Finance and Administration Officer

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HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation is a Swiss INGO actively contributing to the improvement of the living conditions and status of economically poor and socially disadvantaged people in more than 33 developing countries. Water and Infrastructure, Rural Economy, Environment and Climate, Education and Skills Development, and Governance and Peace are the main areas of focus of HELVETAS. HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation has been working in Tanzania for more than 15 years. Currently, it runs some projects in central corridor regions and northern part of Tanzania. One of its projects is GPLP, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and executed by HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Tanzania, is supporting farmers to improve the gain post harvest losses for improved food security and incomes of small farmers and disadvantaged groups in the central corridor of Tanzania. HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Tanzania through GPLP invites applications from qualified and dynamic Tanzanian citizens for the following positions.

Post graduate or Master Degree in Business Administration, accounting and finance or economics.

At least 8 years of experience in the field of finance and administration of which at least 3 years in similar level with donor funded projects or INGOs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for general administrative support to the overall management of project operations.
  • Responsible for overall financial  management
  • Responsible for financial processing, payroll management & risk management,
  • Responsible for human resources and assets
  • Responsible for financial verifications  to partnersResponsible for ensuring organization manuals, policies, procedures, financial tools  are followed
  • Competencies:
  • Skill in leading a team of at least 3 people in a participatory approach
  • High knowledge of both hardware and software administrative, budgeting, financial control systems & reporting
  • Excellent computer skills, with special competency in WORD ,EXCEL and accounting software,
  • Team player, strong in communication with sound spoken and written English Swahili skills,
  • Excellent in inter-personal skills

Duration: 2 years renewable upon successful performance ;

Benefits: Very attractive, as per the rules and regulations of HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Tanzania

Application Procedures:

Interested candidates are requested to submit a letter of interest, updated CV and the name of three referees (previous supervisors) from their previous employers to the e-mail address tanzania@helvetas.org

NB: Document should be in one pdf file not exceeding 2MB saved with the position title. No any certificates or images should be attached unless the application will be disqualified.

Telephone and any other forms of enquiries will not be entertained. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for written tests, presentation and interviews. For relevant documents, please visit our website www.helvetas.org

Women candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Deadline for submission of applications is 4th of January 2016

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