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Communications Officer at HISP Tanzania

Organization Overview

HISP Tanzania is a leading organization at the forefront of leveraging technology for development in healthcare, education and climate change mitigation. We specialize in designing, implementing, and managing information systems that empower development practitioners and policymakers to make informed decisions and improve outcomes. Our dedicated team is committed to advancing digital solutions and building partnerships to address development challenges in Tanzania and beyond.

Positioning strategy


As we expand our reach we aim to highlight our expertise, agility and robust data-centred approach to developing digital solutions. Our work includes stakeholders and partners from numerous global regions and we aim to amplify the impact of our collaborations and outline the highly specialized expert role that we play on these projects. The Communications Officer will play a crucial role in shaping and executing our positioning strategy.

Recruitment profile: Communications Officer Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute comprehensive communication and visibility strategies

  • Support and enhance documentation of projects.

  • Lead and train teams on effective communications practices

  • Manage and coordinate events to enhance organizational visibility

  • Create engaging content for various internal and external platforms to promote our work and impact.

Position details

Commitment: Full-time role

Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania with the possibility of occasional travel

Expected Starting Date: As soon as possible


Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication, Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism, Politics, International Relations, or Business Administration.

Minimum of 3 years of proven experience in PR and Communications, Marketing, and Stakeholder Relationship Management.

Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Swahili.

Proficient in the use of MS Office, social media applications and team communication platforms e.g. slack.

Proficiency in developing and managing strategic communication plans.

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Ability to manage and coordinate events.

Strong leadership qualities and experience in team management.

Ability to collaborate effectively with and mobilize diverse stakeholders. Self-motivated with a proactive approach to problem-solving.

Submission of applications

Submissions should include a cover letter and curriculum vitae.

Applications should be done by 10th May 2024.