European Union Finance & Contracts Assistant Jobs

European Union Finance & Contracts Assistant Jobs

European Union Finance & Contracts Assistant Jobs European Union to Federal Republic of Nigeria has a vacancy for a Local Agent in the section dealing with Finances & Contracts.

Pub. Date: 5th Dec., 2013                         Closing Date: 27th Dec., 2013.

Overall purpose:

Under the supervision of the Head of Section, the Finances & Contracts Assistant is elected to assist in the contractual and financial management of projects and programmes funded by the European Union, in particular with tender procedures, calls for proposals, contracts, payments and follow-up of audit matters as well as to advise operational sections and beneficiaries/contractors in contractual. financial and audit matters.

Functions and duties include financial management such as:
The successful candidate will be;
** Contributing to the application of sound financial management as well as legality and regularity of the implementation by tile Delegation and the Nigerian/ECOWAS authorities of EC/EOF financial cooperation programmes and projects.
** General management and/or fellow- up of the contracts.
** Ensuring analysis of invoices, proper preparation and execution of payment orders,
** Assisting in the planning and implementation of audit including field activities
** Other tasks related to the financial implementation of EU development programmes

A two years degree in economics, finances, accountancy or related field or equivalent qualification In one of these fields is required. A superior degree in economics, finances, accountancy or related field constitutes an advantage.

** A minimum of 3 years of relevant working experience in economics, finance/accountancy or related field is required, preferably with an international organisation or an entity dealing with development aid and projects.
** Excellent command of English language; both oral and written.
** Knowledge of French is an advantage

Gross remuneration will be fixed depending on the provided proof of years of relevant professional experience as foreseen by the EU Local Agents’ Framework rules,

This position requires a high degree of professionalism
** an excellent oral and written communication
** Ability to interpret financial data at an intermediate level
** The capacity to communicate technical or speed information
** The ability to work in a proactive and autonomous way and be a team good player.
** It also requires a good intellectual capacity and analysis
** Good planning and reporting capabilities and strong organizational skills.
** The position also entails flexibility as demands2 With frequent tight deadlines and a significant workload. Job vacancies in Nigeria
** The availability to travel Within Nigeria and internationally is also included

All interested and qualified applicants should sent in their applications to the Head of Administration via email:

Applications should consist of a letter explaining your interest and sutiability for this position and a curriculum vitae (each 2 pages maximum).
Applications received after the deadline below or not conform to these instructions will be automatically rejected.
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