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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Finance and administration manager

Finance and administration manager

APOPO is a Belgian non profit organization training rats for the detection of Landmines and Tuberculosis. APOPO training and research centre is based at the Sokoine University of Agriculture in Morogoro, Tanzania. APOPO is currently also operating a Mine Action operation in Mozambique.

Closing date: 31 Jul 2010

Location: United Republic of Tanzania (the)

Reporting to the CEO, the position will be responsible for managing the finance and administration department in the organization. The position's key responsibilities will entail:


- Implementing the organization's accounting and administration policies;

- Participating in the organization's business planning activities, including the preparation and management of the organizations budgets;

- Preparing financial statements for the company including financial reports to donors, budget projections, balance sheets and cash flow statements;

- Establishing periodical reporting and budget follow up systems as well as transparency within financial transactions;

- Executing international and local payments, including local cashbox management;

- Monthly control and centralizing of accounts and financial diaries of the international APOPO projects;

- Interacting with insurance, banks, legal advisors and auditors on matters affecting the organization;

Human resources

- Providing oversight to the Human Resources;

- Monitor and follow up individual performance based agreements;

- Approve and plan leave schedules;

- Make employment contracts;

- Manage monthly payrolls and;

- Plan and assist in selection and recruitment of personnel;


- Facility, assets and fleet management

- Managing the procurement and logistics functions.


- Participate in the management and strategic meetings;

- Implement decisions made by the CEO;

- Prepare reports to the CEO;

- Advise and formulate proposals from within your knowledge and experience to the organization;

- Support operational managers in financial, legal and logistical matters;

- Get acquainted and updated with the organizations strategy and activities;

Key requirements:

- Be prepared to take up this position for a minimum duration of 3 years, living in Morogoro, Tanzania;

- Ability to work in a different cultural environment;

- Masters or Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting / Finance or related field;

- A qualified Accountant - Certified Public Accountant (K)

- At least five years relevant post qualifying management experience, preferably with some commercial experience;

- Familiarity and experience in Africa or other third world countries will be an added advantage;

- Experience in the set up of finance and administrative functions is desirable;

- Ability to interact effectively with counterparts and other organizations;

- Good computer skills preferably with knowledge of accounting software and experience in general office administration.

- Fluent written and spoken English. Knowledge of other languages would be a great advantage;

- If not conversant with Kiswahili, learning the language is a priority.

How to apply

Please send job applications and CVs to apopo@apopo.org

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