Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
For nearly 50 years, the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) has been partnering with communities, governments, and local leaders to harness the best for people of all backgrounds to improve the quality of life. The Foundation’s work is rooted in core values of self-reliance, pluralism, and respect for human dignity. AKF is a member of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), one of the world’s leading poverty solutions networks. The AKDN’s integrated approach makes long-term investments, builds permanent institutions, and cultivates an active civil society, impacting tens of millions of people annually in 30 countries. Alongside its sister AKDN agencies, the Foundation implements innovative, community-driven solutions that are based in decades of experience, learning, and evaluation.
The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), was established by His Highness the Aga Khan in 1967. AKF is a private, not-for-profit international development agency that seeks to provide long-term solutions to society’s problems. AKF brings together human, financial, and technical resources to address challenges faced by the poorest and most marginalised communities in the world. AKF has a special focus on investing in human potential, expanding opportunity, and improving the overall quality of life
AKFT is seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic, and self-motivated individual to oversee and supervise the administration and logistic, procurement of goods and services, security functions, and property portfolio (including but not limited to security, building and grounds maintenance, renewal of the lease of AKF properties, rent collection, upkeep of properties, managing relations with tenants and other related tasks)
Staff and performance management:
Provide supervision, oversight, and professional development support to the administration staff and property staff in the Country and field offices ensuring their functions are well understood, organized, and executed on time and with the highest level of professionalism and service.
Lead and supervise the procurement of all goods and services for the Tanzania office ensuring that AKF(EA) and/or donor approved procedures are complied with Contract and manage consultants, contractors, and suppliers for repair, maintenance, and renovation of properties and delivery of supplies and goods
Asset management: Supervising the establishment, maintenance, and updating of inventory of assets, equipment, furniture for the organisation across its various project offices, and ensure the safety and maintenance of all office equipment and premises.
Ensure implementation of AKF(EA) security guidelines and protocols in all AKF offices in Tanzania. Provide regular report to management
Monitor foreseeable security risks and working with the Senior Leadership Team both at HQ and in the field offices, maintain emergency and security plans, including emergency preparedness and strategies for maintaining operations.
Undertake preparation of and follow up on tenancy agreements, lease renewals, rent payment, property subdivisions, licenses, environmental issues, approvals and other requirements associated with the Lands Departments and Local Councils and ensure s compliance with all regulatory requirements for properties
Preparation and monitoring of the property budgets, income, and maintenance plan. Ensuring timely rent and other dues collection.
Qualification, Knowledge, and Experience