Office Manager

IFDC - International Fertilizer Development Center

IFDC is recruiting a Office Manager, to be based in Maputo.


In collaboration with the Country Representative (CR) and the Finance Officer (FO), the Office Manager will support the Country Office and two field offices in Chimoio and Nampula. The overall purpose of this post is to manage the efficient administrative and human resource operations of IFDC in Mozambique as well as ensure compliance of IFDC Policies and Procedures

  • Supervise administrative staff – in Maputo and in the field offices
  • Developing and ensuring implementation of administrative policies and procedures in the country in coordination with the CR and FO; Ensuring consistent compliance to all IFDC policies and procedures
  • Serve as contact point between IFDC in the country, the Regional Office and HQ regarding administrative, human resource and compliance issues
  • Review service contracts before submission for approval
  • Ensure compliance with all legal requirements regarding employment of staff; oversee human resources management in Mozambique, including organizing staff recruitment, drafting employment contracts
  • Assist the CR in the annual evaluation of local staff and appointments
  • Management of insurance and medical schemes for the staff, vehicles and assets of IFDC
  • Responsible for coordinating work planning of staff, visitor and field activities, travel requests, reporting and travel arrangements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Management, Human Resources, Business Administration or related fields
  • Ability to review, develop and negotiate service contracts/agreements
  • Capable of managing administrative staff
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written English and Portuguese
  • Excellent computer skills (MS-Office, internet, email)
  • Fastidious attention to detail and quality
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • 6 – 10 years work experience, at least three of which should be with an international development organization
  • Prior experience with a US Government funded organization and/or with specialized accounting software would be an advantage
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
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How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • References
2. Application
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  • Entidade IFDC - International Fertilizer Development Center
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  • Publicado 08.12.2014
  • Expira 21.12.2014
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