Job description

Cesvi’s main sector includes agriculture, with particular attention to the province of Sofala, in particular Beira where the office is based.

Our interventions are funded by the Italian Agency of Cooperation and Development (AICS) and by the European Union (EU). We closely work with Local Partners and the Government.

The collaboration will start as soon as possible.

The Administrator will work closely with HQ Project Accountant (PA) and Desk officer (DO).

S/he will work in close collaboration with the RA and the PMs (both local and international).

Job Purpose:

The Administrator will work under the supervision of the RA based in South Africa and will be in charge of the administrative and finance issues.

  • S/he will assist and provide Financial and Accounting management support of the Cyclone Idai response in Cesvi Mozambique.
  • S/he will ensure financial procedures and systems for financial management and control are in compliance with Cesvi, Alliance2015 systems and donor requirements.
  • S/he will be supporting the project staff in purchase and procedures aspects.

Main tasks:

  • Accountancy of projects and preparation of all donor financial reports
  • Ensure adequate controls over cash & bank management
  • Manage the finance department activities and schedules to meet the financial reporting requirements and deadlines specified by Cesvi HQs and donors
  • Closely monitor all financial activities, and inform the staff concerned
  • Support the preparation of financial plans, forecasts, budget analysis in close collaboration with the PMs
  • Support in procurements and purchase procedures
  • Participation in the review, monitoring and capacity building of administrative local staff
  • Assist Project Managers with preparation of donor budgets, to ensure compliance with donor regulations
  • Be responsible of the correct store of documents and project’s goods


  • Degree in Economics or at least 3 years post qualification experience in a finance/accounting role overseas in the INGOs sector
  • Good knowledge of main donors’ administrative rules and procurement procedures (UE, ECHO, AICS – Italian Agency for Cooperation and Development, etc..)
  • Budgeting and financial management skills
  • Accountancy skills and ability to prepare financial reports
  • Knowledge and experience in purchases and procurement procedures
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Flexible and with a positive attitude
  • Proactive attitude in problem solving
  • Computer literacy, particularly in Microsoft Office Programs such as Word and Excel as well accounting packages & other database competencies
  • Knowledge of Portuguese written and spoken
  • Knowledge of English written and spoken


  • Prior experience in a post-emergency setting
  • Prior working experience in Mozambique
  • Understanding of development issues and organizational goals
  • Capacity building and training skills
  • Knowledge of Italian written and spoken

Unfortunately, due to the high number of applications we receive we are unable to provide feedback if unsuccessful at applicant stage. Only short-listed candidates will be updated on the status of their application.


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Info su Cesvi fondazione onlus

Cesvi opera in tutto il mondo con la convinzione che l’aiuto alle popolazioni più bisognose e colpite da guerre, calamità naturali e disastri ambientali non dia sollievo solo a chi soffre, ma contribuisca al benessere di tutti noi sul pianeta, “casa comune” da preservare per le future generazioni.