New Job Vacancies at The Aga Khan Health Service, Tanzania (AKHST)




The Aga Khan Health Service, Tanzania (AKHST) an institution of The Aga Khan Development Network, has completed a major expansion of the Aga Khan Hospital. Dar es Salaam. This expansion aims at enhancing the Hospital’s facilities, technology and capacity which will allow it to become the leading provider of high-quality medical care focusing on tertiary medicine, reversing the flow of medical tourism and enhancing its capacity to deliver high quality health sciences education.
The Hospital’s recent expansion focuses on expanding key clinical services including the development of comprehensive cardiology, oncology and neurosciences programmes as well as the expansion of orthopedics and trauma, diagnostic imaging, pathology, critical care, and women and child health.

The Hospital is ISO 9001 certified and Joint Commission International Accredited which is a testimony to the provision of the highest level of quality and patient safety that compares with the best hospitals in the world. The Hospital is also a teaching site for The Aga Khan University, which offers postgraduate medical education programs leading to Master’s of Medicine in Family Medicine. Internal Medicine and Surgery. The Aga Khan Hospital is also an accredited internship site and accepts 60 interns annually.

The Hospital has also established 23 outreach health facilities that are located across 11 regions of Tanzania and are connected via an integrated health systems that supports a strong continuum of care from primary to tertiary medicine.

We are seeking for enthusiastic and qualified experienced personnel for the following position below:-

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.

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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

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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 31st, 2021