To provide the Support to Implementation of Zambia Elections (SIZE) Post election project with strategic and technical management so that we deliver clear and coherent project results in line with donor requirements for the Project.  SIZE is a project funded by the European Union is managed by the British Council under the Zambia Accountability Programme (ZAP). 




Location Lusaka Zambia
Duration 31 July 2018
Closing date Sunday 13 August 2017

Role overview


Accountable for setting up of accounts, recording all income and expenditure, variance, divergence and procurement in line with international best practices, British Council  and  European Union requirements

Accountable for facilitating reporting of European Union  finances in line with international best practices, and programme quality standards and for delivering on value for money

Accountable for facilitating financial forecasts and budgets are accurately and realistically costed and managed effectively, including monitoring of project expenditure and income projections.

Accountable for ensuring timely and effective financial support services to the Programme Team, to facilitate efficient, effective programme delivery across Zambia.

Accountable for timely consolidation of budgets and financial reports for all European Union sub-grantees under SIZE.

Project Contract management and communication with key project Partners which may involve negotiation, persuasion and gaining understanding at a number of levels. 

Ensuring value for money (VFM) in project implementation


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