Human Resource and Finance Administrator

  • Job Type: ContractFull Time
  • Location: Lusaka, Zambia
  • Date Posted:

Company Name: Howard University International, INC. Zambia

Company Summary:

Job Description:

Howard University International (HUI)
Job Title:  Human Resource and Finance Administrator
Category: Full Time, 1 Year renewable contract
Location: Lusaka
Project information and scope:
Howard University international incorporated, under the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Global Health Consortium (GHC) is a PEPFAR funded Non-Governmental Organization that Leverages on health service equity approaches to achieve sustainable HIV epidermic control and prioritizes sub population with unmet needs through evidence-based approaches designed to transform clinical HIV practice.
Howard University’s mandate in Zambia is to support the Ministry of Health (MOH) in implementation of Differentiated Service Delivery (DSD-plus) in selected high-volume public health care facilities. The goal of this mandate is to improve Quality of ART care, improve viral load coverage and suppression, continuity of treatment & adherence, linkage to care, pharmacovigilance system, compliance with appointment system and to facilitate clinic decongestion through a multi-disciplinary team approach.
Key performance areas

Prepare and manage all financial reports/statements
Keep accurate records for all daily financial transactions
Participate in financial audits
Assist with budget preparation
Review and implement procurement policies
Conduct procurement activities to meet organization requirements.
Being the first point of contact for employees on any HR related queries
Assisting with payroll by providing the department with relevant employee information
Management of quarterly staff evaluation
Coordinate program related events such trainings, site visits, assessments and annual reviews.
Perform any other duties as assigned by the DSD program manager

Qualification and Experience

BSc degree in accounting , Finance, Economics or any related field.
Solid knowledge of accounting, purchasing  and HR procedures
At least 5 years experience in donor funds management including compliance and effective financial policy implementation.

Desired Characteristics

Excellent analytical skills, able to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives and drive positive change.
Clear thinking/problem solving, able to lead projects/process improvement within operations/finance function.
Able to break down complex issues into simpler steps and resolve them.
Fluent in written and verbal English communication
Excellent presentation skills and strong executive presence
Ability to prioritize & promote teamwork.
Willing to participate and engage in operations in addition to finance.
Excellent grasp over MS Excel and MS power point
Should be flexible, willing to stretch and achieve over and above base expectations.
Possess strong people management skills.

How to Apply: Send cover letter and resume to howardh[email protected] (Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted)
Closing date: August 31st, 2023

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