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Store Keeper / Administrator at The Selous Game Reserve


The Selous Game Reserve is Africa’s largest protected area, and internationally recognised
as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The FZS Selous Conservation Project aims to support Selous Game Reserve Management to improve protection and management of the reserve.
FZS has recently renovated the garage workshop in Matambwe, Selous Game Reserve. SCP is seeking an experienced store keeper/administrative assistant to efficiently manage the workshop and project stores and undertake basic office administrative duties.

Frankfurt Zoological Society
Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) conserves wildlife and ecosystems in protected areas and outstanding wild places. FZS maintains long-term conservation programmes in Africa, South America, Asia and Europe. The Africa Programme is the Society’s largest and oldest and works with partners in four focal countries: Tanzania, Ethiopia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The Africa Regional Office is situated in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. For more information on the Society and our projects, please visit our website at www.fzs.org.

Job Title: Store Keeper / Administrator
Reporting: Reports to the SCP Workshop Manager and Project Leader.
Location: Matambwe, Selous Game Reserve
Purpose: To efficiently and effectively manage the FZS SCP stores and provide administrative project support.

• Maintain detailed records of the workshop stock register (entering all receipts, issues and balance of materials)
• Undertake regular physical check on quantity of materials in spare & tool store, and reconcile the stock on bin-cards and in computer software
• Check and control losses due to theft and leakage
• Maintain workshop job card records
• Maintain minimum stock balances of spares, oil and other consumables
• Prevent unauthorized personnel entering stores and tools area
• Maintain and keep a proper record of workshop tools and other project equipment
• Supply weekly and monthly reports on spare stock, repair on vehicles and tools
• Keep good contact with suppliers of spares etc., and arrange for quotations from supplier when needed
• Maintain cleanliness and order in the stores
• Support SCP management team in maintaining the project asset register and fund balances
• Basic project administrative duties as required, e.g. filing, compiling reports


a. Qualifications and experience – essential:
• Diploma qualification in administration, storekeeping, accounting or similar
• Minimum of 3 years working experience in a similar role
• English report writing experience
• Familiar with MS Office, in particular Excel
• Good spoken and written English and Swahili

b. Qualifications and experience – desired:
• Vehicle Workshop stores management experience
• Cashier experience
• Database data entry and management experience an advantage

c. Behaviour Competencies
The successful candidate will:
• be willing to live and work with a small team in a remote location with very basic camp accommodation
• be a strong team player but able to work independently when required
• have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• have a strong sense of integrity, honesty, independence and the strength of character to alert appropriate managers should a problem arise
• be flexible and willing to support colleagues with reasonable requests

Salary Range:
600,000 – 800,000 TSH pm

Additional benefits:
Basic camp accommodation will be provided at the FZS camp in Matambwe

To apply please send a CV and cover letter explaining your relevant previous experience and what attracts you to the job to: [email protected]

Deadline: 4th December 2017



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