Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition Finance and Administrative Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia

Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition Finance and Administrative Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is seeking a Finance and Administrative Assistant to work in our new regional office based in Ethiopia, Bahir Dar, Amhara Regional State. The role will see the post holder provide day-to-day financial and administrative support to the office, including key internal and external stakeholders.

This role will be on a fixed term contract up to 32 months, subject to availability of funding.

About GAIN

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is a Swiss-based foundation launched at the UN in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition.

Working with both governments and businesses, we aim to transform food systems so that they deliver more nutritious food for all people. In particular, we aim to make healthier food choices more desirable, more available, and more affordable.

GAIN’s mission is to advance nutrition outcomes by improving consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially the most vulnerable to malnutrition.

About the Role

The Finance and Administrative Assistant will assist the Regional Project Manager with a wide variety of financial and administrative duties to help with the smooth running of the new regional office.

This pivotal role will see you handling petty cash, making payments and ensuring all financial data and documents are processed and stored filed correctly. The post holder will also be required to aid with the facilitation of workshops and provide high level administrative tasks such as scheduling travel arrangements and hotel reservations.

The post holder will be expected to build and maintain relationships with internal and external
stakeholders whilst exercising and demonstrating the ability to maintain confidentiality and trust with sensitive data.

Key Responsibilities Include;

  • Handling Petty Cash fund and making payments after receiving the required approval.

  • Ensuring timely and monthly replenishment of petty cash.

  • Preparing Petty Cash Report and Replenishment Request.

  • Assisting regional project team in travel arrangements, hotel reservations, and in-country logistic arrangements.

  • Assisting in handling orders such as office supplies and/or materials for office use and trainings.

  • Responsible for copying, sorting, scanning, and sending documents through carriers.

    About You

  • The ideal candidate should have demonstrable and proven experience of working in a financial or administrative supporting role within the private or not for profit sector.

  • Previous experience supporting key projects and workshops varying in size and scope is key to this role.

  • You will be adaptable and flexible to the business needs of the office, with strong communication and interpersonal skills that will allow you to answer staff enquiries relating to administration and finance.

  • Experience in using QuickBooks, Navision or similar accounting software is an advantage.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition Finance and Administrative Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia

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