3 Job Positions at Save the Children: (Deadline 7 January 2022)

3 Job Positions at Save the Children: (Deadline 7 January 2022)

3 Job Positions at Save the Children: (Deadline 7 January 2022)

Finance Manager at Save the Children: (Deadline 7January 2022)

Advert – Finance Manager (1)

About the Role:

Save the Children (SC) is the world’s largest independent child rights organization, underpinned by a vision of a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

The Finance Manager will be responsible for the overall accounting and book keeping functions of SCI. In addition; the position will be responsible for efficient and effective management of SC cash flows, updating and reconciling the accounting ledgers, managing the end of period procedures, capitalization of fixed assets and ensuring the generation of monthly financial reports to head office. The position is also responsible for technical supervision of the field finance officers.

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 minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Commerce, Accounting or Business Administration from a recognised university, MUST possess a Postgraduate qualification or professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA, CIMA
  • At least 5 years relevant working experience in working for International NGOs in a humanitarian and development setting.
  • Strong accounting skills and experience, including management of the general ledger, journal entries, payroll, payables, demonstrates sound knowledge of the relevant tax laws and other statutory obligations and with a sound command of the balance sheet interpretation and presentation.
  • Strong background in external donor reporting for an international NGO and experience working with major donors like USAID, SIDA, EU,DFID,UNHCR,WFP etc
  • Good financial management skills with knowledge of computer Accounting Packages and good understanding of Government budgets and tax policies.
  • Proven ability to work with a team under minimal supervision and being able to prioritize work and meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong Planning, organising and negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity
  • Commitment to Save the Children values

 The Organisation

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 workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

This position is on Child Safeguarding- Level 3:  The post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs. Or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

ANTI-HARASSMENT Policy

We are committed to ensuring a safe working environment for all those who work for us and for all those who come into contact with our staff and representatives, including children and members of the communities with whom we work.

SCI takes a zero tolerance approach to sexual harassment and any other conduct that is discriminatory or disrespectful to others.

Application Information: https://rwanda.savethechildren.net

Deadline for receiving applications is 7th January 2022.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

*Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. *

*Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process*

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY

 

Head of Finance at Save the Children: (Deadline 7January 2022)

Advert- Head of Finance (1)

About the Role:

Save the Children (SC) is the world’s largest independent child rights organization, underpinned by a vision of a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

The Head of Finance is responsible for all finance functions for Save the Children in Rwanda & Burundi. This includes ensuring the integrity of financial systems, that all financial transactions are properly recorded, that all financial reporting (budget, cash flow, forecasts) are delivered in a timely and accurate manner, and ensuring full compliance with internal policies and procedures, legal and donor requirements. This is a senior management role, providing crucial support to the Country Director with oversight of all finance staff.

 Qualifications and experience

  • A minimum of seven years management experience in a corporate or International NGO (INGO) environment, with three years at a management level within the finance department of a national or international organization.
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Finance /Accounting (or equivalent)
  • CPA or equivalent certification (CA, ACMA, ACCA,CIMA) strongly recommended
  • Strong background in external donor reporting for an INGO and experience working with major donors like NORAD, ECHO, USAID, EU, DFID etc
  • Strategic thinker with demonstrated experience in financial management, budget management, leading and motivating teams, knowledge of computer Accounting packages and a good understanding of major donors’ financial requirements and government budgets and tax policies
  • Excellent understanding of business and financial planning including strategic modelling
  • Excellent analytical skills – the ability to analyse complex financial data and design and produce effective management information
  • Excellent experience of budgeting and budget management
  • Excellent understanding of financial systems and procedures
  • Strong business acumen and the ability to contribute to strategic decisions
  • Excellent experience of computerised accounts packages, Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Experience of general administration work
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage a complex and diverse workload and to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to build a small, proactive team, motivating staff and working collaboratively with colleagues and providing support and advice as necessary
  • A full appreciation of the value of collaboration, both internationally and within a team environment

 The Organisation

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 workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

This position is on Child Safeguarding- Level 3:  The post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs. Or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

ANTI-HARASSMENT Policy

We are committed to ensuring a safe working environment for all those who work for us and for all those who come into contact with our staff and representatives, including children and members of the communities with whom we work.

SCI takes a zero tolerance approach to sexual harassment and any other conduct that is discriminatory or disrespectful to others.

Application Information: https://rwanda.savethechildren.net

Deadline for receiving applications is 7th January 2022.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

*Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. *

*Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process*

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY

 

HEALTH AND NUTRITION SENIOR TECHNICAL SPECIALIST at Save the Children: (Deadline 7 January 2022)

 Advert – Health and Nutrition Senior Technical Specialist (1)

About the Role:

Save the Children (SC) is the world’s largest independent child rights organization, underpinned by a vision of a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

The Health and Nutrition Technical Specialist takes overall responsibility for the strategic direction and coordination of Save the Children’s work on health and nutrition in the Rwanda/Burundi Country Office including ensuring programming attracts significant donor funding and contributes to Save the Children’s strategic objectives, national/global learning and advocacy. As a senior member of the programme development and quality (PDQ) team, the Health and Nutrition Technical Specialist (H&N TS) is responsible for leading and overseeing the development and delivery of high quality, innovative, cost effective programmes in Health and Nutrition both in emergency as well as long-term development, resulting in immediate and lasting change for children. The H&N TS is expected to provide technical advice and support to project staff to ensure programming objectives are successfully achieved.  They are also responsible for initiating and taking technical leadership in H&N focused studies, documentation and dissemination of innovation and good practices; leading on policy research and advocacy on H&N through networking and collaboration with relevant civil society organisations and other institutions, and; playing a leading role in establishing, maintaining and expanding donor relations for the sector.

 Qualifications and experience

  • Holds a Master’s Degree in public health, international health or equivalent and relevant field.
  • Significant professional experience, at least 8 years, of developing and managing high quality, innovative and cost-effective technical H&N projects preferably in the Rwandan context and with International NGOs
  • Demonstrated experience working in emergency/humanitarian settings.
  • Demonstrated experience working with and providing technical assistance to the Ministry of Health at national and subnational levels with an intimate understanding of the Burundi or Rwanda Health System. Experience working within the Burundi or Rwanda Health System will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of current global, regional and country level health discourses on newborn and child health, nutrition, adolescent health, mHealth and emergency health.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and substantial experience in preparing projects proposals and donor reports.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and commitment to capacity building of staff with proven skills as a trainer/facilitator and mentor.
  • Demonstrated skills in resource and staff management and capacity development
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mind-sets
  • Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.

 The Organisation

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 workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

This position is on Child Safeguarding- Level 3:  The post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs. Or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

ANTI-HARASSMENT Policy

We are committed to ensuring a safe working environment for all those who work for us and for all those who come into contact with our staff and representatives, including children and members of the communities with whom we work.

SCI takes a zero tolerance approach to sexual harassment and any other conduct that is discriminatory or disrespectful to others.

Application Information: https://rwanda.savethechildren.net

Deadline for receiving applications is 7th January 2022.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

*Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. *

*Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process*

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY

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