• Finance and Administration Manager at International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

  • Posted on: 9 January, 2018 Deadline: 17 January, 2018
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    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles. The ICRC’s Regional Delegation in Nairobi co-ordinates the institution’s humanitarian activities in Kenya, Tanzania and Djibouti. It also runs regional specialist units that provide support and expertise to the ICRC’s delegations in Africa.

    Finance and Administration Manager



    • Human Resource management
    • Support Head of Office in all HR related issues;
    • Directly supervise 4 staff members
    • Implement HR policies and ensure their consistent application;
    • Monitors changes in labour law and in its application;
    • Participate in evaluation of HR needs and in the annual compliance exercise;
    • Follow-up on HR administration (leave balance, medical bills, individual files, contracts and extension)
    • Financial management
    • Financial analysis and reporting, monitoring the respect of financial rules;
    • Supervise all the financial transactions and cash movements for the offices in DAR and Kibondo;
    • Monitors the expenses and ensures that the budget is respected;
    • Bookkeeping and Cash management;
    • Support to audit management;
    • Provide accounting support to Kibondo office;
    • Administrative / Logistics
    • Develop, in conjunction with the administration staff, best practise procedures across the office on a continuous basis;
    • Supervises driver activities;
    • Assist in sourcing of suppliers / quotations; Give administrative support to other departments;
    • Monitor all active rental contracts;
    • Premises, Maintenance & Welcome
    • Supervise premises management files according to organization’s policies;
    • Inventory management in the premises and passive security checks;
    • Follow-up on maintenance issues and ensure that problems are solved quickly;
    • Review of the welcome file;
    • Ensure that welcome procedures are done on time.


    • University Degree in Accounting / Finance / Business Administration / Human resources or equivalent from a recognized university;
    • Must have a Professional Accountancy Qualification CPA, ACCA;
    • Perfectly fluent in English and Swahili languages, written and spoken;
    • Perfectly conversant with computer skills, including Excel, Word;
    • Knowledge of accounting software e.g. SUN System etc is an asset;
    • Conversant with HRM practices and good knowledge of labor law / employment market;
    • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in a similar field and as F & A manager;
    • Previous working experience with NGO’s or international organization is an asset;


    • Highly motivated individual with the desire to make a difference;
    • Leadership experience with excellent communication and influential skills;
    • High sense of confidentiality
    • Ability to work under pressure and independently;
    • Demonstrated ability to lead by example to motivate, develop and direct people;
    • Very good organizational, analytical and administrative skills, with experience in Staff management;

    Method of Application

    Interested persons with the required background and experience are invited to submit their application to NAI_HRrec_services@icrc.org before 17th January, 2018. Please include a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates, current and expected remuneration and contact details of three referees. (Indicate the position title on the subject line).

    Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

    (Open to Tanzanian Nationals only)

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