NAFASI ZA KAZI-Muhimbili University, Admin and Finance Officer

Admin and Finance Officer  


Sickle Cell Programme is a research programme in the Department of Haematology and Blood Transfusion at Muhimbili University of Health & Allied Sciences (MUHAS) in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. The programme conducts biomedical research, support health care, advocacy and training. The Sickle Cell Programme has an employment opportunity for highly motivated and results-driven individual.

Admin and Finance Officer (1 POST) – DAR ES SALAAM

Sickle Cell programme is looking for a qualified Individual to fill the post of Admin and Finance Officer for a period of ONE year. The Admin and Finance officer will report to Programme Manager.


1.0 Administration

  • Arrange logistics for meetings including keeping meetings calendars, sending reminders to members as well as minutes/ resolutions taking and distribution.
  • Support in organizing events workshops and trainings as per required standards.
  • Support in procurement of office supplies, lab reagents and other research related consumables.
  • Support daily office operations and management including safety of office, cleanliness, stock checking and supervision of staff.
  • Support the recruitment processes through drafting adverts, managing applications, prepare for interviews and interview reports writing.
  • Support processing of staff ID’s and registration in social security scheme(s), health insurance and workers compensation fund.
  • Process contracts for new staff and renewal of contracts for ongoing staff where applicable.
  • To assist with travel logistics for programme staff including ticket bookings and preparations for subsistence allowances as per government circular.

2.0  Finance

  • Support activities related to grant administration/management including compliance to both institution and funding bodies, budget preparation, etc.
  • Prepare vote petty cash payments for approval.
  • Ensure petty cash payments are vote coded and properly approved.
  • Disbursement of petty cash payments and recording transactions on the petty cash records.
  • Follow up on payment requests sent to for approval and processing.
  • Any other task as may be assigned by supervisor.


  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Accounting/Finance, Public Administration and Human Resource Management or relevant work experience in the administration.
  • A minimum of 2 years working experience in relevant field.
  • Time Management and Organizing Skills.
  • Ability to work with diversity and multi-disciplinary teams in a challenging and dynamic environment
  • Proficient in MS Office Applications.


This position will be on full time basis for ONE Year with annual review of performance. Applicants should send their CV’s, scanned copies of transcripts/certificates and a cover letter outlining their suitability as per the job description to: by 16:30 PM on Friday, 13th September 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

“Sickle Cell Programme is an equal opportunity employer”.

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