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  • Posted on: 24 December, 2018 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • eHealth Africa designs and implements data-driven solutions and technologies to improve health systems for and with local communities. eHA’s technology works in low connectivity settings and uses data to drive decision-making by local governments and partner agencies to get optimum results.

    Senior Coordinator, Risk Management


    Department: Finance & Accounts

    Purpose of the Position

    • The Senior Coordinator, Risk Management will jointly coordinate with the Senior Manager  and Facilitate the setting of the risk appetite by the Executive Management, monitoring risk exposures against the Executive Management-approved Risk Appetite Limits and reporting thereon to the Risk Committee, advising the Executive Management on strategies to mitigate the risks to which the Company is exposed, Implement the Operational Risk Framework and ensure the mitigation of material risk through engagement with the business

    What You’ll do
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned:

    Risk Management:

    • Coordinates and guides the process of identifying, analyzing, evaluating and treating risk, including the introduction of methodologies for collecting, collating and disseminating data related to risk management planning.

    Performance Monitoring:

    • Supports the Senior Manager in implementing strong management reporting practices and business intelligence for effective and efficient budgetary and performance management.
    • Provides timely advice to operational counterparts and mission leadership on organizational performance of the mission in line with mission priorities.
    • Coordinates ongoing monitoring, analysis and reporting to ensure that organizational performance of the operations is tracking with set targets and resource requirements are aligned with mandates and other priorities.

    Strategic Resourcing and Stewardship:

    • Develop and maintain an effective risk management system comprising strategies, processes and reporting procedures necessary to identify, measure, monitor, manage and report, on a continuous basis the risks, at an individual and at an aggregated level, to which the Company is, or could be, exposed.
    • Lead and motivate subordinates to advance employee engagement develop a high performing managerial firm.
    • Oversee all operations and business activities to ensure they produce the desired results and are consistent with the overall strategy and mission.
    • Enforce adherence to legal guidelines and in-house policies to maintain the company’s legality and business ethics.
    • Ensure provision of operational expertise and insight required by the Group in designing and implementing end to end processes and standardization
    • Work with peers to develop and implement major strategic initiatives
    • Maintaining compliance with relevant operational and regulatory policies and rules
    • Presents a professional demeanor at all times.  Approaches others in a tactful manner. Reacts well under pressure. Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.  Accepts responsibility for own actions. Follows through on commitments.
    • Participates in and promotes a positive, supportive, cooperative team environment.
    • Attends and participates in staff meetings, training classes and supervision.
    • Adheres to Policies and Procedures.
    • Adheres to eHealth Africa Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.

    Who You are
    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job:

    • Master's or Bachelor's degree from college or university in Finance and Accounting or any other related field.
    • 5-7 years’ of budgeting, financial reporting and financial systems work experience, preferably in the nonprofit sector.
    • 5+ years of broad financial experience, ideally managing finance (accounting, budgeting, control, reporting, and grants) for a complex global nonprofit organization with multiple funding sources, including the US government, other country governments, the European Union, UN, and foundations.
    • Advance proficiency in Microsoft Excel and experience with financial systems integration.
    • Experience in budgeting and budget planning including the development of annual budgets, forecasting and variance analysis.
    • Experience of grants management implications in budgeting and with proposal budget development.
    • Preparing risk management and insurance budgets
    • Risk reporting tailored to the relevant audience. (Educating the stakeholders about the most significant risks to the business; ensuring business heads understand the risks that might affect their departments; ensuring individuals understand their own accountability for individual risks)
    • Explaining the external risk posed by corporate governance to stakeholders
    • Good knowledge of financial management and accounting and budget holding principles.
    • Proficient with Oracle, SAGE, SAP, QuickBooks or other accounting software packages.
    • Good knowledge of financial management and accounting and budget holding principles.
    • Experience in developing budgets and financial reports (including for donors), strategic planning, and providing guidance and support to non-finance staff.
    • Strong leadership skills that include the ability to build effective teams, ability to motivate others, delegation, and timely/quality decision making.
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills and great attention to detail.
    • Must be able to work as a leader and member of a team and possess good problem-solving skills.
    • Must possess the ability to organize, instruct and supervise staff while promoting group effort and achievement.
    • Must have the ability to manage conflicts and resolve problems effectively.
    • Good learning ability.
    • Action-oriented and resilient in a fast-paced environment
    • Familiarity with the types of development and humanitarian programs eHA conducts.
    • A change agent with the ability to bring about change in a global decentralized organization; create and implement actionable plans to develop new processes and structures aligned with strategic objectives; engage fellow team members across borders and functions behind a shared vision.
    • Collaborative and flexible management style, persuasive and diplomatic in effecting change in a global, multi-site, field/affiliate environment.
    • Effective and clear communicator at all levels of an organization; strong presentation, oral and written skills and a willingness to share information.
    • Outstanding business acumen, balancing financial strategy with day-to-day fiscal excellence.
    • Demonstrated passion for Relief International’s mission, cultural sensitivity and comfort interfacing with leaders in all parts of the world.
    • Strong work ethic, customer service orientation and willingness to roll-up sleeves when necessary; strive for continuous improvement.
    • Willingness to travel to countries where eHA operates.

    Certifications and Licenses:

    • ACCA, FRM, CFA, ACA, ICAN, CRMA, GARP, CISA, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or equivalent is desired.

    Work Environment:

    • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can become louder at times due to group discussions or activities. eHA is a tobacco-free environment.

    Physical Demands:

    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
    • The employee is frequently required to sit and use a computer and reach with their hands and arms.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

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