Office Manager at Chemonics Tanzania

Dar es-Salaam full time

Job description

Chemonics International Inc, a U.S. based international development consulting firm, seeks an Office Manager for the USAID Tanzania Lishe Mtambuka Activity, also known as the Regional Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Activity. The five-year project aims to strengthen health and food market systems that promote the adoption of optimal nutrition-related behaviors across a range of stakeholders in targeted regions in Tanzania. We are seeking individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. This position will be based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing general office administration and the daily needs of office operations for the Lishe Mtambuka Dar es Salaam office, including lease agreements, service agreements, and other administrative responsibilities.
  • Coordinating project travel logistics, scheduling meeting and events, overseeing procurement of office supplies, and ensuring that the office’s internal and external infrastructure remains functional.
  • Preparing operational expense projections and monitoring administrative activities to ensure that project practices are in-line with the policy manual and security procedures.
  • Assisting the senior finance and operations director in executing the project’s administrative processes for identifying, hiring, training, and supervising local professional and support staff.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business management, human resources, or related field.
  • Minimum three years of relevant administration and office management experience required, with preference for international-funded project management experience and supervisory experience.
  • Minimum two years of experience directly managing procurement, human resources, logistics, and administrative systems, preferably on a USAID-funded project.
  • Demonstrable understanding of USAID regulations pertaining to procurement, travel, and human resources.
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit your CV and application through this link. Applications must be submitted by Friday, September 15th, 2023, however, please submit your application as soon as possible, as candidates will be contacted on a rolling basis. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.


Job Summary

Published On: Aug. 30, 2023, 7:52 p.m.

Vacancy: 1

Job Nature: full time

Location: Dar es-Salaam

Dead Line: Sept. 15, 2023

Company Detail

Founded in 1975, Chemonics is a leading global sustainable development firm for one reason: our people. We are 6,000 experts in more than a hundred countries around the globe, and 90% of us are working in a community we’ve long called home. Our teams reflect a diversity of technical expertise and lived experience, because solving complex development challenges requires both. And as a company, we are committed to connections – global and local, human and technological – that allow learnings to efficiently flow and adapt between experts, projects, and countries. This is how we match the speed and scale of humanity’s most pressing challenges, applying effective education practices from Chile to improve children’s literacy in Tajikistan, or renewable energy lessons from Iraq to support local governments in Lebanon.