Job: Finance and Administration Manager (Open to Tanzanian Nationals only)

Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross

Country: United Republic of Tanzania

Closing date: 17 Jan 2018


Human Resource management

  • Support Head of Office in all HR related issues;
  • Directly supervise 4 staff members
  • Implement HR policies and ensure their consistent application;
  • Monitors changes in labour law and in its application;
  • Participate in evaluation of HR needs and in the annual compliance exercise;
  • Follow-up on HR administration (leave balance, medical bills, individual files, contracts and extension)

Financial management

  • Financial analysis and reporting, monitoring the respect of financial rules;
  • Supervise all the financial transactions and cash movements for the offices in DAR and Kibondo;
  • Monitors the expenses and ensures that the budget is respected;
  • Bookkeeping and Cash management;
  • Support to audit management;
  • Provide accounting support to Kibondo office;

Administrative / Logistics

  • Develop, in conjunction with the administration staff, best practise procedures across the office on a continuous basis;
  • Supervises driver activities;
  • Assist in sourcing of suppliers / quotations; Give administrative support to other departments;
  • Monitor all active rental contracts;

Premises, Maintenance & Welcome

  • Supervise premises management files according to organization’s policies;
  • Inventory management in the premises and passive security checks;
  • Follow-up on maintenance issues and ensure that problems are solved quickly;
  • Review of the welcome file;
  • Ensure that welcome procedures are done on time.


  • University Degree in Accounting / Finance / Business Administration / Human resources or equivalent from a recognized university;
  • Must have a Professional Accountancy Qualification CPA, ACCA;
  • Perfectly fluent in English and Swahili languages, written and spoken;
  • Perfectly conversant with computer skills, including Excel, Word;
  • Knowledge of accounting software e.g. SUN System etc is an asset;
  • Conversant with HRM practices and good knowledge of labor law / employment market;
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in a similar field and as F & A manager;
  • Previous working experience with NGO’s or international organization is an asset;


  • Highly motivated individual with the desire to make a difference;
  • Leadership experience with excellent communication and influential skills;
  • High sense of confidentiality
  • Ability to work under pressure and independently;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead by example to motivate, develop and direct people;
  • Very good organizational, analytical and administrative skills, with experience in Staff management;

How to apply:

Interested persons with the required background and experience are invited to submit their application to [email protected] before 17th January, 2018. Please include a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates, current and expected remuneration and contact details of three referees. (Indicate the position title on the subject line).

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.