Senior Human Resources Officer at Benjamin William Mkapa Foundation (BMF)


The Benjamin William Mkapa Foundation (BMF) is a non- profit Trust, established in 2006 with the vision towards healthy lives and well-being for all, in Tanzania and the rest of Africa. Its strategic mission is to contribute towards the attainment of better health outcomes through innovative health and related system solutions. BMF’s Vision and Mission can be achieved through empowered workforce, which is selfmotivated, committed to growth and integrity, and the one who pursues excellence in execution. BMF seeks for innovative, self-driven, dynamic, and competent qualified candidates to fill the following vacancies: –

Position (1) Senior Human Resources Officer

Reports to: Head of Corporate Support Services

Unit: Corporate Support Services

Duty Station: BMF Headquarters – Dar es Salaam Contract type: Full time

Overall purpose of the job
The Senior Human Resource Officer is responsible for providing support to the Management team on various human resource functions, which include recruitment, staffing, personnel policies of the Foundation, training and development, performance monitoring and employee counselling.

Roles and Responsibilities

Manage recruitment process by preparing advertisements for vacant positions, short listing candidates as per the required qualifications, call candidates for interviews, notifying successful candidates, performing background checks / pre-employment screening of all successful candidates.
Coordinate new staff orientation by preparing a New Hire Check List of topics and areas to be covered during orientation.
Make a follow up on performance management by ensuring all employees’ performance appraisal forms are filed in the employee’s personal files.
Analyze and summarize the performance appraisal of all BMF staff as carried by the respective staff and supervisors.
Manage staff training and development including identifying skills gaps and developing training plan to compliment both the needs of BMF and the needs of the employees
Reviews and makes recommendations for improvement of organizational policies, procedures, and practices on HR matters
Develops and maintains a human resources system that meets organizational personnel information needs
Advise staff on their leaves which are entitled to them according to the BMF HR policy and procedures and ensure that they are properly planned without disrupting BMF’s operations.
Coordinates and conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separation.
Update personnel files including employee details, maintaining leave records, registration of employees in social security, statutory schemes, and other benefits.
Ensure Monthly Approval of timesheets.
Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor
Qualifications & Experience
Bachelors’ Degree in Human Resources or Public Administration,
At least 7 years working experience in Human Resources Management

For all interested candidates send your achievement focused CV, copy of relevant academic certificates and cover letter one zipped or single file addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Benjamin W. Mkapa Foundation, via email:

The deadline for application is on 4th January 2023 at 5.00pm

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