Senior Administrative Officer at Aga Khan Foundation Tanzania

Aga Khan Foundation Tanzania
Coastal Rural Support Programme-CRSP (T)
Employment opportunity is southern Tanzania, Mtwara.
Job Title: Senior Administrative Officer
Reports to: Program Director
Programme background
The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a non-denominational, international development agency
established in 1967 by His Highness the Aga Khan. Its mission is to develop and promote creative
solutions to problems that impede development in marginalized and isolated regions. AKF is working
in Tanzania in sectors that include economic development, education, health and civil society
strengthening. The Coastal Rural Support Programme Tanzania, CRSP (T) is a multi-input area
development, multi-donor initiative of AKF in Lindi and Mtwara regions. The programme’s overall
goal is to improve the quality of life and social wellbeing of people in the two regions through
sustainable interventions in agriculture and market development, access to finance, health, and
education.
AKF is looking for a dynamic and skilled professional who can take on the role of Senior
Administrative Officer for CRSPT Mtwara Office.
Position Summary
The Senior Administrative Officer is responsible for the overall management of administration unit to
deliver its functions on procurement, assets and inventory management, contract/Lease & stakeholder
management, logistics/fleet management, Insurances, security and IT for the CRSPT in Lindi and
Mtwara regions in accordance with the AKF policies. Efficiency in terms of resource use and staff
time and effectiveness of the department in service delivery to internal and external clients is
paramount to this position
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
 Provide leadership to all procurement functions for CRSPT in Lindi and Mtwara, ensuring
procurement are done within policy and according to agreed standards for timeliness, quality and value
for money.
 Assist the Programme Director to manage the day to day administration of the offices.
 Ensure proper fleet management for efficiencies according to organization policies and priorities.
 Ensure effective logistical support to staff and all visitors to CRSPT program in Lindi and Mtwara
 Ensure safety and maintenance of all office equipment’s and premises
 Provide supervision and oversight to the administrative staff, ensuring their functions are well
understood, organized and executed on time and with the highest level of professionalism and service.

 Ensure the establishment, maintenance and oversight of all organisation assets, property and premises..
 Any other task assigned by Program Director based on organizational need
Qualifications/Experience:
 Bachelor degree in Procurement and Logistics, Business Administration or equivalent
 A minimum of 3 years working experience in a similar position
 Experience in working with NGOs and/ or donor funded programs is an added advantage
 Knowledge of basic computer application skills such as excel, word and outlook
 Excellent spoken and written English.
Interested applicants are requested to submit their CVs (not exceeding 3 pages), including contact details for three professional references, and a covering letter explaining why they are best suited for the particular position directly to the Human Resources Manager through email at recruit.akftz@akdn.org before the closure of the business on Friday 04th March 2016. Please clearly indicate “Application for SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER POSITION” in your email subject. We respect all candidates but we can only respond to shortlisted candidates.
AKF is an equal opportunity employer
Aga Khan Foundation is an Agency of the Aga Khan Development Network
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