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  • Posted: Jul 8, 2020
    Deadline: Jul 21, 2020
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    Finance and Support Services Manager

    About the Nigeria programme

    • MAG has been responding to the Nigeria crisis since 2015 working to support and protect conflict affected communities from explosive remnants of war, so that people can restore and pursue their livelihoods in a safe and secure environment, free from fear of death or injury. We are seeking to recruit a Finance and Support Services Manager to help successfully design, implement, manage and monitor the finances, systems and processes.

    About the Role

    • This is an exciting new opportunity to support a growing programme, and to develop the Support Services team to ensure it is fit for purpose. Reporting to the Country Director, the Finance and Support Services Manager will be a member of the programmes’ Senior Management Team, and provide strategic and operational financial leadership to the MAG programme, including control of expenditure, budgeting, cash flow management, financial reporting and identification of financial liabilities.
    • In addition, the role will include the management of support services including Human Resources, Procurement, Administration, and IT ensuring system design, implementation and continuous improvement in line with MAG policies, good practice and donor guidelines.
    • The post holder will divide their time between our Abuja and Maiduguri bases.

    About You

    • You will need to be a fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA etc.), or qualified by experience in a similar role.
    • You will be able to demonstrate the ability to report in a timely and accurate manner, the ability to work independently and build excellent working relationship with project stakeholders.
    • The successful candidate will have relevant overseas experience in the NGO sector, managing Support Services at a senior level.
    • You will also have experience of managing projects across multiple sites including implementation, monitoring and evaluation and contract compliance.
    • We are looking for people who are innovative, proactive and solutions-focussed, who have excellent communication skills, and who have a track record of delivering high quality finance and support services.
    • This role will involve support and travel between our bases within the Nigeria programme that are often remote with basic amenities and therefore applicants will need to be able to deal with living and working in challenging environments.

    MAG staff are rewarded with generous benefits:

    • The starting salary package for this position is £51,829 GBP / approx. $63,500 USD including all allowances and this increases with service.
    • Accommodation: MAG will provide accommodation in-country.
    • Leave: We recognise our staff work hard and need the appropriate time out to stay motivated. You'll have a minimum of six weeks out of the programme per year.
    • Flights: MAG provides three international flights home per year.
    • Insurance: All international staff are automatically covered by MAG's comprehensive insurance package including: Personal accident and medical expenses insurance; Death by natural causes insurance and access to 24-hour medical assistance including evacuation and repatriation.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Application Form (Pack) below to: Using the "Job Title" as the subject of the mail.

    Click Here To Download Application Pack

    Important Information / Notice

    • Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we are not able to respond to every application. If you have not heard back from us within 3 weeks of applying, it means that your application has not been successful.
    • Please see the candidate information sheet in the application pack for further details on the benefits.
    • Please note that as part of MAG's commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed.
    • MAG is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. If you think you would be suited to one of our roles we would welcome your application regardless of your background. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential.
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