Quality Assurance Officer at the Nelson Mandela Institute of Science and Technology

Posted by | March 3, 2018 | Jobs In Tanzania

Nelson Mandela Institute of Science and Technology Jobs in Arusha Tanzania
Post: Quality Assurance Officer
Location: Arusha Mjini Arusha

Qualifications, Knowledge and Essential Attributes:

Minimum of a Bachelor Degree in a relevant discipline: Project Planning and Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Social Sciences, or any other relevant discipline knowledge in Statistics would be an added advantage. Master’s Degree or equivalent preferred.

Nelson Mandela Institute of Science and Technology Jobs in Arusha

At least 3 years in designing or implementing M&E processes, or a combination of training and experience in a reputable international organization (s)/projects (s).
Experience and familiarity with designing, managing and /or evaluating projects such as World Bank, EU/AU projects and their policies and procedures
Comprehensive background in both quantitative and qualitative research methods, including participatory data collection approaches
Strong organizational and time management skills, self-motivation and ability to work under minimal supervision, including the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines when required.
Confidence in dealing proactively with a range of project partners, including academic staff, students and diverse external clients, ability to motivate the team
Proactive problem-solving skills and a flexible attitude
Demonstrated commitment to professionalism in gender equality principles. Ability to work in multi-disciplinary and international teams
Good analytical skills and ability to use essential computer software for data analysis ( R for statistics, SPSS, Excel etc)
Willingness to learn new skills and adapt to the role
Certified Quality Assurance will be an added advantage including Quality Auditor, Quality Engineer, Quality Improvement Associate, Six Sigma.
Managing day to day activities related to quality assurance
Responsible for monitoring and reporting on the quality of education and research activities of the centre is compliant as per the guidelines
Provide support in identifying training needs and organize training interventions to meet quality standards
Interpret and implement quality assurance standards in line with project requirements
Evaluate the adequacy of quality assurance standards
Devise sampling procedures and directions for recording and reporting quality data
Document internal audits and other quality assurance activities
Collect and compile statistical quality data, analyze data to identify areas for improvement in the quality system
Develop, recommend and monitor corrective and preventive actions
Prepare reports to communicate outcomes of quality activities
Evaluate audit findings and implement appropriate corrective action
Assure ongoing compliance with quality as per project requirements
Draft quality assurance policies and procedures
Ensure that the quality assurance checklists/inspections are conducted regularly
Coordinate and support on-site audits conducted by external providers
Coordinating audit processes as per the guideline
Contributing to quality development activities through identifying good practices and development needs arising from the reviews for attention
Provides substantive guidance on monthly, quarterly and annual reports
Other duties as assigned by the Centre Management

Nelson Mandela Institute of Science and Technology Jobs in Arusha

Applications should be sent by either e-mail or via postal address and should be addressed to:

Deputy Vice Chancellor-Planning, Finance and Administration,
The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology,
P.O. Box 447,

Apply Online Through
E-mail: [email protected]
Please mention the vacancy position in the e-mail header

A cover letter in which you describe your abilities and motivation,
Most recent Curriculum Vitae
Certified photocopies of relevant certificates and academic transcripts
Contact details: Telephone, E-mail and Postal Address
Individuals currently employed in the Public Service should route their applications through their employers.

Source : Mkaguzi

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