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Project Officer Intern at Tanzania Startup Association (TSA) October, 2023

1. Brief:

1.1. Job Title: Project Officer Intern

1.2. Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

1.3. Duration: November 2023 to April 2024

1.4. Stipend: 500,000.00 TZS per month

1.5. Reporting To: Senior Manager for Programs and Operations

2. About the Organization:

The Tanzania Startup Association (TSA) is a non-profit, membership-based organisation dedicated to fostering a thriving ecosystem for startups in Tanzania. TSA collaborates with key stakeholders to provide critical support, advocacy, and resources to empower startups to grow and succeed in a challenging business environment.

3. Position Overview:

TSA is seeking a dynamic and highly motivated Intern to join our team and manage the day-to-day operations of the “Startup Growth Boost” Project. This internship provides a unique opportunity to work closely with entrepreneurship and innovation support organisations, gain experience in business development services, and contribute to the growth of Tanzania’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

4. Key Responsibilities:

4.1. Project Coordination:

4.1.1. Assist in coordinating project activities, including workshops, mentorship sessions, and networking events.
4.1.2. Ensure smooth communication and collaboration among project stakeholders, including startups, innovation hubs, and sector regulators.

4.2. Support Startups:

4.2.1. Provide direct support to startups in areas such as business registration, tax compliance, and accessing co-working spaces.
4.2.2. Assist in organising training sessions and capacity-building workshops for startup founders.

4.3. Documentation and Reporting:

4.3.1. Maintain detailed project records, including participant data and feedback.
4.3.2. Prepare regular progress reports and updates for the Senior Manager for Programs and Operations.

4.4. Networking:

4.4.1. Act as a liaison between TSA and partner organisations, fostering strong working relationships.
4.4.2. Attend relevant networking events and meetings on behalf of TSA.

4.5. Administrative Support:

4.5.1. Assist in administrative tasks related to project implementation, including scheduling, logistics, and resource management.

4.6. Monitoring and Evaluation:

4.6.1. Support the monitoring and evaluation process by collecting data, conducting surveys, and assisting in project assessments.


5. Qualifications:

5.1. Experience working with startups, particularly in providing business development services, is highly desirable.

5.2. Knowledge of and passion for the startup ecosystem in Tanzania.

5.3. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

5.4. Strong organisational and project coordination skills.

5.5. Proficiency in Google Workspace and Microsoft Office Suite.

5.6. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

5.7. Strong problem-solving and analytical abilities.

5.8. Highly motivated and able to adapt to a fast-paced environment.

6. Duration and Stipend:

This internship position is for a six-month period, from November 2023 to April 2024, with a monthly stipend of 500,000.00 TZS.

7. Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit their CV and a cover letter detailing their relevant experience and why they are interested in this internship position to Please include “Project Officer Intern Application” in the subject line. The deadline for applications is Monday, 23rd of October, 2023.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. TSA is an equal-opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals of all backgrounds and experiences.

Join TSA in empowering startups and contributing to the growth of Tanzania’s entrepreneurial ecosystem!

8. Benefits:

8.1. Opportunity to work with a dynamic and passionate team dedicated to supporting startups.

8.2. Gain hands-on experience in the startup ecosystem and business development services.

8.3. Contribute to meaningful projects that have a positive impact on Tanzania’s entrepreneurship landscape.

8.4. Monthly stipend of 500,000.00 TZS to support your living expenses during the internship.

8.5. Networking opportunities with key stakeholders in the startup and innovation ecosystem.

8.6. Professional growth and development through exposure to diverse projects and responsibilities.

8.7. A chance to be part of a transformative initiative that empowers youth and women-led startups.

9. Location:

The internship will be based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, with occasional travel within the country for project-related activities.

10. Contact Information:

If you have any questions or require further information about the internship or the application process, please contact Fatuma Kweka at

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