Finance and Administrative Assistant DFID Programme Jobs – NIRAS International Consulting

Organization: NIRAS
International Consulting
Project Name:
Commercial Agriculture for Smallholders and Agribusiness (CASA) Programme
Funding Source: The Department for International Development (DFID)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
NIRAS is one of
Scandinavia’s leading consulting engineering companies. NIRAS contributes to a
large number of major societal challenges with a wide range of expertise that
includes process plants, building, energy, environment, infrastructure,
development consulting and urban planning.
Job Summary:  The Finance and Administrative Assistant will
manage the DFID funded Commercial Agriculture for Smallholders and Agribusiness
(CASA) project’s administration and accounting for programme in Kampala.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
General
office administration, including managing supplies;
·        
Provide
administrative and logistical support to the  Uganda
Country team and short-term consultants;
·        
Responsible
for project vehicle maintenance;
·        
Line
management of the Uganda driver;
·        
Inventory
and maintenance of physical and digital files and assets;
·        
Update
and maintain office policies and manuals;
·        
Manage
and report monthly programme expenditure;
·        
Prepare
the monthly country forecasts;
·        
Ensure
the office is tax compliant;
·        
Coordinate
logistics of project meetings and events;
·        
Prepare
meeting materials as appropriate;
·        
Coordinate
and support in country travel arrangements;
·        
Facilitate
internal communication within the Country Office.
·        
Support
in compiling monthly monitoring data for the Country Office.
·        
Other
duties as assigned.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicant
must hold a Bachelor’s degree required within a financial field;
·        
At least
five years of finance and administrative experience;
·        
Experience
of donor funded programmes;
·        
Proficiency
in MS Office with expertise in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook;
·        
Ability
to analyse and revise operating practices to improve efficiency;
·        
Detail
oriented and comfortable working in a fast-paced office environment;
·        
Exceptional
communication skills in English;
·        
Superior
organisational skills and dedication to completing tasks in a timely manner;
·        
Driver’s
license is considered an asset.
How to Apply:
If you are
interested in applying to this position, please send a cover letter (max 1
page) and your CV via email to our Programme Manager, Victoria Harvey on viha@niras.com
NB: Tentative
starting date is 1st November 2019.
For questions please
contact Victoria Harvey, email: viha@niras.com
Deadline: Friday 11th October 2019 by 12.00pm noon
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