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25 Aug 2023

Secretary x2 at MWECAU

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Job Description


1.0 Background:

Mwenge Catholic University (MWECAU) is a secular, private and non-profit making institution of higher learning owned and managed by the Tanzania Episcopal Conference (TEC). The University offers holistic education based on profound principles of teaching and research, which is echoed through community service as a commitment of the University to the development of Tanzania. MWECAU aims at training confident and self-motivated professionals, ready to work in various capcities in an ever-dynamic global society. The University has three Faculties namely the Faculty of Education, Faculty of Science and Faculty of Humanities and Business Studies. MWECAU offers various academic programmes from Certificate, Diploma, Bachelors, Masters and PhD degrees. The University is located in Moshi about 10 kilometres north of Moshi Town, on the lower slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.

MWECAU invites dynamic and suitable qualified Tanzanians to fill the following vacant posts as mentioned below:

5. 0. Administrative positions
5.1. Secretary – 2 Post
5.1.1. Duties and responsibilities
Manage the daily/weekly/monthly agenda and arrange new meetings and appointments
Prepare and disseminate correspondence, memos and forms
File and update contact information of employees, customers, suppliers and external partners
Support and facilitate the completion of regular reports
Develop and maintain a filing system
Check frequently the levels of office supplies and place appropriate orders
Undertake occasional receptionist duties and answer calls and redirect them when necessary
5.1.2. Requirements
Diploma in Secretarial courses
Familiarity with office organization and optimization techniques
Proficiency in MS Office
Proven written and verbal communication skills
High degree of multi-tasking and time management capability
Proven work experience as a Secretary or Administrative assistant
Integrity and professionalism
Fluent in English language
5.1.3 Remuneration: According to MWECAU Salary Scales

6.0 General required skills and knowledge for all applicants
Good knowledge of Computer,
Excellent communication,
Good Listening and Comprehension skills,
Excellent customer care,
A Good Team Player,
Demonstrate Time Management skills,
Fluent in written and spoken English language.
6.0 General Conditions
Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts; postal address/post code, e-mail and telephone numbers; ii. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement;
iii. Applicants must attach their certified copies of the following certificates:

Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates;
Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts;
Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates;
Professional Registration and Training Certificates from respective Registration or Regulatory
Bodies, (where applicable);

Birth certificate; Attaching copies of the following certificates is strictly not accepted:
Form IV and form VI results slips;
Testimonials and all Partial transcripts;
An applicant should indicate two reputable referees with their reliable contacts;
Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level education should be verified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA);
Professional certificates from foreign Universities and other training institutions should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) and National Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (NACTVET);

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Method of Application

A signed application letter should be written in English and Addressed to Chancellor Planning, Finance and Administration, P.O. Box 1226, Moshi, Kilimanjaro

Tanzania, via email address [email protected]


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