Save the Children
Finance and Grants Manager – Education Consortium Vacancy-Job Ref:JKSS/1803/202061
Finance & Grants Manager – Education Consortium – ( 200001SQ )
The Finance & Grants Manager will support a Consortium of partners implementing refugee education programmes by ensuring the financial and grants management and information systems are in place and functional. The Finance & Grants Manager will be responsible for implementing an inter-agency fraud risk prevention, mitigation and response plan. The position is responsible for receiving and reviewing partner expenditures and reports and preparing consolidated financial reports for the donor.
In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.
Qualifications and Experience
A Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Accounting or Business Administration from a recognised university. Possession of a postgraduate qualification or professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA, CIMA, ICSA etc. is an added advantage.
At least 4 years relevant working experience, preferably with International NGOs, with thorough understanding of GAAP and major donor standard requirements.
Good financial management skills with knowledge of computer Accounting Packages and good understanding of major donors financial requirements, conditions and Government budgets and tax policies.
Prior experience working with implementing partners
Self-motivated with demonstrated ability to generate financial reports and meet set deadlines and with good integrity.
Team player with good interpersonal/communication, documentation, and facilitation skills and the ability to work under minimum supervision. Computer literary and fluency in English are a must.
Ability to maintain personal professional development and competencies on financial issues.
Tags basic education child protection financial management information systems
Strategic management and people management skills – team building and delegation.
Strong negotiation, diplomacy and Confidentiality
Computer literacy skills – MS office applications, word, excel, PowerPoint, spreadsheets.
Good Policy Development and analytical skills
Ability and willingness to undertake periodic field travel to up-country and in insecure areas.
Prior experience working with institutional donor funding, such as Education Cannot Wait
Contract duration: 1 year
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.
Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents
Employee Status: Fixed Term