Support to the office of the National Authorizing officer (NAO) of the European Development Fund Location

Country
Zambia
Position
Key expert 4: Finance and Contracts Advisor
Expected Start
11 December 2018
Duration
660 working days
Deadline
16 July 2018
Contact
Olivia Agneessens ( oagneessens@proman.lu )

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Overall objective

The overall objective of the project of which this contract will be part is as follows:

To support the Government's development strategy through the implementation of sound EU development programmes and to foster a more coherent and informed approach to policy dialogue and to development cooperation, political cooperation and trade related issues.

This programme is relevant for the Agenda 2030. It contributes primarily to the progressive achievement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target – "End poverty in all its forms everywhere" – but also promotes progress towards Goal 17, "Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development".

Purpose

The purpose of this contract is as follows:

To contribute to efficient and effective programming and implementation of EU funded projects and programmes by the NAO.

Qualifications

Education and Skills

  • S/he must possess a Master degree of in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Accounting or equivalent;
  • In the absence of a Master degree in these areas, the expert must have a University degree of a minimum of three years and at least five years of professional experience above the minimum general professional experience required;
  • Additional qualifications in financial management, accounting and/or procurement will be considered as an advantage;
  • Computer literate;
  • Good inter-personal skills to be able to work within a team and carry out networking activities related to their tasks.

General Experience

  • A minimum of five years' experience in leading a team in finance and or accounting;
  • Experience in computer-based accounting systems.

Specific Experience

  • A minimum of three years' experience with procurement procedures, including calls for tender for services, supplies and/or works contracts;
  • A minimum of three years' experience in working with EDF/EU procedures;
  • Demonstrated experience with grant management will be an advantage.

Language skills

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