Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit Assistant for Office Administration and Finance Jobs in Ethiopia
Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit Assistant for Office Administration and Finance Jobs in EthiopiaIn this context, the TC project pursues the objective of creating sound conditions for the implementation of participatory land consolidation procedures.
As such, the framework conditions for increased agricultural productivity are improved, and thus contribute to improving the living conditions of smallholders as well as to economic development in the concerned rural areas.
Hence, the target group is the rural population in the selected project areas, and in particular landowners whose agricultural productivity is impaired by the fragmentation of their land.
Activities will be carried out in the following intervention areas
Strengthening the competencies of staff of relevant national and regional authorities and civil society organizations
Development and piloting of participatory procedures and guidelines with Ethiopian authorities/organizations
Support in the development of legal frameworks to ensure a constitutional approach to land consolidation.
In selected pilot areas, sensitization and communication measures for the local population will be carried out in coordination with other TC projects and support will be provided for the training of land consolidation committees (LCC) as well as for voluntary parcel swaps.
The project’s implementing partner is the Rural Land Administration and Use Directorate in the Ministry of Agriculture.
The assistant will report to and be supervised by the team leader.
The assistant is mainly responsible for
General office administration according to GIZ internal regulations
Up to date bookkeeping and monitoring of expenses
Administration & finance
Carries out tasks according to GIZ regulations;
Secures a smooth workflow providing all necessary work materials to team members;
Oversees necessary action for office space
Prepares financial reports regularly and upon request assists with creditor and debtor administration, including local subsidies and agreements with national appraisers
prepares transfers and/or other bank documents and checks these before execution
makes monthly payments and foreign currency transactions and optimizes these
is responsible for administrative aspects of financial management, e.g. bank withdrawals, direct debit orders
checks unexpected entries in the cash book
prepares the monthly payroll for GIZ national personnel
is responsible for deducting taxes, social security and adjustment payments
Other duties/additional tasks
photocopies and scans documents as needed
reports without delay to the persons responsible for office administration and accounting on all problems in financial administration and compliance with rules
is responsible for filing administration and finance documents and treating information confidentially
performs other duties and tasks at the request of management
Diploma or comparable professional education in administration, accounting or similar;
Fluent command of the English and Amharic language,
Computer literacy (MS package, and internet-based research)
Ability to cope with stress and to organize/prioritize workload under tight deadlines
Discipline and punctuality;
Resilience and patience;
Availability for in-country duty travel to project sites
At least 1-2 years’ work experience in a comparable position;
Experience with international organizations, government entities and NGOs are highly appreciated.
Other knowledge, additional competencies
Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their motivation letter along with their non-returnable recent CV via Ethiojobs or Email: email@example.com
Please make sure you mention the Vacancy Title ‘Assistant for Office Administration and Finance #099/2020’ in the subject line of your email application.
Due to large number of applications we categorize applications with the vacancy numbers.
Applications without vacancy numbers in subject lines might not be categorized in the appropriate folder and could be disqualified.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
We encourage persons with disabilities to apply for the position. In case of equal qualification, persons with disabilities will be given preference.
Applications from qualified women are encouraged
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