Logistics and Finance Assistant (Chipinge): GOAL
Who we are
GOAL is an international non-denominational, non-governmental and non-political humanitarian organisation dedicated to work towards ensuring the poorest and most vulnerable in our world and those affected by humanitarian crises have access to the fundamental rights of life, including but not limited to adequate shelter, food, water and sanitation, healthcare and education. We began humanitarian and developmental work in Zimbabwe from 2002 have gradually evolving from emergency response to long-term development. Currently our focus is on Livelihoods, Nutrition and WASH.
Career Opportunities with GOAL
GOAL is an equal opportunities employer to all individuals seeking possible employment with the organisation. We are looking for suitably qualified, highly competent and motivated individuals to be part of the GOAL Zimbabwe team for the Zimbabwe Country Program on a fixed term duration. Interested employment seekers are invited to apply for the following vacant positions:
General Description of the Project
In collaboration with the World Food Programme, GOAL Zimbabwe will carry out a Food for Assets (FFA) program in Chipinge. This project is aimed at establishing and/or revitalizing irrigation schemes, weir dams and dip-tanks. Working through communities, the program will introduce Watershed management, Climate Smart agriculture Training, Nutrition sensitive agriculture training, Village Savings and Lending Scheme (VSAL), Establishment of Asset Management Committees.
General Description of the Role
Reporting to the Project Manager, the Logistics and Finance Assistant, is a key member of the GOAL Zimbabwe Chipinge Project Team who will mainly contribute to the overall development and running of the project’s Logistics, Administration and Finance functions, adhering to the related internal policies. The incumbent will provide support to Finance, Logistics and HR at Country Office for technical functions related to the post
Summary of Key Duties
Ensuring effective safe keeping of assets including repairs and maintenance; Ensure proper handling of assets by users making sure that project staff have assets required to spearhead their duties and responsibilities; Receiving and recording all stock and non-stock items received into the warehouse as well as updating the stock database as well as participate in distributions for beneficiaries; Responsible for fleet reports and related duties including facilitating, refuelling and repair of vehicles; Support the Country Office procurement processes for the project, making enquiries with local suppliers for any arising requirements; Maintain complete and accurate cashbooks, reconciliations and accounting records ensuring all necessary payments are made; Ensure that donor guidelines are followed with all financial transactions affecting the programme area; Maintenance of office floats and cash controls for all payment and receipts from the petty cash and ensure all float accounts are cleared before closing the monthly cash book; Support Country Office Human Resources and Administration needs as required; Ensure GOAL Zimbabwe financial/logistics/personnel procedures and policies are adhered to at all times.
Person Specifications (Attributes and Qualifications)
The ideal incumbent should possess a minimum qualification of a Diploma in Finance, Logistics, Business Administration or the equivalent; Bachelors’ Degree and experience in working with refugees/in remote areas desirable; At least 2 years proven experience of working in rural community in development programs within an international NGO context; Excellent facilitation, negotiating and interpersonal skills; A high degree of honesty and integrity; Knowledge of Sphere and commitment to humanitarian principles; Proficiency in using standard Microsoft Office packages; Ability to work under pressure, with minimum supervision.
Interested individuals who meet the above specifications should apply via email to [email protected] clearly indicating the position being applied for on the subject line of the email. The application must include an application letter; and a Current CV with full contact details of at least three contactable referees. Please note that applications received outside the stated channels will be disqualified.