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Portfolio Officer-Investing in Women-South Sudan nationals encouraged to apply

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Jul 082021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund
Closing date: 17 Jul 2021

The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) is a leading development finance organisation that supports businesses to innovate, create jobs and leverage investments in order to create resilience and sustainable incomes in rural and marginalized communities in Africa. Launched in 2008, AECF has invested in 343 businesses across more than 40 value chains and 26 countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

We focus specifically on agribusiness, renewable energy and climate technologies, while also addressing the crosscutting themes of gender, youth and fragile contexts. In just over a decade, we have impacted more than 27.7 million lives, created close to 24,000 jobs, and leveraged over US $740 million in matching funds.

AECF is headquartered in Kenya, with offices in Côte d’Ivoire and Tanzania.

South Sudan-Investing in Women Project

The Investing in Women in South Sudan programme is a five-year initiative with a goal to enhance economic empowerment of women in the agricultural sector in South Sudan through support to SMEs and women producer groups. The programme has three main objectives, namely,

• Reducing gender specific barriers of women’s participation in agricultural value chains.

• Increasing adoption of gender sensitive climate smart agricultural practices.

• Improving employment/livelihoods of women in agriculture and food systems.’

Job summary

The Portfolio Officer will be responsible for three main tasks, namely:

i. Monitoring performance of investees including reporting.

ii. Managing the relationships between AECF and the investees.

iii. Contribute to selection of potential investees for funding.

Key Responsibilities

Monitoring investee performance and managing relationships.

  • Conduct and coordinate review of investees’ progress reports and feedback process.
  • Conduct project site visits on a periodic basis to ensure that: project implementation is on track; performance targets are being met; progress reporting is timely and accurate; and project funds are utilized in an appropriate and transparent manner.
  • Follow – up with investees to ensure that project to project linkages is established and reported, opensource initiatives are supported and information on outcomes/ progress markers collected, reported, and shared within agreed networks.
  • Provide mentoring and coaching to support investees implement their M&E and reporting systems.
  • Ensure timely disbursement of approved funds to investees.
  • Prepare and share investees risk one pagers with relevant teams.
  • Contribute to identification of investees who require technical assistance and arrange to deliver services based on the AECF Technical Assistance and Learning service delivery framework.
  • Work with the Programme Manager to recover outstanding repayable funds as due from investees.

Contributing to selection of potential investees for funding

  • Work with the Investing in women in South Sudan competition management team to design the marketing strategy and market new funding competitions/challenges.
  • Ensure that incoming proposals are properly recorded in the portfolio management system and their subsequent review and approval/declinations is properly recorded and tracked.
  • Review and assess project applications, concept notes, and business plans as well as conducting basic pre – funding due diligence.
  • Coordinate monitoring visits of potential investees and directly engage applicants to discuss their project ideas and ensure their project plans are high quality and technically sound.
  • Guide applicants and portfolio companies on business planning and ongoing implementation of the AECF-funded projects including providing limited technical and management assistance.
  • Conduct pre-grant capacity assessments of potential grant recipients and providing capacity building assistance where required.
  • Review grant recipients’ work plans and budgets and facilitating the grant contracting process.

Required qualifications, experience, and attributes.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, Development Studies, Agricultural Economics, or other relevant field of study.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or hold an equivalent professional accounting qualification e.g., ACCA (desirable).
  • A minimum of four(4) years of experience in one or more of the following areas: finance, agriculture, agribusiness, SME finance, rural financial services, renewable energy and adaptation to climate change.
  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience in the microfinance/banking sector, financial and grants management, with the ability to review, analyse and interpret budgets, financial management systems; financial statements (including income and expenditure statements and cash reconciliation statements) and audit reports.

· Must possess excellent organizational and project management skills.

· Previous experience working and living in a non-family/hardship posting is required.

  • Must possess excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • A good understanding of gender and rural and/or financial services markets in South Sudan.
  • An understanding of the operations of donors and international development organizations.
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills with the ability to prepare reports to a high level of proficiency.**
  • South Sudanese nationals are encouraged to apply.**

The AECF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The AECF considers all applicants based on merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

How to apply:

If you believe, you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for the role Register & Apply on https://recruitment.aecfafrica.org

To be considered, your application must be received by 17th July 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For more information, please visit www.aecfafrica.org

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MANAGER, GRANTS AND CONTRACTS

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Jul 082021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: CARE USA
Closing date: 30 Jul 2021

CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in more than 90 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and we seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis. These solutions have a broad range, from clean water to access to education; from microfinance to ensuring that everyone has nutritious food; from agriculture and climate change to disaster response. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because they have proven to be the best hope for creating lasting change in the world. Our staff live where they work, which makes us effective at understanding the challenges they face. We’ve been doing this for over 70 years, since World War II. It started with the world’s first CARE Package® of food for the post-war hungry in Europe. Our work today is as important as ever, we believe that poverty and inequality are historic injustices that we can end within a generation, for good. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us, and fight with CARE.

Role Summary

The primary role of the Grants and Contracts Manager position is to lead, manage and direct overall Grants and Contracts Management function of CARE International in South Sudan, making links between program, administration, and finance teams. The most critical elements of the job requirements are to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting to donors on main grants as well as adequate management of sub grants to partners, ensuring that all operational aspects are in compliance with CARE Financial and Donor grant compliance regulations and budgetary requirements. The Grants and Contracts Manager will actively participate in the country office efforts to proactively seek new funding opportunities, working to ensure that program and finance teams are supported during proposal development to develop accurate budgets that contribute their fair share to the Country Office Shared Project Costs (SPC) The Grants and Contracts Manager will provide timely reports to Budget Holders on grants and sub grants expenditures and provide analysis on program implementation timeline vs. expenditure. With support from the Finance Manager, the Grants and Contract Manager will provide training and ongoing technical support to program staff and partners on compliance with terms and conditions of donor grants and our own sub grants management policy. The post holder will support program staff to request Fund Codes (FCs), Project IDs (PIDs) and set up grants and subgrants correctly in Peoplesoft, the Country Office’s financial system.

H/She is responsible for producing accurate and high quality financial reports; identifies problems or issues that play adversely against CO performance in financial management and recommends appropriate solutions to the Finance Manager, Program / Project teams as well as Interpret and implement donor polices & procedures

The Grants and Contracts Manager also manages the CO’s sub grantee portfolio and ensures Due Diligence Assessment is conducted for all new and existing subs in line with CARE USA Policy. H/She works with project teams to prepare the capacity improvement and monitoring plans for all subs, drafts subgrantee agreements for review by the Finance Manager and DCD-Finance & Ops.

This role reports the Country Finance Manager.

Roles and Responsibilities

1.Awards and Sub-award Management (30%)

Award start up and set up

  • Review the draft donor agreements for all new and existing awards, ensure understanding of relevant donor rules & regulations by finance staff, project managers, and other key stakeholders.
  • Work with CMPs in developing and signing of IPIAs ensuring that that the terms and conditions are understood by the CO team & partners
  • Support the project team on donor agreement modifications and submit modifications to SSC for updating in the grant’s management module.
  • Manage award and subaward setup process with SSC within the prescribed timeframe after signing the donor agreements (FC/PID and AID set up)
  • Disseminate to appropriate staff new FC/PID/Activity ID/ for the new awards and sub grants or any changes
  • Develop and maintain the CO grants tracker to monitor project milestones and ensure deadlines on reporting are not missed by the CO team.

Subgrantee selection and Monitoring

  • Ensuring that assessments of organizational capacity and due diligence have been carried out for all potential & current partners in the country in accordance with the sub agreement management policy, ensure results are documented and submitted to DMC for approval.
  • Ensure capacity improvements plans are prepared and executed by the relevant grants staff in the CO and results are documented and filed.
  • Assess training and development needs of partners and conduct capacity building as necessary
  • In conjunction with program teams, develop the subgrantee monitoring plan and ensure the plan is adhered to and results of monitoring are documented and shared with DMC and project managers for further action.
  • Review the sub grantee agreement modifications, ensure they are accurately done and in line with the donor provisions and CARE policy
  • Maintain a sub grants tracker for funds disbursed and liquidations received. An aging analysis of the remaining funds should be prepared monthly.

Project Implementation

  • Prepare of monthly variance reports (Portfolio Analysis report) for all awards in the CO for submission to the Finance Manager to monitor the financial and spending progress of all awards.
  • Participate in Project Review meetings and provide input into the grant’s management process

Project close out

  • Grants Close out- Support the project managers in preparing for the grants close out processes (final audit, evaluations, disposal of assets)
  • Review project commitments ate ensure accruals are done before closure of the project
  • Ensure all outstanding receivable /payable after project closure are received from the donor /paid back to the donor

2.Budgeting and Forecasting (30%)

  • Lead in developing proposal budgets and budget narratives, ensuring alignment with CARE and donor requirements (e.g., allowability, allocability, reasonableness and accuracy of cost matching, program income issues, etc.).
  • Support the Finance Manager in development of CO budget guidelines and coordinates the preparation of annual budgets, consolidation, including forecasts and future years budgets.
  • Participation in proposals development workshops and meeting to get knowledge of project or program at early stage
  • Verify the proposal budget to ensure accuracy on unit costs, formulas, etc. before it is finalized to be shared with CARE Managements for approval and submission to the donor.
  • Take lead in project Budget revision as requested by the donor

3.Financial Reporting (20%)

  • Prepare the monthly budget utilization report (Portfolio Analysis report) highlighting important information such as inception expenditures, contract balance, spending ratio on individual budget
  • Analyze the expenditure reports and provide narrative comments such line and summary on key possible threats and any proposed action.
  • Liaise with Budget Holders and provide recommendation to address any donor budget overspending /under spending. Critically examine expenditure reports with budget holders and provide recommendations to address under spending, overspending or unusual expenditure in relation to project phases.
  • Ensure timely and accurate preparation and submission of all donor reports as per the donor reporting template and schedule
  • Support the Finance Manager in the preparation of monthly financial management reports, e.g., COMFORT, Master Budget, etc.
  • Ensure preparation of reconciliation between Project Costing and General Ledger Ensure that any required reclassification between budget lines is executed.
  • Review the monthly Budget, Grants and Contracts (BGC) Log report prepared by SSC and ensure action is taken on all exceptions noted in the report before next report.
  • Review reconciliation of Grants Receivables/Payable Balance (GRP) balance received from SSC and validate the outstanding balance due or receivable from donor.
  • Prepare quarterly Subgrantee dashboard reports for submission to DMC

4.Team Management and capacity building (10%)

  • Supervise, coach and mentor awards and subgrants officers, ensuring high performance, accountability to meet deadlines and quality standards, and progressive skills strengthening
  • Manages, coaches and trains direct reports
  • Support the Finance Manager (continuing refresher) training to CARE and partner staff to ensure all award terms and conditions are understood and implemented properly

5.Audits (10%)

  • Keep track of donor audit schedules and requirements, work with internal and external auditors providing all required information to support audit processes and respond to audit queries and recommendations.

Support the Finance Manager in the CARE’s annual financial audit and Uniform Guidance audit as required.

Qualification, Experience and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or a related discipline
  • Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, or other relevant accounting profession certification
  • At least 7 years grants management experience; At least three years’ experience working with major donor budgeting and reporting requirements.
  • Three years’ experience managing / supervising teams
  • Thorough understanding of financial accounting, reporting and grants and contract management processes
  • Excellent knowledge of finance software applications and Microsoft Office including advanced expertise with Excel
  • Good understanding of relevant donor policies & procedures e.g. USG, EU, UN
  • Excellent facilitation skills to conduct training sessions for small, medium, and large sized groups.
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to maintain customer focus while handling multiple priorities
  • Ability to quickly learn new systems, processes and procedures and adapt local practices to global standards
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Core competencies include – Integrity; Problem Solving; Planning and Organization; Excellence; Attention to detail; Negotiation; Performance Management; Teamwork and team building; Ability to support and train local and international staff

How to apply:

https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CAREUSA&cws=52&rid=5524

There are individuals who may use CARE’s name and trademark in emails and on websites in an attempt to solicit fees from interested job-seekers. Some examples of these fees are placement fees or immigration processing fees. CARE does not use recruiting or placement agencies that charge candidates an up-front fee of any kind. Occasionally, CARE does employ recruiting or placement agencies to help us identify candidates for specific employment within CARE. If you’re contacted by a legitimate recruiting or placement agency, there should be no charge to you. If you suspect that you have been a victim of fraud from someone purporting to be CARE, please contact us at legal@care.org.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

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Portfolio Officer-Investing in Women-South Sudan nationals encouraged to apply

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Jul 062021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund
Closing date: 17 Jul 2021

The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) is a leading development finance organisation that supports businesses to innovate, create jobs and leverage investments in order to create resilience and sustainable incomes in rural and marginalized communities in Africa. Launched in 2008, AECF has invested in 343 businesses across more than 40 value chains and 26 countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

We focus specifically on agribusiness, renewable energy and climate technologies, while also addressing the crosscutting themes of gender, youth and fragile contexts. In just over a decade, we have impacted more than 27.7 million lives, created close to 24,000 jobs, and leveraged over US $740 million in matching funds.

AECF is headquartered in Kenya, with offices in Côte d’Ivoire and Tanzania.

South Sudan-Investing in Women Project

The Investing in Women in South Sudan programme is a five-year initiative with a goal to enhance economic empowerment of women in the agricultural sector in South Sudan through support to SMEs and women producer groups. The programme has three main objectives, namely,

• Reducing gender specific barriers of women’s participation in agricultural value chains.

• Increasing adoption of gender sensitive climate smart agricultural practices.

• Improving employment/livelihoods of women in agriculture and food systems.’

Job summary

The Portfolio Officer will be responsible for three main tasks, namely:

i. Monitoring performance of investees including reporting.

ii. Managing the relationships between AECF and the investees.

iii. Contribute to selection of potential investees for funding.

Key Responsibilities

Monitoring investee performance and managing relationships.

  • Conduct and coordinate review of investees’ progress reports and feedback process.
  • Conduct project site visits on a periodic basis to ensure that: project implementation is on track; performance targets are being met; progress reporting is timely and accurate; and project funds are utilized in an appropriate and transparent manner.
  • Follow – up with investees to ensure that project to project linkages is established and reported, opensource initiatives are supported and information on outcomes/ progress markers collected, reported, and shared within agreed networks.
  • Provide mentoring and coaching to support investees implement their M&E and reporting systems.
  • Ensure timely disbursement of approved funds to investees.
  • Prepare and share investees risk one pagers with relevant teams.
  • Contribute to identification of investees who require technical assistance and arrange to deliver services based on the AECF Technical Assistance and Learning service delivery framework.
  • Work with the Programme Manager to recover outstanding repayable funds as due from investees.

Contributing to selection of potential investees for funding

  • Work with the Investing in women in South Sudan competition management team to design the marketing strategy and market new funding competitions/challenges.
  • Ensure that incoming proposals are properly recorded in the portfolio management system and their subsequent review and approval/declinations is properly recorded and tracked.
  • Review and assess project applications, concept notes, and business plans as well as conducting basic pre – funding due diligence.
  • Coordinate monitoring visits of potential investees and directly engage applicants to discuss their project ideas and ensure their project plans are high quality and technically sound.
  • Guide applicants and portfolio companies on business planning and ongoing implementation of the AECF-funded projects including providing limited technical and management assistance.
  • Conduct pre-grant capacity assessments of potential grant recipients and providing capacity building assistance where required.
  • Review grant recipients’ work plans and budgets and facilitating the grant contracting process.

Required qualifications, experience, and attributes.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, Development Studies, Agricultural Economics, or other relevant field of study.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or hold an equivalent professional accounting qualification e.g., ACCA (desirable).
  • A minimum of four(4) years of experience in one or more of the following areas: finance, agriculture, agribusiness, SME finance, rural financial services, renewable energy and adaptation to climate change.
  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience in the microfinance/banking sector, financial and grants management, with the ability to review, analyse and interpret budgets, financial management systems; financial statements (including income and expenditure statements and cash reconciliation statements) and audit reports.

· Must possess excellent organizational and project management skills.

· Previous experience working and living in a non-family/hardship posting is required.

  • Must possess excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • A good understanding of gender and rural and/or financial services markets in South Sudan.
  • An understanding of the operations of donors and international development organizations.
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills with the ability to prepare reports to a high level of proficiency.**
  • South Sudanese nationals are encouraged to apply.**

The AECF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The AECF considers all applicants based on merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

How to apply:

If you believe, you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for the role Register & Apply on https://recruitment.aecfafrica.org

To be considered, your application must be received by 17th July 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For more information, please visit www.aecfafrica.org

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MANAGER, GRANTS AND CONTRACTS

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Jul 012021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: CARE USA
Closing date: 30 Jul 2021

CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in more than 90 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and we seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis. These solutions have a broad range, from clean water to access to education; from microfinance to ensuring that everyone has nutritious food; from agriculture and climate change to disaster response. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because they have proven to be the best hope for creating lasting change in the world. Our staff live where they work, which makes us effective at understanding the challenges they face. We’ve been doing this for over 70 years, since World War II. It started with the world’s first CARE Package® of food for the post-war hungry in Europe. Our work today is as important as ever, we believe that poverty and inequality are historic injustices that we can end within a generation, for good. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us, and fight with CARE.

Role Summary

The primary role of the Grants and Contracts Manager position is to lead, manage and direct overall Grants and Contracts Management function of CARE International in South Sudan, making links between program, administration, and finance teams. The most critical elements of the job requirements are to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting to donors on main grants as well as adequate management of sub grants to partners, ensuring that all operational aspects are in compliance with CARE Financial and Donor grant compliance regulations and budgetary requirements. The Grants and Contracts Manager will actively participate in the country office efforts to proactively seek new funding opportunities, working to ensure that program and finance teams are supported during proposal development to develop accurate budgets that contribute their fair share to the Country Office Shared Project Costs (SPC) The Grants and Contracts Manager will provide timely reports to Budget Holders on grants and sub grants expenditures and provide analysis on program implementation timeline vs. expenditure. With support from the Finance Manager, the Grants and Contract Manager will provide training and ongoing technical support to program staff and partners on compliance with terms and conditions of donor grants and our own sub grants management policy. The post holder will support program staff to request Fund Codes (FCs), Project IDs (PIDs) and set up grants and subgrants correctly in Peoplesoft, the Country Office’s financial system.

H/She is responsible for producing accurate and high quality financial reports; identifies problems or issues that play adversely against CO performance in financial management and recommends appropriate solutions to the Finance Manager, Program / Project teams as well as Interpret and implement donor polices & procedures

The Grants and Contracts Manager also manages the CO’s sub grantee portfolio and ensures Due Diligence Assessment is conducted for all new and existing subs in line with CARE USA Policy. H/She works with project teams to prepare the capacity improvement and monitoring plans for all subs, drafts subgrantee agreements for review by the Finance Manager and DCD-Finance & Ops.

This role reports the Country Finance Manager.

Roles and Responsibilities

1.Awards and Sub-award Management (30%)

Award start up and set up

  • Review the draft donor agreements for all new and existing awards, ensure understanding of relevant donor rules & regulations by finance staff, project managers, and other key stakeholders.
  • Work with CMPs in developing and signing of IPIAs ensuring that that the terms and conditions are understood by the CO team & partners
  • Support the project team on donor agreement modifications and submit modifications to SSC for updating in the grant’s management module.
  • Manage award and subaward setup process with SSC within the prescribed timeframe after signing the donor agreements (FC/PID and AID set up)
  • Disseminate to appropriate staff new FC/PID/Activity ID/ for the new awards and sub grants or any changes
  • Develop and maintain the CO grants tracker to monitor project milestones and ensure deadlines on reporting are not missed by the CO team.

Subgrantee selection and Monitoring

  • Ensuring that assessments of organizational capacity and due diligence have been carried out for all potential & current partners in the country in accordance with the sub agreement management policy, ensure results are documented and submitted to DMC for approval.
  • Ensure capacity improvements plans are prepared and executed by the relevant grants staff in the CO and results are documented and filed.
  • Assess training and development needs of partners and conduct capacity building as necessary
  • In conjunction with program teams, develop the subgrantee monitoring plan and ensure the plan is adhered to and results of monitoring are documented and shared with DMC and project managers for further action.
  • Review the sub grantee agreement modifications, ensure they are accurately done and in line with the donor provisions and CARE policy
  • Maintain a sub grants tracker for funds disbursed and liquidations received. An aging analysis of the remaining funds should be prepared monthly.

Project Implementation

  • Prepare of monthly variance reports (Portfolio Analysis report) for all awards in the CO for submission to the Finance Manager to monitor the financial and spending progress of all awards.
  • Participate in Project Review meetings and provide input into the grant’s management process

Project close out

  • Grants Close out- Support the project managers in preparing for the grants close out processes (final audit, evaluations, disposal of assets)
  • Review project commitments ate ensure accruals are done before closure of the project
  • Ensure all outstanding receivable /payable after project closure are received from the donor /paid back to the donor

2.Budgeting and Forecasting (30%)

  • Lead in developing proposal budgets and budget narratives, ensuring alignment with CARE and donor requirements (e.g., allowability, allocability, reasonableness and accuracy of cost matching, program income issues, etc.).
  • Support the Finance Manager in development of CO budget guidelines and coordinates the preparation of annual budgets, consolidation, including forecasts and future years budgets.
  • Participation in proposals development workshops and meeting to get knowledge of project or program at early stage
  • Verify the proposal budget to ensure accuracy on unit costs, formulas, etc. before it is finalized to be shared with CARE Managements for approval and submission to the donor.
  • Take lead in project Budget revision as requested by the donor

3.Financial Reporting (20%)

  • Prepare the monthly budget utilization report (Portfolio Analysis report) highlighting important information such as inception expenditures, contract balance, spending ratio on individual budget
  • Analyze the expenditure reports and provide narrative comments such line and summary on key possible threats and any proposed action.
  • Liaise with Budget Holders and provide recommendation to address any donor budget overspending /under spending. Critically examine expenditure reports with budget holders and provide recommendations to address under spending, overspending or unusual expenditure in relation to project phases.
  • Ensure timely and accurate preparation and submission of all donor reports as per the donor reporting template and schedule
  • Support the Finance Manager in the preparation of monthly financial management reports, e.g., COMFORT, Master Budget, etc.
  • Ensure preparation of reconciliation between Project Costing and General Ledger Ensure that any required reclassification between budget lines is executed.
  • Review the monthly Budget, Grants and Contracts (BGC) Log report prepared by SSC and ensure action is taken on all exceptions noted in the report before next report.
  • Review reconciliation of Grants Receivables/Payable Balance (GRP) balance received from SSC and validate the outstanding balance due or receivable from donor.
  • Prepare quarterly Subgrantee dashboard reports for submission to DMC

4.Team Management and capacity building (10%)

  • Supervise, coach and mentor awards and subgrants officers, ensuring high performance, accountability to meet deadlines and quality standards, and progressive skills strengthening
  • Manages, coaches and trains direct reports
  • Support the Finance Manager (continuing refresher) training to CARE and partner staff to ensure all award terms and conditions are understood and implemented properly

5.Audits (10%)

  • Keep track of donor audit schedules and requirements, work with internal and external auditors providing all required information to support audit processes and respond to audit queries and recommendations.

Support the Finance Manager in the CARE’s annual financial audit and Uniform Guidance audit as required.

Qualification, Experience and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or a related discipline
  • Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, or other relevant accounting profession certification
  • At least 7 years grants management experience; At least three years’ experience working with major donor budgeting and reporting requirements.
  • Three years’ experience managing / supervising teams
  • Thorough understanding of financial accounting, reporting and grants and contract management processes
  • Excellent knowledge of finance software applications and Microsoft Office including advanced expertise with Excel
  • Good understanding of relevant donor policies & procedures e.g. USG, EU, UN
  • Excellent facilitation skills to conduct training sessions for small, medium, and large sized groups.
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to maintain customer focus while handling multiple priorities
  • Ability to quickly learn new systems, processes and procedures and adapt local practices to global standards
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Core competencies include – Integrity; Problem Solving; Planning and Organization; Excellence; Attention to detail; Negotiation; Performance Management; Teamwork and team building; Ability to support and train local and international staff

How to apply:

https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CAREUSA&cws=52&rid=5524

There are individuals who may use CARE’s name and trademark in emails and on websites in an attempt to solicit fees from interested job-seekers. Some examples of these fees are placement fees or immigration processing fees. CARE does not use recruiting or placement agencies that charge candidates an up-front fee of any kind. Occasionally, CARE does employ recruiting or placement agencies to help us identify candidates for specific employment within CARE. If you’re contacted by a legitimate recruiting or placement agency, there should be no charge to you. If you suspect that you have been a victim of fraud from someone purporting to be CARE, please contact us at legal@care.org.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

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Finance Coordinator

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Jun 012021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Polish Humanitarian Action – Polska Akcja Humanitarna
Closing date: 14 Jun 2021

Responsibilities and Accountability

  1. Lead and oversee financial processes across the mission

  2. Monitoring project budget realization using available tools (Navision, BMT, et,) including forecast.

  3. Preparing Budget Monitoring (BMT) and other necessary tools for new projects.

  4. Verifying costs booked in Navision in terms of nature of expenditure, description, legibility etc.

  5. Participating in the allocation procedure: updating projects basket, verifying and accepting allocation files.

  6. Cooperating with Project Coordinator/Manager in preparing monthly cash flow data.

  7. Running financial reports according to PAH and donor requirements.

  8. Participating in preparation of new budget/budget revision in collaboration with Project Coordinator/Manager

  9. Facilitating all audit processes in the mission and coordinate all audit issues are followed up and resolved to a final conclusion.

  10. Following up on donors/partners/vendors/coordinators/staff issues and ensuring they are addressed in a timely manner, in collaboration with Project Coordinator/Manager, Operational Department on the Mission and Financial Desk in HQ

  11. Attend procurement committee meetings (setting up selection criteria and tender opening and evaluation)

  12. Verifying and approving payments related Mission bank account payment

  13. Approving costs (financial approval) under projects.

  14. Performing any other duties as directed and instructed by the Direct supervisor.

Qualifications and skills:

Minimum Required qualification

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and/or Finance Management.

  2. Experience with similar scope of responsibilities- finance coordinator position (min. 3 years)

  3. Previous work with INGO at a similar position (min. 3 years)

  4. Working Knowledge of institutional donors like ECHO, USAID, SSHF, RRF UNICEF etc.

  5. Must be proficient and knowledgeable of word processing, advanced excel with knowledge of advanced formulas such as lookup functions and the use of pivot tables.

  6. Excellent analytical skills and ability to resolve complex problems with multiple variables.

  7. Strong organizational skills

  8. Ability to work independently

Desirable:

  1. Experience in using Navision accounting system

  2. Partial professional qualification in Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and/or Certified Public Accountant certification (CPA).at least level 11.

  3. Strong understanding of accounting principles

How to apply:

Application Submission Criteria:

Please send a covering letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the Person Specification along with your CV to Human Resources at recruitment.ssud@pah.org.pl or submit your application to PAH Compound South Sudan Mission near Nile Fortune Hotel; Tomping, Juba – South Sudan.

· Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line i.e. *“Application for the position of “Finance Coordinator**”***

· Note: Due to urgent need to fill this position, short listing may take place before the advertisement deadline.

· We appreciate your application however, only short listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not been contacted within the closing date, we regret that your application has been unsuccessful.

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FINANCE MANAGER SOUTH SUDAN

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May 212021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: CARE USA
Closing date: 19 Jun 2021

CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in more than 90 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and we seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis. These solutions have a broad range, from clean water to access to education; from microfinance to ensuring that everyone has nutritious food; from agriculture and climate change to disaster response. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because they have proven to be the best hope for creating lasting change in the world. Our staff live where they work, which makes us effective at understanding the challenges they face. We’ve been doing this for over 70 years, since World War II. It started with the world’s first CARE Package® of food for the post-war hungry in Europe. Our work today is as important as ever, we believe that poverty and inequality are historic injustices that we can end within a generation, for good. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us, and fight with CARE.

The Finance Manager is responsible for supporting CARE SSDN’s financial health and viability by ensuring good financial planning and management as well as overall compliance with CARE, donor and government rules and regulations at the Country Office level. The Finance Manager is responsible for the day to day financial operations at the Country Office level; implementing CARE International’s financial systems to provide effective support to the Country Office. He/she plans, directs, and is responsible for providing quality financial services to all projects, units and staff in the CO. The Finance Manager reports to the Country Director, works closely Senior Management to ensure that partnership is developed between finance, programs and administration.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Team Leadership and Functional Management

  • Lead the Finance Department in an effective and efficient financial planning and management of resources:
  • Ensure proper staffing/recruitment to enable the Finance Team to manage CARE SSDN’s resources efficiently; work with the Program Management Team (PMT) to deploy finance department staff to support each project appropriately;
  • Develop and implement the annual work plan and budget for the Finance department; carefully managing expenditure and safeguarding CARE’s resources by following accountability procedures before signing approvals
  • Through supervision of the Grants and Contracts Team, ensure that CARE’s investments achieve the desired impact and that finances are managed in accordance with CARE, GoSSDN and Donor requirements, rules and regulations; Provide analysis to SMT and PMT on efficiency and value for money achieved with our financial resources.
  • Through supervision of the Accounts Payable staff, ensure good practice in treasury and cash management, promoting the use of wire and digital transfers, timely and efficient process for making payments; and always maintaining appropriate levels of cash in country to keep operations going; This includes supporting project managers and heads of departments with accurate and timely cash forecasts; Always maintaining a healthy level of cash in country to maintain operations going.

Strategic Management and Planning

  • Ensure that CARE SSDN is provided with the financial management, analysis and support necessary to accomplish its strategic objectives.
  • As a senior manager, ensure effective collaboration with all department/unit heads and support them with their financial planning processes. Participate in strategic & operational planning at CO level, contributing personal expertise in financial management; and contributing to regional level discussions on CARE’s financial management practices, operating model, etc
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and achievement of CARE’s strategies and approaches (e.g. Program, Partnerships, ECSA Road Map, Horn of Africa Impact Growth Strategy)
  • Lead the financial planning for CARE SSDN ensuring a good match between plans, ambitions and the availability of financial resources at all times; Building & nurturing strategic relationships with CARE International Member Partners (CMPs), H-Quarters and RMU, Shared Services Center, Donors and other stakeholders (Banks and Financial Service Providers with whom we work, peers in other INGOs with whom we collaborate, etc
  • Ensure the development and implementation of appropriate financial risk management mechanisms; including risk prevention, identification, assessment, response and reporting, with particular emphasis on the risk of fraud and corruption; If required, be prepared to conduct investigation into allegations of fraud; Ensure internal controls and segregation of duties reduce the risk of fraud.

Policies, Procedures & Systems

  • Develop and implement policies, procedures and operational systems that will ensure smooth running of CARE SSDN finances and the delivery of a good standard of customer service by the finance team.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of relevant CARE, donors and Government of SSDN policies, procedures and statutory requirements, including keeping abreast of any changes (e.g. in tax laws, labour laws, etc), and ensuring they are strictly adhered to.
  • Monitor the relevance of existing policies, procedures and systems in order to identify areas for improvement, striving for greater efficiency; take corrective actions as appropriate, referring to Accountable Managers, CO SMT, RMU or CMPs as may be deemed necessary.
  • Ensure that the day to day financial operations of CARE SSDN are run smoothly, and that financial operations are properly and accurately recorded, documented, controlled, monitored and reported, according to organizational, donors and GoSSDN policies and best practice;
  • Ensure that the Country Office finance system operates correctly and is being used effectively by CARE staff (both finance team and customers).
  • Ensure that all required internal controls are in place and followed and continuously identify ways of tightening them in the light of the high risks for fraud in SSDN.

Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Oversee the development and implementation of CARE SSDN country-wide budgets
  • Establish the processes by which the country budget will be developed, adhering to CARE USA annual budgeting timeline, guidelines and policies and holding staff country-wide accountable for doing their part.
  • Ensure that accountable managers are equipped and empowered to carry out budgeting activities according to best practice
  • Ensure that mechanisms for monitoring, control and review of budget implementation are in place, including quarterly “health check” reviews of CO cost recovery efforts, continuously analyzing the extent to which the CO is recovering its costs (Shared Program Costs, Sub & Field Office Costs);
  • Forecast to confirm the availability of financial resources and maintain CO Master Budget updated in order to anticipate shortages and propose timely corrective actions to CO SMT.
  • Develop systems, take actions and behave in a way which will generate and maintain relationships of mutual trust with donors; liaising with donors to ensure that they are provided with all required information,
  • Ensure statutory audits, internal and donor audits are conducted in a timely and professional manner; Cooperating with external audits and leading the implementation of recommendations.

Awards & Sub Awards Management

  • Ensure effective end-to-end Awards & Sub-Awards management is carried out; ensuring full compliance with Donor requirements, CARE International policies & the laws of SSDN.
  • Keep up to date with changes to CARE USA policies and Procedures as well as CARE International requirements and any developments in donor requirements and relevant legislation.
  • Ensure that all budgets and contracts are comprehensive and accurate and comply with Donor agreements and requirements, CARE International policies and the laws of the Country. Ensure budgets are prepared in line with CARE International Shared Program Costs policy and cover their fair share of SPC.
  • Ensure that all grants; reports are made on time and accurately and that Shared Program costs are allocated as per CARE USA Policy.
  • Proactively review Contract Aging reports in order to note breaches of contract, forthcoming expiries and any other problems or concerns.
  • Provide CARE Accountable Managers with quality financial information and advice in order to aid their decision making concerning the grants and sub grants they manage;
  • Ensure that comprehensive due Diligence and organizational capacity assessments of partners’ including their financial capacity, have been carried out for all of CARE SSDN’s potential partners according to policy.
  • Ensure that CARE’s policies and procedures for Sub Awards management are carried out; liaising with accountable managers to trouble-shoot any problems.

Capacity Building

  • Build the capacity of CARE Staff and Implementing Partners to manage financial resources according to good accounting practice and in compliance with Donor & CARE International standards.
  • Support the development and implementation of strategies for bridging the partner capacity gaps that are identified during partner assessments.
  • Liaise with Department Heads and the HR staff to understand financial capacity building needs of CARE staff; ensuring the development and roll-out of any required professional development initiatives.
  • Ensure that CARE Staff and Partners fully understand what is expected of them and are equipped to manage awards and sub-awards according to best practice, policies and procedures.
  • Deploy the team of Awards & Sub-Awards Staff to the project teams; ensuring that they provide all necessary support, and carry out monitoring visits according to the project plan.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, Finance or Business Management or related field
  • Fully Certified Public Accountant (CPA and / or ACCA)
  • At least five years as a Finance Manager or equivalent experience
  • At least 8 to ten years’ experience working in the developmental and / or humanitarian sector specific technical experience in budgeting, accounting, financial reporting, grants/contracts management and business management
  • Demonstrated experience with financial troubleshooting and audit
  • Thorough understanding of financial accounting, reporting, and grants and contracts management processes
  • Relevant donor policies and procedures
  • Facilitation skills to conduct training for small, medium and large sized groups
  • Solid analytical skills and problem solving
  • Ability to maintain customer focus while handling multiple priorities
  • Ability to learn quickly new systems, processes and procedures and accept local practices to global standards
  • Excellent leadership, coaching and negotiation skills
  • Ability to both lead teams and work with teams,
  • Ability to work at detailed level while understanding the larger picture
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office and financial software applications
  • Good communication skills both oral and written in English

How to apply:

https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CAREUSA&cws=52&rid=5470

There are individuals who may use CARE’s name and trademark in emails and on websites in an attempt to solicit fees from interested job-seekers. Some examples of these fees are placement fees or immigration processing fees. CARE does not use recruiting or placement agencies that charge candidates an up-front fee of any kind. Occasionally, CARE does employ recruiting or placement agencies to help us identify candidates for specific employment within CARE. If you’re contacted by a legitimate recruiting or placement agency, there should be no charge to you. If you suspect that you have been a victim of fraud from someone purporting to be CARE, please contact us at legal@care.org.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

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Field Accountant

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May 152021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Samaritan’s Purse
Closing date: 30 Jun 2021

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A day in the life of a Field Accountant in South Sudan

At Samaritan’s Purse, the Gospel really is at the center of all we do! We start each day with a time of devotions and prayer and from there we go into our work empowered to make a difference in the world. Our teams are full of passionate people who want to work with excellence and serve people to make an eternal impact.

Job Duties

A Field Accountant with Samaritan’s Purse in South Sudan is responsible for implementing and coordinating all financial accounting, expenditures, bookkeeping and payroll related to the specific programs and projects. This is a key support role that keeps our programs running smoothly as we work to serve and bring transformation in a hurting community.

  • Maintains functions including recording all cash, check and bank transfer transactions, maintain cash and bank ledgers, monitor cash advances and field expense reports, reconcile cash on hand and monthly bank reconciliation.
  • Maintains a close and cooperative working relationship with fellow financial staff and the Finance Manager.
  • Provides support to Base Manager and/or Program Managers with regard to financial policies/practices and related areas as required.
  • Ensures contracts are current on all rental properties, facilities, and vehicles.
  • Identifies areas for financial and administrative improvement and works to implement feasible improvements.

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Qualifications & Experience

Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in finance or related field and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 12 credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred.

Job Location: South Sudan

Type (Full-Time/Part-Time/Associate): Full-Time

Restrictions (Accompanied/Non-Accompanied): Non-Accompanied

Language Requirement: English Fluency is required

Travel Expectations: This is a field based location with frequent travel between the field and the office and Juba.

Benefits

  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision coverage
  • Disability insurance
  • Term Life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Ten paid holidays (holiday observance will depend on the host country)
  • Annual home leave
  • Twelve vacation days per year

How to apply:

https://careers.samaritanspurse.org/jobs/6787905-field-accountant

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Country Finance Manager

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Apr 222021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: John Dau Sudan Foundation
Closing date: 30 Apr 2021

Job Title: Country Finance Manager

Supervisor: Country Director, JDF South Sudan (Direct Line)

Chief Finance Officer, JDF HQ (Dotted Line)

Supervisee: Senior Finance Officer, Project Accountant and Field Finance Officers

Location: Juba, South Sudan with frequent (30%) field travels

Experience Level: At least a decade of experience in finance and accounts

Key Relationships

Country Program Director, Human Resource Manager, Field Coordinator, Program Managers and HQ Finance staff

About JDF South Sudan

John Dau Foundation (JDF) was established as a 501 non-profit foundation in 2007 to develop health facilities that do not exist for most of the populations of Duk, Twic East and Bor South Counties in the State of Jonglei in South Sudan. Currently JDF operates in South Sudan whilst offering technical assistance to improve the health of the South Sudanese people. Driving this mission is a vision that all the S. Sudanese people deserve access to quality healthcare. JDF is famous for investing in communities’ own human and material resources, catalyzing lasting change and creating a healthy environment in which the poor have the chance to seize control of their own lives. JDF has been operational in South Sudan and has delivered programs in Health, Nutrition and Emergency response.

Job Summary

The Country Finance Manager is responsible for providing leadership, technical support, supervision, and guidance to the Accounts and Finance (including Grants & Contracts). She / he will provide guidance for internal controls, setting financial targets, implementing fund-raising strategies, developing budgets and financial reports, engaging with donors, monitoring expenditure and cash flow, and managing tax compliance. She/he is the custodian of finance processes to ensure JDF South Sudan is compliant with donor policies, local regulatory and JDF policies and guidelines. She/he will be a key member of the Country Management Team (CMT) supporting teams to achieve Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and other entity targets while driving efficiency. Also serves as chief adviser for the Country Office on all matters of finance, budgeting, audit and compliance.

Main Responsibilities

· Oversee accounts and finance management for all operations of JDF South Sudan including consolidation, ensure maximum core cost recovery achieved through effective budgeting and control.

· Lead the Finance & Accounts team while working closely with other departments specially IT, Operations (Procurement, Logistics and supply) and Internal Audit,

· Apply analytical procedure and ratio analysis in order to support timely decision making.

· Leadership in development of budgets for all proposals/new project as well as fundraising.

· Ensure compliance with Local regulatory issues and timely submission of withholding taxes.

· Support audit (internal and external audit) and ensure compliance with JDF policies and internal controls.

· Manage country treasury in an effective and efficient manner, analyze country scenario and prepare a sustainable annual budget for NGO operation.

· Advise country office on matters related to finance and accounts

· Produce and circulate budget variance reports for all programmes and conduct regular meeting with teams

· Submit scheduled donor reports as per the guidelines.

· Maintain liaison with donors and work with external/ internal auditors to ensure clean reporting.

· Submission of monthly accounts to CFO; dealing with payroll related issue, cash management, accounts payable and donor reporting.

· Improve the quality of finance staff through capacity of development and mentorship

· Lead the country risk management process and coordinate the Country risk management committee.

· Establish a safeguarding culture across all level of the programme by implementing the safeguarding policy.

· Ensure that team members are well trained, supported and have access to resources regarding issues that are identified and actioned in accordance with the safeguarding policy and procedure.

· Work with Head of Financial Planning, Reporting and Control in HQ on Finance & Accounting related issues.

· Report any financial and regulatory issues to the Country Director and if required to the Program Director and CFO JDF HQ

· Work on special projects as required by the JDF Senior Management Team.

· Establish an effective filing system that provides easy access to finance-related information and proper documentation of all financial transactions

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

· On time reporting to HQ, donors, regulators, lenders ensuring quality

· Managing the fund flow as per business plan, proper investment of funds and ensure sustainability

· No major financial issues from External / Internal Auditor; appraisal from donor and government authority;

· Annual Entity Tax return and all other regulatory filling completed on time, Tax clearance certificate obtained

· Effective Management of liquidity through branch, region and entity cash forecast and fund management, ensures no cash flow shortage for operating activities.

· Robust internal control executed and fraud minimized

· Training needs assessment of finance staff and capacity building workshops for finance and nonfinancial staffs

· Safeguarding of JDF property & assets

· Practicing JDF values

Required Qualifications/Personal Specifications (Experience, Knowledge and skills)

Experience and Knowledge

· At least 6 years of experience in managing Finance and Accounts with 2years of experience at senior levels

· Strong management experience with INGOs and NNGOs in humanitarian context including field finance for both emergency and development programs

· University Degree in Finance, Accounts, Commerce or a related field with Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Finance or Commerce is required.

· Professional qualifications in CA or CPA or ACCA or ACMA as a chartered accountant is essential

· Extensive experience in managing funds from institutional donors USAID, DFID, EU, SSHF, as well as UN agencies is mandatory.

· Experience in managing relationship with external stakeholders such as donor, banking and legal authorities.

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Google tools, as well experience working with accounting and payroll software or information management systems.

· Good understanding of main program sectors of JDF South Sudan that includes Nutrition, Health and humanitarian emergency

· Substantial knowledge and experience of effective financial and budgetary control and supporting programs to stay on course with implementation

· Exceptional general management and communication skills, including ability to communicate effectively with people of varied professional and cultural backgrounds.

· Previous experience of managing and developing a sizable team and the ability to lead, motivate and develop others to achieve high impact results.

· Strongly analytical, including the ability to translate strategy into tactics and processes

· Self-starter in a complex operating environment, taking ownership of multiple work streams concurrently

Skills and Competencies

· Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to JDF’s mission.

· Recognized leader with management expertise

· Highly cooperative with excellent communication skills

· Strong strategic and creative thinking

· Excellent Financial Reporting Skills

· Ability to make realistic forecasting and analysis

· Excellent knowledge in Payroll Management

· Strong Account reconciliation abilities

· Advance knowledge of Microsoft office

· Excellent Donor reporting skills

· Excellent knowledge of Value for Money (VfM)

· Strong Team Management Aptitudes

· Ability to manage External/internal audit,

· Advanced skills in Budgeting and variance analysis

· Excellent knowledge in Multicurrency reporting

· Advance knowledge in Tax Management

· Excellent knowledge in Internal controls

· Excellent knowledge in Forex Management,

· Advance knowledge in Treasury Management

· Strong leadership style that reflects high degree of Emotional Intelligence (EI)

· Ability to lead while nurturing talent of the teams.

· Commitment to Child safeguarding Policy and Protection of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA)

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How to apply:

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) both must be in English to mayenbul@johndaufoundation.org and cc morrisokwir@johndaufoundation.org marked with subject line**” COUNTRY FINANCE MANAGER”**

JDF provides equal opportunity in employment and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. JDF encourages all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process..

Applications close on the 30th of April 2021. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

Due to the urgency of the position, JDF has the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline.

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Finance Manager

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Apr 162021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: John Dau Sudan Foundation
Closing date: 22 Apr 2021

Job Title: Finance Manager

Supervisor: Country Director, JDF South Sudan (Direct Line)

Chief Finance Officer, JDF HQ (Dotted Line)

Supervisee: Senior Finance Officer, Project Accountant and Field Finance Officers

Location: Juba, South Sudan with frequent (30%) field travels

Experience Level: At least a decade of experience in finance and accounts

Key Relationships

Country Program Director, Human Resource Manager, Field Coordinator, Program Managers and HQ Finance staff

About JDF South Sudan

John Dau Foundation (JDF) was established as a 501 non-profit foundation in 2007 to develop health facilities that do not exist for most of the populations of Duk, Twic East and Bor South Counties in the State of Jonglei in South Sudan. Currently JDF operates in South Sudan whilst offering technical assistance to improve the health of the South Sudanese people. Driving this mission is a vision that all the S. Sudanese people deserve access to quality healthcare. JDF is famous for investing in communities’ own human and material resources, catalyzing lasting change and creating a healthy environment in which the poor have the chance to seize control of their own lives. JDF has been operational in South Sudan and has delivered programs in Health, Nutrition and Emergency response.

Job Summary

The Finance Manager is responsible for providing leadership, technical support, supervision, and guidance to the Accounts and Finance (including Grants & Contracts). She / he will provide guidance for internal controls, setting financial targets, implementing fund-raising strategies, developing budgets and financial reports, engaging with donors, monitoring expenditure and cash flow, and managing tax compliance. She/he is the custodian of finance processes to ensure JDF South Sudan is compliant with donor policies, local regulatory and JDF policies and guidelines. She/he will be a key member of the Country Management Team (CMT) supporting teams to achieve Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and other entity targets while driving efficiency. Also serves as chief adviser for the Country Office on all matters of finance, budgeting, audit and compliance.

Main Responsibilities

· Oversee accounts and finance management for all operations of JDF South Sudan including consolidation, ensure maximum core cost recovery achieved through effective budgeting and control.

· Lead the Finance & Accounts team while working closely with other departments specially IT, Operations (Procurement, Logistics and supply) and Internal Audit,

· Apply analytical procedure and ratio analysis in order to support timely decision making.

· Leadership in development of budgets for all proposals/new project as well as fundraising.

· Ensure compliance with Local regulatory issues and timely submission of withholding taxes.

· Support audit (internal and external audit) and ensure compliance with JDF policies and internal controls.

· Manage country treasury in an effective and efficient manner, analyze country scenario and prepare a sustainable annual budget for NGO operation.

· Advise country office on matters related to finance and accounts

· Produce and circulate budget variance reports for all programmes and conduct regular meeting with teams

· Submit scheduled donor reports as per the guidelines.

· Maintain liaison with donors and work with external/ internal auditors to ensure clean reporting.

· Submission of monthly accounts to CFO; dealing with payroll related issue, cash management, accounts payable and donor reporting.

· Improve the quality of finance staff through capacity of development and mentorship

· Lead the country risk management process and coordinate the Country risk management committee.

· Establish a safeguarding culture across all level of the programme by implementing the safeguarding policy.

· Ensure that team members are well trained, supported and have access to resources regarding issues that are identified and actioned in accordance with the safeguarding policy and procedure.

· Work with Head of Financial Planning, Reporting and Control in HQ on Finance & Accounting related issues.

· Report any financial and regulatory issues to the Country Director and if required to the Program Director and CFO JDF HQ

· Work on special projects as required by the JDF Senior Management Team.

· Establish an effective filing system that provides easy access to finance-related information and proper documentation of all financial transactions

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

· On time reporting to HQ, donors, regulators, lenders ensuring quality

· Managing the fund flow as per business plan, proper investment of funds and ensure sustainability

· No major financial issues from External / Internal Auditor; appraisal from donor and government authority;

· Annual Entity Tax return and all other regulatory filling completed on time, Tax clearance certificate obtained

· Effective Management of liquidity through branch, region and entity cash forecast and fund management, ensures no cash flow shortage for operating activities.

· Robust internal control executed and fraud minimized

· Training needs assessment of finance staff and capacity building workshops for finance and nonfinancial staffs

· Safeguarding of JDF property & assets

· Practicing JDF values

Required Qualifications/Personal Specifications (Experience, Knowledge and skills)

Experience and Knowledge

· At least 6 years of experience in managing Finance and Accounts with 2years of experience at senior levels

· Strong management experience with INGOs and NNGOs in humanitarian context including field finance for both emergency and development programs

· University Degree in Finance, Accounts, Commerce or a related field with Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Finance or Commerce is required.

· Professional qualifications in CA or CPA or ACCA or ACMA as a chartered accountant is essential

· Extensive experience in managing funds from institutional donors USAID, DFID, EU, SSHF, as well as UN agencies is mandatory.

· Experience in managing relationship with external stakeholders such as donor, banking and legal authorities.

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Google tools, as well experience working with accounting and payroll software or information management systems.

· Good understanding of main program sectors of JDF South Sudan that includes Nutrition, Health and humanitarian emergency

· Substantial knowledge and experience of effective financial and budgetary control and supporting programs to stay on course with implementation

· Exceptional general management and communication skills, including ability to communicate effectively with people of varied professional and cultural backgrounds.

· Previous experience of managing and developing a sizable team and the ability to lead, motivate and develop others to achieve high impact results.

· Strongly analytical, including the ability to translate strategy into tactics and processes

· Self-starter in a complex operating environment, taking ownership of multiple work streams concurrently

Skills and Competencies

· Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to JDF’s mission.

· Recognized leader with management expertise

· Highly cooperative with excellent communication skills

· Strong strategic and creative thinking

· Excellent Financial Reporting Skills

· Ability to make realistic forecasting and analysis

· Excellent knowledge in Payroll Management

· Strong Account reconciliation abilities

· Advance knowledge of Microsoft office

· Excellent Donor reporting skills

· Excellent knowledge of Value for Money (VfM)

· Strong Team Management Aptitudes

· Ability to manage External/internal audit,

· Advanced skills in Budgeting and variance analysis

· Excellent knowledge in Multicurrency reporting

· Advance knowledge in Tax Management

· Excellent knowledge in Internal controls

· Excellent knowledge in Forex Management,

· Advance knowledge in Treasury Management

· Strong leadership style that reflects high degree of Emotional Intelligence (EI)

· Ability to lead while nurturing talent of the teams.

· Commitment to Child safeguarding Policy and Protection of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA)**

How to apply:

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) both must be in English to Hr@johndaufoundation.org marked with subject line**” FINANCE MANAGER”**

JDF provides equal opportunity in employment and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. JDF encourages all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process..

Applications close on the 22nd of April 2021. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

Due to the urgency of the position, JDF has the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline.

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Head of Finance, BRAC South Sudan

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Mar 272021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: BRAC
Closing date: 3 Apr 2021

BRAC International is seeking application from competent, dynamic and self-motivated individuals to fill the following position:

Head of Finance, BRAC South Sudan

Head of Finance (HOF) is responsible for providing leadership, technical support, supervision, and guidance to the Accounts and Finance (including Grants & Contracts). She / he will provide guidance for internal controls, setting financial targets, implementing fund-raising strategies, developing budgets and financial reports, engaging with donors, monitoring expenditure and cash flow, and managing tax compliance. She/he is the custodian of finance processes to ensure BRAC South Sudan is compliant with donor policies, local regulatory and BRAC International policies and guidelines. She/he will be a key member of the Country Management Team (CMT) supporting teams to achieve Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and other entity targets while driving efficiency. Also serves as chief adviser for the Country Office on all matters of finance, budgeting, audit and compliance. The Head of Finance will work very closely with the Deputy Country Director, Head of Financial Planning, Reporting and Control, Senior HR Officer, Head of Operation, Head of Area Offices, Program Managers Technical Advisors and the program staff. The job holder may take on any other tasks as mutually agreed by the supervisor Job responsibilities include but not limited to the following-

Key Responsibilities:

● Oversee accounts and finance management for all operations of BRAC South Sudan including consolidation, ensure maximum core cost recovery achieved through effective budgeting and control.

● Lead the Finance & Accounts team while work closely with other departments specially IT, Operations (Procurement, Logistics and supply) and Internal Audit,

● Apply analytical procedure and ratio analysis in order to support timely decision making.

● Leadership in development of budgets for all proposals/new project as well as fundraising.

● Ensure compliance with Local regulatory issues and timely submission of withholding taxes.

● Support audit (internal and external audit) and ensure compliance with BI policies and internal controls.

● Manage country treasury in an effective and efficient manner, analyses country scenario and prepare a sustainable annual budget for NGO operation.

● Advise country office on matters finance and accounts

● Produce and circulate budget variance reports for all programs and conduct regular meeting with teams

● Submit scheduled donor reports as per the guidelines.

● Maintain liaison with donors and work with external/ internal auditors to ensure clean reporting.

● Submission of monthly accounts to BI; dealing with payroll related issue, cash management, accounts payable and donor reporting.

● Improve the quality of finance staff through capacity of development and mentorship

● Lead the country risk management process and coordinate the Country risk management committee.

● Establish a safeguarding culture across all level of the programme by implementing the safeguarding policy.

● Ensure that team members are well trained, supported and have access to resources regarding issues that are identified and actioned in accordance with the safeguarding policy and procedure.

● Work with Head of Financial Planning, Reporting and Control, BI on Finance & Accounting related issues.

● Report any financial and regulatory issues to the Country Director and if required to the Regional Director, Africa and Director Finance, BI

● Work on special projects as required by the BRAC International Senior Management Team.

Establish an effective filing system that provides easy access to finance-related information and proper documentation of all financial transactions

Safeguarding Responsibilities:

§ Establish a safeguarding culture across all level of the program by implementing the safeguarding policy. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.

§ Responsible to ensure team members are appropriately trained, supported and have access to resources regarding issues that are identified and actioned in accordance with the safeguarding policy and procedure.

§ Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.

Educational Requirements: University Degree in Finance, Accounts, Commerce or a related field with Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Finance or Commerce is required. Professional qualifications in CA or CPA or ACCA or ACMA as a chartered accountant is essential

Required Competencies:

· Extensive experience in managing funds from institutional donors USAID, EU, Global Affairs Canada as well as UN agencies is mandatory.

· Experience in managing relationship with external stakeholders such as donor, banking and legal authorities.

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Google tools, as well experience working with accounting and payroll software or information management systems

· Good understanding of main program sectors of BRAC South Sudan that includes education, WASH, health, food security and livelihoods, and humanitarian emergency

· Substantial knowledge and experience of effective financial and budgetary control and supporting programs to stay on course with implementation

· Exceptional general management and communication skills, including ability to communicate effectively with people of varied professional and cultural backgrounds.

· Previous experience of managing and developing a sizable team and the ability to lead, motivate and develop others to achieve high impact results.

· Strongly analytical, including the ability to translate strategy into tactics and processes

· Self-starter in a complex operating environment, taking ownership of multiple work streams concurrently

Required Technical Skill:

● Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to BRAC’s mission.

● Recognized leader with management expertise

● Highly cooperative with excellent communication skills

● Strong strategic and creative thinking

● Excellent Financial Reporting Skills

● Ability to make realistic forecasting and analysis

● Excellent knowledge in Payroll Management

● Strong Account reconciliation abilities

● Advance knowledge of Microsoft office

● Excellent Donor reporting skills

● Excellent knowledge of Value for Money (VfM)

● Strong Team Management Aptitudes

● Ability to manage External/internal audit,

● Advanced skills in Budgeting and variance analysis

● Excellent knowledge in Multicurrency reporting

● Advance knowledge in Tax Management

● Excellent knowledge in Internal controls

● Excellent knowledge in Forex Management,

● Advance knowledge in Treasury Management

● Strong leadership style that reflects high degree of Emotional Intelligence (EI)

● Ability to lead while nurturing talent of the teams.

Experience Requirements: At least 10 years of experience in managing Finance and Accounts with 5years of experience at senior levels. Strong management experience with INGOs in humanitarian context including field finance for both emergency and development programs.

Employment type: Contractual

Salary: Negotiable

Job Location: Juba, South Sudan with frequent (30%) field travels.

How to apply:

If you feel you are the right match for the above mentioned position, please follow the application instructions accordingly:

External candidates need to email their CV with a letter of interest mentioning educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at recruitment.bi@brac.net

Please mention the name of the position and AD# BI 07/21 in the subject bar.

Only complete applications will be accepted and short listed candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline: 3 April 2021

BRAC is a development success story, born in Bangladesh and expanding into 10 other developing countries in Asia and Africa. It spreads anti-poverty solutions making it a global leader in providing opportunities for the world’s poor.

BRAC Founded by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed in 1972, the acronym of “BRAC” stands for an idea of a World where everyone has an equal opportunity to realize their potential. With a strong landmark in Bangladesh, BRAC has grown into the World’s largest development organization tacking poverty at scale. In 2009, BRAC International (BI) was set-up as a non-profit foundation in the Netherlands to govern and manage all BRAC entities outside Bangladesh. Currently BI operates in 11 countries (Africa and Asia) whilst offering technical assistance to 34 governments Worldwide. BI is famous for investing in communities’ own human and material resources, catalyzing lasting change and creating an ecosystem in which the poor have the chance to seize control of their own lives. BI has been operational in South Sudan since 2006 and legally incorporated as BRAC South Sudan. Over the years, BRAC has delivered programs in of livelihoods, health, education, and micro-finance and emergency response. Currently BRAC South Sudan is working in the four states of Eastern Equatorial, Central Equatorial, Western Equatorial and Northern Bahr el Ghazal. The current programs include (1) USAID contract for the Education for Peace, Recovery, and Resilience (EPRR) project in South Sudan under premiership of FHI 360, (2) Global Affairs Canada-funded project for Community-based Education (COBE) for Out of School Girls & Vulnerable Children that addresses institutional, social and cultural barriers to quality basic education, together with building community systems, food security and critical life skills, and (3) UNOPS funded Third Party Monitoring (TPM) project.

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Head of Finance

 FULL TIME, Recursos Humanos, Varios  Comments Off on Head of Finance
Mar 272021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: BRAC
Closing date: 14 Apr 2021

Job Title: Head of Finance (HOF)

Supervisor: Country Director, BRAC South Sudan (Direct Line)

Director Finance, BRAC International (Dotted Line)

Supervisee:Senior Finance Officers, Project Accountants and Field Finance Officers

Location :Juba, South Sudan with frequent (30%) field travels

Experience Level:At least a decade of experience in finance and accounts.

Key Relationships

Deputy Country Director, Head of Operations, Senior HR Officer, Head of Area Offices, Program Managers and Technical Advisors, BI Regional Staff, BI HQ Finance staff.

About BRAC South Sudan

Founded by Sir Fazle Abed in 1972, the acronym of “BRAC” stands for an idea of a World where everyone has an equal opportunity to realize their potential. With a strong landmark in Bangladesh, BRAC has grown into the World’s largest development organization, tackling poverty at scale. In 2009, BRAC International (BI) was set-up as a non-profit foundation in the Netherlands to govern and manage all BRAC entities outside Bangladesh. Currently BI operates in 11 countries (Africa and Asia) whilst offering technical assistance to 34 governments Worldwide. BI is famous for investing in communities’ own human and material resources, catalyzing lasting change and creating an ecosystem in which the poor have the chance to seize control of their own lives. BI has been operational in South Sudan since 2006 and legally incorporated as BRAC South Sudan. Over the years, BRAC has delivered programs in livelihoods, health, education, micro-finance and emergency response. Currently BRAC South Sudan is working in the five states of Eastern Equatoria, Central Equatoria, Western Equatoria, Western Bahr el Ghazal and Northern Bahr el Ghazal. The current programs include (1) USAID contract for the Education for Peace, Recovery, and Resilience (EPRR) project, (2) Global Affairs Canada-funded project for Community-based Education (COBE) and (3) UNOPS-funded Third Party Monitoring (TPM) project.

Job Summary

The Head of Finance (HOF) is responsible for providing leadership, technical support, supervision, and guidance to the Accounts and Finance (including Grants & Contracts). She / he will provide guidance for internal controls, setting financial targets, implementing fund-raising strategies, developing budgets and financial reports, engaging with donors, monitoring expenditure and cash flow, and managing tax compliance. She/he is the custodian of finance processes to ensure BRAC South Sudan is compliant with donor policies, local regulatory and BRAC International policies and guidelines. She/he will be a key member of the Country Management Team (CMT) supporting teams to achieve Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and other entity targets while driving efficiency. Also serves as chief adviser for the Country Office on all matters of finance, budgeting, audit and compliance.

Main Responsibilities

● Oversee accounts and finance management for all operations of BRAC South Sudan including consolidation, ensure maximum core cost recovery achieved through effective budgeting and control.

● Lead the Finance & Accounts team while work closely with other departments specially IT, Operations (Procurement, Logistics and supply) and Internal Audit,

● Apply analytical procedure and ratio analysis in order to support timely decision making.

● Leadership in development of budgets for all proposals/new project as well as fundraising.

● Ensure compliance with Local regulatory issues and timely submission of withholding taxes.

● Support audit (internal and external audit) and ensure compliance with BI policies and internal controls.

● Manage country treasury in an effective and efficient manner, analyse country scenario and prepare a sustainable annual budget for NGO operation.

● Advise country office on matters finance and accounts

● Produce and circulate budget variance reports for all programmes and conduct regular meeting with teams

● Submit scheduled donor reports as per the guidelines.

● Maintain liaison with donors and work with external/ internal auditors to ensure clean reporting.

● Submission of monthly accounts to BI; dealing with payroll related issue, cash management, accounts payable and donor reporting.

● Improve the quality of finance staff through capacity of development and mentorship

● Lead the country risk management process and coordinate the Country risk management committee.

● Establish a safeguarding culture across all level of the programme by implementing the safeguarding policy.

● Ensure that team members are well trained, supported and have access to resources regarding issues that are identified and actioned in accordance with the safeguarding policy and procedure.

● Work with Head of Financial Planning, Reporting and Control, BI on Finance & Accounting related issues.

● Report any financial and regulatory issues to the Country Director and if required to the Regional Director, Africa and Director Finance, BI

● Work on special projects as required by the BRAC International Senior Management Team.

● Establish an effective filing system that provides easy access to finance-related information and proper documentation of all financial transactions

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

● Ontime reporting to HQ, donors, regulators, lenders ensuring quality

● Managing the fund flow as per business plan, proper investment of funds and ensure sustainability

● No major financial issues from External / Internal Auditor; appraisal from donor and government authority;

● Annual Entity Tax return and all other regulatory filling completed on time, Tax clearance certificate obtained

● Effective Management of liquidity through branch, region and entity cash forecast and fund management, ensure no cashflow shortage for operating activities.

● Robust internal control executed and fraud minimised

● Training needs assessment of finance staff and capacity building workshops for finance and nonfinance staffs

● Safeguarding of BRAC property & assets

● Practicing BRAC values

Required Qualifications/Personal Specifications (Experience, Knowledge and skills)

Experience and Knowledge

● At least 10 years of experience in managing Finance and Accounts with 5years of experience at senior levels

● Strong management experience with INGOs in humanitarian context including field finance for both emergency and development programs

● University Degree in Finance, Accounts, Commerce or a related field with Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Finance or Commerce is required.

● Professional qualifications in CA or CPA or ACCA or ACMA as a chartered accountant is essential

● Extensive experience in managing funds from institutional donors USAID, EU, Global Affairs Canada as well as UN agencies is mandatory.

● Experience in managing relationship with external stakeholders such as donor, banking and legal authorities.

● Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Google tools, as well experience working with accounting and payroll software or information management systems.

● Good understanding of main program sectors of BRAC South Sudan that includes education, WASH, health, food security and livelihoods, and humanitarian emergency

● Substantial knowledge and experience of effective financial and budgetary control and supporting programs to stay on course with implementation

● Exceptional general management and communication skills, including ability to communicate effectively with people of varied professional and cultural backgrounds.

● Previous experience of managing and developing a sizable team and the ability to lead, motivate and develop others to achieve high impact results.

● Strongly analytical, including the ability to translate strategy into tactics and processes

● Self-starter in a complex operating environment, taking ownership of multiple work streams concurrently

Skills and Competencies

● Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to BRAC’s mission.

● Recognised leader with management expertise

● Highly cooperative with excellent communication skills

● Strong strategic and creative thinking

● Excellent Financial Reporting Skills

● Ability to make realistic forecasting and analysis

● Excellent knowledge in Payroll Management

● Strong Account reconciliation abilities

● Advance knowledge of Microsoft office

● Excellent Donor reporting skills

● Excellent knowledge of Value for Money (VfM)

● Strong Team Management Aptitudes

● Ability to manage External/internal audit,

● Advanced skills in Budgeting and variance analysis

● Excellent knowledge in Multicurrency reporting

● Advance knowledge in Tax Management

● Excellent knowledge in Internal controls

● Excellent knowledge in Forex Management,

● Advance knowledge in Treasury Management

● Strong leadership style that reflects high degree of Emotional Intelligence (EI)

● Ability to lead while nurturing talent of the teams.

How to apply:

How to apply (Application Instructions)

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should follow this link https://forms.gle/q3yT66abNVHGNyQJ6 to submit their applications by 13:00hrs April 14, 2021 (Juba time). It should be noted that beyond this time the system will automatically shut-down and no more submissions will be accepted. Should you have any difficulties, queries or need more information, please contact our HR on recruitmentafrica.bi@brac.net. In compliance COVID 19 guidelines, BRAC will not accept hand delivered application that would increase the risk of transmission of the deadline virus. Due to the urgency of this recruitment, interviews will be conducted on an on-going basis and the position may be offered before the deadline. BRAC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. BRAC prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any International.

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WFP Commodity Management System Development Consultant

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Feb 162021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Catholic Relief Services
Closing date: 28 Feb 2021

Scope of Work

WFP Commodity Management System Development Consultant

Objective: CRS/South Sudan manages large quantities of food commodities (WFP), in a variety of remote and hard to reach parts of Jonglei and Lakes States, South Sudan. Thus, supply chain management is complex, challenging, and entails risk. CRS South Sudan requires a consultant with significant experience in the management of WFP food commodities to provide technical assistance in strengthening supply chain management in line with CRS and WFP policies and procedures.

Key Deliverables:

· Conduct a desk review and key informant interviews to understand CRS current approach to food commodity management (including Insight) and reporting for WFP projects.

· Conduct site visits to several WFP warehouses managed by CRS in Jonglei and Lakes States and review current food commodity management practices, including adherence to CRS and WFP policies and procedures.

· Based on the findings of site visits, develop and train staff in a Standard Operating Procedure for receiving, storing, dispatching, reconciling and loss/damage reporting of WFP food commodities. The Standard Operating Procedure should cover all CRS and WFP policies and procedures including inventory counts.

· Develop and train staff (including Commodity Accountant and Logistics Management Information System Officer) in the use of a centralized electronic ledger to track movement in WFP food commodities across all WFP warehouses managed by CRS in Jonglei and Lakes States. The electronic ledger should be able to track commodities by type and shipment instruction number and should deliver automatic populating of CRS reports (monthly inventory report) and WFP reports (Form 3, Form 4, Form 5 and Form 6).

· Develop and train staff (including Commodity Accountant and Logistics Management Information System Officer) on a process to gather and file supporting documentation for the new electronic ledger.

Duration and Reporting:

· 6 weeks assignment commencing in March 2021. The consultant will report to the Supply Chain Manager/designate.

Basic Qualifications:

· Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain or similar field required. Additional experience in WFP commodity management may substitute for some education.

· Minimum of 5 years’ experience in direct management of WFP food commodities, preferably with at least 2-3 years focused on supply chain management of WFP commodities.

· Experience in designing and implementing food commodity management systems in moderately complex environments preferably with an international NGO.

Travel – You will spend most of your time in the field visiting the different warehouses.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

· Experience in WFP supply chain management, particularly staff training on warehouse management and commodity accounting

· Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with ability to make sound judgment and decisions and offer innovative solutions

· Experience of security management in complex and remote field locations.

· Strong relations management abilities. Ability to relate to people at all levels internally and externally. Strategic in how you approach each relationship.

· Good presentation and facilitation skills

· Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented and results-oriented

Supervisory Responsibilities (if none, state none): None

Key Working Relationships:

Internal: Supply Chain Manager, WFP Program Manager, Head of Programming, Head of Operations and Security Manager.

External: N/A

Disclaimer: This scope of work is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

How to apply:

Interested applicants are invited to submit their applications by COB 28th February 2021 to southsudanvacancies@crs.org Subject: WFP Commodity Consultant Application

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