HR and Logistics Officer - Americares

POSITION: HR and Logistics Officer
LOCATION: Dar es salaam
DEADLINE: 27-11-2020


  • University Degree in human resources management, business, communications, or equivalent; Masters preferred but not required
  • At least 8 years of experience in human resources and/or office management and 3-5 years in a fleet management capacity
  • Experience working for an NGO, particularly with experience under a USAID grant
  • Ability to think critically and strategically
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong communications skills; ability to develop partnerships across sectors and cultures
  • Strong organizational skills, capacity to think strategically and attention to detail
  • Excellent English-language writing skills and demonstrated experience meeting donor reporting requirements
  • Proficiency in Office 365 including Word, Excel, Teams, PowerPoint and SharePoint
  • Willingness and ability to travel to field sites as necessary
  • Take USAID mandated courses within 30 days of employment
  • Unrestricted authorization to work in Tanzania


  • Lead the recruitment process for CPRC team staff and other positions as required, including advertisement, resume short-listing, phone screens, interview scheduling and offer extension
  • Coordinate the onboarding process for new staff, including insurance enrollment, policy and handbook overviews, and orientation to the team; coordinate the offboarding of departing employees
  • Implement Americares staff performance policies and processes in a timely fashion
  • Provide employee relations support, lead investigations when necessary with knowledge of local employee rights, and determine disciplinary action if appropriate
  • General office management tasks such as coordinating workspace supplies and filing and record maintenance
  • Oversee activities related to security, health and safety
  • Provide compliance oversight to internal processes, local labor law, and USAID processes
  • Work with the Finance and Operations Manager to collect necessary payroll paperwork and submit the monthly payroll
  • Support the Country Director to monitor and coordinate compliance activities
  • Liaise with the HQ HR team when necessary to answer questions or provide information on the country office
  • Work with the Finance and Operations Manager to ensure that Americares is in compliance with all Tanzanian legal regulations as it applies to a NGO operating in Tanzania, including registrations, work permits, visas, insurance, etc.



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