Title Finance Manager,Somalia
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development.
Pact seeks a Finance Manager for the anticipated Bilateral Labour Intensive Stabilization Programme in Somalia, funded by the Royal Norwegian Embassy. The programme will provide immediate benefits to communities in areas newly recovered from Al Shabaab, or in areas under threat by militant groups, as well as strengthen the ability of the government, including local authorities, to function and provide relevant services for Somali citizens.
Reporting to the Team Leader, the Finance Manager for the anticipated Bilateral Labour Intensive Somalia Stabilisation Programme will oversee the development and implementation of the programme’s financial systems, including the preparation, negotiation, and monitoring of grant agreements with grantees.
Coordinate with other departments for training/mentoring of sub-grantees where necessary in the administration of the programme’s sub-agreements with partners Basic Requirements:
A college or post-graduate degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field
At least eight years of experience in financial management for large complex projects, working in the field of international development, preferably in East Africa with specific experience in Somalia or other fragile and conflict affected states
Professional level of oral and written fluency in English languagePreferred Qualifications:
Fluency in Somali language
Somali nationals strongly preferred