Finance and Administration Professional

roomDar es Salaam

business_centerFull Time

book Direct Reports

bookmark Middle-Management

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flagOnly Open to Tanzanian Nationals

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The Finance and Administration Professional is a strategic individual in charge of the management of commercial services and financial and budget planning. S/He should be able to have an eagle's eye view of the organization to give recommendations to the Programme Manager regarding financial, revenue trends, and procurement.


  • Management of commercial services and financial and budget planning
  • Procurement of material and service contracts and control of awarding processes
  • Control and processing of accounting
  • Monitoring of costs, expenses and claims and introduction of a financial monitoring system using new technologies 
  • Consulting/coaching and training on administrative issues
  • Preparation and monitoring of audits
  • Control and handling of administrative processes as well as coordination and guidance of the national administrative staff
  • Advice on commercial decisions and representation in commercial matters


  • Ensure knowledge transfer to programme information
  • Develop ready-to-use strategies and technical concepts, including guidelines, manuals and procedures and tools
  • Prepare appropriate input for various programme reports including annual reports, and contributes to other reports required by the programme manager and Head Office
  • Contribute to external evaluation

Education and Qualifications

  • Completed university degree in business administration and economics, Master’s degree is an asset
  • Additional comparable courses of study or equivalent commercial training


  • Several years of professional experience and comprehensive knowledge of financial management of international cooperation projects and programmes.
  • Long-standing professional experience in the commercial processing of complex commissions from development partners
  • Experience in project management


  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a team, a high degree of flexibility as well as commitment and ability to work under pressure
  • Extensive computer user knowledge
  • Fluent in English language, knowledge of German language is an asset

Reporting To

  • Programme Manager







Finance: 5 Years