Monday, 12 August 2013

Finance & Office Manager Jobs in Tanzania at Oxford Policy Management Limited

Job Title: Finance & Office Manager

Employer: Oxford Policy Management Limited (OPM)

Duty Station: Dar es Salaam

Application Deadline: 16 August 2013.

Oxford Policy Management Limited (OPM) is one of the world’s leading international policy
development and management consultancies. We enable strategic decision-makers in the
public and private sector to identify and implement sustainable solutions for reducing social
and economic disadvantage in low- and middle-income countries. Supported by a
multinational team of more than 145 full-time specialists on three continents, our success is
based on a unique combination of high-quality analysis and 30 years’ practical experience of
facilitating positive change in over 120 countries worldwide. The fields in which we operate
range from health, education and the extractive industries through to public sector finance
and administration, social welfare, and national statistical systems and household surveys.
OPM is seeking to recruit a Finance and Office Manager to work in its Tanzanian office,
based in Dar es Salaam.
As a core member of OPM Dar es Salaam, the successful candidate will be responsible for the
set-up of the new office, all office administrative and financial duties, analysing financial
information and preparing financial reports by compiling information and utilising appropriate
accounting control procedures. The successful applicant will be responsible for and ensure
consistency with all finance policies and procedures for the office in collaboration with OPM

Qualifications and experience should include:

Education to degree level
Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including
generally accepted accounting principles
Knowledge of financial and accounting software applications including SUN
Knowledge of Tanzanian federal and state financial regulations
Ability to analyse financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and
Good computer skills including MS Office and accountancy software
Good written and spoken English language skills are essential

The ideal candidate will demonstrate:
Enthusiasm, drive, presence and self-motivation
Excellent communication and presentational skills
Ability to work independently for sustained periods
Ability to recognise and meet essential deadlines
Ability to deal with people at all levels
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

How to Apply:

The post is full time and permanent in nature. OPM offer a competitive salary and generous
Further information about the role, a job description and application form is available on our
website at If you are interested in applying,

please use the application form provided and send with a copy of your CV and covering email to