Vacancy Announcement


The German Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) is the main geo-scientific institute providing advice to the German federal government in all geo-relevant questions. The Ministry of Environment and Tourism of Mongolia (MET) and BGR, within the framework of the German-Mongolian Development Cooperation and on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), jointly implement the project “Environmentally Responsible Mining”, (ERM).


For the ERM project, BGR is seeking a dedicated and qualified “Finance and Admin Officer”. The position will entail the following duties:


  1. Responsible for bookkeeping, finances, and contract matters according to the required procedures
  2. responsible for the local procurement of equipment and materials
  3. responsible for the daily operational performance of administrative tasks for the head of the project and the entire office
  4. responsible for providing the necessary assistance in the operational management.



Required qualifications, competencies and experience:

  1. University degree in related field
  2. At least 3 years of professional experience in a similar position 
  3. Highly developed communication and negotiation skills in Mongolian and English, language skills in German would be an asset
  4. Ability to interact with different stakeholder groups
  5. Ability to responsibly execute project activities, follow-up on appointments, execute general management tasks, keep deadlines 
  6. Ability to work independently but in close coordination with colleagues from the ERM team 
  7. Working Experience in other reputable organizations (international organizations, bilateral agencies, private sector).


Please submit your application including:

  1. Cover letter with an expression of interest
  2. CV & copies of diplomas, certificates and references



All documents must be submitted in English language as PDF digital files to


Key word: Finance and Admin Officer ERM


Closing date for the application is 28th July 2024