Restless Development Zambia
Restless Development Zambia
Posted Job
about 2 months ago

Finance and Administration Intern

Young people share a restless determination to address the problems that affect them the most. That’s where we come in.

At Restless Development, we’re proud to be the banner carrier for youth-led development, demonstrating from the grassroots to the global policy levels that young people can and must play a lead role in development. As a result, Restless Development is repeatedly cited as a model of best practice in youth-led development by

the World Bank, the UK Department for International Development (DFID), UNICEF, UNAIDS and others.

With over 10 years of successful work in Zambia, and being part of so many networks with public, private and civic society. We are looking for an experienced Finance and Administration Intern to support the organization’s Finance and Administration unit.

About the role:

Location: Kabwe

Salary: K 2,625 per month

Preferred start date: 21st September, 2020

Length of contract: 4 Months

Visa requirements: Must have the right to work in Zambia

Reports to: Finance and Administration Manager

  • Expected travel: Expected to travel within Zambia to supplies and support the programmes

Scope of Work and Focus

  • The Finance and Administration intern Scope of work will be supporting above listed projects with day to day financial administration work of the organization,the Finance and Administration Intern’s duties include
  • To work with the Finance and Administration Manager to enhance the accountability of the operations of the Finance Unit and support the Country Director work, Which includes, but not limited to
  • Monitoring and evaluating of financial management accounting activities.
  • Implement the Mobile money and the Internet banking system within the organization.
  • Finalizes and implement best practices around the Staff Medical and Fuel implementation.
  • Supporting the Country Director and the Head of Operation with their office filling and any other work as directed.
  • Ensure compliance with RESTLESS DEVELOPMENT financial policies and procedures for donors.
  • Promotion of best financial practices through the procurement’s documentations.

About you:

  • We are looking for people with the right competencies and skills for the role, and who demonstrate the personal qualities consistent with our Values.
  • Values, Behaviours and What we expect of the Finance and Administration Intern.
  • HEART: We are who we serve.
  • We are brave.
  • Values-led- Supports managers to embed a values led culture within their team. Uses values to guide decision making and group actions.
  • Innovation- Is driven to generate ideas which continually improve ways of working, involving others in problem solving.
  • Adapts style to cope with and support others through change.
  • HEAD: We are 100% professional.
  • We prove that young people can
  • Delivers Quality- Strives for continual improvement against individual goals, seeking opportunities to maximise their contribution to team priorities.
  • Supports others to deliver quality and improve their work.
  • Takes ownership for ensuring value-for-money in the areas for which they
  • Decision- Making- Take partial ownership. With guidance, takes ownership for programme elements and/or internal processes.
  • Considers underlying issues and Restless Values when making operational decisions.
  • VOICE: We generate leaders. We are proud to carry the banner for youth- led development.
  • Leadership- Actively seeks to develop their own leadership skills. Is seen as a leader to beneficiaries and other young people.
  • People Development- Regularly seeks feedback and evaluates own performance, creating opportunities for personal development. Develops others through proactive sharing of knowledge, skills and opportunities.
  • HANDS: We are in it together.
  • We listen and learn.
  • Effective Communication- Confidently adapts their communication style to suit their audience.
  • Is able to influence others to build shared understanding.
  • Collaboration- Seeks opportunities to collaboratively deliver quality against team goals by building strong relationships with colleagues from across the organisation. Works with external partners to maximise mutual benefits

Skills and Experience


  • Hard working with the ability to multitask
  • Experience in keeping to a budget and financial accountability
  • Excellent written skills in English
  • Computer literate, able to work with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Email) and Internet
  • Organized, with excellent time management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills


  • No experience required
  • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluating of financial management accounting activities.
  • Good knowledge of supplier or third party management software
  • Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
  • Experience in collecting and analyzing data
  • Strong leadership capabilities

What we do for you:


  • All work-related costs/expenses will be covered by Restless Development, i.e. Travel to and from the target intervention sites (placements) when assigned to do field work, related communication, and meals.

Values and Culture:

  • At Restless Development, we’re proud that the strength and integrity of our Values has been recognized by staff, beneficiaries, donors and others who we work with. Beyond this, we have a culture of recognizing and celebrating both our Values and our global achievements with monthly Values Champions and an annual Values Day.

Coordination of Activities and Reporting:

  • Reporting for this internship and all the activities under it will be directly to the Snr Finance Manager and receive direct support from the Assistant Administration and Procurement Coordinator.

Working Hours:

  • You are contracted to work 37.5 hours per week. Restless Development Zambia normal working hours are 8:00hrs to 17:00hrs – Monday to Thursday and Friday 8:00hrs to 13:00hrs.

Termination Clause:

  • Either party without cause may terminate this agreement by thirty (30) days written notice to the other party. All Restless Development property, intellectual or otherwise should be returned to Restless Development and ensure that all outstanding dues to the Charity are settled.
  • Travel and medical insurance:
  • When travelling abroad with work, all staff will be covered by Restless Development’s travel insurance.

Method of Application

Please send your applications to the email below:

Application deadline
14 Sep 09:38
Email applications to
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Restless Development Zambia
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Restless Development Zambia works with national volunteers to focus on recruiting and placing national volunteers, from inside their own countries.They review their strategic strength as the experts in engaging young people as well as assess the most urgent need and move away from formal education and instead engage young people full time in tackling: HIV/AIDS, nutrition, hygiene and sanitation, unemployment and the absence of young people in decision-making roles, delivering high quality programmes in communities.

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