Office Manager – African Leaders Malaria Alliance

Required Qualifications:
We are seeking a candidate with superb project management and communications skills, a sharp eye for detail, and an aptitude for problem solving in a timely manner. The candidate should be based and eligible to work in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

The candidate should have:
At least 5 years experience managing an office, preferably in Tanzania
Excellent written and verbal communications and diplomacy skills with professional proficiency in English. French desired but not necessary.
Knowledge of the legal and regulatory landscape in Tanzania, with the goal of ensuring the office is in compliance with local laws.
Experience with project management, managing and delivering the timely execution of workplans
Experience with office accounting, quickbooks, and financial reconciliations preferred
Experience working with global health development partners is preferred
An understanding of the malaria partner landscape is preferred
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively on assignments
Strong time management, organizational, and interpersonal skills
Can-do attitude with the ability to follow direction
The ability to travel (post-COVID)
Schedule A
Terms of Reference
Dar es Salaam Office Manager

Duties and Responsibilities
Run the operations of ALMA Headquarters office in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, including
Manage office finances, including managing payroll and supervising the office’s administrative staff.
Complete the office’s operational requirements by scheduling and assigning tasks to staff and following up on work results.
Manage ALMA’s communications and engagements with external stakeholders, including dissemination of letters and other correspondence, as well as scheduling of meetings, and supporting logistical coordination of ALMA events.
Ensure ALMA’s Dar es Salaam Office is in compliance with latest local laws and in good relations with the Government of Tanzania.
Oversee the timely dissemination of the ALMA quarterly reports, including the ALMA scorecard for accountability and action, country specific reports, and the summary report.
Support further institutionalization of Tanzania’s scorecards for malaria, RMNCAH, and nutrition by working with ALMA’s technical team to support logistical coordination of workshops and other scorecard support with the Tanzania’s Ministry of Health. This includes high level advocacy for the national scorecards and obtaining permissions from government when necessary.
Perform any other ALMA functions as assigned by the Executive Secretary and the Chief Technical Advisor
Reporting: Consultant will report to ALMA’s Executive Secretary
Reporting: The Office Manager will report to ALMA’s Executive Secretary
Benefits: ALMA offers employees a competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Method of Application
Applicants should submit a resume or CV and a cover letter to no later than March 7th 2021 at 11:59pm EST. The subject of the email should include the applicant’s name and the position “Name: Office Manager”.
The deadline for submitting the application is 07 March 2021