Executive Assistant at Aga Khan Education Service Tanzania November, 2022

Aga Khan Education Service, Tanzania (AKES, T), is a private, not for profit, service company registered under the Companies Act and operates three schools in Tanzania. The vision of AKES, T is to provide accessible, world class education, which prepares students to become self confident, open minded articulate and ethical young people with academic qualifications to enable them to make productive contributions to their own community and the wider society. AKES, T is part of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), a group of private development agencies working to improve living conditions and opportunities for people of all faiths and origins in specific regions of the developing world.

AKES, T is looking to hire qualified candidates for the following positions based in Dar es Salaam:



Executive Assistant

Position Summary

The Executive Assistant will ensure the efficient operation of the Office of the CEO and provides high- level administrative support services to the CEO. Board Members, and other leadership staff. Handles confidential information and engages in frequent contact with all levels of employees. The EA will also coordinate all efforts for handling day to day tasks assisting CEO and other leadership staff.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the CEO in preparing and distributing correspondence, reports and other material relating to AKES, T matters.
  • Organize and prioritize incoming correspondence for action by the
  • Maintain the CEO’s schedule and calendar, providing reminders for meetings and scheduling as appropriate
  • Develop and maintain a well-organized filing system for all correspondence, reports and reference material related to the CEO’s work.
  • Support the CEO, Board and the Senior Management Team with agendas and minutes of all meetings
  • Notify Board members and Corporate Secretary of Board meetings with sufficient notice.
  • Maintain accurate records of Board and SMT meetings – notice, attendance and minutes in a well- organized filing system.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration
  • Diploma in Secretarial Studies from an accredited college
  • At least three years working experience in similar position
  • Proficiency in English and Microsoft Office packages
  • Good understanding and experience in office management
  • Flexibility to work on occasional weekends and after office hours

Competencies required

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Strong planning and preparation skills
  • Proactive in planning and execution,
  • Good skills in report writing
  • Team player and Multi-tasking
  • High level of integrity and confidentiality


How to Apply:

Please ensure that you mention www.mabumbe.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Applications should include application letter showing how you meet the requirements of the position up dated curriculum vitae, and names of three professional referees one must be your current employer. Subject Line should be the position you have applied for.

Apply Through email, post or physical submit to the office.

The Human Resources Manager
Aga Khan Education Service Tanzania
P 0 Box 125
Email: hr@akest.org

The deadline for submitting the application is 10 December 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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