Monday, 18 September 2017

Job at Adam Smith International, National Project Administrator

Job at Adam Smith International,  National Project Administrator
Adam Smith International is an award-winning global company that delivers impact, value and lasting change through economic growth and government reform. Our reputation as a global leader has been built on the positive results our projects have achieved in many of the world’s most challenging environments. Adam Smith International has a strong corporate presence globally, with 146 current projects across 49 countries and over 1,000 staff and associates. Headquartered in London, our regional offices are based in Africa (Nairobi, Abuja and Pretoria), Asia Pacific (Sydney) and South Asia (Delhi), with numerous registered offices across Africa and Asia.

We are recruiting for a skills programme, which aims to enable East African women, men and young people to gain employment and economic opportunities in resource-based industries and adjacent sectors. It will qualify vocational education and training (VET) students and graduates for jobs in the supply chain of upcoming natural resource investments and adjacent sectors, through the establishment of two career centers at public VET institutions and the provision of short technical courses according to the needs of the private sector.

Job Title: National Project Administrator
Location: Tanzania
Duration: 22 person months

Job Description

The National Project Administrator will:

-Be responsible for the preparation and administrative-contractual supervision of all contracts
-Handle and implement all administrative, financial, controlling and monitoring tasks, ensuring transparent management
-Ensure contracting of all staff under this project including the timely mobilisation of the respective international and national experts
-Support the writing of reports and prepare financial and admin information for management, the steering committee, and the client


Minimum of a Master’s in finance, business administration, accountancy, economics or other relevant field
-A minimum of 10 years’ professional experience in the field of administration, procurement and contracting
-A minimum of 5 years’ experience in leading teams
-Experience in administrating donor funded development projects
-Working experience in Africa obligatory
-Excellent spoken and written English and Kiswahili
-Driving license category B
-Experience working in the private sector
-Available to resume work on the 18th of March 2018
-Right to live and work in Tanzania

Adam Smith International Limited (ASIL) has built upon the original ideas of Adam Smith as these apply to policy and practice in modern economic development and government reform. The practical policy reforms advanced by ASIL to promote the benefits of competition and individual liberty have been central to the social and economic success of many societies and their governments throughout the world. ASIL's philosophy stems from a group of core values, which we have applied to the problems of developing and transitional countries all over the world. These values focus on fostering: - Competitive markets - Honest government - Individual liberties ASIL's consulting and training divisions, informed by these values, have helped many governments to reduce poverty and improve the living standards of their people. ASIL's areas of advisory, consultancy and training work include: - Enterprise restructuring and corporate governance - Public administration and governance reform - Utility restructuring and regulation - Infrastructure privatisation policy and execution - Trade reform - Conflict resolution and negotiations support Our focus is on the provision of cutting edge economic and governance thinking underpinned by practical support for ministers, officials, managers and citizens at all levels. We work with governments, enterprises and aid agencies on a short or long term project basis, or through tailor-made training programmes.


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