Finance and Administration Officer

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GRM International Ltd UK is currently inviting expressions of interest for the following position within the PMU:

Finance And Administration Officer

Location: Zimbabwe

Duration: 3 years

Responsible to the Program Manager, the Finance and Administration Officer will manage the financial and physical resources deployed to the program, including all financial management in line with the requisite legislation, policies and specific authorizations.

He/she will be the following specific responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the relevant authorities, prepare a computerised set of accounts that provides readily available management information to the program.
  • Establish systems of in-house accounting for those items of the program expenditure that are incurred directly rather than via the implementing agencies.
  • Prepare routine financial statements for submission to the Program Manager and as necessary to external supervising bodies, such as the PCC.
  • Assist in the preparation of all budgets, as necessary.
  • Control the budget and safeguard against program funds and assets misuse.
  • Responsible for all logistics critical for the implementation of the program, namely office availability and maintenance, functioning of computers, photocopiers, telephones, emails.
  • Manage all office enquiries by implementing agencies and other stakeholders.
  • Responsible for record keeping and filing as well as document management.
  • Assure that all contractual obligations are adhered to and make the necessary contacts and efforts to ensure implementation meets program targets.
  • Responsible for daily procurement of services necessary for program implementation.
  • Responsible for arranging travel, accommodation, venues, and logistics for meetings.
  • Keep records for travel all staff and functionaries for purposes of weekly reporting.
  • Provide weekly reports on all expenses and office activities.


  • A degree in Business Administration, Accounting or other relevant qualification
  • At least five years experience in Zimbabwe and/or familiarity with health sector policy debates in Zimbabwe
  • Proven ability to work in close collaboration with ministries, local authorities and key stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills with experience in team building, management of staff and staff development
  • Flexibility, ability to adapt to a changing environment and willing to travel frequently in arduous conditions.


    Interested parties are invited to submit their CV and a one page cover letter outlining how their experience meets the above requirements to Caroline Wilkins at carolinew [at]

    CVs of suitable applicants will be added to the GRM Consultant Database.

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