- Company: European Union Election Observation Mission 2021
- Location: Zambia
- State: Lusaka
- Job type: Temporary
- Job category: Accounting Jobs in Zambia
For Short-term (2-3 months) Positions
Open to External Candidates
IOM, acting as implementing partner for the European Commission, is seeking to recruit a number of local staff for support functions assigned to the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) inZambia. Allpositions are short term assignments (2 to 3 months) based in Lusaka(or in the regions of Zambia) and offer successful applicants the opportunity to gain valuable experience of working for an International Organization.
All candidates, should be non-partisan and willing and flexible to work in an environment with an intensive workload, have excellent command of English, good analytical and drafting skills and be familiar with MS Windows, Excel and Outlook. Candidates must be willing to work flexible hours and be able to perform under tight deadlines. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
VNE-17Finance & Contracts Expert Assistant (1 Position)
Under the overall supervision of Finance & Contracts Expert, the Finance & Contracts Expert Assistant will perform the following tasks: Facilitate the administration arrangements for the mission in close collaboration with the Finance & Contracts Expert; Ensure that briefings from IOM cover all areas relevant to the observers including the administration. Assist in the recruitment of local staff and prepare contracts/payroll according to IOM and EC regulations; goods receipt of purchased items, invoice verification and ensure proper archiving of financial or invoice related documentation. Assist in establishing smooth and transparent cooperation with mission experts. Assist in planning and organization of the deployment of the international staff and related disbursement of cash advances. She/he will participate in staff briefings, debriefings and team meetings as required and perform any other duties that may be required. Desirable qualifications include a degree in Business Administration or related field. The candidate must have at least 3 years professional experience performing similar functions in an International Organization or NGO. The candidate must be willing to work flexible working hours and under tight deadlines. Excellent English communications skills are essential. Fluency in any other local language would be an asset. Proficiency in word processing and other Microsoft software required.
Applications should be submitted by email to email@example.com as soon as possible and latest by 26 June 2021, clearly stating the position VNE number.
Each application should include a CV and short application letter in English only, plus full contact details. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Immediate availability to start working is required.