Wednesday, August 21, 2013

The African Economic Research Consortium : Career opportunity

The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) is a not – for – profit Pan – African institution, dedicated for the last 25 years to enabling the advancement of economic policy research and training in Africa.
The Consortium’s mandate and strategic intent is built on the basis that sustained development in Sub-Saharan Africa requires well-trained, locally based professional economists.
AERC agitates the provision of capacity building in economic policy in Francophone and Anglophone African countries through provision of support in the areas of policy research and training.
AERC is seeking to recruit a suitable individual to fill the following positions:

Programme Administrator

The position is responsible for the administration of grants within the programme as well as ensures efficient financial management of programme activities.

Key responsibilities:

Manage, update and maintain an accurate record of all grants awarded, disbursed and balances payable;
Assist in the preparation of annual Programme for Work and Budget;
Prepare payments to grantees and to other service providers;
Maintain an accurate budget monitoring system to track budgets and donor expenditure;
Prepare financial reports for individual donors and management reports;
Keep track of all donor agreements including due dates disbursements and requests and ensure compliance to donor requirements in the use of funds;
Assist in the preparation for audit schedules;
Assists in the management of all financial aspects for various workshops and meetings

Bachelors Degree in Commerce or any Business related discipline;
Minimum of CPA III;
At least three years relevant experience;
Experience in computerized accounting systems;
Experience in Grant management and donor reporting;
If you believe you believe you have the qualifications and experience to the above roles, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration, email, telephone contacts, and names and addresses of three referees.
To be considered your application must be received by 30th August 2013 addressed to:
For more information on AERC, you can visit our website on