Senior Administration and Logistics Officer at Jane Goodall Institute

by Udahiliportaldaily

 Senior Administration and Logistics Officer 


The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) is a global community conservation organization that advances the vision and work of Dr. Jane Goodall by conserving chimpanzees and inspiring communities to conserve the natural world we all share, we improve the lives of people, animals, and the environment, we strongly believe everything is connected and everyone can make a difference.

The Jane Goodall Institute Tanzania (JGI-TZ) is a reputable and rapidly expanding non­governmental organization committed to wildlife research, conservation, socio-economic development, and environmental education. The Jane Goodall Institute Tanzania (JGI-TZ) was founded in 1977 by Dr. Jane Goodall. The JGI Tanzania with its partners – USAID and many others make a difference through landscape and community-cantered conservation, chimpanzees research projects, environmental education to young generation, the innovative use of science and technology, and we work closely with local communities in Tanzania, inspiring hope through a collective power of individual action.

JGI Tanzania is currently seeking to recruit suitably qualified and competent Tanzanian to fill the following vacant Position:

Job Position: Senior Administration and Logistics Officer

Program: Gombe Stream Research Centre (GSRC)

Duty Station: Gombe National Park

Supervisor: Program Director

Job Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for handling day to day administrative duties in order to make sure daily activities of the program are carried out as planned.
  • Ensure staff comply with labour laws and JGI employee’s manual policy.
  • Ensure accountable, timely and cost-effective shopping, purchasing of work-related supplies and monthly staff entitlements for GSRC Program.
  • Ensure quality and safety of goods procured for GSRC and realise the value of money.
  • Administer boat schedules to Gombe and Kigoma, their safety, maintenance, and costings.
  • Ensure the GSRC motor vehicle is maintained, and that the vehicle is always in good condition for work related trips.
  • Effective record keeping for all the purchases.
  • Work closely with the HR Office to make sure all the HR related issues and activities are carried out well as planned by the HR director.
  • Coordinate and manage data and documents related to employees in support of the HR Office
  • Track and record staff pension fund contributions.
  • Administer logistics activities related to procurement and funding.
  • Develop logistical reports on material and personnel movements and various operational logistics problems.
  • Assist in logistics and hospitality for JGI-visitors, donors etc. to reach and return from Gombe.
  • Ensure logistics requirements take gender-specific needs into consideration.
  • Work closely with finance team to ensure expenses are properly coded.
  • Participate in data entry into the accounting system.
  • Perform other activities as may be required.


Minimum job Requirements & Qualifications:


  • Undergraduate degree in Finance, Accountancy, Business Administration, Procurement, Logistics Management or related field.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in administration and logistics.
  • Experience working in conservation organization and experience working in remote area is an added advantage.
  • Must be a person of high integrity.
  • Good communication skills and good report writing skills O Leadership and management experience of a huge team of people.
  • A very good command in English language, both writing and speaking.
  • Good interpersonal skills and quick learner.


Application Procedure:

All applications should be submitted together with the most recent Curriculum Vitae (resume), copy of relevant certificates, testimonials, three names of reputable referees, day-time telephone number or e-mail address, and should be send to the following e-mail address:

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.

JGI Tanzania is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, national or tribal origin, religious belief, sexual orientation, and marital status.


The deadline for submitting the application is 23 August 2021.

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