Finance and Administration Officer - Namibia

TITLE: Finance and Administration Officer – Namibia

LENGTH OF CONTRACT: Fixed term up to 31 August 2022 (full-time)

REPORTING: To the HPA Programmes Manager for Namibia

BENEFITS: NAD180,766 – 200,000 PA before deductions

About the Role

This is a full-time, fixed term contract that will run up to 31 August 2022 – with the potential for the role to be extended depending on funding being secured. We are looking for an individual who can start as soon as possible. The role is varied and involves working across a range of finance and administration tasks. You will be part of a small but dynamic team in-country and will work closely with finance and programmes colleagues in our head office in the UK.

About Us

Health Poverty Action acts in solidarity with health workers, activists and communities worldwide to improve health and challenge the causes of poverty. When we stand together, we are all powerful. We do this in three distinct ways:

  • We approach health as an issue of social justice
  • We prioritise those missed out by others
  • We address the full range of factors which impact on health

About You

We are looking for a finance officer who has strong experience and skills in financial processes and procedures.

We need someone who is competent in: preparing monthly expenditure reports, preparing and analysing reports and reconciliations against donor budgets, the preparation of budgets, and the processing of monthly payroll and benefits.

We are looking for an individuals who can work collaboratively with colleagues to discuss project finances and pays close attention to expenditure spends against budgets. You’ll need cultural awareness and strong interpersonal skills. You must be fluent in written and spoken English with demonstrable attention to detail and knowledge of processing payroll in accordance to Namibian laws and regulations. We are recruiting an experienced and motivated Finance and Administration Officer with a proven track record of delivering to deadlines in a busy and dynamic environment.

Health Poverty Action is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

At Health Poverty Action, we value diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and are committed to having a team with a diverse set of skills, experiences and abilities. We strongly encourage those from diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to Apply

Applicants should send their application form to Pieter (Programmes Manager) by midnight (Namibia time) Wednesday October 27th. All applications should be sent to [email protected].

Please note that due to a potentially high number of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

CVs can also be attached as a supporting document however applications without an application form will not be considered.

Please find the Job description / person specification and application form in the link below or here: HPA-Application-Form.

Important documents

Job Description

Application Form (Word document)

Application Form (PDF)