Program Admin Coordinator


TechnoServe is recruiting a Program Admin Coordinator, to be based in Chimoio, Manica, Mozambique.
  • TechnoServe is a leader in harnessing the power of the private sector to help people lift themselves out of poverty. A nonprofit organization operating in 29 countries, we work with enterprising men and women in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses, and industries. By linking people to information, capital and markets, we have helped millions to create lasting prosperity for their families and communities
  • Program Description: The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (EKN), Maputo through its Strengthening Food Systems and FNS in Beira Corridor program has given funding to Technoserve Mozambique for a regional food and nutrition security program (Manguana) for the period of 2023-2027. Agriculture is a critical pillar of the Mozambican economy, employing over 80% of the rural population and contributing to 25% of the national GDP. Small and medium farms account for 95% of agricultural production. Nonetheless, productivity is low for the majority of food crops. The project will complement other investments and coordinate with other programs in this sector to address productivity barriers in the Beira Corridor to improve FNS by increasing productivity, incomes, and jobs
  • Specifically, the program seeks:
  • Increased sustainable productivity and income for small-scale food producers
  • Increased mobilization of capital for a competitive local agricultural industry
  • Increased capacity of key stakeholder institutions
  • Improved policy and legal/regulatory enabling environment
  • Inclusive and sustainable net job creation
  • Improved climate resilience
  • Improvement of Household Food and Nutrition Security
  • Job Summary: The Project Administrator will report directly to the Program Manager, and will provide high-level administrative support and assistance. The Project Administrator is expected to be self-sufficient and proactive but will be supported by the Country Senior Human Resources Manager in Maputo. The Project Administrator will be based in Chimoio, with possible field travel
  • Provides high-level administrative support and assistance to the Program Performs office and administrative tasks, including drafting letters, memos, invoices, reports, and other documents for senior staff
  • Arranges travel and accommodations for the team
  • Schedules and attends meetings, taking notes and recording minutes
  • Prepares the meetings and facilitates the delivery of files during the deadline
  • Performs clerical tasks, including record keeping, ordering supplies, and basic bookkeeping
  • Facilitates the reception, routing, and monitoring of processes sent to the financial department for payment and updating the remitters on the status of the processes
  • Preparation of requisitions, analysis of quotations, and respective follow-up on orders
  • Logistical support to the program's field team, printing materials for mobilization, recruitment, training (manuals), and graduations (certificates), coordinating transportation for the field team, and sending credit (megabytes) to the beneficiaries of the training
  • Support in the tasks of the gender groups help in the organization of gender awareness events, either from the team or from partners
  • Work with project team members to identify alternatives for cost reduction and efficient use of project financial and material resources
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned
  • Basic Qualifications and Skills:
  • At least a degree in business administration, business management, economics, statistics, or international development, or relevant academic background or at least 2 years of field and technical experience (in a similar position)
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet demanding deadlines
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing gender equality
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Experience in building strong relationships with partners
  • Ability to generate innovative solutions
  • Fluent in English, fluency in local languages will be an advantage
  • Experience in the socio-economic context of the northern region will be an advantage
  • Curious, creative, innovative, energetic, flexible, proactive, excellent team player and individual contributor, self-motivated and motivator of others
  • Knowledge of essential donor compliance requirements (EKN) is an advantage
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • We encourage all qualified individuals who share TechnoServe's vision of improving the lives of others through proven business solutions to apply
  • With our commitment to diversity, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and affirmative action employer and do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, HIV/AIDS status, protected veteran status, disability and all other protected classes
  • We are also proud of our commitment to protecting staff, partners, and beneficiaries from abuse and exploitation and thoroughly vet all final candidates through rigorous background and reference checks
  • If you have a disability that affects your ability to use our online system to apply for a position at TechnoServe please contact the Human Resources at or call +1 202 785 4515
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  • Publicado 12.09.2023
  • Expira 28.09.2023
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