Office Administrator – WASH-FIN, Mozambique

Tetra Tech International Development Services
Apply by 31 August 2018
Mid-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 18 July 2018

Job Description

Tetra Tech International Development Services (http://www.tetratech.com/intdev) is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified Office Administrator candidates for the USAID/WASH-FIN project.

Tetra Tech is implementing the USAID funded Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH-FIN) project in Mozambique aiming to close WASH Sector financing gaps. The project has a vacancy for an Office Administrator for Mozambique to be based in Maputo on a fixed term contract.

The Mozambique Office Administrator is responsible for all financial and administrative operations in WASH-FIN’s Maputo, Mozambique office. S/he will maintain a record of all expenditures as well as receipts of funds, prepare all the documentation related to purchase or disbursement of funds. S/he will also oversee all administrative functions including general office administration, human resources functions, and supervision of the procurement system for equipment and supplies. The Office Administrator will report to and support the Mozambique Team Leader in implementing the project.

Responsibilities:

* Participate actively in the development of the strategic plan of WASH-FIN Mozambique.

* Work with other members of the Mozambique-based team to develop the annual budget of the WASH-FIN Mozambique project, submit to WASH-FIN in the required time frame, and follow up on its implementation and completion.

* Set up a reliable system of budgeting on results and performance (cost and effectiveness of interventions).

* Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual project reports.

* Ensure the follow-up of the execution of budgets and work plans.

* Carry out other specific duties and tasks as may be assigned within identified competencies.

Essential Skills:

* Monitor cash availability daily to cover office expenditures.

* Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports for the project as required by the Team Leader.

* Perform bank reconciliations and regular financial reports.

* Prepare salary payments including all the statutory deductions.

* Ensure that all expenses, payments, receipts, bank reconciliations and any financial information, as may be required by the project coordinator, are captured in QuickBooks.

* Participate in the procurement process according to USAID and Tetra Tech rules and regulations.

* Maintain the filing system according to Tetra Tech requirements.

* Assist project staff, consultants and visitors with local logistic information including visas, etc.

* Undertake human resources functions, including establishing and maintaining effective management of personnel records and files.

* Supervise the procurement system for equipment and supplies, ensuring robust quality control and due diligence in full compliance with Tetra Tech and USAID policies, procedures, rules and regulations.

* Liaise with relevant partners in project matters pertaining to WASH-FIN activities.

* Perform any other duties, as may be assigned from time to time by the Country Team Leader.

Qualifications:

* University degree in accounting, finance or any other similar degree.

* Minimum of five years’ work experience, preferably in the management of projects funded by USAID.

* Excellent knowledge of information and computer technology, with expertise in accounting software QuickBooks.

* Understanding of the WASH sector in Mozambique would be an added advantage.

* Excellent command of the English is required.

* Ability to travel as needed.

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the on-line process:

* Cover Letter

* CV in reverse chronological format

* List of at least three professional references. (Please provide email and phone numbers)

Please indicate where you saw Tetra Tech’s IDS ad posted.

Apply on-line at: http://ow.ly/rqz630l0Dpf

Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. No phone calls will be accepted. Deadline for applications is August 31, 2018.

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—17,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.

About the Organization

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—17,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.

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