The DRC/DDG Somalia Programme is the largest programmes in East Africa region.
DRC/DDG is among the INGOs with the largest presence in Somalia, with country-wide programmes implemented through six main sub offices in Somaliland, Puntland, Hirran Region, Gedo Region, Bay Region and Banadir Region. Because we are there, DRC/DDG is able to respond rapidly and flexibly to recurrent crises and the needs of Somalis who are affected by humanitarian crises.
DRC/DDG supports refugees, migrants, internally displaced populations and other persons affected by crises in both urban and rural settings. DRC/DDG implements activities in Somalia in the following sectors: WASH, Shelter and Non Food Items (NFIs), Protection, Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL), Mine Action and Armed Violence Reduction (AVR). In Protection, the key programme components include Gender Based Violence (GBV) protection and response, child protection, mixed migration, programming and provision of assistance to IDP and refugee voluntary returns.
Under the supervision of the Finance Manager, the Finance Coordinator will ensure that all financial functions in the DRC/DDG Somalia Country programme including accounting, payments and banking, payroll, budgeting, financial reporting and grant financial management and compliance are adhered effectively and in a timely manner. The Finance Coordinator ensures compliance with donor regulations as well as DRC/DDG’s internal policies and procedures and provides support to the program management teams as required
Accounting / Finance
Budget, Financial Management and Control
Local Tax management
The responsibilities listed in the JD are not exhaustive and may be readjusted according to operational needs but will remain in line with the overall purpose of the role.
To be successful in this role, we expect you to be a positive, mature leader with a proven track record of developing effective initiatives, programmes, and impact.
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate each of DRC’ five core competencies:
• Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results through the Regional team both to position DRC and ensure excellence in all deliverables.
• Collaborating: You lead regional initiatives and processes by involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.
• Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
• Communicating: You listen to other stakeholders and staff; and you communicate concisely and persuasively.
• Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with DRC’s vision and values.
Moreover, we also expect the following:
He/she should possess a High degree of computer literacyDesirable:
Strong initiative and self-motivated, with a strong commitment to teamwork and humanitarian principles.
Ability to multi-task and cope with competing demands under tight deadlines.
Identify priority activities and assignments, adjust priorities as required.
Aptitude and openness to change, with an ability to lead change management
Availability: 1st September 2019
Duty station: Dolow, Gedo Region (including frequency of travel for DRC operational locations; this is a non-family and unaccompanied positon.
Reporting: Finance Manager
Duration: 1 year, contract possibility of extension, subject to performance and funding.
Contract: Salary and conditions in accordance with the Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Global Expatriates available at www.drc.dk under Vacancies graded as Band NM-G .
Commitments: DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework (http://www.drc.dk/HAF.4265.0.html ). All DRC staff must be committed to the Red Cross Code of Conduct, as well as the Core Humanitarian Standards.
Gender Equality: DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels. In light of this, women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply to bridge the gender gap.
Equal Opportunities: DRC is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethnic origin, colour, race, marital status or other protected characteristics.