HelpAge International Senior Finance and operation support officer Jobs in Ethiopia

HelpAge International Senior Finance and operation support officer Jobs in Ethiopia


  • HelpAge International ( is the secretariat to the HelpAge Global Network, which brings together a wide range of organisations and individuals working together to ensure that older people lead dignified, active, healthy and secure lives.

  • HelpAge International’s secretariat is based in London, UK and closely works with its supporting network members- Age International, HelpAge Germany and HelpAge USA.

  • HelpAge has been operating in Ethiopia since 1992 and engaged on thematic sectors including social protection, health and wellbeing, emergency response and capacity building of local partners.

  • Helpage is looking for a motivated programme Manager for its emergency response and resilience building effort in targeted woredas of Borena

    Job purpose

  • The Senior Finance and Operation support officer, leading logistic and finance team members and collaborating with other colleagues and working closely and professionally.

  • She/he will take initiative in the management and improvement for the logistic function by providing technical support to others.

    Specific Responsibilities

  • Ensure proper coding and close monthly accounts and ensure quality of work and follow up of spending.

  • Ensure proper documents and filings related to each grant

  • Adherence HAI to the financial and accounting policies, procurement policy & procedures and systems

  • Adhere and implement HAI logistic policies and procedures

  • Support and involve in preparing donors report

  • Advice on application of logistics management best practice, systems and procedures

  • Take lead in advising and supporting procurement plan of the field office and following up procurement process at all levels and ensure timely arrival of goods at its destination

  • Ensuring stock control and using fast tracking sheet

  • Ensuring timely monthly finance and logistic report


  • Head
    of Finance & Operations, Finance Manager; Logistic support; Technical Programme Officers and Managers; MEAL Coordinator


  • Work with stakeholder

    Job Requirements

    Qualification and experience


  • MBA or BSC/ BA degree in the field of Accounting. extensive experience in the management of finance, logistics, donor’s compliance and reporting and bookkeeping and financial activities are required.

  • For MBA 5 years of relevant experience; MSC/ BA degree minimum of 7 years’ experience, at least 3-year experience in INGOs is preferable

  • Able to work with his/ her team members in line with organisational priorities and have the ability to cooperate and support others so as to drive high quality work

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders and work under stressful environment conditions

  • Capability to engage and demonstrate on data analysis and interpretation

  • Understanding issues of older persons
    Willingness and interest to work with a network/partner focussed approach and being computer literate (word processors, spreadsheet, database, statistical packages, etc.)

  • Having good analytical skill, self-managed, committed, knowledgeable and confident

    How to Apply

  • Indicate the vacancy reference No. and the post you are applying in subject line.

    Then attach the following

    Summary format

  • Current CV (not more than 4 pages) including three (3) professional referees

  • One page - cover letter highlighting job knowledge, qualification and experience.

  • Female meeting the minimum qualification and experience are encouraged to apply.


  • Non-compliance to the above procedures will lead to instant rejection.

  • We are interested in how your skills, knowledge and experience indicate your ability to carry out the duties and responsibilities of the position.

  • Interested applicants who meet the minimum requirements are required to submit their non-returnable application together with the summary format by email address:

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