|Description||Desired start date: 01/12/2019
Duration of the mission: 12 months renewable
ABOUT THE MISSION
SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL (SI) opened its mission in Bangladesh at the end of 2007, following cyclone SIDR.
SI’s intervention and strategy in Bangladesh is to address primary needs of crisis affected people in terms of food security, livelihood, disaster risk reduction (DRR), water, hygiene and sanitation (WASH) by making use of inclusive approaches and by taking into account the effects of climate change, whilst working in parallel on mid-long term resilience strategies.
SI supports displaced people and affected communities immediately after a disaster through the distribution of various kits, cash for work, emergency access to safe drinking water) and in the early recovery phase by livelihood activities, reconstruction of dwellings, etc. SI’s programs build the communities resilience towards future hazard events, this includes how to evacuate people and possessions as soon as possible, how to protect villages and fields by building small-scale infrastructures (dykes, causeways), and how to incorporate adaptive coping strategies for farmers by establishing agricultural practices and livelihoods that are less vulnerable to natural disasters. Furthermore, SI’s 2020 strategy for Bangladesh has a three-pronged approach focusing on:
The development and changes within Bangladesh require a variety of interventions. SI will need to retain its capacity to respond rapidly in the face of an emergency whilst focusing on mid-term and longer-term development goals.
ABOUT THE JOB
The Finance coordinator will manage and coordinate all administrative, accounting and financial
services associated with the mission.
As coordinator, s/he is responsible for the mission’s financial balance.
S/he will monitor adherence to Solidarités administrative procedures and donor procedures.
S/he is the point of reference for the mission and the link between headquarters and the mission for
all finance matters.
ORG CHART POSITION (REPORTING AND FUNCTIONAL RELATIONSHIPS)
Line manager: Country Director
Line report(s) on base: immediate assistants
Functional manager: Desk Administrative Officer
Functional report(s): entire mission (excluding HoM) for financial matters
Main challenges for the position
This is a key position of the mission, member of the country coordination team. We are looking for a senior profile, with a solid experience in Finance and proven achievements in dealing with complex technical issues and challenges. While he/she drives the finance department, guaranteeing quality and deadline respect, he/she would be able to focus on interdepartmental coordination/communication into the mission and capacity building of the team, national and international.
He/she is a leader on financial issues and capable of a smooth integration with other mission departments and with a problem-solving approach in relation with the field; he/she is a experimented manager, able to reinforce and maintain the team cohesion and the motivation, even facing with a complex working environment and an important workload.
Priorities for the 2/3 first months
Education: Bachelor (or Master’s) Degree in, Business or Public Administration or Accounting or related field
Technical skills and knowledge:
Other desirable qualities:
SI WILL OFFER YOU
A salaried post: according to experience from 2640 euros gross per month (2400 base salary + 10% annual leave).
Per Diem of 450 USD.
Social and medical cover: International staffs benefit from an insurance package which reimburses all healthcare expenses (including medical and surgical expenses, dental care and ophthalmological expenses, repatriation) and a welfare system including war risks. Essential vaccination and antimalarial treatment costs are refunded.
Vacation: During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time off is implemented at the rate of one break every three months. Our policy was just modified: from now on, Solidarités offers you 7 working days ever three months, with a 850 USD allowance for each break. In addition to these regular break, SI adds a day off per worked month. These days off as well as the breaks are not deducted from the paid leaves that are paid every months with your salary as they are offered by the organization.
For further information about Solidarités International, please consult our website: http://www.solidarites.org/en/
Security context and living conditions:
The office and guesthouse in Dhaka, Cox and Teknaf are comfortable, well located in terms of security, adapted to SI team’s needs, and assuring to international staff the minimum standard in terms of privacy and comfort. The working environment is positive and the context, differently in each location, give some opportunities of social life, especially in Cox’s Bazar, one of the most touristic cities of the country, hosting the majority of humanitarian actors.
Does this description fit you? Please send us your CV and Cover letter in English. CV only applications will not be considered.
NB: The vacancy may close before the deadline. Thank you for your comprehension
|Experience||3 à 5 ans|
|Fonctions||RH et Finances, Gestion de projets/programmes|
|Secteurs d’activité||Eau et assainissement, Gestion crise / post-crise|
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|Date de fin de validité||09/01/2020|