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At the OM Lake Tanganyika Field the team members working in the office have a constantly changing set of responsibilities supporting more than 15 projects and ministries along the lakeshore. The team needs a gifted administrator to coordinate the day to day work including planning road and boat trips, team travel, team events, maintaining up to date legal registrations with the government, and effective communication within a team spread into many locations.
The Field Personnel Officers’ primary responsibilities in serving Operation Mobilization include welcoming new team members to Lake Tanganyika, assisting in the application and placement process for people starting their missions journey. Along with that there is an emphasis on maintaining records, and other administrative functions for Lake Tanganyika.
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