Programme Administrative and Finance Assistant

This role is subject to funding confirmation

Contract length: December 2021 – October 2022

Hours: Part Time 14 hours (2 days a week)

Contract type: Fixed Term Contract for Service 

To ensure the programme is delivered to WFD’s good standard, high quality, and meet donors’ requirements, we are looking to recruit an experienced programme, finance administrator to support the project lead with the effective delivery of these programmes.

The Programme Administrative and Finance Assistant (PAFA) will report directly to WFD’s Country Representative in Morocco and will have an opportunity to work with high-level regional stakeholders which will include national Parliaments and government agencies, think tanks, research institutions and universities, as well as civil society in responding to the challenges of fostering democracy in the MENA region.

The PAFA plays a critical role in assisting the project lead working closely with the head office in London and our stakeholders, in the management of financial and administrative procedures for programmes. In addition to taking responsibility for the financial management of programmes, general administrative and office management, the PAFA will assist with the logistic arrangements.

The core skills and experience we are looking for are;

Bachelor’s degree or diploma or at least 3 years’ experience in similar roles
Sound knowledge and understanding of project administration and accounting principles.
Excellent abilities in accounting and financial administration, particularly in the management of cash flows, balance sheets, expense reports, and programme budget.
Strong organisational skills, keen attention to detail, and abilities to work flexibly and independently on tight timelines.
Proficiency in working with Microsoft 365 suite of Office products e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, SharePoint, Dynamics, etc.
Proficiency in written and spoken Arabic and English.
Abilities to multitask and work in a fast-paced and diverse environment

This is a locally based field role; applicants must be eligible to work in Morocco

For more information, please download the JOB DESCRIPTION

WFD’s Competency and Skills Framework

WFD’s competency and skills framework describes the behaviours required for each position. This position provides a support function within the organisation, candidates applying for this position will be assessed at interview against the competencies relevant for a Support Level position and in the job description. For more information about the WFD’s Competency and Skills Framework please visit

Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis therefore this position may close before the closing date 5th December 2021.

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