6 Jul 2012


French Red Cross – Posted by LAO JOBS VACANCYVientiane, Vientiane Prefecture, Laos

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Job Description

Job Description: Finance and Logistic Assistant
The French Red Cross delegation in Lao PDR is seeking 1 competent Lao national to fulfil the position of “Finance and Logistic Assistant” based in Xienghone district, Sayabouri Province.
Position: Finance and Logistic Assistant
Place of assignment: Xienghone
Language required: Lao with good knowledge in English or French
Qualification: University degree related fields
Starting date: As soon as possible
Duration: One year with possible extension
How to apply: Send a CV plus motivation letter mentioning to French Red Cross
Application deadline: As soon as appropriate candidate identified
The French Red Cross (FRC), in partnership with the Lao Red Cross (LRC), will be implementing two Food Security projects in Hongsa and Xienghone districts of Sayabouri Province. Duration of the project: Until mid 2014
Under the supervision of the Food Security Project Manager, and in coordination with the Finance and Logistics team in Hongsa and in Vientiane, the Logistics officer will have the following responsibilities:
• Identify suppliers for all equipment and supplies to be purchased locally
• Coordinate deliveries and control delivered supplies and material
• Assist the Project Manager during distributions
• Supervise storekeeper to ensure proper warehousing conditions and accurate records
• Maintain inventory of all FRC equipment
• Supervise the maintenance of office premises and equipments
• Cash management: make treasury forecasts and ensure payment of all invoices and advances;
• Ensure bookkeeping of all transactions as well as budget lines allocations of the expenses;
• Ensure administrative follow-up of the base personnel FRC ;
• Liaise with the district administration;
• Translate documents when required.
• At least 3 years experience in project logistics and/or finance, preferably with international organizations,
• University degree in relevant fields,
• Fluency in written and spoken Lao and French or English,
• Good organizational skills,
• Proven knowledge of computer office applications,
• Ability to work as a team and produce good work in a short time or under stress,
• Capacity to live in a remote area,
• Car and motorcycle driving licence.
• Experience in working with Government agencies.
Salary: between 5 200 000 and 5 400 000 KIP following experience and competencies
Specific Bonus: insurance, allowance for accommodation, 13th month bonus

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send their CV and cover letter until the18th of July 2012 to acc1-lao.frc@croix-rouge.fr  under the reference “Xienghone admin-log”.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted within 10 days after the closing date.
FRC is an equal opportunity employer. Women and ethnic minority candidates are thus strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Categories: FINANCE and LOGISTICES. Job Types: Full-Time.

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