Junior Contract and Finance Officer (BRIDGES Programme) job at First Consult PLC
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Vacancy title:Junior Contract and Finance Officer (BRIDGES Programme)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Consulting , Category: Consulting ]

Jobs at:First Consult PLC

Deadline of this Job:31 July 2022  

Duty Station:Within Ethiopia , Addis Ababa, Ethiopia , Horn of Africa

Date Posted: Monday, July 04, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Description
First Consult is a leading economic development consulting firm implementing projects in Ethiopia. Founded in 2006, First Consult (FC) has grown to design and implement projects across the agriculture, manufacturing and service sectors. Our multidisciplinary teams combine a capacity to execute with a clarity of the local context. We have delivered at-scale real impact in terms of jobs & wealth creation, business formation & growth, and investment attraction & mobilization.
First Consult (FC) is contracted to provide management and technical support services to MasterCard Foundation (MCF) under the BRIDGES programme to support the creation of close to 600,000 youth jobs (80% women) and 15,000 MSMEs, with 300,000 unemployed youth trained through supporting Industrial Parks (IP) job creation initiative and market linkage between IPs and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME). The BRIDGES Programme addresses fundamental, immediate and complementary challenges to unlock the potential for job creation within IPs and their surrounding ecosystem.
The Junior Contract and Finance Officer will be responsible for preparing contracts for individuals and partnering companies. She/He will be responsible to track contract performance and payments, conducting due diligence and vetting, processing payments and tracking each transaction accordingly.
• Support the contract negotiation process,
• Ensure compliance by various external partners of First Consult PLC is properly adhered to as per the contract,
• Conduct the vetting and due diligence process for all partners and ensure the documentation,
• Prepare contracts as per the applicable contract template,
• Manage, review and update contract for each partner,
• Maintain proposal information on appropriate corporate and departmental systems,
• Follow up on settlements,
• Ensure the required documentation and authorization,
• Process payments for the contract in a timely manner,
• Process payment requests for contract milestones,
• Track on monthly basis the actual expenses of all contracts,
• Process payment requests for contract milestones,
• Ensure that all the hard and soft copy files of the contract are properly documented,
• Perform other duties as required and assigned by the Line Manager.
The Junior Contract and Finance Officer will report to Senior Compliance and Grant Manager

Job Requirements

• BSc Degree in Business, Finance or related fields,
• Minimum of 1 year experience in a similar position,
• Good interpersonal skills
• Excellent written and oral communication skills,
• Effective time and self-management
• Strong command of English and Amharic

How to Apply
Please send your updated CV and an application letter to jobs@firstconsultet.com  by July 13, 2022. The subject line of the email should read ‘Junior Contract and Finance Officer.’
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 12

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Ethiopia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 31 July 2022  
Duty Station: Ethiopia Addis Ababa
Posted: 04-07-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 04-07-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 04-07-2066
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