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Administrative and Finance officer EQUIP 2
Expertise France

Expertise France is the French public agency for the design and implementation of international technical cooperation projects. Contributing to a country’s development is not about replacing local actors. It means conducting a constructive dialogue with them in order to develop the most relevant solutions for addressing the challenges they are facing. Our operations, via a transfer of know-how between peers, aim to build the capacities of partner countries to develop and implement high-quality public policies.



 Vacancy No: 02/2023
 Section/Unit: Education
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Duration: Full Time
 Closing Date: 22 March 2023


Mission of the service

Following EQUIP 1 (2018-2021), the Education Quality Improvement Programme in Sudan 2 (EQUIP 2, 2021-2024) is a EU-funded programme that seeks to improve the quality of education in Sudan, for which Expertise France, in partnership with France Education International, is responsible of the component 2: Enhance basic-school teachers’ qualification in Sudan, particularly through the focus on professional skills for both pre-service teacher training (PSTT) and in-service teacher training (ISTT).



The staff member is under the direct supervision of the EQUIP 2’s Financial and administrative Manager (Expertise France).

The staff member is under the administrative supervision of the French Institute

 Duties and responsibilities:

Areas of responsibility

Under the direct supervision of the Financial and administrative Manager and the overall supervision of the Team Leader and in close consultation with the project coordination teams at Expertise France headquarters (CHDS), the AdFin officer will:

  • Support the management of the financial and accounting system of the projects in Khartoum act as deputy accountant.
  • Support in preparing payments, cheques, and payment authorization vouchers.
  • Carryout invoices check and translation.
  • Ensure all the supporting documents are complete and signed by the required party and follow up with suppliers, service providers, partners and beneficiaries as needed.
  • Ensure proper archiving and all documents are scanned
  • Support in cash withdrawals from the bank
  • Support the preparation of the project activities
  • Act as focal point for the facilitators
  • Handle airplane booking for participants and staff,  
  • Handle cars planning, ensure the log book is filled on time, insurance is up to date and filling the drivers’ extra hours.
  • Act as focal point for IFRS contract daily operations. 
  • Ensure compliance with EF and EU procedures, and compliance with the projects’ manual of procedures.

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:


  • Fluent in Arabic and English (spoken and written);
  • University degree in accounting or Business Administration or similar area;
  • At least 2 years of similar professional experience, preferably in finance and accounting;
  • Previous similar experience in international technical assistance projects;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Excellent organization and time management skills;
  • Great attention to meeting deadlines;
  • Ability to work proactively and autonomously;
  • Multi-lingual/international environment and ability to accommodate differences to interact effectively with people of different cultures;

Perfect command of Microsoft Office tools (especially DOC and XLS).

Closing Date: 22.03.2023

Candidates are requested to submit CV and motivation letter in English 

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