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Since early 2012, we have brought leading research, technical, and development organizations together. We harness our collective energies and build on our shared vision to restore degraded lands, and improve the sustainability, profitability and reliability of smallholder farming systems. We provide a collaborative platform to support and facilitate massi…

Administration and Logistics Officer

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Ensuring purchase orders are prepared, properly authorised, and executed on time and in a cost-efficient manner to meet staff’s procurement needs.
  • Maintaining and replenishing office stationaries.
  • Maintaining office assets in line with the GEA’s policies, ensuring an asset register is in place and updated, and issuing all assets with asset number labels.
  • Establishing PCU administrative service protocol in line with GEA’s guidance and constantly reviewing the same.
  • Ensuring the PCU calendar is in place and well managed for efficiency, including travel arrangements and logistics.
  • Arranging logistics and administrative requirements for all PCU events on time and within budget.
  • Managing petty cash under the guidance of the Finance and Administration Manager.
  • Maintaining financial and procurement records securely and ensuring timely audit documentation per the guidance of the Finance and Administration Manager.
  • Addressing office rental matters on time under the guidance and support of the Finance and Administration Manager.
  • Establishing office security, acting as a point person for emergencies.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or equivalent.
  • Experience (at least five years) in supporting a busy/growing office.
  • Experience with event planning, travel logistics coordination and calendar management.
  • Excellent administrative and customer service skills to build relationships within and outside the organisation.
  • Strong independent thinking skills with the ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to work on several tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in working closely within multidisciplinary teams.

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Finance and Administration Manager

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Ensuring purchase orders are prepared, properly authorised, and executed on time and in a cost-efficient manner to meet staff’s procurement needs.
  • Maintaining and replenishing office stationaries.
  • Maintaining office assets in line with the GEA’s policies, ensuring an asset register is in place and updated, and issuing all assets with asset number labels.
  • Establishing PCU administrative service protocol in line with GEA’s guidance and constantly reviewing the same.
  • Ensuring the PCU calendar is in place and well managed for efficiency, including travel arrangements and logistics.
  • Arranging logistics and administrative requirements for all PCU events on time and within budget.
  • Managing petty cash under the guidance of the Finance and Administration Manager.
  • Maintaining financial and procurement records securely and ensuring timely audit documentation per the guidance of the Finance and Administration Manager.
  • Addressing office rental matters on time under the guidance and support of the Finance and Administration Manager.
  • Establishing office security, acting as a point person for emergencies.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or equivalent.
  • Experience (at least five years) in supporting a busy/growing office.
  • Experience with event planning, travel logistics coordination and calendar management.
  • Excellent administrative and customer service skills to build relationships within and outside the organisation.
  • Strong independent thinking skills with the ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to work on several tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in working closely within multidisciplinary teams.

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Regional Program Director

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Leading and managing the Restore Africa PCU, ensuring staff are motivated to perform optimally, while liaising with the GEA Secretariat for technical and program management guidance and support.
  • Providing effective management, good stewardship of the PCU budget, and effective oversight of Program budgets, ensuring accurate monthly financial reporting and timely audits.
  • Leading stakeholder engagement for the Restore Africa Program, building and maintaining robust networks and excellent relationships with governments, member organisations, national Lead Implementing Organisations (LIOs), NGOs, multilateral bodies, and research institutes, among others.

  • Maintaining effective oversight of each of the national LIOs, monitoring their performance, and providing and facilitating between LIOs capacity development and mutual support to maximise the achievement of the Program’s overall objectives.
  • Enhancing the Alliance’s value addition in the region by leveraging the strengths of the Alliance’s network, members and non-member partners.
  • Ensuring LIOs and other implementing partners are effectively resourced through timely planning and budgeting, funding disbursement and reporting while ensuring compliance with relevant standards and good international practices across the Program.
  • Leading the development of processes, procedures, and systems required for the effective and consistent management of the Restore Africa Program, including risk management strategies.
  • Creating a robust system for evidence-building and promoting Program progress and impacts while ensuring monitoring, evaluation and reporting functions are performed on time and to a high-quality standard across the Restore Africa program.
  • Acting as the Secretary to the Restore Africa Program Steering Committee (PSC) and ensuring LIOs are effectively supported by the Technical Advisory Group.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Tertiary qualifications at master’s level (PhD an advantage), e.g. business administration, international and community development, natural resource management, sustainable agriculture or related studies.
  • At least ten years of management experience, including direct supervision of professional and support staff and assembling teams.
  • Minimum five years’ experience in managing large-scale, complex program implementation in the not-for-profit sector; preferably Natural Resource Management or Sustainable Agriculture projects
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in achieving deliverables on time with the ability to oversee assignments through to completion
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to work on several projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent and effective communications with familiarity with different communications technology platforms.
  • Advanced knowledge regarding the drivers and impacts of climate change and carbon offsetting projects.
  • Demonstrated experience working closely within multidisciplinary and multicultural teams at national, regional, and international levels, preferably in the Africa region.
  • Experience in high-level networking and relationship strengthening with internal and external stakeholders.

Method of Application

Please provide both your CV and a Cover Letter clearly addressing the Selection Criteria to hr@evergreening.org. Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applications will be reviewed as they come in, so please submit your application as soon as possible.