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2 Job Opportunities at Good Neighbors - Project Officers

Project Officers
(2 Post)  

Good Neighbors is an international humanitarian development NGO founded in Korea in 1991. It was granted General Consultative Status from the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC). The aim is to make the world a place without hunger, where people live together in harmony. In Tanzania it was officially established on 2005 and our efforts work towards creating environment where children’s rights are protected and sustainable development of communities through empowerment, leadership and ownership.

Good Neighbors Tanzania (GNTZ) was founded in 2005 in Dar es Salaam as the head office, and later on Area offices were established including; Mwanza, Dodoma, Zanzibar and so on. GNTZ is looking for individuals to join our highly motivated team in the following role;

Position: Project Officers (2 Post), Accounting Officer (1 Post)

Reports to: Managing Director and Project Manager

Location: Zanzibar

Contract Duration: 9 months (From January 2021 to September 2021)


The project aims to improve quality of education in Zanzibar through production of media contents including language and culture. Good Neighbors Tanzania – Zanzibar Area Office has been working together with Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, Kwarara Education Media Center, Kwarara Secondary School Media Club students, and other outside stakeholders in the media education sector.

Therefore we welcome those ready to provide support of administrative operations including HR, procurement, finance and logistical services and take responsibility of implementing ongoing projects in regard to media education at the office.  

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Project Officer shall have overall responsibility to ensure implementation of projects based on the time schedule of works and performance of all necessary job duties in a high level standard of conduct in all operational activities.
  • Writing periodic reports and meeting minutes.
  • Keeping track of ongoing activities regarding project implementation.
  • Being able to work together with media experts in producing educational contents.
  • Managing various activities of media education based on the projects.
  • Ensuring effective and transparent utilization of all resources and integrity of administration and operation services.
  • Supporting the Zanzibar Area Office regarding the administrative management for the projects.
  • Other operational tasks given by the office.
  • The Accounting Officer shall have overall responsibility to ensure effectively financial management and compliance of organization regulations in all financial affairs.
  • The Accounting Officer in providing supports for the below duties.
  • Preparing Income voucher for all funds received in every month and filling after being approved by Managing Director.
  • Preparing Bank payments voucher for all approved budget requests with appropriate funding source and project allocation.
  • Preparing the check list for financial document submission from other department and filling in accordance with guideline all documents in separate files for each project and funding source.
  • Writing cheques for all expenditures, scanning and preparing check ledger for all bank accounts manager every month.
  • Preparing monthly cash deposit report with BPV number and funding source and submit to line manager every month.
  • Preparing monthly finance report through Quick book system and execution status every month.
  • Preparing and filling monthly bank reconciliation report for all bank accounts.
  • Maintaining safe box and petty cash ledger and submitting the report in every month.
  • Receiving and making follow up any financial issues and provide feedback in appropriate time.
  • Conducting management of staff attendance on daily basis, and other Human Resources management.
  • Other administrative tasks given by the office.

Qualification, experiences and competencies

  • Bachelor degree / Diploma in Education or Social Studies (Project Officer)
  • Bachelor degree / Diploma in Accounting, Business Administration or related field. (Accounting Officer)
  • Fluency in both English and Swahili
  • Excellent skills in use of Microsoft Excel and MS word.
  • Report writing, project planning, time management and communicating skills
  • Experience of computerized accounting packages, especially Quick Book for Accounting Officer applicant.
  • Problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills in an international and multi-national environment.
  • A team player, flexible, quick-thinking and able to work well under pressure.
  • Good interpersonal skills in an international and multi-national environment.

Application Instructions:  

All applications should be sent with the email address below, including cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae containing complete names and addresses (postal, email, phone), together with names and contact details of three referees to. (E-mail: hr.zao@goodneighbors.or.tz)

Deadline for application is not later than 3rd January, 2021.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted through their active mobile numbers and emails.

Good Neighbors Tanzania will not be responsible for transport or/and accommodation during the interview, there will be no refund for the expenses incurred.

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