Projects Officer

Exim Bank (Tanzania) Ltd, is a locally established commercial Bank in Tanzania since August 1997. It continues to remain in the forefront of providing quality banking services in the Country. Within a short span of 18 years of its existence, the Bank has built strong brand equity through its geographical reach, innovative products, relationship management and ability to provide a faster turnaround in services; and in the process building a loyal customer base.

It is the first bank in Tanzania to have established banking footprint overseas – Union of Comoros (2007) &Republic of Djibouti (2011).

Currently, they are a seeking a Projects Officer to be based in Tanzania.

Reporting to: Manager – Projects

Purpose of Role

Produce the assignment within the specified Time, Cost, Quality, Scope, Risk and benefits.


Key Areas of Responsibilities:

  • Prepare baseline management products: – Project brief including the project product description, Benefit review plan, Project initiation document, stage/exception plan, work packages etc.
  • Prepare reports e.g. Highlight report, Issue report, end stage report, Lessons report, exception report, end project reports etc
  • Maintain records e.g. Issue register, risk register, daily log, lessons log
  • Liaise with corporate or programme management to ensure that work is neither overlooked nor duplicated by related projects
  • Lead and motivate projects team
  • Ensure that behavioral expectations of the project team members are established
  • Manage the information flows between the directing and the delivering levels of the project
  • Manage production of required services/products by taking responsibility of the for overall progress and use of resources and initiating corrective measures where necessary
  • Establish and manage project controls through monitoring and evaluation
  • Perform any other duties assigned
  • Setting work package tolerances
  • Decide whether an issue qualifies to raise an issue and exception report
  • Decide who in a project team best suits a specific responsibility.


The successful applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Registered and Certified Prince2 Practitioner, MBA graduate.
  • Knowledge of Project matters
  • Relevant experience of working in projects
  • Good planning and analytical skills with strong attention to detail
  • Proven experience in successfully leading and managing projects from start to finish in adherence to timelines