Project Finance Officer

at SNV
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted June 30, 2021
Category Accounting
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization. Founded in the Netherlands 50 years ago, we have built a long-term, local presence in more than 26 of countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Our global team of local and international advisors work with local partners to equip communities, businesses, and organizations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development.

SNV, Netherlands Development Organization, is operating in Ethiopia since the 1970s. Currently, SNV is working in eight regional states and the two city administrations of Ethiopia, providing technical assistance and program implementation in Agriculture, WASH, and Energy Sectors. SNV is an open and learning organization that focuses on improving the lives of Ethiopian through a market based approach inclusive of women and youth. In its new Strategic Plan period (2019 – 2022), SNV will more explicitly aim for systems change including strengthening institutions and kick-starting markets that help many more to escape poverty beyond our projects.

For more information on SNV's operations, visit our website:

 The Project

Sustainable Energy for Smallholder Farmers (SE4SF) in Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda is a multi-country project that focuses on addressing the core problem of the lack of access to sustainable and affordable energy technologies and services for productive use of energy (PUE) through development of viable and scalable business cases. These core problems are preventing smallholder farmers and related local businesses of agricultural value chains to achieve increased productivity, higher income and improved, climate-resilient and food-secured livelihoods. The project is jointly implemented with GIZ, hence close collaboration is very important to achieve the intended target.

SNV is seeking experienced and professional applicants for Project Finance Officer position for the Project of SE4SF in Addis Ababa SNV country office.

Job Description

The Project Finance Officer is appointed to the SE4SF project, to facilitate and provide administrative support to the project.

The key roles of the Programme Finance officer,

(1)  linking the project implementation team to support services (HR, Finance, Procurement, Logistics) i.e., playing a pro-active role in submitting relevant documentation to the SNV support services and making a follow-up that the conditions are in place for the services to be delivered.

(2) As a lead country, coordinate the programme admin activities among the three project countries to harmonize the project admin issues across the countries.

  • Finance
  • Contracting
  • Administration
  • Other support services

Job Requirements

Education and Experience

Master’s degree in financial accounting, development, business studies, management or other relevant technical fields with at least 5 years’ related experience and/or BA degree with at least 10 years relevant experience in general in financial accounting, administration and donor/project contract management, preferably with an INGO in a similar capacity.


Applying Instructions

should you need to review detailed information about the job please click on the below link to access the full Job Description.

Candidates should apply by sending:

i) A motivation letter;

ii) An updated Curriculum Vitae, and;

iii) Names and contact details of three professional referees.

Please apply by clicking on the I'm Interested button  and complete your application in our in-house recruitment system on or before 8th July 2021 via the attached link.

Please indicate  the tittle of the position in your application letter.

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Women Candidates are highly encouraged 

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