Finance and Administration Officer

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 6 July 2020

Job Description

About the program

ASEAN–Australia Counter Trafficking (ASEAN-ACT) continues Australia’s long running collaboration with ASEAN and its member states to end human trafficking in our region. The program will principally work on strengthening the justice sector response to human trafficking, while opening up new partnerships with allied government agencies, civil society and business. It will engage all 10 ASEAN Member States in some capacity and will continue national-level programming in Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

About the role

The Finance and Administration Officer (FAO) will support the Operations Manager (OM) and the Country Manager (CM) in a range of activities which may include finances, administration, logistics, and human resources.

The Finance and Administration Officer (FAO) will work closely with the Country Manager and Operations Manager and is a member of the Country Team. S/he will work in a timely and detailed manner to ensure ASEAN-ACTs financial data is complete, accurate and complies with the programs policies and procedures. The position will work closely with the Country Manager, Operations Manager, and the Hub team in support with administration, finances, and logistics as required.

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About you

You will be selected based on the following selection criteria:

  • Post-secondary or tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline, such as financial management, accounting, or public administration is desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience in financial management, preparing budgets and expenditure reports
  • Good interpersonal, teamwork and communication skills and able to maintain good relationships with colleagues and external counterparts and stakeholders
  • Excellent organisational skills with demonstrated experience in assisting to organise meetings and events including arranging travel and logistics; and
  • Ability to work under pressure whilst ensuring accuracy and attention to detail.

How to apply?

Send an email to with:

  • The words ‘Finance and Administration Officer - Lao PDR’ in the email subject
  • Your CV

Applications close at Sunday, 5PM Bangkok time, 19th July 2020. Queries relating to this position should be directed to It is essential that you quote ‘Finance and Administration Officer - Lao PDR’ in your email title, or you may not receive a response.

Late applications will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted in English.

Other information

Cardno is committed to child protection and safeguarding the welfare of children in the delivery of our International Development programs. Recruitment and selection procedures reflect this commitment and will include relevant criminal record checks.

About the Organization

About Cardno

Cardno is a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work. Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years’ experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs.

Cardno ID (International Development) manages a number of donor-funded programs in the Asia Pacific region. We engage in international development as a holistic, multidisciplinary and integrated process. Strengthened by our geographic and market diversity, we are committed to providing innovative and integrated solutions that create opportunities for significant, lasting change in emerging economies. Partnering with multilateral and bilateral donors, private clients, governments and communities to develop sustainable solutions to complex challenges, we work with local counterparts to achieve meaningful impact.

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