ADMINISTRATION OFFICER

FOR THE CARITAS SWITZERLAND/LUXEMBOURG FIELD OFFICE IN TORIT, SOUTH SUDAN

Caritas 

Organisation

 

Caritas Switzerland and Luxembourg (Caritas) are Roman Catholic aid agencies and member of Caritas Internationalis. We work worldwide and adhere to international humanitarian principles (NGO code of conduct). Our scope of work reflects 4 priority areas: disaster relief, self-deter-mined development, social security, cosmopolitan and tolerant society. We encourage people to take charge of their own fate and do this by promoting local initiatives that improve the living conditions of the socially disadvantaged in a sustainable way; advocating the conservation of natural resources; supporting civil conflict resolution and peace building; cooperating with local partners and strengthening their own commitments.

We have a regional office in Nairobi and country offices in Hargeisa (Somaliland) and Torit (Sudan). The Kenya and Uganda programmes are coordinated from Nairobi.

Position

Administration Officer

Reporting to

Country Representative Southern Sudan

Duration

Open

Location

Torit, Eastern Equatoria, Southern Sudan - with frequent travel within Eastern Equatoria

Tasks

  • Office and project administration including filing and record keeping

  • Human resource management

  • Camp management

  • Purchasing and logistics (inclusive of fuel and store management)


Qualifications

  • Degree in business administration or a related field

  • At least 4 years work experience in administration of which 2 years in a management position

  • Minimum age is 28 years

  • Good oral and written English communication skills

  • High levels of patience and cross-cultural adaptability and sensitivity

  • Knowledge of and work experience in Sudan and with an NGO is an advantage

  • Ability to work under pressure, independently with limited supervision

  • Work experience in a development organisation would be an asset


Start date

As soon as possible

Application

If you feel you fit the required profile, please tell us how your qualifications, experience and career ambitions fit in with those of Caritas Switzerland and Luxembourg.

Send your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (indicate “Administration officer”) by latest 20th August 2008.

Please also provide a Curriculum Vitae (CV) that contains details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current remuneration, earliest date of availability, day and evening telephone numbers and names of three referees.

Caritas is an equal opportunity employer. Sudanese nationals are encouraged to apply for the position.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


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