Closing Date : 2020-01-19
Duty Station : Herat, Afghanistan
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Organization: Norwegian Church Aid
Country: Afghanistan
Closing date: 19 Jan 2020

Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) is seeking a competent and highly motivated Finance Manager to join our team in Afghanistan. In this vital role, under NCA's Country Director (CD), you will have the exciting opportunity to oversee and further develop the financial team, provide sound leadership, as well as build internal capacity of staff and local partners. The NCA programmes in Afghanistan are Economic Empowerment, WASH, peacebuilding, and humanitarian assistance. NCA works in cooperation with local Afghan organizations to strengthen community ties through locally driven projects.

As Finance Manager, you are part of NCA s senior management team. In this role, you will have overall responsibility for all financial management matters relating to the Afghanistan program. You have excellent communication skills and can communicate across all areas of the organization and with colleagues at all levels, from senior leadership to national staff employees. You are flexible and able to easily adapt and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic and challenging environment.
In NCA, we seek leaders who are motivated by our vision, our work and our values, and who wish to develop the organization and organizational culture. In order to achieve our goals, we need leaders who are able to think strategically, while contributing to effective systems in our daily work.

This is a one-year contract with a start date in early 2020. Please note that Kabul is classified as a high-risk area and is a non-family duty station.

Duties and responsibilitiesOverall responsibility for financial processes.Ensure proper financial monitoring systems are in place such that financial processes comply with NCA s routines, guidelines, and donor regulations.Participate in the Senior Management Team so that the team can work together across divisions to provide outstanding programmes.Develop the capacity of our staff within finance, accounting and administration. Responsible for further developing the section through recruitment as well as personnel management.Training and mentoring of partners.QualificationsRelevant education in Finance, Management or Accounting.Five years practical experience from finance and accounting along with experience as a manager or supervisor.Understand the financial team s role in providing outstanding programmes.An understanding about donor and NGO regulations, processes and systems.Background from training and mentoring of local staff.Proficiency in English, written and oral. Other languages are an advantage. Experience from working in challenging environments.Personal qualitiesAbility to quickly build rapport as well as motivate both individuals and groupsSystematic, structured and accuratePatient and culturally sensitiveExcellent communication and writing skills The person employed must be loyal to Norwegian Church Aid s Christian values
How to apply:

NCA uses an electronic recruitment portal. Candidates are kindly asked to submit their CV and application (limited to one page each) through this electronic recruitment portal. We also require all candidates to upload a copy of relevant certificates and diplomas as part of the application. Please note that we only consider candidates who submit their application, CV, and relevant certificates/diplomas through this electronic recruitment portal.

In accordance with core humanitarian principles, NCA implements a range of safeguards to prevent or reduce the possibility of humanitarian aid falling into the wrong hands. This includes those individuals and groups who are subject to sanctions by the United Nations Security Council. As part of this process, NCA will screen the details of the successful candidates for this post against the sanctions lists maintained by the UN and by some of NCAs governmental donors. Please be informed that this will only be applicable for international positions and senior national positions.

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