Administrative Assistant at The Bible Society of Tanzania

The Bible Society of Tanzania is a Non-Governmental, not for profit interconfessional religious organization registered under the Societies Act of 1970.

The mission of the society is to make available and encourage the use of Holy Scriptures in a language each can understand; and in an appropriate format at a price they can afford. 

In fulfilling this mission the Society works in partnership with the Church and other Stakeholders.

The Society has its head office in Dodoma and zonal offices in Mwanza( Lake Zone), Moshi(North Zone), Mbeya(Southern Highlands Zone), Dar-Es-salaam(East Zone) and Dodoma (Central Zone).

It is currently looking for a highly resourceful, flexible, innovative and enthusiastic Christian, with proven knowledge in administration and office procedures to fill the vacant position of:

Job Purpose:
The incumbent will work as Personal Assistant to the General Secretary.
He/She will be responsible for providing support to the General Secretary with the aim of attaining a smooth day to day operation of the office. Generally to facilitate the General Secretary to better perform his tasks.

Key responsibilities.
Shall include but not limited to;

  • Schedule and verify appointments and meetings of the General Secretary
  • Open and distribute incoming regular and electronic mail and other materials and co-ordinate the flow of Information internally and other organizations
  • Establish and maintain an effective manual and automated information systems
  • Take accurate messages in the absence of the General Secretary -
  • Receive Visitors for the General Secretary
  • Organize travel and hotel accommodation requirements for the General Secretary, Board members and Senior Officers as appropriate
  • Recording, compiling, transcribing and distributing the minutes of meetings
  • Responsible for the Supervision of Registry
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the General Secretary
Minimum Qualifications

  • A degree in Human Resource Management or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • At least four years of experience in Office Management & Secretarial work with proven ability to handle multiple ,competing priorities in an effective manner.
  • Good written and verbal communication in English and Kiswahili.

Special Skills.

  • Letter drafting
  • Record maintenance
  • Office Procedures
  • Confidentiality
  • Travel arrangements
  • Correspondence handling
  • Customer service

Technical expertise.
Office Equipment: Fax machines,Photocopiers,Videoconferencing and general Office Equipment.
Computer: Spreadsheets.Word processing.database management, typing speed 60wpm

Remuneration: Attractive salary based on the Society's Scheme of Service._ 
How to Apply: Interested candidates should send their application letters to:

P.OBOX 175


Send electronic submissions to

NB.All application letters should be accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae,Certificates and Testimonials,reference letters from respective Church Pastors and telephone numbers.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: All applications should be submitted not later than 30th August, 2016.
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