Nafasi za kazi Sightsavers, Project Finance Officer

Title: Project Finance Assistant
Location: Singida Region, Tanzania
Contract: 24 months Fixed Term Contract
Salary: Local Terms and Conditions Apply

The Project Finance Assistant will play a pivotal role in the success of the recently launched Boresha Macho Inclusive Eye Health Project, providing inclusive quality eye care across Singida and Morogoro.

You will provide programme support through the administration of budgets, travel and donor reporting, reconciliation of project accounts, the coordination of timely and accurate reports from project partners, reporting of the programme and financial development of the project and by providing monthly management reports.

As Project Finance Assistant, you will also be involved with the programmes procurement activities, including the organisation of purchases, including medical consumables and the coordination of relevant grants and budgets as well as reporting on procurement activity and ensuring procurement policies and practices are adhered to.

This is a varied role that will involve site visits and working closely with partners and external suppliers, as well as providing support to various members of the programme to ensure the smooth running of the project.

The successful candidate will have a Degree in Business Administration and level two accounting qualifications, or equivalent of these. You will have relevant working experience within an NGO and be experienced and confident with audits, administration to institutional donor funded projects, programme and project management and grant accounting and reporting.

Fluency in English is essential and fluency in Swahili is desired.

This is a highly involved role, and this is not an exhaustive list of duties or requirements. For further information please refer to the Job Description.

How to apply

To apply for this post by email, please download our application form and equal opportunities form and return as two separate documents to


We’re an equal opportunities employer, and we particularly encourage qualified people living with a disability to apply. Find out about our commitment to inclusion. We will be contacting shortlisted candidates for interview shortly after the closing dates. We regret that in view of the large number of applications we receive, we are unable to respond if you are unsuccessful. We hope you understand the need to concentrate resources towards our work. Sightsavers is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of adults at risk and children as a priority.

This is reflected in our pre-employment checks and requirement to verify and check the identity and references of all applicants.

Job Description

Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 11th November 2019

Closing Date: 14 November, 2019

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