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Portfolio Coordinator – Maternity Cover

Closing: Apr 12, 2024

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Published: Mar 28, 2024 (23 days ago)

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The Role

The Portfolio Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day support in the consolidation and coordination of the following Portfolio Team’s activities:

  • Programme Coordination and Reporting.
  • Programme Travel & Procurement.
  • Programme Support.
  • The role-holder will also support the portfolio team across value-added services by providing efficient and responsive programme coordination and administration services. The incumbent will act as a liaison between the portfolio department, other AECF departments and external partners as needed. The role-holder will also act as the Executive Assistant to the Director of Programmes.
  • This role will report to the Head of Program Operations.

Suitable candidates should possess:

  • A bachelor’s degree in business management, public administration, or other business-related fields.
  • An excellent command of English. Fluency in French and Portuguese will be an added advantage.
  • At least 4 years of post-qualification experience in managing an executive office, preferably in a not-for-profit organization.
  • Ability to manage budget, resources, and timelines to deliver maximum results.
  • Knowledge of MS Project or any project and task management tool (trello.com, outlook tasks) is an advantage.
  • Have planning and organization skills: devise plans of action with explicit paths and measures of accomplishment for self and/or others and allocates suitable resources so that objectives are achieved. Strong administration skills.
  • Demonstrate technical competencies for the position: demonstrate knowledge of all own work role-specific issues. This encompasses the technical skills or knowledge required to perform the essential duties described in this job description.
  • Demonstrate a high level of accuracy, attention to detail, thoroughness, and an ability to maintain a timely and efficient workflow.
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan and use resources (people and/or finance and/or physical assets) in accordance with AECF guidelines and delegated accountability so that objectives are achieved in the most effective manner possible.
  • Demonstrate an ability to cross and bridge different racial, cultural, or business cultures. This requires and is exhibited by personal experience of international or cross-cultural business with improved achievements.

If you believe, you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for the role, please submit your application and CV quoting in the subject line of the Job Title “Portfolio Coordinator- Maternity Cover” to [email protected] .


Responsibilities

The Role

The Portfolio Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day support in the consolidation and coordination of the following Portfolio Team’s activities:

  • Programme Coordination and Reporting.
  • Programme Travel & Procurement.
  • Programme Support.
  • The role-holder will also support the portfolio team across value-added services by providing efficient and responsive programme coordination and administration services. The incumbent will act as a liaison between the portfolio department, other AECF departments and external partners as needed. The role-holder will also act as the Executive Assistant to the Director of Programmes.
  • This role will report to the Head of Program Operations.

Suitable candidates should possess:

  • A bachelor’s degree in business management, public administration, or other business-related fields.
  • An excellent command of English. Fluency in French and Portuguese will be an added advantage.
  • At least 4 years of post-qualification experience in managing an executive office, preferably in a not-for-profit organization.
  • Ability to manage budget, resources, and timelines to deliver maximum results.
  • Knowledge of MS Project or any project and task management tool (trello.com, outlook tasks) is an advantage.
  • Have planning and organization skills: devise plans of action with explicit paths and measures of accomplishment for self and/or others and allocates suitable resources so that objectives are achieved. Strong administration skills.
  • Demonstrate technical competencies for the position: demonstrate knowledge of all own work role-specific issues. This encompasses the technical skills or knowledge required to perform the essential duties described in this job description.
  • Demonstrate a high level of accuracy, attention to detail, thoroughness, and an ability to maintain a timely and efficient workflow.
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan and use resources (people and/or finance and/or physical assets) in accordance with AECF guidelines and delegated accountability so that objectives are achieved in the most effective manner possible.
  • Demonstrate an ability to cross and bridge different racial, cultural, or business cultures. This requires and is exhibited by personal experience of international or cross-cultural business with improved achievements.

If you believe, you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for the role, please submit your application and CV quoting in the subject line of the Job Title “Portfolio Coordinator- Maternity Cover” to [email protected] .


  • Collate and upload disbursement requests to the Finance Disbursements folder and notify finance colleagues for processing.
  • Provide weekly updates on disbursements and loan collection performance.
  • Management of portfolio meetings by scheduling, drafting the agenda, circulating meeting pack, and preparing minutes of the meeting and circulating to the members.
  • Coordinate preparation of portfolio updates for the Board Programme Committee (BPC) meetings.
  • Coordinate with the Portfolio Team to maintain and update investee contact and investee synopsis database for easy access to information and reference.
  • Prepare and or coordinate the development of the programme operations manuals for new programmes as and when required.
  • Programme Budget Meetings: Schedule BVR review meetings between Portfolio and Finance quarterly.


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