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Job Opportunity at Shinyanga Region Cooperative UNION – SHIRECU, Personal Secretary (PS)



Shinyanga Region Cooperative UNION – SHIRECU (1984) LTD is a secondary- level Farmers’ Cooperative Society formed since 1984 it is located at Shinyanga Municipality. Owned by primary-level Agricultural Marketing Cooperative Societies (AMCOS) which are engaged mainly in production and cotton processing. Currently the UNION is carrying out a major social- economic transformation and would therefore invite applications from suitable and qualified candidates to fill in the below post:.

Job Title: Personal Secretary (PS)

Department: Administration

Report to: General Manager

Qualities, Skills and Qualifications:

A diploma holder in Secretarial Studies/Computer studies or equivalent qualifications from recognised institution who have passed shorthand (English) and Hati Mkato (Kishwahli) at a speed of 80 words per minute with computer knowledge in MS-Word, MS-Excel. MS-Publisher, Intent, Email from a recognised

Team player, Self motivated, Transparent , and trustworthy person

Able to work under high pressure and long hours

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • To receive, Interview and direct visitors accordingly
  • To prepare letters and various documents
  • To handle confidential and sensitive information
  • To ensure that working tools are in good order and the working environment is well maintained.
  • To recive and make telephone calls
  • To maintain a register detailing records for incoming and outgoing mails and files.
  • To communicate informations by typing, sending and receiving emails and faxes.
  • To keep diaries of events and make appointment for and on behalf of the  General Manager
  • To organize and fall upon travel and related logistics for meetings,field visits and any other program
  • To perfom other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Application Instructions

Submit your application letter, copy of the original certificates and updated CV as a single document. Also applicants are required to submit Two (2) current passport size and One (1) current picture of the applicant.

The General Manager

Shinyanga Region Cooperative UNION

P.O. Box 349, Shinyanga

Send via Email: shireculimited@yahoo.com


The post carries an attractive remuneration and fringe benefits, according to  SHIRECU (1984) LTD Scheme of Service.

Application Deadline:

Tuesday, the 2nd of  November 2021 at 17:00pm

Notification: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview. Also candidates are reminded to send the documents  mentioned above as a single document excluding two (2) current passport size and One (1) current picture should be sent separately.

No reimbursement will be paid to the applicant as a  result of attending the Interview if shortlisted.

We do not charge for interviews.

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