Logistics and Finance Assistant – Mutare: GOAL Zimbabwe
Deadline: 13 January 2019
Who we areGOAL 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 GOALGOAL 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.
General Description of the Role
Reporting to the Project Manager, the Logistics and Finance Assistant, is a key member of the GOAL Mutare Team and will mainly contribute deliverables through ensuring the provision of adequate Finance and Logistics functions to Mutare based programmes. S/he will have a functional relationship with the Finance Manager and Logistic Supervisor at the Country Office for technical guidance, follow up and reporting.
Summary of Key Duties
Maintain complete and accurate cashbooks and account records for cash, fuel and grocery, ensuring payments are allocated correctly with regards to the budget; Ensure all the necessary documentation is compiled, checked and attached to payment vouchers for submission to Head Office; Ensure that all utility bills such as telephone, water, electricity are paid on time; Ensure that additional cash is requested for float as necessary and that an adequate level of cash is held in the safe at all times; Facilitate cash counts ensuring effective cash control for all payment; Focal point on all Chipinge field office float accounts are cleared as required; Act as the custodian of all assets and office equipment in Chipinge, ensuring safe keeping of assets, and facilitating repair and maintenance; Receiving and recording, storage, issuing and replenishing of all stock and non-stock items; Ensuring that all vehicles are handled and maintained as per Fleet Management Manual; Facilitating refuelling and repair of vehicles and generators as and when need arises; Assist in the procurement process of all the requirements for Chipinge Field Office in liaison with country office Logistics team; Supervision of contractors for works in Chipinge with guidance from relevant technical focal persons; Assist with driving responsibilities from time to time
(Attributes and Qualifications)Diploma in Accounting, Logistics, Administration or equivalent; Bachelors’ Degree will be desirable; A minimum of 3 years’ experience in development programming in the field of finance, logistics or administration; Knowledge of major donor regulations such as IRISH AID, UNHCR, DFID, UNICEF etc; Valid and Clean Class 4 Drivers’ License with at least 2 years driving experience; Ability to take direction and work independently; Excellent interpersonal and motivational skills; Proficiency in using Microsoft Computer Packages
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.