Finance and Admin Assistant

Swisscontact
Location: Nepal
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2020-11-25 Deadline: 2020-12-15
  • Location : Nepal
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor's Degree
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : Finance / Administration
  • Nature : Contract
Job Description

Swisscontact is a leading partner organisation for the implementation of international development projects. We promote inclusive economic, social and ecological development to make an effective contribution towards sustainable and widespread prosperity in developing and emerging economies.
Government of Nepal (GoN) and Government of Switzerland have been implementing Nepal Vocational Qualifications System Project (NVQS-P) since 2015. The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is providing financial and technical assistance to the GoN (Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT)/Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST)) for the implementation of the project. Swisscontact Nepal has set up a technical assistance team- Project Support Unit (PSU) on behalf of SDC.

For the second Phase of NVQS-P, we invite applications from committed and experienced Nepali citizens for the following position.
 

Finance and Admin Assistants (2)
Location: NVQS Office, Province One and Three with frequent field-visits
Reports to: Technical Coordinator
Duration: One year with possibility of extension
 

Purpose of the Job
Under the direct supervision and leadership of Technical Coordinator, this position is responsible to support for day to day financial and admin operations of NVQS Project at provincial level and ensure that the Swisscontact’s Project is running smoothly and without disruptions including store keeping and inventory management.

Qualification, Experience and Skills
The individual must conform to the following qualifications, experience and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field – Accountancy/Financial Management or the equivalent.
  • Minimum of three years’ work experience in Administration or Account or Finance, preferably in development cooperation or NGO/INGOs.
  • Ability to interpret financial procedures and standards and their application.
  • Excellent time management, problem-prevention, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work accurately with close attention to detail, and to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to keep sensitive information confidential.
  • Demonstrate high level of ethical behavior.
  • Competent IT skills, including experience of Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Nepali are a must.

Apply Instructions

Application Procedures:
Please submit your current CV with at least two referees, Job Application Form and a cover letter to np.info@swisscontact.org latest by 15 December 2020.
Please mention the position applied for in the "subject" line of your email.
 

Swisscontact Nepal shall not entertain any phone enquiries or other such solicitations for these positions. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the selection process. Swisscontact Nepal reserves the right to reject any or all applications.
 

Swisscontact Nepal promotes workforce diversity and applies positive discrimination to candidates from discriminated groups (Women, Dalit, Janajati, Madhesi/Terai and other minority communities).

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Organization Summary

Swisscontact supports economic, social and ecological development of South Asia by implementing projects which enable people to improve their living conditions on their own initiatives. Swisscontact has been engaged in international development cooperation in the region since 1962, when it started working in Chandigarh, India and established the Indo-Swiss Training Centre. Gradually, Swisscontact expanded operations across Bangladesh in 1979, Pakistan and Sri Lanka in 1980 and Nepal in 1990.

At present, Swisscontact South Asia has the largest portfolio of development projects in Bangladesh and the office located in Dhaka functions as the South Asia Regional Office (SARO). Swisscontact also maintains a country office in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Swisscontact aims to further strengthening its presence in South Asia whilst building and maintaining strong networks with private businesses; public agencies; micro, small and medium enterprises; non-governmental organisations and civil society; bi- and multi-lateral donor agencies and host governments.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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