Finance and Operations Administrator

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

Closing Date: 21 August 2017

Support the effective functioning of the Finance and Operations Cluster by providing administration support and coordination and ensuring synergies and collaborative relationships are enabled with other teams and other parts of the Federation.

Join ActionAid International’s Finance and Operations Team as the Finance and Operations Administrator and you will be part of a global team helping people use their own power to fight poverty and injustice. You will support the effective functioning of the Finance and Operations Cluster by providing administration support and coordination and ensuring synergies and collaborative relationships are enabled with other teams and other parts of the Federation. You will be responsible for the following:

  • Project Management Support
  • General HROD Support
  • Financial Support
  • Executive Support

You must have good administrative/office experience where initiative, problem-solving, liaisong and diplomacy are required. Experience of financial administration, including budget monitoring within an international agency, good organisational skills and outstanding attention to detail are a must have. You need to be Adept at technology, familiar with standard Microsoft platforms and with social media and internet-based work-sharing and virtual seminar platforms. Be excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build good working relationships with multi-cultural teams spanning multiple geographies.

A school certificate and secretarial/ administration or similar technical Qualification is required. You must have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, ability to inform and engage through written communication and in accessible language.

In order to be considered for this position, you will need to have eligibility to work in South Africa. 

If you are interested and meet the criteria, send your CV and motivation cover letter to hrworkspace@actionaid.org. You are requested to highlight in the motivation letter how specifically you meet the criteria for this role.  Please clearly indicate which position you are applying for.

Recruitment consultancies/agencies should not approach ActionAid with regards to open vacancies. We regret that agency candidates will not be considered. ActionAid International welcomes applications from all sections of the community and promotes diversity.

Due to high volumes of applications received, we can only correspond with short listed applicants. Should you not have received feedback on your application within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.