Wednesday, 16 April 2014

NGO Careers at Belgian Development Agency (BTC) - Administration and Finance Officer

Job Title: Administration and Finance Officer (AFO)

Employer: Belgian Development Agency (BTC)

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 15th May 2014

Job Description:

The Belgian Development Agency (BTC) mobilizes its resources and its expertise to eliminate poverty in the world. STC contributes to the efforts of the international community and works towards a society that provides present and future generations with sufficient resources to build a sustainable and fair world.

BTC has the vacancies in the project "Natural Resources Management for Local Economic Development in Kigoma Region (NRM-LED)" The project aims at improved enabling environment and strengthened capacities for sustainable management of Natural Resources linked to an equitable Local Economic Development resulting in increased benefits for the communities of selected landscapes in Kigoma Region".

The direct beneficiaries of the project are the local users of NR organized in Community Based Organizations (CBOs) for NRM; Local, and Regional Government Authorities, Non-state service providers and the Private sector, who associate themselves with the project implementation through partnerships in order to improve their management of Natural Resources in interaction with community partners.

The project execution period will have duration of 60 months, of which 9 months will be for the inception phase/baseline and 51 months for the implementation and exit. The project's central coordination team will be based at the Kigoma Regional Secretariat and implementation teams will be based in the District Councils of Uvinza, Kasulu and Kibondo.

The project will be led by a Project manager from RS office and a STC employed International Technical Advisor as co-manager. The team will comprise of (4) other BTC employed National Technical Advisors and supporting staff. One Technical advisor will be stationed in each of the 3 districts. Now, BTC seeks to recruit for the following positions, the expected starting date is 1st July 2014.

Administration and Finance Officer (AFO) (1 Position) Duty Station: Kigoma;-Max. Duration: 57 Months
Basic functions

The AFO under the leadership of the Project Manager and Project Co-Manager is responsible for the correct and timely execution of a variety of finance-related tasks not exclusively limited to those limited below. This includes working under the direct supervision of the BTC Representation for all "BTC own managed" . related expenses; and of both BTC Representation and National Project office for all "co-management" related expenses (if relevant) and is to contribute to the attainment of the project objectives in line with the project's Technical and Financial File (TFF), Project Implementation manual (PIM) and other related agreements.

How to Apply:

Terms of Reference for the positions can be viewed at

Please apply not later than 15th May 2014, by sending: Max. 1 page why you consider yourself to be the best fit, a CV indicating your relevant skills and experience and copies of relevant certificates, by a registered mail to:

Resident Representative;
BTC Tanzania;
1271 Haile Selassie Road,
P.O. Box 23209;
Dar es Salaam.