Location: Mocambique – Maputo. With missions on field
Starting date: 10/2017
Lengh of contract: until March 2018
Deadline for applications: 15/10/2017
Objective of the position:
Reporting to COSV Mozambique Programme Coordinator, the Programme Administrator ensures the correct management of COSV administrative and financial sector in the country, according to COSV and donors procedures.
Description of the role:
Monitor the administrative and financial implementation of the projects and provide to HQ monthly and corrected financial reports, together with cash and back reconciliations;
Supervise cash flow in Mozambique, proving correct and timely information to the Program Coordinator;
Supervise the correctness of contacts, insurances and documents as per the local legislation (human resources, goods and services), manage the local archive and guarantee the update and matching with the information in HQ;
Support Project Managers in compliance with donors procedures, with a specific focus on procurements;
Check and update local inventories, planning and supervising the needed maintenance;
Provide support to expatriates in regularization as professionals according to the local legislations;
Guarantee the timely renewal of authorization of COSV to work in the country, proving local authorities with requested documents;
Support the designing of new projects for what concerns the administrative and financial sector.
Essential competency and experience requirements:
Educated in relevant discipline (Economics/Finance/International Projects Management)
Knowledge of financial accounting systems and advanced Microsoft Excel skills
Knowledge of project accounting and donors procedures
Keen attention to accounting detail and a commitment to continuous improvement
Strong financial analytical and problem solving skills
Must be flexible, adaptable, and quick to learn
Ability to prioritise and deliver results on time
Effective communicator (including excellent written and verbal Portuguese and English, Italian is a plus) as demonstrated on financial and narrative reporting, and verbal skills
Office management, administration & procurement skills
To apply, please send an updated cv with references and a brief presentation letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please specify in the object: Mozambique Programme Administrator_IC.
Applications can be sent up to 15/10/2017.
Only pre-selected candidates will be contacted.
COSV can ask candidates to attend more than one interview, costs to attend the interviews are not refunded by the organization.