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Country: South Africa Organization: Pact Closing date: 21 Dec 2020 Project DirectorAt the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. A nonprofit international development organization founded in 1971, Pact works on the ground in nearly 40 countries to improve the lives of those who are challenged by poverty and marginalization. We serve these communities because we envision a world where everyone owns their future. To do this, we build systemic solutions in partnership with local organizations, businesses, and governments that create sustainable and resilient communities where those we serve are heard, capable, and vibrant. Pact is a recognized global leader in international development. Our staff have a range of expertise in areas including public health, capacity development, governance and civil society, natural resource management, poverty, fragile states, monitoring and evaluation, small-scale and artisanal mining, microfinance and more. This expert…

Grant & Procurement Officer

Grant & Procurement Officer The ISS is seeking a Grant and Procurement Officer to facilitate the procurement process, grant compliance, and financial reporting for the ISS’ Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) project grants. The officer will have primary day-to-day responsibility for accounting, clerical tasks and financial reporting as well as procurement activities associated with HSF grants. The officer will work closely with the ISS programmes that receive HSF funding, and the Communication department on certain aspects of procurement. The Officer will maintain effective systems for monitoring expenditure, and ensure compliance to HSF regulations and reporting requirements so that expense claims are accurate. The officer will require exceptional financial, organisational and problem-solving skills. She or he will have experience working with service providers and suppliers, specifically in the procurement of services. The officer will be a motivated team player who can work under pressure and proactively solve problems, with a ‘hands-on’ approach to the job. The successful candidate will report to the Group Financial Officer in Pretoria. Overview of duties Undertake all relevant tasks to ensure effective financial administration of the project by the ISS Review and ensure implementation of ISS-HSF MOU’s and regulations Implement effective systems for monitoring grant expenditure in accordance to grant requirements Initiate and manage all procurement for HSF grants, including but not limited to develop and maintain a selection of relevant suppliers, source quotes from suppliers as required by HSF regulations, and maintain sound client relations with suppliers Administer payment of suppliers and ensure proper record keeping of expenditure and retention of supporting documentation needed for monthly financial reporting and submission of claims to HSF Assist the Group Financial Officer with year-end audit preparation Overview of requirements Degree in Accounting A minimum of three years’ experience in the administration or management of grants Good understanding and working knowledge of project management Good organisational skills and understanding of financial monitoring and administration systems Experience with the entire procurement process and working with suppliers Effective communication skills (verbal and written) and fluent in English, German will be advantageous § Proficiency in, and application of rules and regulations of the German Ministry of Economic Coorperation and Development Computer literacy: Excel, Word, Internet, email Knowledge and working experience of Acumatica accounting software will be advantageous The contract will be for 2 years and may be renewed subject to programme requirements, funding and satisfactory performance. A competitive salary is offered. How to apply Email your application to Rekha Valabh at pretoriajobs@issafrica.org. Applicants must provide a detailed CV, including at least three contactable referees. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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