Design Fellowship

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Organization: John Snow Closing date: 15 Oct 2020 About the HCDExchange Design Fellowship
The HCDExchange works to advance the adoption of human centred design (HCD) in adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) programmes.As part of these efforts, the HCDExchange coordinates an annual fellowship programme where human centred designers are placed in host organisations to work on projects related to ASRH.Designers gain a unique opportunity to develop experience working on ASRH challenges, while host organisations build their HCD experience, capacities, and processes.In 2020, we will award one to two initial six month pilot fellowships, one based in Sub-Saharan Africa and another in South Asia. Fellows will begin work with their host organisations in January 2021.Who should apply?HCDExchange Fellows are designers working to advance learning and practice at the intersection between human centred design and adolescent sexual health. They are emerging leaders w…

Grants Accountant – SAGE

Grants Accountant – SAGE Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood and we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. In Zimbabwe, we have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 31 years. Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity. Project Accountant Job Description Reporting to the Senior Grant Accountant, the job holder will be responsible for timely and reliable grant financial information and analysis that leads to effective decision making. The job holder will also be responsible for the Finance advisory role in the PA management team, PA cash and budget management, financial reporting and analysis, internal financial controls enhancement, field support visits, risk management, grants management, partnership management and people management. Accountabilities Participate in PAs decision-making. Support the PAs Management team to ensure that financial resources are optimally used for the benefit of Plan families and their communities. Build capacities of communities in project financial management. Review cash disbursement vouchers. Review purchase requisitions and orders for the Girls Education Challenge Grant. Review payment packages for budget availability and correct coding. Monitor budget versus expenditure for the GEC Grant. Ensure timely processing and disbursement of payments to suppliers. Manage the project bank account in line with provided guidelines and cash management. Manage general ledger accounting system. Prepare monthly bank reconciliations related to the project. Prepare monthly Financial and Management reports for the GEC grant. Ensure adherence to DFID’s financial controls, processes, procedures and requirements. Continuous review of internal control processes and procedures. Follow up finance-related audit actions. Conduct annual physical asset verifications. Carry out surprise petty cash counts at least once per quarter. In situ training of communities in financial and record maintenance. Project support visit, Partner support visits and partner capacity building. Management of grants finance and the reporting processes. Assist the District Coordinator in grants management processes. Promotes and abides by Plan policies and procedures including but not limited to:  Gender equality mainstreaming, Child Protection Policy; Code of Conduct and the related mandatory reporting responsibilities. Knowledge A degree in Accounting;  CIS or equivalent qualification. At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role working in a computerized accounting office in an NGO set up. MS Office Skills. Skills and Behaviours Strong management skills. Analytical and problem-solving skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Proficient in computer skills and use of relevant accounting software packages. Develops, motivates, coaches and manages finance team. Promotes innovation and learning. Communicates clearly and effectively. Gains, develops and retains credibility about his/her performance. Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to submit their curriculum vitae & cover letter outlining their suitability for the position. Plan International takes very seriously the responsibility and duty to ensure that we and anyone who represents us does not in any way harm or place at risk children and young people. In this regard, reference & background checks will be performed including clearances on child related offences in conformity with Plan’s Safeguarding Policy. This position is open to Zimbabwean nationals. Location: Zimbabwe (Harare) Type of role:  Fixed Term Contract Closing Date : 24  July 2020 


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