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Job Title: Administrative and Finance Assistant
                                              
Date: 27 July 2020
Apply by: 31 July 2020
Duration: 1 August 2020 - 28 February 2021

PROJECT BACKGROUND

 

In an effort address the impact of intense deforestation and tree and vegetation cover loss, compounded by the impact of climate change on the residents of Freetown and the Western Area Peninsula the #FreetownTheTreetownCampaign was launched in January 2020 as a core component of the Transform Freetown Agenda. The Mayor and the Freetown City Council (FCC) set the goal to increase tree and vegetation cover by 50% from 2018 levels by 2022. To get there, FCC has partnered with Western Rural District Council (WARD-C), central Government and critical civil society partners to plant and grow one million trees across the 13 Catchment areas of the Western Area Peninsula [Freetown and Western Area Rural District] over the 2020 and 2021 rainy seasons. EFA is supporting the Freetown City Council (FCC) to implement Phase one of the #FreetownTheTreetownCampaign.  

                   

SCOPE OF WORK:

Under the direct Supervision of the Project Director the Administrative / Finance Assistant support EFA to conduct sound administrative and financial management of the  #FreetownTheTreetownCampaign Project funded by the World Bank and the Government of Sierra Leone to Plant and Grow One Million Trees in Freetown Peninsula.

 

 

TYPICAL BACKGROUND, EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience

  • At least a Diploma, Bachelor’s degree preferred, in Business Administration, Accounting, and/or Finance.

  • At least Three (3) years of relevant work experience. Experience in a similar post in an NGO or Government organization will be considered an advantage.

  • Knowledge and experience in administrative; financial accounting and full range of office support work, with a high level of sustained performance.

  • Thorough knowledge and use of all relevant computer software and the ability to help organize data and information retrieval systems.

  • Competence in the use of standard software (SAP, Word, Excel, Access, MS Projects, and PowerPoint)

 

Personal Skills

  • Analysis and problem-solving skills with ability to make sound judgment

  • Good relationship management skills and the ability to work closely with local partners

  • Proactive, results-oriented, and service-oriented

  • Attention to details, accuracy, and timeliness in executing assigned responsibilities

 

FULL ADVERT
TO APPLY:

To apply click on the link: https://forms.gle/H7SC2STdMSHzau1D9. This position will close on Friday 31 July 2020.