Job offer : Financial and Administration Officer - Rabat

Deadline : 15/06/2022

Credit : MIPA


The Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis (MIPA) is seeking candidates for the position of Financial and Administration Officer.

The candidate will integrate MIPA’s team, working mainly on the implementation of the Project while cooperating for the strategic development of the Institute. These Terms of Reference (ToR) specify the background of the process, as well as the scope of the mission of the candidate.

The Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis encourages individuals coming from disadvantaged background and from underrepresented minorities to apply for this position.


Goals :

The Financial and Administration Officer is expected to support the overall administrative and financial management of the Project and to facilitate the organization of activities through the resolution of administrative tasks. He/she will provide competent advice in terms of financial decisions, assuring efficiency and transparency in the use of funds.

The Financial and Administration Officer will also work to integrate and reinforce the organizational structure of MIPA, in order to build its capacities and to support its establishment as a high-end independent policy research institution, capable of conducting outstanding policy research as well as managing increasing funds to conduct development projects.


Duties :

Project’s financial and administrative management (40%)

  • Assist the Project Manager in the organization, as well as the administrative and logistical management, of the Project’s activities (including participating, as support staff, to selected activities);

  • Ensure that all relevant fiscal and administrative documents (contracts, quotations, invoices, receipts, etc) are accounted for and properly stored following MIPA’s internal policies and in respect with donors guidelines;

  • Contribute to the fiscal and administrative reporting of the Project (including drafting of reports, collecting and organizing relevant documents, research data for monitoring, evaluation and learning).

Assistance to MIPA’s financial and administrative management (50%)

  • Support MIPA’s Executive Director in the drafting and implementation of the updated financial and administration policies of MIPA;

  • Support MIPA’s effort of transparent and accountable fiscal and administrative management;

  • Contribute, in coordination with MIPA’s team, to the organization, as well as the administrative and logistical management, of MIPA’s activities.

Research (10%)

  • Carry out research to contribute to MIPA’s scientific activities;

  • Carry out and contribute to data analyses;

  • Proofreading and revision of documents (within your field of expertise).

Qualifications :

Essential

  • Master’s Degree (or equivalent experience) in a relevant subject such as management, human resources, business administration, project management and marketing;

  • At least three years of experience in a similar position;

  • Proven experience in auditing and administrative and financial management;

  • Excellent written and oral skills in English and Arabic;

  • Advanced knowledge of IT software (notably Excel and Word);

  • Ability to be a team player, who works in a dynamic environment, as well as to take initiative and to respect deadlines.

Desirable

  • Proven experience in the autonomous drafting of byelaws, acquisition and payment policies, and other organisational policies;

  • Experience with projects funded by USAID;

  • Knowledge of any other language (French especially);

  • Proven knowledge of specialised IT software for administrative and financial management;

  • Any publication in the candidate’s field of expertise.

Reporting :

The Financial and Administration Officer will work in close collaboration with the Project Manager, in respect to the correct implementation of the Project’s activities, and with the Executive Director and the President, in respect to its support to MIPA’s strategic development.

The work of the Financial and Administration Officer will be overseen by the Project Manager.


Type of contract :

This position is for a 12-months contract, starting from July 1st 2022. An extension until the end of the project is possible, but not guaranteed, pending good performance and mutual accord.



Application :

  • This position is open to candidates living in Rabat and/or candidates willing to relocate to Rabat by the beginning of the contract. International candidates must have the legal right to work in Morocco by the time of the application.

  • To apply for this position, send your CV (max 2 pages) and a Statement of Interest (max 1 page) in one PDF file to contact@mipa.institute.

  • Three candidates will be shortlisted and contacted for an interview to further assess their qualifications and their fit for this position. Interviews will be held either in person or online.

  • Only shortlisted applications will be called for the interview. All unsuccessful applicants will be notified at the end of the recruitment process.

All questions regarding this position must be submitted to contact@mipa.institute (with m.masbah@mipa.institute in copy).



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