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Project Officer Finance (m/f/x) (full-time/part-time) - Job Remote work - Join us @ TMG!

Project Officer Finance (m/f/x) (full-time/part-time)

Join us!

Are you passionate about grant management and project controlling? Do you have experience working in a non-profit organisation and are you familiar with the legal requirements associated with procurement? Then you are the one we are looking for! TMG is currently hiring a

Project Officer Finance (m/f/x)

to support our team in Berlin.

About TMG Research

As a Berlin-based research organisation with a team in Nairobi, Kenya and research sites in Benin, Burkina Faso, Malawi, Madagascar and South Africa, TMG works on responsible governance and sustainability issues in the areas of sustainable management and responsible governance of land and oceans, food systems, and climate. As an organisation, TMG brings sound knowledge and practical experience in facilitating national, European, and international processes and is dedicated to the analysis and solution of new and complex challenges. TMG’s research projects are developed, conducted and evaluated jointly with actors from science, politics, the private sector and civil society.

Your tasks

  • Financial and administrative support in preparation of funding proposals, review of grant agreements and preparation of expenditure lists as well as interim and final reports
  • Advise project coordinators on the application of guidelines of the funding organisations
  • Project-related contract drafting and monitoring for project partners, subcontractors, service providers and funders at home and abroad
  • Advise local project partners on funder requirements
  • Cost controlling and monitoring of compliance with contractual conditions
  • Preparation of invoices and calls for funds
  • Preparation for and coordination of audits and relevant documentation and cooperation with auditors and accountants
  • Ensure accurate file management and archiving

Your profile

  • Bachelor's degree or comparable vocational qualification in business, finance, public administration or similar
  • Several years of relevant professional experience (min. 2 years) in grant management, especially in non-profit or research organisations
  • Knowledge of relevant funding guidelines and legal regulations
  • Very good written and spoken German (B2/C1) and English (min. B2)
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel), knowledge of DATEV is an asset
  • Friendliness, empathy and service orientation towards internal project management and external third-party funders

We offer you

  • Meaningful interaction with national as well as international organisations in the field of sustainable development
  • A dynamic, diverse and international working environment
  • Flexible working hours and mobile working
  • Salary in accordance with TVöD (Bund) E10, including annual bonus payment acc. to TVöD (Bund)
  • 30 days of paid annual leave in accordance with TVöD 
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Regular social events

The position is to be filled as soon as possible and initially limited to 31 December 2024, with the prospect of contract extension pending further funding. Preferred duty station is Berlin. 

How to apply

Please submit your full application including a cover letter, CV and two references (contact persons) and/or reference letters  in one PDF document (max. 5 MB). Please upload your application online via the application button .

For details on the position, Victoria Redmond ( ) will be happy to answer your questions. For details on the application process, please contact Vanessa Venne (

TMG is an employer that promotes equal rights and equal opportunities and provides a respectful work environment free from discrimination and intimidation. We treat all applicants equally, regardless of ethnic and social origin, nationality, religion/belief, age, migration background, disability, sexual orientation and identity. Women, people with disabilities and people with a migration background are particularly encouraged to apply.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!