exciting and career rewarding opportunity,
e-mail us your CV (Maximum 6 pages) and one page application letter
explaining your suitability for the job, Please, do not include your
certificates, Write “Prog_Admin” in your e-mail subject line. The
deadline is 29th March 2019. Only short-listed candidates will be
Executive Search and Selection Division,
Prospect Africa Limited,
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Dar es Salaam,