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Administrative skills officer

Duration: 12 months, Two weeks training in Canada, orientation on the field and 11 months of field work, with the option to applying for an extension.

Job Summary

The Administrative Skills Officer will work directly with the administrative structure of the EBCM to:

  • Identify gaps in infrastructure, policies and procedures needed for a sound administration will be identified and developed to the point of approval by the church executive. 
  • The Skills officer will also train the administrative staff in financial procedures, assisting the church to keep accounts that will be adequate for auditing purposes. 
  • Proposal writing and the submission of at least one proposal for resourcing funds will be a part of the process of building administrative skills. 
  • The Skills officer will design and train the church executive in conflict resolution processes

Requirements and Qualifications

  • The successful intern will have prior knowledge of and experience in administrative processes with emphasis on writing of policies, procedures and proposals. 
  • A basic understanding of financial processes and the ability to communicate these is needed. 
  • The intern must have previous experience in skills and knowledge transfer, and must possess flexibility, a willingness to learn, and an ability to adapt to cross-cultural situations.
  • Candidate must agree with, and be committed to EIC's mandate and policies.

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