Recrutements au Sénégal

Save the Children International recrute 01 Finance Transformation Manager

Save the Children International recrute 01 Finance Transformation Manager

Annual Salary Level: XOF 26,200,000 to XOF 35,000,000 (offer will be based on experience/internal equity and financial availability. SCI offers a competitive benefits package outside of salary).

The Finance Transformation Manager is a role sitting within the Change and Deployment team that has been created to deliver a number of high priority projects implementing new systems and business processes across Save the Children International (SCI)’s country offices.

The Finance Transformation Manager is responsible for providing financial and accounting functional expertise to support countries to implement S2P, Coding and PRIME. They will support successful completion of readiness activities as well as providing hands-on, practical support to help country finance teams prepare for and manage the change post go-live. The Finance Transformation Manager is responsible for supporting all country offices within their region and may be required to provide support to other regions, as well as providing input on a global scale to improve the quality of the solution design and deployment approach. For 2022-2024 the role will be responsible for preparing countries for the implementation of New financial coding model. As this is a ‘roving’ position, we would expect at least 60% of time is spent travelling to support country offices.


Stakeholder engagement

  • Engage with Finance Directors, and other members of the SMT as appropriate, to explain the strategic rationale for these projects and ensure buy in
  • Lead on coding engagement calls and kick offs
  • Hold weekly check in calls with project lead
  • Maintain a strategic overview of the deployment plan in the RO and drive performance

Readiness activities and pre-requisites

  • Provide functional expertise to enable countries to complete the technical readiness activities
  • Provide guidance and support country offices in validating data required as part of readiness activities

Change impact assessment and solutions

  • Ensure change impact to finance processes and teams are fully understood and plans are in place to manage this effectively at the country office level
  • Provide support and guidance to enable countries to implement the changes to business processes and policies within the finance teams

User acceptance testing

  • Support country office finance teams to complete UAT for impacted finance processes

Training, coaching and post go-live support

  • Facilitate the online course and deliver training sessions on technical tools
  • Provide coaching on the new processes
  • Provide support to troubleshoot issues and escalate to the Centre function and project team where solutions cannot be found at a local level

Transition to BAU and continuous improvement

  • Recommend improvements to the solution (both business process and system) to better meet the needs of the country office and where needed, raise change requests to the Change Approval Board
  • Implement the post go live plan including running refresher sessions with countries as required
  • Assess and provide hands on support to countries where needed
  • Ensure that lessons learned are shared across the global finance function and within the region (for example by leading sessions at the Regional Finance meetings)
  • Ensure Finance BAU roles and responsibilities are understood from the start of the implementation
  • Facilitate a smooth transition to BAU for the finance teams

Qualifications and experience

  • Educated to degree level / equivalent work experience
  • At least 3-5 years of experience working in the Finance team of an SCI country office
  • Demonstrated experience and capability of leading, facilitating and influencing change and the delivery of major projects affecting business processes and systems in the field
  • Proven ability to work in a large complex and highly networked matrix organisation and influence through ‘soft power’
  • Previous experience of, and highly effective in, the guiding and coaching of others
  • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, a proven ability to engage stakeholders
  • Knowledge and experience of working within a standardised project methodology
  • A strong results orientation and proactive approach
  • Excellent communication skills, fluent in written and spoken English (French in WCA, Spanish in LAC, Arabic for MEEE)
  • Competent in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Willingness and ability to travel within the region for circa 60%
  • A commitment to Save the Children values


  • CPA / CFA qualification

Closing Date: Sep 22, 2022

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