Administrative and Accounts Assistant

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  • Job type:
    Full Time
  • Posted:
    1 week ago
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance
  • Deadline:
    January 22, 2020

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European Union Funded Project – Cocoa Value Chain Development Programme
Programme Background
Solidaridad Network West Africa (SWA) with its vast experience in developing sustainable supply chains
for different commodities (including cocoa in West Africa) has signed a new grant contract with the
European Commission-Delegation of the European Union to Liberia to implement the Cocoa Value Chain
Development Programme (COVADEP) in support of the development of the cocoa sector in Liberia.
The programme will be implemented in five counties in Liberia – Lofa, Nimba, Bong, Grand Gedeh and
River Gee, focusing on increasing productivity, value addition, marketing and facilitating improved sector
governance. The overall objective of the programme is to reduce poverty through increased
resilience/competitiveness of the Liberia cocoa sector and improve cocoa farmers’ livelihoods/food
Solidaridad West Africa, Liberia in partnership with the European Union (EU), as the implementer of the
COVADEP project in Liberia seeks to recruit resourceful and self-motivated individuals for the following

Administrative and Accounts Assistant
Location – Grand Gedeh
Job Purpose
Manage the administrative and financial functions of the Solidaridad’s Grand Gedeh’s sub-office
Major Responsibilities
 Maintain up-to-date knowledge on project activities and answer general inquiries;
 Monitor and maintain fixed assets registry and manage the maintenance of office
equipment and office supplies;
 Manage the office supplies and consumables in maintaining the record of assets & stock
 Facilitate the organization of workshops and key events such as Project Steering
 Manage local and international travel arrangements for staff and visitors to the Grand
Gedeh sub-office (including hotel reservations, security alerts, update on road
conditions, etc);
 Facilitate various support missions, draft Itineraries for inputs;
 Work along with Office Manager to ensure office sanity and Solidaridad branding at all
 Manage project vehicles and drivers’ schedules under the supervision of the Office
 In consultation with the Office Manager, develop a directory for various vendors in the
county for ease of contact
 Maintain and update the project’s expenditure registers
 Open and keep files on all disbursements for the projects.
 Maintain an advance payment register and monitor settlement of advances
 Ensure that petty cash disbursement
 Ensure that project disbursement is made in accordance with required approvals and procedures.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
 At least a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Management, Public Administration or other
related Social Sciences
 3-4 years’ experience in a similar role
 Demonstrated ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate, and monitor his/her
own work plan and those of subordinate staff
 Excellent interpersonal and team-building skills, including negotiation skills
 Excellent written and spoken communication skills, including presentations
 Well-developed organizational skills

If you are looking for a rewarding opportunity to make a tangible difference, then kindly send your
application with an updated resume to Or apply through the system below.  by the closing date
January 22, 2020.
Please indicate the position and location in the subject. A high priority would be given to
qualified female applicants.
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