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COOPI Jobs in Africa-Regional Administrator for Central Africa based in Yaoundé-2020

COOPI Jobs in Africa-COOPI is looking for a Regional Administrator for Central Africa based in Yaoundé


  • Cameroon
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo


  • Yaoundé avec missions fréquentes (Tchad, RDC et RCA)


  • COOPI – Cooperazione Internazionale


  • Job

Career Category

Years of experience

  • 5-9 years

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The Regional Administrator ensures the coordination, management, training and support of all administrative activities carried out at the regional coordination level in the region.

Frequent missions are planned in the countries of Central Africa (Cameroon, Chad, DRC and CAR).

Under the supervision of: Regional Coordinator.

Objectives and result

As a key member of the regional coordination team, the incumbent will:

ensure that regional financial management, HR management and administration comply with COOPI Headquarters policies and guidelines and local laws;

 ensure that the quality of the program meets organizational standards;

supports the buying, trading and funding processes of programs, managing funding proposals and reporting to donors in a timely and accurate manner.

We encourage international staff present in the country to apply.

Responsibilities-COOPI Jobs in Africa


He / She collaborates on new project budgets, while respecting the planning and sustainability of the Regional Coordination.

Project management-COOPI Jobs in Africa

At the start of the project, he / she receives the procurement plan from the Project Manager by the Country Administrator, he / she checks its relevance against the budget and the necessary procedures, after which he / she uploads it to the database internal.

He / She requests / receives the Italy Costs of the countries of competence from the Milan headquarters and he / she transmits them to the Country Administrator.

He / She monitors the development of the purchasing plan.

He / She guarantees a constant adhesion between the accounts of the project and that of the country, by checking the coherence between the accounts and the other internal documents.

He / She checks and monitors the grants to be received.

Selection and training-COOPI Jobs in Africa

    He / She participates in the selection phase through interviews, tests and final evaluation.

    He / She ensures the evaluation of the Country and Project Administrators at the end of the contract.

Balance sheet

    He / She checks that the data provided by the countries are correct and complete for the assessment and their transmission to headquarters.


    Planning and monitoring of the production times of the reports to be presented at Headquarters and abroad in the Countries under the Coordination.

    Verification and approval of intermediate or final reports produced at local level.

    Finalization and approval of the final reports to be transmitted by Headquarters.

    Reconciliation compilation of bank accounts.

    Support for audits carried out by the headquarters of the countries concerned.

    Bank account reconciliation verification and analysis.


    He / She provides support for the annual budget preparation of the Countries.

    He / She plans the regional budget and monitors it periodically.

    He / She supports the organization of the work of Country Administrators by providing indications (priority, modality) of the work.

    He / She ensures the financial soundness of the Regional Coordination.

    He / She checks the financial soundness, the administrative percentages and the monetary quotas.

    He / She prepares and checks the administrative reports requested by Headquarters.

    He / She verifies an active and regular monitoring of the financial aspects of each country concerned.

    He / She takes care of the updating for the preparation of the budget sheets.

Candidate profile


    University training in Administration, Business Administration, Finance, Management of non-profit organizations and Business management;

    A minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience;

    At least three years of demonstrated experience in the field of international aid and development in African countries, in a similar situation;

    Control of the procedures of the main Donors (eg EU, ECHO, UN Agencies);

    Excellent level of oral and written communication, negotiation skills, multitasking and great organizational skills;

    Experience in liaising with government / local authorities, IOs and NGOs;

    Excellent knowledge of the French language and good knowledge of the English language;

    Excellent knowledge of the MS office package.

Transversal skills

    Demonstrated ability to work in a team;

    Demonstrated ability to work in stressful and pressured environments.


    Knowledge of the Italian language;

    Previous experience in a COOPI mission;

    Experience working in conflict-prone environments;

    Experience in logistics, procurement and security;

    Experience in personnel management.

COOPI reserves the right to close a recruitment before the expiry date of the advertisement. Thank you for your understanding.


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