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Royal Norwegian Embassy Hiring Program Officer

Royal Norwegian Embassy Hiring Program Officer

Welcome to our website, In This Article, are you looking for Royal Norwegian Embassy Hiring Program Officer job opportunity. The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Dar es Salaam has a vacant position of Program Officer /adviser, Regional Affairs. This is a permanent position. The position is due to start from late-April/ early-May 2024.

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Royal Norwegian Embassy

The Embassy is based in the Tanzanian commercial capital of Dar es Salaam and is one of the biggest Norwegian embassies abroad.

The Program Officer/adviser will be part of our Political Team and assist in managing development cooperation agreements pertaining to the Embassy’s work on good governance, peace and stability, human rights, gender equality.

Open Positions and Description:

1. Program Officer – Regional Affairs


  • Help oversee and manage the regional programs and projects of the Embassy, including but not restricted to: monitoring, risk management, follow-up, formal correspondence preparation, document preparation for formal meetings and external communication, evaluation of new projects, and project closure.
  • Using the internal grant management systems to their full potential can help ensure that the relevant portfolio has good grant management compliance.
  • Participate in the political reporting on regional topics published by the Embassy.
  • Participate in the Embassy’s communication efforts about regional issues, such as energy, gender equality, sexual and reproductive health and rights as human rights, and peace and stability.
  • Attend conferences with other partners in development.
  • Help in planning trips, gatherings, conferences, and other occasions.

Desired Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • A master’s degree from a university or comparable related work experience is preferred.
  • Substantial professional experience (at least five years), ideally gained in multinational settings like Embassies and international organizations.
  • Strong understanding of regional politics, challenges, and peacekeeping efforts, as well as regional human rights initiatives (particularly those in Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, and the Great Lakes).
  • Strong writing and analytical abilities.
  • English language proficiency as well as expertise drafting succinct reports and political assessments.
  • Understanding of other languages spoken in the Great Lakes, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, and Rwanda.

We are looking for:

  • A highly efficient, methodical individual who can effectively handle their own task while maintaining a high standard of administrative neatness.
  • A proactive team player with the ability to work independently and foster a healthy work atmosphere.
  • A person with the ability to build strong professional relationships in a multicultural setting.

The pay will be in line with what local Foreign Service Mission employees in Norway are paid by the Norwegian Foreign Ministry.

The workplace at the Embassy is diverse and inclusive. All eligible applicants are encouraged to apply, regardless of their age, gender, sexual orientation, race, or disability.

Send Prospect Africa your most recent resume (no more than five pages) and a one-page cover letter in one file if you’re interested in this fantastic job opportunity. Put “Program Officer, Regional Affairs” in the subject line of the email. Please do not submit copies of your certifications, recommendation letters, etc. Applications are not to be submitted to the Embassy directly.

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Application Process:

Deadline for application is 18th April, 2024;

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please, assume your application was unsuccessful.

Executive Search and Selection Division

Prospect Africa Limited


NOTE: All applications must be submitted via the Royal Norwegian Embassy Tanzania Recruitment Portal Email, and not in any other way.

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