Project Finance Officer at Sightsavers

Title : Project Finance Assistant
Location : Singida Region , Tanzania
Contract : 24 months Fixed Term Contract
Salary : Local Terms and Conditions Apply

The Project Finance Assistant will play a pivotal role in the success of the recently launched Boresha Macho Inclusive Eye Health Project , providing inclusive quality eye care across Singida and Morogoro .

You will provide programme support through the administration of budgets , travel and donor reporting , reconciliation of project accounts , the coordination of timely and accurate reports from project partners , reporting of the programme and financial development of the project and by providing monthly management reports .

As Project Finance Assistant , you will also be involved with the programmes procurement activities , including the organisation of purchases , including medical consumables and the coordination of relevant grants and budgets as well as reporting on procurement activity and ensuring procurement policies and practices are adhered to .

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This is a varied role that will involve site visits and working closely with partners and external suppliers , as well as providing support to various members of the programme to ensure the smooth running of the project .

The successful candidate will have a Degree in Business Administration and level two accounting qualifications or the equivalent of these . You will have relevant working experience within an NGO and be experienced and confident with audits , administration to institutional donor-funded projects , programme and project management and grant accounting and reporting .

Fluency in English is essential and fluency in Swahili is desired .

This is a highly involved role , and this is not an exhaustive list of duties or requirements . For further information please refer to the Job Description .

How to apply

To apply for this post by email , please download our application form and equal opportunities form and return as two separate documents to jobs@sightsavers.org


We’re an equal opportunities employer , and we particularly encourage qualified people living with a disability to apply . Find out about our commitment to inclusion . We will be contacting shortlisted candidates for interview shortly after the closing dates . We regret that in view of the large number of applications we receive , we are unable to respond if you are unsuccessful . We hope you understand the need to concentrate resources on our work . Sightsavers is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of adults at risk and children as a priority .

This is reflected in our pre-employment checks and requirement to verify and check the identity and references of all applicants .

Job Description

Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 11th November 2019

Closing Date : 14 November , 2019

To apply for this job email your details to vicent@ajiraleo.co.tz