Nonprofit

Head of Finance

On-site
Work must be performed in or near Goma, North-Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Published 12 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Temporary
Start Date
June 10, 2024
Application Deadline
June 10, 2024
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level
Intermediate

Description

The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial contract duration until December 31, 2025. There are good prospects for an extension. Employment location will be Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, with frequent travel to project locations in the country.

 

Welthungerhilfe's (WHH) country programme in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is focusing on humanitarian aid as well as on integrated multi-sectorial development activities within the sectors of agriculture incl. value chain development, WASH, nutrition and infrastructure. The programme is funded by the German Government (GFFO, BMZ, GIZ, KfW), EU and USAID. As Head of Finance, you will be responsible for all financial and administrative processes and will implement financial management standards in the programmes and projects efficiently and promptly, thereby making a significant contribution towards the success of the programme work. Projects are implemented by WHH, but also in cooperation with other national and international partners like NNGO's and INGO's. In general, you will ensure that the WHH DRC country programme including the various projects is financially managed in accordance to relevant donor and WHH internal rules and regulations as well as that the Human Resources management is following the standards set by WHH Head Office. 

 

Your responsibilities

 

  • Establish and maintain a programme wide financial management system in DRC
  • Ensure a sound budget planning when project proposals are being drafted
  • Control and supervise the liquidity planning of the projects and internal fund requests 
  • Monitor and ensure a proper planning of the financial and other resources 
  • Recruiting, account assignment and induction of new staff (in the field of financial/project administration) 
  • Provide guidance and train local and international financial experts and project partners in line with WHH policy to enhance the national staff capacity 
  • Monitor and ensure the accurate and prompt drawing up of internal and external financial reports in accordance with the appropriate guidelines
  • Conduct training sessions in the field offices to uplift the capacities of administrative compliance
  • Checking of partner agreements taking into account the capacity of the partners and the donor regulations 
  • Support the local HR Expert to ensure that the organizational standards are implemented 

 

Your profile

 

  • A relevant university or college degree with specialist knowledge in areas such as finance, accounting and/or controlling
  • At least 3 years of project-related professional experience in the administration of co-financed projects for international (aid) organizations - preferably in the region
  • Excellent coordination and organizational skills, including ability to work under pressure
  • Co-operation skills and ability to work in a team
  • Excellent communication skills and broad intercultural competences
  • A high level of mental and physical resilience and readiness to travel to areas with volatile local conditions
  • Readiness to receive necessary vaccinations for working in Welthungerhilfe's project countries
  • Excellent spoken and written English and French

 

Our offer

 

We offer you the opportunity to work in a responsible and interesting field as part of an extremely dedicated team. Welthungerhilfe attaches great importance to the personal and professional development of its employees and the balance of their work and private life. Remuneration is based on our gender-independent salary scale. In addition, Welthungerhilfe offers numerous other benefits, which are listed under "Our benefits".


Please send your application via our online recruiting system by June 10, 2024. Your contact person is Peter Doerr. Welthungerhilfe is committed to fighting terrorism in all its activities. Accordingly, any applicant who is offered employment will be screened against lists of known and suspected terrorists.

 

*Welthungerhilfe values diversity and ensures an inclusive, non-discriminatory working environment. We welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.


The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial contract duration until December 31, 2025. There are good prospects for an extension. Employment location will be Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, with frequent travel to…

Level of Language Proficiency

  • Excellent spoken and written English and French


  • Excellent spoken and written English and French


Location

On-site
Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo

How to Apply

Please send your application via our online recruiting system by June 10, 2024Your contact person is Peter Doerr. Welthungerhilfe is committed to fighting terrorism in all its activities. Accordingly, any applicant who is offered employment will be screened against lists of known and suspected terrorists.

Please send your application via our online recruiting system by June 10, 2024Your contact person is Peter Doerr. Welthungerhilfe is committed to fighting terrorism in all its…

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