Finance Manager – SOUTH SUDAN

Job
from Handicap International - Humanity & Inclusion
Closing date: 20 Oct 2019

Place: SOUTH SUDAN (Juba)

Length: Until 31/08/2020

Starting date: December 2019

Closing date for applications: 20/10/2019

“Outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations,
we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences,
where everyone can live in dignity”

Handicap International is changing his name and becomes « Humanity & Inclusion ». HI, Humanity & Inclusion is an independent and impartial aid and development organisation with no religious or political affiliations operating in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.

Since the organisation was first founded in 1982, we have set up development programmes in 62 countries and responded to many emergencies. Today we have a budget of around 150 million euros, with 3500 employees worldwide.

HI is engaged in an employment policy in favour of disabled workers.

For further information about the association: www.hi.org.

JOB CONTEXT :

HI has been operating in South Sudan since 2006, implementing emergency and development actions aimed at improving protection, quality of life, and the promotion of rights of vulnerable individuals, including people with physical disabilities. HI’s current operations are centred in POCs (protection of civilian sites) and IDP camps outside Juba city and in three greater states: Yei, Torit and Yambio in greater Central Equatoria state, greater Eastern Equatoria and greater Western Equatoria respectively, with the Country Office based in Juba city. The operational context in South Sudan today is considered largely humanitarian/emergency while phasing in resilience programming. The ongoing peace initiatives if they succeed might result in huge population movements of returnees (both IDPs and refugees) across the country.

Since 2016, HI has been operating an emergency mobile (or flying) unit responding to MHPSS (Mental Health & Psychosocial Support) and disability rehabilitation assistance in the greater Upper Nile, Unity and Jonglei states. Overall, about 50,000 direct beneficiaries (people with disability and other most vulnerable) are being targeted through MHPSS and Livelihood projects, with a strong emphasis on mainstreaming disability inclusion.

As part of its 2019-2021 strategy, HI South Sudan is prepositioning to deepen programming in Protection, to expand program interventions in Health (MHPSS) as well as inclusion in humanitarian action and to undertake innovative programming in Education in emergency.

YOUR MISSION:

Under the management of the Administrative Coordinator, the Finance Manager will carry out the program’s budget and accounts management in such a way as to allow the effective and efficient implementation of its strategy within the organizational frameworks defined by HI.

The Finance Manager will directly supervise Program Accountant and Finance assistants of the mission in Juba and field offices.

The main responsibilities of the Finance Manager are the following:

  • Ensure availability and proper utilization of fund in the programme.

  • Carry out management of the programme's budget and funding

  • Ensure the program's accounts management

  • Ensure the integrity of the cash management in the programme

  • Ensure the quality of Partner organization financial reports and supporting documentation, providing training and support wherever needed

  • Manage the finance team

YOUR PROFILE :

  • You hold an advanced degree in Finance or Accounting.

  • You have at least 2 years of experience in accounting/finance management in an International Humanitarian agency with large setup.

  • You have proven skills in finance and accounting management.

  • Knowledge of Navision software is an asset.

  • You demonstrate good methodological skills related to finance as well as good analytical and conceptual skills.

  • You show excellent communication skills, including distance management

  • You have the ability to work under pressure

  • You are proactive, dynamic and solution-oriented

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE POSITION :

The country mission has a safety and security protocol which emphasizes individual and team sensitivity and pro-activeness on security matters. The protocol is reviewed periodically to match or anticipate emerging scenarios. International staff movements within Juba city is facilitated by HI and has a curfew restriction between 9PM-6.00AM. Office and residential accommodation are currently housed in one compound, and a number of residential facilities including kitchens and lounges are used in common (rooming with sanitary services is individual).

CONDITIONS:

  • Starting date : December 2019

  • Length of the contract: Until 31/08/2020**

  • Employee status, according to experience :

  • Salary from 2214 € gross/month regarding the experience of the candidate

  • Perdiem : 529€ net/month

  • Hardship allowance : 500€ net/month

  • Insurances : medical hearth coverage, retirement planning, repatriation

  • Paid holiday : 25 days per year

  • R&R : 5 days every 8 weeks

  • Status : unaccompanied position

  • Housing : Collective taken in charge by HI

How to apply:

TO APPLY:

Only online by joining a CV and cover letter via the following link: https://hi.profilsearch.com/recrute/fr/fo_annonce_voir.php?id=3500&idpar...