REPOA is an independent research institution, registered under the laws of Tanzania in 1994 which
primarily undertakes research on socio-economic and development issues to influence inclusive development and pro-poor policy. The organization aims to undertake, facilitate and encourage strategic research; develop the capacity of the intellectual resource; and facilitate and stimulate the utilization of research findings.

REPOA is currently seeking applications from interested individuals for the position of Executive Assistant.

Job Summary:
The purpose of this role is to provide the overall administration and support to the Executive Director’s office in achieving its strategic mandate.

Summary of duties and responsibilities
      a)            Coordinate and maintain the diary of Executive Director and manage appointments, meetings, traveling arrangements and other scheduled events;
     b)            Prepare and facilitate internal meetings, process records of the proceedings and follow up action taken;
      c)            Assist in organizing meetings, conferences and workshops with stakeholders;
     d)            Process  letters, minutes, circulars and other documents related to activities of the Executive Director’s office;
      e)            Provide editorial support and formatting of reports, letters, and other documents of the institution.
       f)            Receive visitors, ascertains the nature of their business and manage visits with the Executive Director;
     g)            Handle incoming mails and telephone for personal attention of the Executive Director and ensures that information and correspondences are effectively circulated and managed;
     h)            File classified letters and other important documents, retrieve records and correspondences and keep sensitive material in confidence when required;
       i)            Maintain REPOA’s calendar of all events and process bookings for events.

Required Qualifications
University degree in social sciences or equivalent from recognized and reputable institution. Ability to use various Ms. Office applications with a minimum of five years work experience in a similar position.

Mode of Application:
Qualified applicants are welcome to apply and should send their typed application letter and detailed CV including three referees to the address below by 11th December 2015.

REPOA is an equal opportunity employer.

Only selected applicants who meet requirements will be considered for an interview. Those who do not hear from REPOA should consider themselves unsuccessful.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Executive Director, REPOA
157 Mgombani Street, Regent Estate   P.O. Box 33223, Dar es Salaam
Phone: (22) 2700083 / 0784 555 655   Fax: (22) 2775738