Operations Officer, Northern Tanzania Program Office – Arusha

Operations Officer, Northern Tanzania Program Office – Arusha

Type of offer:

The Operations Officer will work towards meeting the strategic priorities of the program by implementing tactics for approved plans and completing day-to-day tasks and activities.  Reporting to the Associate Operations Manager-Africa Region, the position will be based at the TNC office in Arusha, Tanzania.


The Operations Officer will work as part of a team within a business unit coordinating tasks related to one or more functional activities, such as operations support, procurement, meetings management, special events, training, volunteer program.

  • Perform specific administrative support to Arusha and Dar es Salaam based TNC employees  and make day-to-day decisions within the scope of work assignments and prioritize work independently.
  • Identify routine problems and utilize existing resources for resolution, referring difficult questions and problems to supervisor.
  • Supervise volunteers, interns, or temporary staff, including training and orientation and demonstrate sensitivity in handling confidential information
  • Financial responsibility include purchasing, processing invoices, contracting with vendors, and assisting with budget tracking and participate in annual audit processes.
  • Managing of office petty cash and ensuring timely replenishment in accordance to Finance standard operating procedures
  • Responsible for planning and scheduling of team meetings, coordinating logistics for special events and/or meetings, workshops, trainings with partners and government stakeholders purchasing, central filing and program Inventory.
  • Ensure compliance with the statutory obligations, renewal of business permits, payment of signage fees, and compliance with NGO requirements for TNC Tanzania.
  • Coordinate transport logistics; Fleet/vehicle management; booking travel and accommodation for TNC and non-TNC travelers (both local and international).
  • Be willing to travel, work overtime, and work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Work environment involves only infrequent exposure to disagreeable elements and minor physical exertion and/or strain of
Location: Tanzania
Organization: The Nature Conservancy
Deadline: September 11, 2022
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