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Ethio Wetlands and Natural Resources Association

Company NAme: Ethio Wetlands and Natural Resources Association

Posted Date: 2023-08-30

Deadline: 2023-09-25

Job Type:N/A

Salary: Attractive Project Scale



Job Description

Ethio Wetlands and Natural Resources Association (EWNRA) is a registered nongovernmental organization working to improve food security, livelihood bases and enhance sustainable management of natural resources in Ethiopia. EWNRA is going to implement REGRADE II Project in East Belessa woreda (district) of Central Gondar in partnership with and funding of Concern Worldwide. EWNRA would like to invite dynamic and creative applicants for the following positions:

Job Purpose:

The purpose of the position is to ensure that the organization’s internal control over cash and commodity utilization is adhered to as per the EWNRA and Donor policies & procedures. This will entail making cash as well as Cheque payments and the necessary cash collections and receiving and dispatching.

Main duties &Responsibilities:

Cash issuing and collecting

  • Make cash & Cheque payments
  • Collecting cash
  • Ensure that all necessary documentation is maintained and authorized by relevant signatories before cash/Cheque payments and cash collections
  • Ensure that necessary codes are filled in before settling payments
  • Fill in Cash/Cheque payment vouchers.

Controls and safeguarding of cash and Cheque

  • Ensure that no blank Cheques are signed
  • Safeguard Cheque books and ensure timely ordering new cheque books
  • Maintaining cash box to be safe
  • Preparing Cashbox and safe counts


  • Follow up timely clearing of floats.
  • Inform Finance & Admin Officer or Project Coordinator for floats that are not cleared on time
  • Ensure all bank transfers (floats) are sent and follow up their settlement
  • Provides financial technical assistance to float holders and budget holders

Petty Cash Management

  • Custody petty cash fund
  • Prepare petty cash and effect payment after checking the necessary document and its approval
  • Maintain daily record of cash payments and check the cash balance
  • Prepare petty cash Replenishment form and get approval from Finance and Administrative Officer and Project Coordinator
  • Safely replenish and keep the cash intact all the time

Gender Equity

  • Demonstrate understanding of EWNRA’s and Donor’s shared Gender Equality Strategy
  • Contribute to ensuring that EWNRA is a place where men and women are treated equally and with dignity and respect
  • Demonstrate gender equality awareness and gender sensitivity and an ability to integrate a gender equality perspective into tasks and activities


  • Able to seek appropriate advice and report anxieties/worries, and feel confident that they have been understood.
  • Understand and practice local safeguarding structures and arrangements and practices in a manner that reduce the risk of abuse, harm or neglect.
  • Identifies and refers to appropriate services any other associated persons including careers, family members and children at risk.
  • Able to document safeguarding and maintain appropriate record keeping, recording the wishes and views of the adult or child at risk, differentiating between fact and opinion.


  • In line with EWNRA’s commitments under the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS):
  • actively promote meaningful community participation and consultation at all stages of the project cycle (planning, implementation, M&E);
  • work with relevant colleagues to ensure that the Complaints and Response Mechanism (CRM) is functional and accessible, that feedback and complaints are welcomed and addressed;
  • Work with relevant colleagues to ensure that information about CRM, safeguarding and expected staff behaviour is disseminated among programme participants and communities.

Reports to:Finance and Administrative officer

Job Location:East Belessa (Guhala town)

Contract Details:Definite period of contract

Salary:Attractive Project Scale

No of required: 1 (one)

Opening date :31 August 2023

Closing date :25 September 2023

Job Requirements

Person specification:

  • College Diploma in accounting, business Management, Managements with minimum of 3 years relevant experience or
  • Level I – IV Certificate in Supplies Management is an asset
  • Technical School diploma with 5 years’ experience
  • NGO experience is an advantage
  • Ability to speak the local language.


  • Knowledge of participatory approaches
  • Ability and willingness to frequently travel and stay at the field
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across the organization developing effective working relationships to deliver outstanding results for children.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send non-returnable C.V., application letter outlining how their experience and education fit this vacancy, to by email and indicate the position on the subject line.

Safeguarding: Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies

EWNRA has adopted Concern’s organisational Code of Conduct (CoC) with three Associated Policies: the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staffs have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with EWNRA’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with EWNRA will be expected to sign the EWNRA Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the EWNRA Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to rule themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies. Additionally, EWNRA is committed to the safeguarding and protection of vulnerable adults and children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work or volunteer with vulnerable adults and children are recruited by us for such roles. Subsequently, working or volunteering with EWNRA is subject to a range of vetting checks, including criminal background checking.

Women and people with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply

Only short listed candidates will be contacted


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