Delegation of the European Union
to Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam

Vacancy for a Budget Officer

15/07/2019 - 07:34
Local agents

The Delegation of the European Union in Jakarta is looking for a Budget Officer (Local Agents Group I) for its Finance and Contracts Section.

VACANCY FOR A

BUDGET OFFICER

FINANCE AND CONTRACTS SECTION

 

The Delegation of the European Union in Jakarta is looking for a Local Agent Group I to assist in ensuring, under the supervision of the Head of the Finance & Contracts Section, that the contractual and financial management of the European Union Cooperation and Development projects and programmes are carried out in line with the rules and regulations in force.

Employment will be under an unlimited period contract after a probation period of 3 (three) months.

 

Knowledge and Experience of the Applicant:

  • University Degree in Business Administration, Economics and/or Accounting/Financial Management or similar
  • Minimum 5 years' work experience in either Finance, Accounting and/or in the identification, appraisal, financing implementation, management, monitoring and evaluation (full Project Cycle Management) of Development and Economic projects and proposals
  • Minimum 5 years' work experience in or with ASEAN countries
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the functioning of the Indonesian Governmental Bodies in order to develop working relationship with the European Union
  • Good knowledge of the European Union Financial Regulations, Rules and Procedures
  • Capabilities to perform the financial evaluation of proposals and work-plans including the aspects related to policy, technology, institution, economic issues, contract management and sustainability
  • Work experience in a multicultural environment

 

Skills:

  • Computer literate (and knowledge of commonly used programs such as Word, Excel, MS Project, Powerpoint, etc.)
  • Excellent command of English (Written, Read and Spoken). Working knowledge in French is considered an asset.
  • Excellent communication skills with external and internal contacts
  • Ability to handle politically sensitive issues and to handle or participate in discussions with governments officials, sometimes at high level
  • Ability to work as a team member with good inter-personal skills
  • Strong ability to work in a multicultural environment
  • Fully independent in report reviewing/ writing and drafting of official correspondence
  • Capability of producing high quality results within often tight deadlines
  • Capacity to focus on priorities and to organise work to deliver on time
  • As a personal quality, a keen interest in promoting cooperation between Europe and Indonesia/ASEAN countries

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Projects Officers in the Delegation and at Headquarters with legal, financial and operational advice throughout the life cycle of the programmes (programming, preparation, implementation and closure) to ensure their timely and correct implementation
  • Assist in calls for proposals (grants) and calls for tenders (public procurement contracts)
  • Manage contracts throughout their full life cycle
  • Prepare, organise and provide training in contractual and financial procedures to colleagues and grant beneficiaries, and counterparts of the beneficiary countries
  • Initiate all financial transactions related to the implementation of projects managed by the Delegation (commitments, payments, recoveries) and verify their accuracy and legality
  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports and statistics
  • Register, file and archive all financial documents and correspondence according the prevailing rules
  • Perform field controls and audit and assist audits initiated by Headquarters
  • Assist in the follow-up of audit reports and discharge procedure

 

The EU Delegation offers a good working environment with attractive benefits.

Starting salary: IDR 41,868,930

 

Interested candidates are invited to send their application letter and updated EU curriculum vitae (attached). Applications without responding to the above required criteria will not be considered and only short-listed candidates will be notified.

 

Applications will be accepted by the EU Delegation until

Thursday, 15 August 2019 at 16:00

Email: delegation-indonesia-administration@eeas.europa.eu (E-mail Only)

 

Download CV template HERE

 

 

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