Careers at The Ariel Glaser Pediatric AIDS Healthcare Initiative (AGPAHI)




The Ariel Glaser Pediatric AIDS Healthcare Initiative (AGPAHI) is a non-governmental organisation that plays a pivotal role in complementing the Government of Tanzania’s efforts towards the attainment of its development goals. AGPAHI strives to provide quality and integrated HIV/AIDS health services to children and families. AGPAHI supports the provision of high-quality HIV and other health services and ensures that efforts are well-integrated into existing regional and district health systems.

AGPAHI is implementing various projects that are highly demanding and thus the organization is looking for a motivated, result driven, qualified and competent staff to fill the position of Executive Assistant.
Purpose of the post
The Executive Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Executive Director. The Executive Assistant serves as a liaison to the Board of Directors and Senior Management Teams; organizes and coordinates executive outreach and external relations efforts; and oversees special projects.
The Executive Assistant will also serves as a conduit to and from the Executive Director to the rest of the organization, composes and creates communications, maintains documentation related to contracts and official documents, and maintains an appropriate professional demeanor while interacting with all levels of staff,
Experience & Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience with social sciences background and an interest in national and global issues.
  • Five to ten years providing support for upper-level management.
Skills & Abilities:
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners and donors.
  • The ability to multi-task and to react productively to change and lead by example. A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace.
  • Ability to work independently and with professional discretion.
  • Excellent writing, editing, grammatical, organizational, and research skills.
  • Ability to work with a broad range of people including major donors, Board members, colleagues of the Executive Director and staff, and others.
  • Excellent management, time-management, and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in Windows, including MS Word, EXCEL and PowerPoint.
Other competency
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events
  • Cultural Sensitivity – Respects cultural environment in which person is working and does not act in a manner that is outwardly offensive to the local community.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV (not exceeding four pages) and names and contact information of three referees before close of business on Tuesday 11th July, 2019 to theHuman Resources and Administration Manager,Ariel Glaser Pediatric AIDS Healthcare Initiative,by e-mail to Please mention the title of the position in your email and do not attach any document other than the CV and cover letter.
APPLY TO: Before Tuesday 11th July, 2019
AGPAHI is an equal opportunity employer, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.