30 Nov 2023

Programme Planning and Finance Officer at SMZ

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Job Description


THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA BUILDING SUSTAINABLE ANTI-CORRUPTION ACTION PROGRAMME (ZANZIBAR COMPONENT)

BACKGROUND

The Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar has signed an agreement with the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to work together in fighting corruption and serious organised crime through the implementation of the Building Sustainable Anti-Corruption Action in Tanzania Programme (BSAAT). BSAAT is co-financed by the European Union (EU), through the UK. To deliver this programme, a Programme Delivery Team will be created by the President’s Office- Constitution, Legal Affairs, Public Service and Good Governance (PO-CLAPSGG) to coordinate the implementation process involving multiple beneficiary institutions. The Team will be led by a Coordinator and staffed by two officers: a planning and Finance Officer and a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer.

The aims of the programme are aligned with the strategic objectives that are being implemented by the Zanzibar Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Authority (ZAECA) to combat corruption as well as the objectives of the Serious Organised Crime Project which the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar is implementing in collaboration with the UNDP to fight against serious organised crime. Hence, among those objectives are:

  • Fight against serious organised crimes in Zanzibar including, human and drug trafficking and money laundering.
  • Promote effective enforcement of anti­corruption measures.
  • Build the capacity of watchdogs and oversight institutions.
  • Promote effective political leadership in the fight against corruption.

POSITIONS

The Principal Secretary (PO-CLAPSGG) invites qualified Tanzanians to fill the under-mentioned  vacant posts.

 

PLANNING AND FINANCE OFFICER

JOB TITLE: Programme Planning and Finance Officer

REPORTS TO: Programme Coordinator

DUTY STATION: Zanzibar

TERMS AND ENGAGEMENT: 15 Months Contract with the possibility of extension

JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES AND

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. The Planning and Finance Officer is expected to work with programme beneficiaries to prepare agreed budgets, account for expenditure through government systems, and liaise with the Office of the Controller and Auditor General- Zanzibar to ensure timely and effective discharge of audits.
  2. He/she will be accountable for the technical preparation of budgets and financial reports that are fully compliant with Government and Donor (FCDO) requirements. The main focus of this role will be to ensure beneficiary plans represent value for money are compliant with financial rules and good practice and are properly accounted for.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • The successful applicant is expected to be a serving government employee with an MA/MSc degree and at least 5 years of relevant experience. The position demands a strong set of planning and financial skills, and the successful applicant will demonstrate experience in the following competencies:
  • Financial management including budgeting, forecasting, etc.
  • Resource-based accounting and IFMIS.
  • Value for money through budgeting, procurement and delivery.
  • Audit and assurance.
  • Project and programme management.
  • Experience working with international organizations and/or international donors is desirable, and the successful applicant will have excellent command of written and spoken English as well as Kiswahili.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  1. a) The Programme operations shall be run according to procedures described in the Operational Management Manual, guided by existing government standard operating procedures.
  2. The salary and additional allowance are negotiable. The incumbent is responsible for settling his or her personal tax affairs.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  1. The programme operations shall be run according to procedures described in the Operational Management Manual, guided by existing government standard operating procedures.
  2. The salary and additional allowance are negotiable. The incumbent is responsible for settling his or her personal tax affairs.

GENERAL CONDITIONS

  1. Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) with one recent passport-size photo, certified copies of academic certificates, transcripts, birth certificate and NIDA ID Card.
  2. Only short-listed candidates will be informed of a date for interview.
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Method of Application

All interested Candidates are required to send their applications to this email address [email protected]

For further information, please contact the Director of Planning. Policy and Research on 0777536255

Deadline for application: 11 December, 2023







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