Job Vacancy For Administrator At Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

The Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH draws on the wealth of regional and technical expertise as well as tried and tested management know-how. As a federal enterprise, we support the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international co-operation for sustainable development. GIZ offers customised solutions to complex challenges. We offer demand-driven, tailor-made and effective services for sustainable development in more than 130 countries worldwide.

Job Summary

We are looking for an Administrator to join our team.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
The Administrator is responsible for:

• Providing administrative and financial services
• Ensuring that financial and administrative regulations are complied with is responsible for financial management, such as cash withdrawals, keeping the cashbox, bank accounts, preparing and entering vouchers (Cashbook and Bankbook)
• Prepares the Withholding Tax schedule and payment
• Follows up on VAT issues
• Prepares and organises internal meetings and trainings
• Trains new development advisors in the administrative and financial procedures and formulas to use
• Co-ordinates with the GIZ office and the GIZ Head Office on the mode of service delivery
• Carries out internal controls, advises on financial aspects of projects
• Is responsible for filing documents in reference files or in DMS in line with GIZ's filing rules
• Manages confidential files
• Performs other duties and tasks at the request of management

Qualification Required & Experience

Qualifications and Competencies:
Formal Education:

• University degree in relevant specialisation and qualification in business administration (equivalent of BA or MBA)

Professional Experience:

• At least 5 years professional experience in a comparable position

Other knowledge, additional competence:

• Good working knowledge of ITC technologies (SAP, MS Office)
• Good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
• Very good knowledge of the English and German language
• In-depth understanding of financial planning and accounting
• Board experience of management and administration
• Results-oriented performance
• Good communication skills
• Team player willingness to update skills as required by the tasks to be performed - corresponding measures are agreed with management

Location: Ghana

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and suitable applicants are to forward their applications with a detailed Curriculum Vitae and a half to one page letter addressing the applicant's motivation by email to: hr-[email protected], kindly, note that only shortlisted applicants would be contacted. If you do not hear from us 2 weeks after the deadline, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Closing Date: 19 April, 2013