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  • Posted: May 11, 2023
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    Welthungerhilfe is one of the largest Non-Governmental aid agencies in Germany providing long term development assistance projects. Welthungerhilfe has supported Kenyan development organizations since its establishment in 1962. It has had an office in Nairobi since its registration as an NGO operating in Kenya since 1993. Geographically, Welthungerhilfe's i...
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    Head of Finance Somalia & Somaliland

    Your responsibilities

    • Ensuring that all financial administrative processes in the Country Office are auditable and run efficiently through appropriate organisational measures and carrying out financial administrative controls
    • Line management of and final responsibility for the finance team 
    • Supporting the Country Director perform his/her supervisory duties within the framework of programme administration
    • Contribute to the development and delivery of the Country Strategy, within Senior Management team
    • Instructing and supporting projects and project partner organisations (PPO) in matters relating to financial management so that they fulfil their contractual obligations towards Welthungerhilfe and co-financers
    • Managing internal and external audits of projects and partner organizations
    • Controlling and supervising liquidity planning of the projects and internal fund requests
    • Evaluating financial and administrative requirements of new donors
    • Coordinating the training of national and expatriate staff and PPO's in the field of project administration in coordination with the Financial Advisory Unit at Head Office
    • Approving of processes/giving authorisations according to the signature policy
    • Providing qualified advice for the projects in administrative matters

    Your profile

    • A university or polytechnic degree in a relevant field e.g. finance and/or accounting
    • At least 5 years of professional experience in the same or an equivalent position, preferably in the region
    • Experience working with national partners and civil society in a coordinating role
    • Experience line managing finance and administrative teams
    • Experience with German (BMZ, GFFO) and European and private donor regulations would be an asset
    • Excellent MS Office skills, especially Excel
    • Excellent coordination and organizational skills, especially in financial management
    • Willingness to travel regularly between Nairobi, Mogadishu and Hargeisa
    • Proven negotiation skills and strong intercultural competence
    • Readiness to receive necessary vaccinations for traveling to Welthungerhilfe's project countries
    • Excellent spoken and written English
    • Familiarity with the Somali context a significant asset, and familiarity with crisis contexts desirable.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Welthungerhilfe on to apply

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