Save the ChildrenClosing Date : 2017-01-17
Duty Station : Cairo, Egypt
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Organization: Save the Children
Country: Egypt
Closing date: 17 Jan 2017

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with c15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Contract length: 12 months, this post is on a national level (Egyptions Only)

The role

The post holder will manage and support the financial management functions of the country office, in accordance with Save the Children policies and procedures. The Finance Manager is overall accountable for the budgeting, reporting, and cash and resource management of the Country Office. He/she works closely with Finance staff, budget holders, and the Country Director.

Qualifications and experience

University degree in Finance and relevant experience and abilities; Certification in Finance is a plusExperience in accounting & finance and grant management for at least 10 years in an international organisation office;International work experience highly desirable.At least 5 years experience as a finance manager.Fluent in written and spoken Arabic and English language;Excellent knowledge of computer programs (Excel, Spreadsheets, accounting programs, etc).Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.Good level of experience of performance management and building high performance teams.Excellent organisational skills, attention to detail and the ability to manage time and prioritize under pressure.High level of initiative and ability to work with little supervision.Proactive in identifying difficulties and working cooperatively to solve them.

A commitment to the values and principles of Save the Children International.

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

To see a full a job description, please visit our website at

Please apply in English using your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role.

How to apply:

Application Email: Please apply with a covering letter and up-to-date CV to: ''

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