Project Finance and Risk Advisor Job at Sightsavers - Career Opportunity in Tanzania
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Vacancy title:
Project Finance and Risk Advisor

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Finance , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Deadline of this Job:
14 March 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, March 08, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


Sightsavers implements projects in over 30 countries in Africa and South Asia working to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote the rights of people with disabilities. We are looking for three new Project Finance and Risk Advisors to work closely with country office staff and other support teams to ensure that projects funded by donors run smoothly. .

Job Responsibilities.
• You are proactive by nature and have initiative.
• You are comfortable taking decisions and have a good sense of when to escalate issues.
• You are quick to notice irregularities, yet you do not lose sight of the bigger picture.
• You enjoy solving problems and have a keen eye for improvement.
• You communicate clearly. You adapt your language and pace to suit your listeners.
• You are confident holding close working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders.
• Last but not least, you are comfortable travelling to the countries we work in if necessary.
Job Holder Requirements

Job Skills
• Able to demonstrate finance and accountancy experience or excellent numerical skills
• Advanced Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
• Experience of working for an international (INGO)
• Proven experience of institutional donor project financial management
• Willing and able to travel on average twice a year if required (1-2 week trips)
• Good English language skills and experience working in English
• Good communication and stakeholder management skills
• Strong attention to detail with a willingness to follow issues through to resolution
• Continuous improvement mindset, seeking ways to improve processes and mitigate risk

Job Qualification.
• Proven experience of USAID, EC and FCDO project financial management
• Proven experience of financial training to finance staff
• Able to explain financial issues and procedures to a non-financial audience.
• Experience of a computer-based accounting system
• Any knowledge of languages in addition to English (French, Portuguese, Wolof, or Swahili would be particularly useful)
• High level of programmatic and financial understanding of the project cycle
• This is an involved role and please see the job description for full details.

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 14 March 2021
Duty Station: Dar es Salaam
Posted: 08-03-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 08-03-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 08-03-2064
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