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Norwegian Refugee Council
Consortium Finance Manager
Location: Mogadishu – Somalia
Ref. No: 3959001759
Full time
Building Resilient Communities in Somalia (BRCiS) is a humanitarian Consortium that takes a holistic approach to supporting Somali communities in developing their capacity to resist and absorb minor shocks without undermining their ability to move out of poverty.
In 2013, five international NGOs with long experience in Somalia – Cooperazione e Sviluppo (CESVI), Concern Worldwide (CWW), the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), the International Rescue Committee (IRC), and Save the Children International (SCI) – formed a Consortium to address Somalia Communities’ long-term exposure to recurrent disasters and destitution.
The Consortium now has 8 Members including Action Against Hunger, Candlelight and Kaalo. It manages a portfolio of 6 grants implemented in all Federal Member States of Somalia.
BRCiS is looking to recruit for a Consortium Finance Manager who is to be responsible that the financial set up is according to NRC standard and to support programme / poject implementation.
Job Description
Generic Responsibilities
1. Ensure that country set up adhere to Financial Handbook, NRC policies, donor and auditor requirements
2. Implement NRC’s financial systems, routines and procedures
3. Maintain overall budget control and monitor cash flows
4. Management of financial team
5. Training of line managers and staff with financial responsibilities
6. Provide regular analysis and reports
7. Implement anti corruption policy
8. Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
Qualifications
·         Minimum 4 years of experience from working as a senior Financial Manager in a humanitarian/recovery context
·         Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
·         Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
·         Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
·         Solid knowledge of computer software and modern accounting systems
·         Fluency in English, both written and verbal
·         Knowledge of the context of Somalia
·         Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts, multi-country disaster preparedness, response and recovery programming.
·         Experience with project development
·         Experience with Consortium coordination
·         Experience in resource mobilisation and working with various donors and conversant with their technical frameworks and strategies
·         Experience in advocacy work
·         Safety and security awareness training
Education Field: Finance / Economics
Education Level: College / University, Bachelor’s degree
Personal Qualities
·         Communicating with impact and respect
·         Strategic thinking, result oriented and diplomatic
·         Managing performance and development
·         Empowering and building trust
·         Managing resources to optimize results
·         Handling insecure environments
·         Empowering and building trust
·         Initiating action, culturally sensitive and coping with change
·         Ability to work under pressure and with limited supervision
·         Able to present and represent an organization
We Offer
Duty Station: Mogadishu, Somalia
Travel: Frequent travel to all areas of programme Implementation, with approx. 30% travel to Nairobi.
Contract Duration: 12 months
Salary & Benefits: NRC offers a competitive compensation package
NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and check that its partners have not been involved in illegal activity. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.
The Norwegian Refugee Council is an equal opportunity employer, with no discrimination in terms of sex, age, religion, ethnic origin or political affiliation.
Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
Miscellaneous info
Travel: Some travelling must be expected
Related documents
CLICK HERE for a Complete Job Description for this position
How to Apply
Visit www.nrc.no to apply online
Search criteria:
·         Location: Somalia
·         Industry: Emergency Relief
·         Special field: Finance
Deadline for application: 30/10/2018

Job Vacancy: BRCiS Programme Manager
Location: Nairobi
Ref. No: 3958927440
Full time
Building Resilient Communities in Somalia (BRCiS) is a humanitarian Consortium that takes a holistic approach to supporting Somali communities in developing their capacity to resist and absorb minor shocks without undermining their ability to move out of poverty.
In 2013, five international NGOs with long experience in Somalia – Cooperazione e Sviluppo (CESVI), Concern Worldwide (CWW), the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), the International Rescue Committee (IRC), and Save the Children International (SCI) – formed a Consortium to address Somalia Communities’ long-term exposure to recurrent disasters and destitution.
The Consortium now has 8 Members including Action Against Hunger, Candlelight and Kaalo. It manages a portfolio of 6 grants implemented in all Federal Member States of Somalia.
Are you passionate about working with communities in Somalia?
Do you have an excellent report and proposal writing skills?
Do you have experience in interpreting data and writing reports to a rigorous technical standard? You could be the candidate we are looking for!
BRCiS is looking to recruit for a Programme Manager who will be based in Nairobi.
The programme Manager will be responsible for coordinating the implementation of the integrated programmes in the BRCiS Consortium portfolio.
The Programme Manager represents the BRCiS at coordination forums, as delegated by the Chief of Party.
Job Description
Generic Responsibilities
·         Line management for DFID II project manager and DEVCO, World Bank coordinators
·         Compliance and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
·         Responsible for ensuring programme support to integrated programme, coordination and technical quality in BRCiS Consortium
·         Ensures that BRCiS programmes are implemented in a transparent and compliant manner
·         Provision of specific inputs relevant for BRCiS strategies
·         Supervises the compliance to donor standards, and grants management and regular reporting to donors for all BRCiS projects
·         Identify funding opportunities, develops funding strategy, and forecast
·         Responsible for grants management and budget allocations
·         Ensure compliance with contractual commitments and extracting and implementing key learnings from project implementation
·         Provide overall coordination for any new funding coming in for emergency responses
Qualifications
·         Applicable degree in international relations, business, economics or related field.
·         7 years’ experience in humanitarian/development aid in complex and/or insecure environments, preferably in East/Horn of Africa.
·         Excellent report and proposal writing skills in English language. Experience in interpreting data and writing reports to a rigorous technical standard.
·         Excellent English language communication skills – negotiation, networking, influencing, public speaking and facilitating workshops at different levels.
·         Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
·         Ability to work closely with field based national staff and experience in various staff training and development approaches
·         Strong planning, monitoring and organizational skills with good knowledge of the use of logical and result-based monitoring and evaluation frameworks;
·         Ability to write high quality concept notes and technical sections for donor proposals
·         Knowledge of the context of Somalia
·         Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts, multi-country disaster preparedness, response and recovery programming.
·         Experience with project development and Management
·         Experience with Consortium coordination
·         In depth understanding and experience in working with resilience programmes
·         Experience in resource mobilisation and working with various donors and conversant with their technical frameworks and strategies
·         Experience in advocacy work
·         Safety and security awareness .
Education Level: College / University, Bachelor’s degree
Personal Qualities
·         Handling insecure environments
·         Managing resources to optimize results
·         Managing performance and development
·         Communicating with impact and respect
·         Strategic thinking, result oriented and diplomatic
·         Empowering and building trust
·         Initiating action, culturally sensitive and coping with change
·         Ability to work under pressure and with limited supervision
·         Able to present and represent an organisation
·         Flexible and creative, confident in taking initiatives and exploring new opportunities
·         Commitment to continuous learning and willingness to keep abreast of new developments in the disaster management field
·         Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
We Offer
Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya
Travel: 40% travel to Somalia
Contract Duration: 24 months
Salary & Benefits: NRC offers a competitive compensation package
NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and check that its partners have not been involved in illegal activity.
NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.
The Norwegian Refugee Council is an equal opportunity employer, with no discrimination in terms of sex, age, religion, ethnic origin or political affiliation.
Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
Miscellaneous info
Travel: Some travelling must be expected
Related Documents
CLICK HERE to Complete Job Description for this position
How to Apply
Visit www.nrc.no to apply online
Search Criteria:
·         Location: Kenya
·         Industry: Emergency Relief
·         Special field: Project management
·         Role: Senior executive
Deadline for application: 30/10/2018
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