Humanitarian Affairs Officer, P3 (Temporary Job Opening) Job ID #142237

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Country: Panama Organization: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Closing date: 18 Oct 2020 Org. Setting and ReportingThis position is located in the Operations and Advocacy Division (OAD) of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), in the Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (ROLAC) based in Panama City, Panama.
OCHA is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA's mission is to mobilize and coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies; advocate the rights of people in need; promote preparedness and prevention, and facilitate sustainable solutions.
Under the supervision of the Head of Office, OCHA Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (ROLAC), the Humanita…

Administrative / Finance Manager

Administrative / Finance Manager Salient Humanitarian Organization (SHO) is an independent humanitarian organization that assists the victims of natural disasters, armed conflicts and exclusion. Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equality of rights and opportunities, respect for diversity and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable people. We are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Administrative / Finance Manager Location: Maiduguri, Borno Employment Type: Full-time Job Summary The Admin and Finance Manager will be responsible for the management of both financial and administrative works of the project and organization (as required). The major financial duties and responsibilities of the officer include accounting, software operation, reporting and documentation, cash flow/fund management, compliance. And, administrative duties and responsibilities are to conduct works related to general administration, assets management, coordination, procurement function, inventory management, etc. Job Description Overall: Responsible for the financial health and risk management of the organisation Responsible for the performance of the finance & administration and property business units Member of the management team reporting to the Executive Director Budget Management: Compile and consolidate accurate organisational and project budgets on time Negotiate favourable terms on donors' contributions to TVT's operational and other costs Monitor expenditure and ensure alignment with budget Financial Reporting: Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements Lead account and administration department in the project Prepare monthly budget variance reports for each business area Produce timely and accurate donor reports, including monthly pipeline reports Financial monitoring and Compliance (Risk Management): Review financial reports and seek ways to reduce costs and maximise resource use Ensure that the organisation's policies, procedures and internal controls are relevant and compliant with requirements of donors, local laws, GAAP/IFRS, PFMA, tax, etc. Ensure that committees (Finance, HR, Assets & Estates Committee and Audit & Risk Committee) for internal control are properly constituted, meet regularly and their recommendations are implemented Organisational Leadership: Participate on SHO's management team ensuring sound organisational leadership Attend and submit financial reports at Board of Trustees meetings Contribute to SHO's fundraising and resource mobilisation activities Operational Management: Oversee day-to-day functions of the finance and administration department Manage cash flow, oversee weekly payments and approve general ledger and bank reconciliations Ensure adequate preparation for audits Required Profile / Experience Degree / HND / OND in Administrative/Finance/Accounting or any other related course; Minimum 5 years of experience from a national level project implementation position in a humanitarian / recovery context; Experience in Managing Grants of a Minimum of USD 500,000; Technical in warehousing management. Documented results related to the position's responsibilities; Experience in leadership and problem solving; Fluency in English, both written and oral including local language ad advantage; Capacity to adapt to basic living conditions, patience; Ability to deliver high-quality work within tight deadlines; Strong negotiation skills; Brief Conditions SHO reserve the right to close the application before the deadline, if the required number of candidates is attained. Candidates will be responsible for his/her own travel, accommodation and feeding during the recruitment process; Application Closing Date 10th September, 2020. How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should please submit their Application (Letter of motivation and CV in a single file) via E-mail to: recruitment@salientho.org indicating the "Job position" as the subject of the e-mail Or The HR, Salient Humanitarian Organization, Behind NTA Quarters, Off Damboa Road, Old GRA, Maiduguri, Borno State. Application process All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than five pages) in English. CV and Cover Letter indicating and explaining the suitability to the position applied. Provide contact details (name, position, email address and tel. no.) of 3 professional non-related references, whereas 1 must be for the latest employer. Please do not attach any written recommendations. Applications should be addressed to: The Recruitment Manager. Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered. CV-only applications will not be considered. Please note: The position title and location must be written in the subject line of the e-mail otherwise not considered. SHO considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, colour, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Note Please clearly indicate the "Job position" on the envelope. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. CVs will be reviewed on rolling bases. Due to the large numbers of expected applicants, SHO will only inform shortlisted candidates for written test and oral interview. For general information about SHO, please consult: www.salientho.org

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