- Number of Vacancy: 1
- Category: Business / Strategic Management
- Job Level: Mid Level
- Working Hours: 0
- Years of Experience 3
- Salary Range: $-
- Job Location: Harare
- Preferred Age: 0 (years)
- Required Education: Degree
- Vacancy Nature: Fixed Term Contract
Chemonics International Inc., a U.S. based international development consulting firm, seeks qualified candidates for the position of Operations Assistant for the USAID-funded Feed the Future Zimbabwe (FTFZ) Fostering Agribusiness for Resilient Markets (FARM) activity. This five-year program will support farmers, their households, and communities to diversify, intensify, and commercialize their crop and livestock production to build their assets and be more able to absorb, adapt, and transform in the face of climate, economic, and other shocks, allowing them to live healthier and more productive lives.We are seeking candidates for project offices in Harare and Chipinge. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
Responsibilities include: • Provide administrative, financial, logistical, and operational support to in-country team; • Tracks utilization of all office supplies and procures supplies as necessary and maintains accurate inventory of all project property; • Coordinateslogistics for meetings and events, including arranging for venue space, audioNisual needs, participant travel, etc.; • In coordination with the Driver, maintains accurate mileage, fuel, and maintenance logs for the use of project vehicles; facilitates vehicle maintenance as needed; and ensures vehicles maintain proper licensing and registration. • In collaboration with the Finance and Administration (F&A) Lead, maintains and tracks the budget for in-country events; assists with travel, hotel accommodations, and in-country transportation for all project-related travel, including international consultants; • Assists the F&A Lead with the management of vendor relationships and maintains relationships with office building management and maintenance; • In collaboration with the F&A Lead, assists with procurement procedures by collecting quotations from vendors and ensuring deliverables are received in a timely fashion and meet the standards and specificationsagreed upon in the contract; • Undertakes petty cash duties, if required by theF&A Lead; assists the finance team with occasional auditing of expenses such as phone invoicesand travel vouchers; • Assists with staff timesheets submission and ensures that they are filled out correctly and that employee leave requests are filed; • Responsible for coordination of staff onboarding and departure logistics, including registration of staff, policy manual development, and completion of any staff departure checklists; implements project employee orientations; • Assists with any recruitment needsas requested. Qualifications: • A diploma degree required; bachelors degree preferred; • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in administration or project management; • Ability to work in a professional and cordial manner with fellow staff members, visitors, and partner institutions including international and local NGOs, governmental entities, support organizations, and the general public; • Experience working closely with multidisciplinary teams ofjunior and senior-level staff; • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity; • Fluency in English is required; • Will report to the Finance and Administration Lead or designee
Application Instructions: Please apply at https://chemonicsesaf.formstack.com/forms/zimbabwefarm. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling bases until all positions are filled. Applications will be accepted until July 15°, 2020. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.