Thursday, March 25, 2021

Job Opportunity at Aga Khan Education Service - Human Resource Assistant

Aga Khan Education Service, Tanzania (AKES, T), is a private, not for profit, service company registered under the Companies Act and operates three schools in Tanzania. The vision of AKES,T is to provide accessible, world-class education, which prepares students to become self-confident, open-minded articulate and ethical young people with academic qualifications to enable them to make productive contributions to their own community and their wider society. AKES,T is part of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN),

AKES,T is looking to hire the following position based in Dar es Salaam

Human Resource Assistant

Position Summary

The Human Resource Assistant will be expected to manage employee records, keep and update files, and pre­pare reports as needed. An organized, detail-oriented work ethic is a must. An HR Assistant is expected to be a conceptual thinker with superb organizational and time management skills. He/she must be reliable and should accurately follow instructions with the ability to multitask and acclimatize in a fast-paced environment.


Key Responsibilities

  • Organize, compile, update company personnel records and documentation
  • Assist recruitment of potential applicants based on experience, skills, and education
  • Assist in preliminary interviews of potential candidates
  • Administrative tasks such as performing background checks, filing paperwork, completing employee doc­umentation, recording data on each current employee; maintaining and filing paperwork of terminated or exiting employees
  • Coordinate HR projects such as meetings or surveys
  • Take minutes and detailed notes
  • Assist to organize and manage new employee orientation, on-boarding, and training programs
  • Provide administrative support for HR Manager


  • Eager to learn and assist all team members when needed
  • Possesses proficient written and spoken communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship building and employee coaching skills
  • Excellent computer skills, knowledge of Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS), Excel and demon­strated skills in database management and record keeping
  • Organized and efficient in daily tasks


  • Bachelor Degree in Human Resources
  • At least 2 years’ experience in the HR related work
  • Proficiency with Computer Application
  • Conversant with Labour laws



Applicants should send a letter of application describing experience, along with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of education certificates and contact information of three confidential referees, including current Line Manager. It should be addressed to HR – Aga Khan Education Service, Tanzania and should be sent by e-mail to or mail to P.O. Box 125, Dar es Salaam. Please ensure you include an email address, a telephone contact and Skype I.D.

Closing date for applications: March 31, 2021


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