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Administrative Assistant 2 in Zalingay
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Zalingay
 Closing Date: 16 Sept 2021


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), an impartial, neutral and independent organisation striving to protect and assist the victims of war and internal violence, has been working in Sudan since 1978. The ICRC is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person for the following position: Administrative Assistant 2 for its office in Zalingay


Purpose: ​

Administrative Assistant 2 is responsible for the integrity of financial and analytical accounting and for reporting from the field. S/he oversees all financial resources and administrative activities, such as management of premises and staff travel, in Zalingay, and acts as Human Resources relay.


 Duties and responsibilities:

  • In charge of the accounts of the structure; may be asked to contribute to preparing the annual budget/monthly forecast and risk reporting, cost-control and analysis of budget deviations. Ensures compliance with statutory reporting requirements (i.e. taxes and social security, the latter in close collaboration with the Human Resources department in Khartoum, and regularly assesses the financial situation (including treasury) of the structure.
  • Acts as adviser, trainer and coach on all financial or economic matters for the teams running humanitarian projects.
  • Interprets institutional guidelines and policies considering the local context; sees to it that these are strictly applied and monitored, ensuring compliance with ethical standards and mitigating financial risks.
  • Acts as co-signatory and finance interface for both authorities and commercial parties (suppliers, banks etc.).
  • Provides reliable forecasts and budget data to Management.
  • Assists in locally hired staff, with dotted-line reporting to the Human Resources department in Khartoum
  • Oversees day-to-day financial management and maintenance of offices and residential premises; maintains an appropriate security set-up, including safe accommodation for all mobile staff.
  • Supports the Head of structure in establishing (and updating) the Risk Assessment for the delegation/structure, focusing on risks related to real estate and finance. Implements and monitors risk-mitigation measures in his/her area of responsibility, in close liaison with technical departments.
  • In cooperation with technical departments and the sustainability team, initiates and leads measures to reduce energy consumption and implements "gap-closing" measures identified in the Sustainability Assessment.


 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • University degree in business administration, finance/accounting or human resources, or hospitality management.
  • Diploma in accounting / internal audit an asset.
  • 3 years confirmed practical experience preferably in finance and management or human resources, including at least 1 year in financial accounting/controlling.
  • Sound knowledge of accounting software.
  • Experience in an international working environment, abroad or with an international organization/development agency.
  • Fluent command of English, spoken and written
  • Computer literacy.
  • Flexibility to Travel for work temporarily to other ICRC sites i.e. Al Junainah, Nyala, and Al-Fashir.
  • Skilled in the following competencies: Leadership, Accountability, People management, Teamwork & Collaboration, Representing the ICRC, Beneficiary & Client focused.


What We Offer

  • Rewarding work in a humanitarian and multicultural environment
  • The opportunity to promote humanitarian values and to alleviate suffering
  • Attractive social benefits


How to Apply:

  • Interested candidates are requested to submit their complete files only in English (CV, motivation letter and certificate) on Sudanjob.net website before Thursday, 16 September 2021 at 04 pm.
  • The recruitment office will not consider any applications which are not received directly on Sudanjob.net
  • The selected candidates will be subject to a reference check.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


The ICRC values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.


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