Job for Office Administrator - SAGCOT Center

Organization: Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 26 Jul 2016


Be a central part of Tanzania’s agricultural transformation – the SAGCOT Center Ltd. are looking for top-tier talent to join our team at the forefront of public and private sector development of Tanzania. Candidates must have strong analytical abilities and communication skills, an excellent academic record, and a passion for development. Those with at least 3 years of progressively responsible experience are strongly encouraged to apply at: [email protected]

Launched in Dar es Salaam at the World Economic in 2011, the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) is an international public private partnership that aims to transform agricultural in Tanzania’s Southern Corridor. Partners include local and international companies, farmers, development partners, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and the Tanzanian Government. By 2030, the partnership aims to attract USD 3.2 billion of investments, transforming 350,000 hectares of arable land into profitable production and lifting 10,000 small scale farmers into commercial farming.

SAGCOT Centre Ltd. functions as the operational hub, promoting investments in inclusive, sustainable commercial value chains. The SAGCOT Centre Ltd. is also a neutral broker and catalyst that links different agriculture stakeholders in order to help achieve major economic growth in Tanzania.

SAGCOT Centre Ltd. is currently seeking to fill the role of Office Administrator; a dynamic and motivated professional, with the analytical and communication skills to play a central role in driving the success of the organization. Full details below:

Full Time Position: Office Administrator

Job Purpose:

As a member of the operations team, he/she will contribute in provision of high quality services and support in Human Resources, Administration, procurement, IT systems and general administrative processes within SAGCOT Centre ensuring service-orientation and customer centrism. He/she will be based in the Iringa office and will play an operational and office assistance role by performing a variety of administrative functions of the office
Eligible candidates should have the following minimum qualifications:

· Bachelor Degree in the fields of Business Administration with Finance/Accounting, Human Resources, Public Administration, Materials Management or Office Management, procurement and any social sciences.

· A minimum of three (3) years, in an office administration and Finance/Accounting role

· Computer skills in MS Office

· Fluency in the English and Kiswahili languages is required.

· Ability to work independently

· Ability to be flexible, use initiative and problem solve.

· Ability to plan daily/weekly workloads, meet deadlines and be punctual.

· Demonstrated fluency with English and Kiswahili speaking and writing skills
Desired experience:

• Working experience in Office Administration and Finance/Accounting role

How to apply:

Qualified candidates who meet the criteria above are welcome to apply now before the deadline on July 26th 2016. This opportunity is only open to Tanzania nationals. A complete job description for this position can be found on the SAGCOT Centre official Website

Interested persons with the required background and experience are invited to submit their applications to the address or e-mail below by July 26th 2016. Please include a detailed curriculum vitae and a cover letter clearly indicating which job you are applying for.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.*Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification**

Physical Address:

Favorite Group Ltd, Infotech Place, 2nd Floor South, 565 Mwai Kibaki Road, Kawe Beach

Postal Address:

Recruitment, Favorite Group Ltd., P.O. Box 105300, Dar es Salaam

Email Address:

[email protected]