Government Jobs at Mzumbe University (MU) and Ardhi University


The Mzumbe University invites applications from suitably qualified and competent Tanzanians to fill the following vacant posts below.

Job Title: Project Coordinator, CDC grant GH20-2063
The Mzumbe University’s Centre of Excellence in Health Monitoring and Evaluation is currently seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Centre in a project on Technical Assistance to Government of Tanzania (GOT) and Public Health Institutions (PHIs) Toward Sustained Health Systems Strengthening in Tanzania under The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Project.
Job Summary
The holder of the position will be the overall project coordinator responsible for administration and management of project logistics including human resources, asset and inventories. This position is a one-year contract, renewable.

Roles and Responsibilities
1. Administrative/Logistics Roles
  • Organize meetings, workshops and conferences by securing venues, arranging for refreshments, sending out notifications and agendas, and following up on all administrative action points
  • Arrange for travel and accommodation for project staff as needed
  •  Provide logistical support for field and other grant activities
  • Supervise office and facilities management including routine maintenance of office equipment
  • Maintain and order office and project supplies
  • Support procurement related to project activities
2. Human Resource Roles
  •  Coordinate advertisement of project-related positions and scheduling interviews for candidates
  • Filing and maintenance of HR documents and ensuring that they are securely kept
  • Review monthly efforts allocation reports for accuracy
  • Coordinate timesheets and effort reports collection and approvals

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3. Asset and Inventory Management
  • Maintain a project asset register
  • Prepare inventory forms as needed
  •  Ensure all assets on site are labelled for asset inventory
Qualifications and Work Experience
  • Completed Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management, Human Resource Management, Logistics and Supplies Management, Economics, Health Systems Management, Monitoring and Evaluation or related fields
  • A Master’s degree will be added advantage
  • 3-5 years’ experience in project coordination/management
  • Experience in working in projects funded by the US Government will be an added advantage
  • Experience in working independently and successfully troubleshooting problems is required
  • Proficiency with various software packages, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, and other desktop tools.
  • Experience in working with virtual learning platforms is preferred
  • Effective verbal and written English communication skills are required
  • Experience using zoom, skype or other virtual communication platforms is required
  • Must be able to set up and maintain moderately complex filing systems and records
  • The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with people of other cultures or backgrounds is required
  • Able to handle confidential and sensitive information discreetly

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Mode of Application
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their Application letter and detailed CV in English to the Centre of Excellence in Health Monitoring and Evaluation (COEHME) through email address: coehme@mzumbe.ac.tz and copy to Prof. Henry Mollel at hemollel@mzumbe.ac.tz and Dr. Mackfallen Anasel at mganasel@mzumbe.ac.tz before November 8th, 2020.

Ardhi University

Deputy Vice Chancellor 

Advertisement for the Position of Deputy Vice Chancellor for Planning, Finance and Administration (DVC-PFA) of Ardhi University.

Advertisement for the Position of Deputy Vice Chancellor for Planning, Finance and Administration (DVC-PFA) of Ardhi University

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Ardhi University is a Public University established under the Universities Act No. 7 of 2005 and the Ardhi University Charter of 2007. The mission of the University is to provide innovative and integrated learning, research and public service that advance sustainable development at national level and beyond. The University is looking for qualified candidate to fill the position of Deputy Vice Chancellor for Planning, Finance and Administration. Applications from eligible candidates are invited. Women are highly encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Deputy Vice Chancellor for Planning, Finance and Administration shall be responsible to, being the Chief Advisor of, and Assistant to the Vice Chancellor in respect to such matters of the University as shall be assigned or delegated to him or his office and as may be prescribed.

Qualifications:

The candidate must be a Professor or Associate Professor possessing outstanding scholarly and administra­tion experience of at least five years at senior management level in a University.

Must possess a minimum of a PhD degree from a recognized University.

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Age Limit: Not above 60 years.

Mode of Application

  • All Applicants must submit signed application letters accompanied with the following:
  • Copies of relevant academic and professional certificates
  • Names and complete address of THREE referees and Current CV.
  • Applications in a sealed envelope, should reach the Chairperson of the Search Committee by using the address below and not later than 17th November, 2020.

General Information

  • Only shortlisted applicant will be contacted and
  • Further information about the University can be obtained at aru.ac.tz
  • Interested applicants should submit application electronically and hard copies to:

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The Chairperson

Search Committee for Deputy Vice Chancellor for Planning, Finance and Administration

Ardhi University

P.O.Box 35176,

Dar es Salaam

E-mail: aru@aru.ac.tz