Human Resources Officer at MDH – 1 Post

Job Title: Human Resources Officer – 1 Post

Management and Development for Health (MDH)

Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose primary aim is to contribute to address public health priorities of the people of Tanzania and the world at large. These priorities include: communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; Reproductive, Maternal, New-born and Child health (RMNCH); Nutrition; Non-Communicable Diseases of public health significance; as well as Health System Strengthening. MDH strongly believes in and works in partnership with various local and global institutions, Ministry of Health (MoH); President’s Office Regional Authorities and Local Government (PORALG); donor agencies; academic and non-academic institutions; implementing partners; civil society, community-based and faith-based organizations and others.

Location: Tabora

Reports to: Regional Program Manager

Job Summary:

The Human Resource Officer will be reporting to the Regional Project Manager responsible for the provision of comprehensive guidance on all HR matters. She/he will be assisting the HR Manager to perform the functions of the Human Resources department including coordinating recruitment, administering staff benefits and enforcing MDH policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Coordinating the recruitment and selection activities including formulation of job descriptions, advertising and management of interview process including collection of references for successful candidates.
  2. Ensuring all relevant on boarding documentations for each position per policies are received on or before first day of employment and are verified.
  3. Preparing various HR related correspondences and communications.
  4. File all important HR documents in appropriate files as guided by the HR Manager, making sure all personnel files always remain under lock. 
  5. Coordinating and delivering of HR related management training and induction programs.
  6. Managing staff wellness matters including medical and life insurance, coordinate preparation of Identification Cards together with Business Cards for new employees as required.
  7. Collaborating with the Senior HR Officer in completion and submission of timesheets on monthly basis and in a timely manner.
  8. Managing absenteeism for both short- and long-term absences in line with HR policies and prepare employee work attendance reports on monthly basis for management decision.
  9. Maintaining employees leave system and advise staff on the importance of taking break from time to time thus avoiding unnecessary accumulation/loss of leave.
  10. Following up on employees’ probation periods and associated performance reviews towards confirmation in their job positions. Assist with coordination of performance management trainings to both new and old employees as scheduled including preparation of report on Performance Evaluations.
  11. Managing employee exits and end of contract procedures.
  12. Assist HR Manager in processing of payroll, other employment benefits and statutory deductions including WCF, NSSF etc.
  13. Assisting in preparation of report on the annual employee engagement survey to ensure feedback from employees is collected and interpreted correctly to help improve employee engagement.
  14. Performing other work-related duties as may be required by the Management and supervisor.

Requirements: Education, Work Experience and Skills

  1. Bachelors’ Degree in Human Resources Management or related social science.
  2. Possession of postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage.
  3. A minimum of four (4) years’ human resource generalist experience preferably from a fast-paced environment.
  4. Excellent knowledge of current Tanzania Labour Laws.
  5. Conversant with payroll process and its related statutory deductions and payments.
  6. Demonstrable capability of handling confidential HR information.
  7. Must have HR professional approach, coupled with strong interpersonal skills.
  8. Excellent planning and organizational skills with ability to multi task.
  9. Excellent communication (both verbal and written) and presentation skills.
  10. .Must be computer literate – conversant with, Microsoft Office i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.


Interested candidates for the above position should visit MDH Recruitment Portal and submit your application before 15th December 2023.

MDH DO NOT have any agents and DO NOT charge any fees to the interested candidates.

 Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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Submit your application before 15th December 2023.