Office Messenger at East, Central and Southern Africa Health Community,January 2018
NAFASI ZA KAZI / AJIRA East, Central and Southern Africa Health Community,January 2018
East, Central and Southern Africa Health Community
Post of Office Messenger
The East, Central and Southern Africa Health Community (ECSA-HC) invites
applications for the Post of Office Messenger from suitably qualified persons
who are nationals and/or eligible residents of the United Republic of Tanzania.
The position is tenable at the ECSA Health Community Secretariat in Arusha.
The ECSA-HC is a regional intergovernmental organization set up in 1974 to
foster cooperation that will lead to the strengthening of health care
programmes in the region and promote the attainment of the highest possible
standards of health among member states. The Member States of the ECSA
Health Community are Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Swaziland,
Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Broad Purpose of the Post
The Office Messenger is expected to support functions which contribute to the
effective and efficient operations of the Organization. Specifically, to ensure the
provision of efficient delivery and distribution of mails and documents for ECSA
Roles and Responsibilities of the Post
i. Distribute files internally.
ii. To maintain files registry
iii. Facilitate procurement of office groceries
iv. To produce quarterly report on the use of office groceries
v. To maintain daily cleaning of the kitchen and utensils
vi. Deliver and collect mail and consignments to and from couriers and/or
vii. To distribute mails and parcels outside the office and collect the same
from couriers and post office to ensure it is received in time.
viii. Preparation of tea/coffee etc.
ix. To arrange documents and files in ranking or cabinets in the registry.
x. To file documents in the appropriate files.
xi. To receive, record and distribute incoming and internally memorandum.
xii. To record and arranging for the efficient and timely dispatch of all
xiii. Perform any other related functions and duties as may be assigned by
Minimum Entry Qualifications
Education and Work Experience
i. Ordinary Certificate of Secondary Education.
ii. Valid scooter/motorcycle driving license.
iii. A driving Certificate from an accredited training institutions such as
National Institute of Transport (NIT) or Vocational Education Training
Authority (VETA) will be an added advantage
iv. At least three to five years’ work experience as a messenger in a
reputable organization preferably in an international organization.
Essential Skills and Competencies Required
i. Good communication skills of both oral and written English Language.
ii. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
iii. Basic computer skills
Language: Fluency in both spoken and written English.
Age: Between 30 and 45 years of age
An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the right candidate. The
details of the package may be obtained on request from the Director General
ECSA Health Community Secretariat, Arusha.
This is a three-year contract appointment renewable upon satisfactory
performance and subject to availability of funding.
Method of Application
Candidates who wish to apply for the Post should do so by submitting the
i. Brief Application Letter stating why the candidate feels suitable for the
ii. Detailed Curriculum Vitae.
iii. Completed Application form for ECSA-HC posts (available under
vacancies/opportunities > jobs on www.ecsahc.org
iv. Copies of Educational and Professional Certificates
v. Names of three (3) referees with their addresses including telephone, fax
Deadline for Applications:
Applications should reach the address below by 31st January, 2018
The Director General
East, Central and Southern Africa- Health Community
Plot 157 Oloirien, Njiro Road
P.O. Box 1009 Arusha, Tanzania
Tel: Off: +255-27-250 8362/3; 250 4106
Fax: +255-27-254125/250 8292
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org with copies to email@example.com
The ECSA Health Community is an equal opportunities employer.
Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
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