Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Job Opportunity at Jhpiego, Administrative assistant


Jhpiego is an international non-profit health organization affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University. For 42 years now, Jhpiego has empowered front-line health workers by designing and implementing effective, low-cost, hands-on solutions to strengthen the delivery of health care services for women and their families. By putting evidence-based health innovations into everyday practice, Jhpiego works to break down barriers to high-quality health care for the world's most vulnerable populations. Jhpieqo is implementing a number of projects in Tanzania and wishes to recruit the following positions.

Administrative assistant [1 Position based in Iringa]

Position Overview: The Administrative Assistant is responsible for maintaining smooth operations of the Jhpiego office, [including ensuring cleanliness, functioning phone system, maintaining telephone contact information, and ensuring prompt and timely assistance to all visitors.] As the first contact for the organization and visitors, the Administrative Assistant is expected to be professional, courteous, prompt and pleasant. The Administrative will be in charge of Hotel bookings in the Zone and assist with other office functions like Dispatching/collecting couriers, ensuring letters/mails picked from/to the post office. And other destinations as required.

Qualifications and Requirements:
• Diploma in Business Administration [Bachelor Degree added Advantage]
• Up to two years experience working in a busy office operations, preferably in the development work or private sector or International organization
• Computer literacy [a must]
• Basic computer skills.
• Ability to use a PABX phone system
• Proficiency in both written and spoken English.

• A broad variety of front office/receptionist skills
• Be self-motivated, proactive and have a positive attitude to work requiring minimum supervision.
• Excellent organizational skills including the ability to handle a variety of assignments sometimes under pressure of deadlines.
• Be cooperative, hardworking, flexible & dependable.
• Ability to communicate effectively, instilling trust and confidence.
• Pleasant, warm and outgoing personality.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Be of high integrity and have a sense of confidentiality
• Be willing to take on extra responsibilities in order to achieve the goals/objectives set by the organization

Please channel the application through HRTZ@jhpiego.org
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The closing date for applications is two weeks after the first appearance of this advert.

Caution to the applicants:
There have been some bogus adverts online that require candidates to apply through some email addresses of public domains e.g. Yahoo, Gmail, Hctmail, etc. Kindly note: HRTZ@jhpiego.org is the address to use all the time. Please ignore any of those adverts. We also do not charge any application fee nor entertain any meetings or telephone calls. If shortlisted, you will get an official call from our office and receive required steps. If you suspect any wrong - doing kindly write to the Director of Human Resource inquiries.tz@jhpiego.org 

SOURCE The Guardian 27/11/2017
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