Base Administrator

at Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI) Ethiopia
Location Abala and Chinaksen Base, Ethiopia
Date Posted June 29, 2021
Category Accounting
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


COOPI Ethiopia office is currently seeking two qualified and competent Base Administrator to be based in Abala and Chinaksen.

Admin / finance

  • Ensures the correct management of the safes and the project’s bank accounts, by directly managing or by regularly controlling the project/s accountant, if available;
  • Ensures the correct project/s accountancy and all accountancy documents filing. Does this by monitoring the accountants or by directly performing the accountancy, in case there is no accountant;
  • Verifies the correct administrative management of the project/s (contracts, goods and services purchase, calls for tenders etc.) in compliance with COOPI and the donor’s procedures;
  • Ensures the correct filing of all project’s administrative documents;
  • In collaboration with the Project Manager makes the project’s financial planning;
  • Monitors expenses, in accordance with the budget;
  • Provides the accountancy data to the Project Manager to allow him/her to monitor and plan the expenditures and to request funds;
  • Collaborates with the Project Manager in the elaboration of contract modifications (including the budget), and in the preparation of all necessary project documents.

Procurement support

  • Gives support to Project Manager and/or to Base manager for the correct compliance of COOPI (and donor’s) procedure for the purchase of goods/work/service.

Staff management

  • Plans the work, supervises, trains the staff of the project’s accounting-administrative area.

Other Responsibilities

  • Any other task needed for the good realization of his/her work, agreed with the country coordination.

Duty starting date:

  • ASAP


  • Basic start salary of ETB 11,550
  • Gross salary of ETB 13,005.30 month including, income tax, monthly insurance cost, pension contribution plus other benefit.
  • Net payment will be between ETB 16,245.19 and 14,944.66 including hardship and field allowance if bases in Ab’Ala and Chinaksen.

Job Requirements



  • Education in economics/accounting/management;
  • Experience in administrative management of projects, in particular UN agencies ane EU (at least 5 years of which 3 years in the humanitarian/international sector);
  • Fluency in English;
  • Autonomy in managing priorities, the candidate must be able to take decisions in a hurry and establish a relationship of trust with interlocutors;
  • Demonstrate very good writing skills, organisational skills and initiative;
  • Enjoys meticulous work;
  • Excellent sense of confidentiality;
  • Ability to motivate and support national teams;
  • Excellent stress management, ability to adapt to a volatile security environment.

Applying Instructions

Please send your CV by email before the 6th of July 2021 to: and

Subject of the email should be RRF055_Cashier

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