The NIRAS Group is an international multidisciplinary consultancy firm creating sustainable development solutions across the globe. We have about 2,400 employees worldwide and implement projects in over 100 countries. NIRAS works with everything from construction, energy, utilities, environment and infrastructure to development consulting, the process industry, architecture, GIS, geodata and automation, as well as urban planning. NIRAS Zambia Ltd is a part of the Group. NIRAS supports sustainable development in Zambia in the fields of agriculture, climate change and energy, green growth, forestry, land, water, gender, governance, evaluation, technical vocational education and training as well as private sector development.
The Zambia Agribusiness and Trade Project:
The Zambia Agribusiness and Trade Project is a World Bank funded project under the Ministry of Commerce Trade and Industry (MCTI) of the Government of the Republic of Zambia. The Project aims to contribute to increased market linkages and firm growth in agribusiness. It comprises of three components aiming at: (1) Market Linkages in Agribusiness; (2) Strengthening the Regulatory and Institutional Framework for Agribusiness and Trade; and (3) Project Management and Monitoring and Evaluation. Subcomponent (1a), which NIRAS is implementing, is aimed at Building Productive Alliances in Zambia (PAZ) and which seeks to link organized small-scale producers to the market through linkages to commercially viable value chains.
The Finance and Administration Assistant (FAA) will be based in Lusaka and in charge of the day-to-day management of Finance and Administrative tasks under for the TSP team. S/he will prepare monthly cash flow requests, financial reports and ensure proper documentation. S/he will ensure the TSP is cost-effective, efficient and accountable. The FAO will Report to the Finance Team Leader and provide periodic updates to the NIRAS Finance Manager, as well as Project Manager.
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How to Apply
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