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FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER IN RWANDA , Rwanda

The Belgian development agency, BTC, mobilises its resources and its expertise to eliminate poverty in the world. BTC contributes to the efforts of the international community and works towards a society that provides present and future generations with sufficient resources to build a sustainable and fair world.

Its staff members in Brussels and abroad embody the commitment of the Belgian State and other development partners to international solidarity. Today, BTC operates in 18 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America and supports more than 200 development cooperation projects and programmes. In future, following a decision of the Minister of Development Cooperation, the focus will be on 14 intervention countries.

To further develop its activities, BTC is looking for a (m/f): Financial and Administrative Officer, For the Rwanda Decentralization Programme

Duty Station: Kigali, RWANDA
Duration of contract: 17 months
Expected starting date: June 1st 2018
Monthly salary package: Level 2 - B417: i.e. between 5.145,71 euros and 7.203,44 euros (inclusive gross monthly salary and expat benefits: expat and hardship allowances). The salary depends on relevant experience.
Furthermore, our expatriate staff members are also offered customary expatriate benefits such as a (capped) housing allowance, a moving allowance, an installation allowance, a (capped) school allowance for children accompanying, an insurance package for the whole family, including repatriation insurance, and an annual round-trip flight ticket for each family member.

The amounts disbursed will vary in function of relevant recognised experience for the function, the household’s composition and the fiscal situation.

Project:
Decentralization has been a key policy of the Government of Rwanda (GoR) since May 2000 when the National Decentralization Policy was adopted. The Governments of Rwanda and Belgium have agreed that decentralization will be a key focus sector of development cooperation within the framework of the Indicative Cooperation Programme (ICP) 2011-2014. The ICP and the subsequent identification and formulation phases identified and validated that the Rwanda Decentralization Support Programme (RDSP) will be delivered through a coordinated and integrated programmatic approach with two strategic interventions focusing on:
Institutional strengthening and enhancing capacities at the national and sub national level (RDSP-ECD);
Support to the implementation of District Development Plans (DDPs) with a focus on LED (RDSP-DDP).

Function:
The financial and administrative expert is responsible for the financial and administrative management of the programme/interventions.
Therefore, (s)he will primarily:
• Prepare the budget and the financial reporting.
• Guarantee adequate usage of resources and reliable financial information.
• Ensure efficient procurement management, contract management and logistics (in collaboration with the contracting officer) in accordance with the procedures and contractual obligations (public contracts…). Participate in the elaboration, management and control of the Grant Agreements.
• Manage the fiduciary risks. Put in place an internal control system, implement the actions plans resulting from audits and follow up on them.
• Manage the administrative and financial team composed for the programme and the support to interventions (recruitment, setting objectives, performance meetings…).
• Support the Representation, the programme and the interventions by providing one’s technical expertise (advice, sharing of experience, representing BTC vis-à-vis other entities…).
• Capacity development of partner entities.

The financial and administrative expert falls hierarchically under the authority of the Programme Manager.

Profile:

Required level of education
• Hold a Master’s degree in management, applied economics or finance.

Required and/or desired experience
• At least five years of professional experience in financial management;
• Experience in auditing, in risk management and in financial management in the public sector;
• Experience in change management is an important asset;
• A first successful experience in team management;
• At least one international field experience as an expat, preferably within an international organisation.

Required mastery
• Mastery of financial management;
• Computer literacy (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, databases);
• Proficient in English and French;
• Practical knowledge of Dutch is an asset.

Behavioural aptitude
• Adherence to BTC's values: commitment, respect, responsibility and integrity;
• Analytical skills, integrative and innovative capacity;
• Proactive organisational skills and ability to apply decisions taken;
• Negotiating skills and ability to impact one’s environment in view of fostering ‘win-win’ results;
• Capacity of instilling trust through ‘consultancy and service’-oriented professional relations;
• Capacity of accompanying others and supporting them in their daily functioning.

Interested?
Please apply no later than 3rd of January 2018

Are you interested in becoming a Financial and Administrative Officer in Rwanda? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

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Expiring: Jan 03, 2018
EXPERT EN CONTRACTUALISATION , Guinea

Dans le cadre du développement de ses activités, la CTB recherche un (h/f): Expert en Contractualisation (ECT – Expert en Coopération Technique)

Lieu d’affectation: Conakry (family duty station), avec de multiples déplacements sur l’axe Conakry - Kindia – Mamou - Labé
Durée indicative du contrat: 36 mois
Date probable d’entrée en fonction : Q2 2018
Package salarial mensuel: Niveau 2 - B417 c’est-à-dire entre 6.135,61 euros et 9.430,72 euros (en ce compris le salaire brut mensuel et les avantages liés au statut d'expatrié: primes d’éloignement et de pénibilité). Le salaire est calculé en fonction de l'expérience pertinente.
En outre, nos collaborateurs expatriés bénéficient également d’avantages liés à l'expatriation tels que la prise en charge des frais de logement (plafonnés), une allocation de déménagement, d’installation, la prise en charge des frais de scolarité des enfants qui accompagnent (plafonnés), un package d’assurances pour toute la famille dont l’assurance rapatriement, des billets d’avion aller-retour une fois/an pour toute la famille.
Les différents montants payés vont varier en fonction de l’expérience pertinente reconnue pour la fonction, la composition familiale et la situation fiscale.

Le contexte
La CTB a ouvert son Agence en Guinée début 2016. Dans le cadre de la coopération bilatérale guinéo-belge, un programme de démarrage (10M€) a été rapidement signé et sa mise en œuvre est en cours. Un nouveau programme bilatéral (45M€) est également en cours de construction pour la période 2018-2022.

En parallèle, La Délégation de l’UE en Guinée est sur le point de confier à la CTB en Guinée deux contrats importants (70 Millions €) en Guinée pour la période 2018-2022 :
• le contrat PAGoDA EUTF « INTEGRA » (35M€) (= Trust Fund d’Urgence), pour l’exécution d’un Projet d’Intégration socio-économique des migrants potentiels et retournés par la création de l’emploi sur l’axe Conakry-Kindia-Mamou-Labé, sera signé en décembre 2017, et sera réalisé en partenariat avec deux agences le PNUD et l’UNCDF. Au niveau de la CTB, les activités porteront sur la création d'emplois durables au travers de chantiers-écoles et d'activités à haute intensité de main d'œuvre (HIMO). Le choix des infrastructures sera déterminé en amont par la réalisation de plans de développement économique et social participatifs avec l’ensemble des acteurs locaux.

• le contrat PAGoDA « SANITA » sur le 11ème FED (35M€). L’objectif général de l’intervention SANITA est d'améliorer l’environnement sanitaire et la qualité de vie des populations urbaines de Conakry et Kindia. Dans le cadre du Programme Indicatif National (PIN) du 11ème Fonds Européen de Développement (FED), l'assainissement urbain est identifié comme secteur de concentration. Compte tenu de la situation sanitaire critique et de la magnitude des besoins, il est proposé d’adopter une approche territoriale intégrée, promouvant des politiques urbaines et territoriales inclusives et durables, s’attaquant au problème des déchets solides, obstacle majeur au bon fonctionnement du réseau existant d’évacuation des eaux.

La mise en œuvre des différentes interventions du programme est assurée par la CTB s’appuyant sur de différents types de prestataires/fournisseurs, et de partenaires
(para-) publics et privés démontrant une plus-value confirmée en lien avec les objectifs visés du programme. Ces prestataires/fournisseurs ou ces partenaires sont contractualisés à travers des mécanismes de marchés publics (législation belge) et d’octroi de subsides (réglementation Guide CTB) ou au moyen d’ accords de coopération spécifiques conclus avec la CTB. De plus, plus spécifiquement pour l’intervention INTEGRA, le PNUD et l’UNCDF sont des partenaires qui prendront en charge une partie des activités demandant lien de contractualisation entre la CTB et ces agences UN.


La fonction

L’expert International en Contractualisation assure la gestion adéquate des processus et dossiers de marchés publics, des autres formes de contractualisation, ainsi que des mécanismes de contrôle et de développement d’outils adéquats.

Cette personne est chargée des tâches suivantes:

1. Gestion / appui aux marchés publics et autres types de contrats (notamment subsides)
• Assurer le suivi et l’encadrement de A à Z des contrats des programmes/interventions;
• Assurer ou appuyer à la rédaction du volet juridico-administratif des contrats ;
• Assurer le suivi des dossiers auprès des instances compétentes ;
• Assurer le traitement, le suivi, l’évaluation et le rapportage lié aux contrats ;
• Assurer ou appuyer à l’élaboration des planifications, entre autres le plan de passation des marchés publics, pour le Programme
• Assurer la publication nécessaire dans les canaux de publication applicables (site web CTB, journaux officiels)

2. Conseiller les programmes/interventions en matière de contractualisation
• Effectuer des analyses sur la gestion des différents types de contrats ;
• Faire des recommandations pour les rapports de suivi et la préparation du PIC (programme indicatif de coopération);
• Accompagner et/ou remplacer le Coordinateur de programmes / représentant résident et/ou les Programmes /Interventions lors de réunions et rencontres sur la problématique des différents types de contrats ;
• Etablir et développer des relations avec les partenaires techniques et financiers intervenant dans ce domaine, en coordination avec les projets de la Coopération Belge traitant des mêmes sujets ;
• Étudier le cadre réglementaire et autres documents ayant trait aux marchés publics et autres types de contrats ;
• Rédiger des documents d’information à destination des équipes des programmes/interventions ;
• Fournir des conseils sur la bonne gestion des contrats ;
• Capitaliser les bonnes pratiques et en assurer la bonne diffusion ;
• Assurer des formations ;
• Assister les projets dans leur dialogue avec les autorités locales, notamment avec les instances nationales de contrôle ;
• Assurer le suivi et le traitement des litiges.

3. Veiller au respect par les programmes/interventions des dispositions prévues en matière de planification, de monitoring et de rapportage sur les différents types de contrats.

Le profil

Diplôme
• Diplôme de niveau master en droit, gestion, économique appliquée ou finance ;

Expérience requise
• Minimum 3 ans d’expérience professionnelle en gestion des marchés publics et/ou subsides;
• Expérience dans les systèmes et outils en matière de marchés publics ou gestion administrative.

Compétences techniques
• Bonne connaissance de la législation belge et/ou européenne concernant les marchés publics et les subsides;
• Bonne connaissance des applications informatiques;
• Bonne connaissance du français et de l’anglais.

Compétences personnelles
• Rigueur, sens des responsabilités, capacité à travailler de manière autonome, facultés d’analyse ;
• Résistance au stress ;
• Capacité à produire des résultats ;
• Grandes aptitudes relationnelles et diplomatie ;
• Sens du service et de l’appui ;
• Esprit d’équipe (organisation et gestion de groupes de travail) et capacités en matière de résolution de conflits ;
• Bonnes compétences sur le plan de la planification et l’organisation.

Intéressé(e)?
Postulez au plus tard le 31 décembre 2017.

Are you interested in becoming a Expert en Contractualisation in Guinea? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

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Expiring: Dec 31, 2017
GENERAL MANAGEMENT COUPLE , Botswana

We are currently looking for an experienced management couple to take over the management of a privately owned 40.000 hectare 4 star lodge bordering the CKGR, Botswana.

Requirements
- At least 3 years management experience in a 4 or 5 star lodge operation.
- Good administration skills, good F&B background preferable.
- Experience in dealing with high end clientele and an excellent understanding of high end lodge standards and services.
- A strong passion for the bush and willing to work in a remote area for long periods.
- Exceptional personal skills with both guests and staff.
- Strong leadership and organizational skills.
- Understand the logistics of working in a remote environment.
- Being an Botswana citizen or having a Botswana work permit is preferable, if not, relevant tertiary qualifications (preferably a degree or diploma in hospitality/tourism or similar qualification) are essential for obtaining a work permit.
- It is absolutely imperative that the one of the couple is an experienced and qualified trails guide. An SKS qualification would be highly advantageous.
- The other of the couple being a head chef would be highly advantageous.

Key areas of responsibility
- Run the total daily operation of the lodge.
- Overseeing and managing the overall guest experience at the lodge.
- Maintaining a high service ethic and standard across all aspects of the lodge.
- Operating and guiding the daily game drives.
- Accounting and basic administration.
- Complete staff management.
- Stock control, ordering and monthly stockreporting.
- Liase with tour operators, booking agencies and air charters.
- Overseeing and quality control of housekeeping.
- Managing and building relationships with key suppliers and agents.
- Basic maintanance.

If the one of the couple being a chef,
- Supervision of kitchen staff and food preparation, in line with the lodges standard.
- Must be able to think creatively and be able to prepare meals for all dietary types.
- Quality control of food, food presentation and service.
- Effective stock controlling and administration of orders to minimize shortages and wastage.
-Ensuring that the cleanliness and hygiene of the kitchen is of the highest standard.

Start date January 2018
Salary is negotiable on experience, full live in with good accommodation on offer.
Suitable qualified and experienced management couples are welcome to submit their credentials through for consideration.
More information or applications to dvl@bushman.co.za.

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Expiring: Jan 18, 2018
Farm for Sale in Hluhluwe , South Africa

Mind you, this is not a job advertisement, but this property is for sale.

Established lodge;

20.4 HA on unique location, bordering iSimangaliso Wetland Park. 13 km from Hluhluwe town and 20 minutes from Hluhluwe Imfolozi game reserve. On populair touristic route and easily accessible. 15 chalets and cottages, 4 separate houses, 2 pools, lisenced bar / restaurant. With separate licensed activity company with Game viewing and Horse trail concessions.

The Lodge:
Centrally located within the lodge you'll find the bar with fireplace and restaurant, kitchen and reception, boma with fireplace, pool, public toilets with showers. The lodge accommodation is nested around the main area in a tropical garden. The location, atmosphere and sense of nature make this piece of paradise truly unique.

Lodge - Accommodation:
- 4 x en suite cabins, 20 m2 with 1 double or 2 single beds
- 8 x en suite chalets 25 m2 with 1 double or 2 single beds
- 1 x cottage, en suite with bath, shower and double basin 35 m2 with 4 poster double bed
- 1 x family cottage, 2 bedrooms, en suite bathroom, 3 single, 1 double bed. 100 m2
- 1 x family cottage, 2 bedrooms, en suite bathroom, kitchen, lounge 2 single 1 double bed. 100 m2

Houses & Other buildings:
- 1x owners house. 200 m2, 2 bedrooms, 1 en-suite bathroom, separate toilet, large living with open plan kitchen. Office and storeroom with own entrance. Private garden, large pool, braai area. Partly air conditioned.
- 1x managers house 120 m2 with veranda, 1 bedroom, bathroom with toilet and shower, wash basin, kitchenette. Walk in closet.
- 1x cottage, 65m2, lounge with open plan kitchen with kitchenette, 1 bedroom, bathroom with shower, basin and toilet. Bedroom and living with double doors. Fully airconditioned.
- 1x 2 bedroom cottage 140m2. Bathroom with shower, toilet and basin, kitchen, carport. Private stoep at the back of the cottage.
- Staff quarters with 8 rooms, 2 bathrooms with shower and toilets.
- Workshop, laundry, staff workshop.
- Stables; 8 stands, paddocks, arena and saddle room.

Property:
- The property is easily accessible from R22
- Game fenced, entry gate with access control and camera's, 20.4 HA with Nyala, Impala, Warthog, Grey and Red duiker, Suni, Reedbuck
- 2 strong and reliable boreholes
- A seasonal dam size +/_ 0.8 HA
- Rainwater catchment and storage (aprox 250 000 ltr)
- Municipal water available at the border of the property (aprox 800 meter to the lodge)
- 3 phase eskom connection + solar + diesel generator for bar / restaurant area.

Property Details

Type of Property: Farm
Size of farm: 20.4 ha
Floor Size: 500 m²
Rates and Taxes: R 0
Listing Date: 08 November 2017

Rooms
Bedroom: 22
Bathroom: 21

External Features
Garage: 2
Parking: Yes
Garden: Yes

Price: R 8 000 000

Are you interested in buying this Farm in Hluhluwe? You can send an email to martijn@wildebeesecolodge.com.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Special job

Expiring: Dec 25, 2017
Finance and Administration Manager in Tanzania , Tanzania

Location: Moshi, Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania
Renumeration: Competitive and depending on experience
Contract Type: 2 Years (+)

Who we are:
Kilimanjaro Plantation was established in 2000 and is now one of East Africa’s largest coffee farms located above Moshi, on the southern slope of Kilimanjaro Mountain. It is recognized for growing and producing excellent Arabica Coffee for export thereby being one of the most modern coffee farms in Tanzania. We have 180 permanent employees and over 300 seasonal workers. For further information please visit our website: www.kili-plantation.com

We are currently looking for a young experienced, qualified and motivated financial controller to join and further develop our Finance and Administration team and activities in a long-term perspective.

Role:
The Finance and Admin Manager will be responsible to professionalize, enhance and guide the KPL’s finance, procurement and IT departments, with the objective of enabling management, shareholders, and departments to make sound financial decisions based on transparent financial planning and reporting.

Tasks and responsibilities:
In this role you will report to the Managing Director and your responsibilities will comprise:
• All matters pertaining to the overall management of the finance, accounting, procurement and IT departments.
• Ensure that all interfaces to support other departments are clearly defined and working accordingly to support the farm department and operations.
• Develop suitable reporting templates and monitor overall administration.

Skills:
A candidate envisaged for this role will have the following skills:
• In depth knowledge and experience of accounting and firm grasp of accounting principles and financial statements.
• Ability to monitor, forecast, assess and interpret corporate financial performance
• Strong leadership, sound judgment and strong organization skills.
• Analytical management skills with an accurate attention to detail, yet hands-on approach.
• Knowledge of largescale commercial agriculture preferable.
• Excellent team player

Experience:
A candidate envisaged for this role will have:
• Education: Undergraduate Degree in Accounting/Finance/or equivalent;
• Work Experience: 3 - 5 years of experience in Accounting or Finance, preferably in an international accounting/ auditing or financial advisory firm
• Fluent in English, preferably in Swahili
• Proficient in the use of MS Office and financial management software (e.g. Navision)
• Experience and interest to live and work in Tanzania on a long-term perspective.

If you are interested and believe you qualify for this role, please submit your application (CV and letter of application) in English.

Are you interested in becoming a Finance and Administration Manager in Tanzania? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Special job

Expiring: Dec 21, 2017
Solar Panel Project Manager , Ghana

Our client is an international integrated juice group, with a fruit juice processing facility in Ghana. The company is installing a solar project on site for their own use and therefore they are recruiting a Solar Panel Supervisor that is responsible for the installation of the solar system and the connection and interfacing of the system to the existing electrical installation in the plant.

• Responsible for overseeing the installation of the support system including setting out of the area.
• Responsible for overseeing the fixing of the solar panels and the hiring of these to the invertors.
• Responsible for the commissioning of the system and providing on the ground training to the maintenance team on the long-term requirements of the system.
• Insure that the electrical connections to the facility are soundly made and in compliance with local code and international practises.
• Day to day laisse with factory MD overall reporting to the Director of Projects. Manage a team of about 20 people on the ground.
• 2-4 years of experience in handling (standard) solar projects
• Electrical Engineering HV qualified - advantage
• Experience of working in West Africa
• Knowledge in electrical design concepts
• Project Management Skills
• Self-disciplined and have good organising abilities
• Good in prioritising task and co-ordination

This role is a temporary contract of 3-6 months, with a startdate of 1st of January 2018.

Expiring: Jan 15, 2018
Fruit Farm Manager , Ghana

Our client is an international integrated juice group, with a Fruit Farm in Northern Ghana and for their new operation we are recruiting a Fruit Farm Manager who will have overall responsibility for the management and financial performance of the farming operations on site.

Through a team of field supervisors/ sector mangers he will oversee the management of all of the activities involved in the agricultural operations, such as planting, manual field operations and crop inspection and treatment, harvesting and is pro-actively involved in the day to day planning and effective execution of field activities on the farm. The Manager prepares the short-term operational and maintenance plans for the farm and oversees its execution.
The manger will also be responsible for the management of the day-to-day relations with local stakeholders, the community and shareholders.

Responsibilities and tasks:
– Responsible for managing the farm within the budget parameters established by the CEO
– Oversee and organise the security of the farm and its workers
– Supervises the agricultural operations of all fields and crops to achieve optimal crop development, crop inspection, weed, pest & disease control, scouting & census operations, harvesting and all manual field operations.
– Supervises a management team of 6 people overseeing a local worker force (up to 200 to 300) including pickers at peak
– Implements daily routines and reporting structures for the sector supervisors to ensure the effective management of the field operations
– Establish maintenance schedule for plant and equipment
– Determine the need for irrigation and activate accordingly
– Monitoring and quality assessment of crops performance and implementing corrective actions where required
– Providing on a weekly basis a report to the CEO, including the usage of agricultural inputs and time keeping of field staff , updated forecasts on yields and variances to budget
– Evaluate current practices and identify/propose improvement paths
– Plan the harvests with the customer ensure resources are in place to support the field team in running an effective shift system during seasonal activities and harvesting.
– Implements and ensure the health and safety policies of the company are implemented across the farm.
– Voice the issues and concerns of staff and contract workers with the CEO
– Ensure the operations are conducted in an effective and organised manner
– Establish training and development plans to enhance the knowledge of the sector supervisors and work force
– Take on other duties and projects as required from time to time and act in a courteous, professional business-like manner in order to demonstrate a positive company image

Job requirements
– Demonstrable experience in similar roles managing a fruit based farm, with experience in managing field teams and agricultural operations, and in writing field reports.
– An excellent communicator that is good in managing-, organising- and planning
– Good understanding of the financial dynamics of farming and a commercial mind-set
– Experience of organic farming would be very beneficial
– Experience of managing similar start up operations would be helpful
– Willing to live and work in a rural setting

Startdate for this role is a.s.a.p. preferably 1st of January 2018.

Expiring: Jan 15, 2018