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  • Posted on: 27 November, 2016 Deadline: 6 December, 2016
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  • ZOA is a Christian international NGO which offers RELIEF to people who are affected by conflict or natural disasters. ZOA wants to contribute to a new perspective of HOPE in which people work together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together with the affected communities we work on the RECOVERY until they can provide to take care of their livelihoods. The work of ZOA is coordinated from Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. From Apeldoorn operates ZOA in fifteen countries in Africa, Middle East Region and Asia. ZOA works approximately with 1000 employees worldwide.

    Finance Officer (f/m)

     

    An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated and experienced Finance Officer to work with ZOA in Nigeria.

    ZOA is conducting needs assessments in Maiduguri in preparation for submission of proposals to major donors. The projects will address needs in WASH, shelter, food security and psychosocial support. ZOA envisages a 3 year programme depending on success on raising funds. As the security situation improves, ZOA wants to assist IDPs in relocating to their villages of origin.

    The initial appointment is for 12 months with annual extensions up to 3 years.

    Your challenge

    In order to support smooth organisational function and effective project implementation the Finance Officer is responsible for all financial systems of ZOA in Nigeria. Overall advice and support will be given regarding financial matters in all program areas. The Finance Officer manages the finance team and reports directly to the Manager General Affairs.

    Your main tasks and responsibilities

    • Management of finance team and participate in recruitment and appraisal of finance staff;
    • Contribute to the development of efficient and effective financial and control systems, policies and guidelines for ZOA Nigeria;
    • Ensure that an efficient and effective financial system is implemented, in line with the ZOA policies and guidelines;
    • Ensure that all the financial transactions are properly booked in the accounting programme (ZOA Manager);
    • Ensure that bank and cash books are always up to date and booked in the accounts system;
    • Ensure complete and proper documentation for all financial transactions;
    • Maintain an adequate cash flow system;
    • Facilitate payments or transfer by bank;
    • Ensure that field expenditures are correctly book and documented;
    • Train and support ZOA staff in financial and administrative matters;
    • Produce monthly financial reports for projects, partners, country office and authorities and facilitate the monitoring of the program expenditures against the budgets;
    • Provide financial and other information from ZOA Manager and other finance records to other ZOA staff, whenever this is required;
    • Ensure regular internal controls (cash counts, spot checks, receipt checks) regarding financial processes are done to reduce the opportunities for fraud or abuse of funds, goods and materials;
    • Advice and support program offices in all aspects of financial management;
    • Assist the Manager General Affairs with budget development, monthly financial closure procedures, and external audits or internal ZOA audits.

    Your profile

    Identity

    • Being a Christian adhering to the Christian identity of ZOA;
    • The candidate is expected to fully support the vision and mission of ZOA.

    Knowledge/experience

    • University degree in relevant field;
    • Proven working experience of at least 3 years in the relevant field with at least 1 year in staff management;
    • Affinity with development work and International NGO’s;
    • Ability to write clear and concise reports;
    • Good spoken and written command of English;
    • Excellent computer skills (accounting systems, Excel, Word).

    Skills/Attitude  

    • Good verbal and written communication skills;
    • Good numerical skills;
    • Analytical skills;
    • Service oriented attitude, but strict when it comes to keeping up to the ZOA policies and procedures;
    • Able to work under pressures and meet deadlines;
    • Result-oriented in a team approach;
    • Participative leadership;
    • Ability to work individual as well as in a team;
    • Ability to work in a multi-cultural setting.

    Special conditions

    • This job is based in Maiduguri and requires visits to Abuja for meetings.

    We offer

    ZOA offers a challenging job, within an inspiring and motivated International NGO. ZOA provides for good benefits and remuneration. For more information about our organisation please visit our website: www.zoa-international.com.

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    Country Representative (f/m)

     

    ZOA is looking for a  Country Representative Nigeria (f/m).

     

    An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated, independent and experienced Country Representative to work with ZOA in Nigeria.

     

    ZOA is conducting needs assessments in Maiduguri in preparation for submission of proposals to major donors. The projects will address needs in WASH, shelter, food security and psychosocial support. ZOA envisages a 3 year programme depending on success on raising funds. As the security situation improves, ZOA wants to assist IDPs in relocating to their villages of origin.

     

    The initial appointment is for 12 months with annual extensions up to 3 years.

     

    Your challenge

     

    The Country Representative is responsible for the integral management of projects in Nigeria and represents ZOA at a national level in the country. The Country Representative reports directly to the Disaster Response Director.

     

    Your main tasks and responsibilities

     

    Management:

     

    • The Country Representative is the legal representation for ZOA in Nigeria;
    • Member of the management team of ZOA Nigeria;
    • Overall management of the ZOA programmes in Nigeria;
    • Project cycle management, including formulation, budgeting, integration with programme planning, writing, monitoring and reporting;
    • Planning, implementation, and monitoring of project activities;
    • Monthly activity and financial reporting, including realization of activities vs budget utilization;
    • Quarterly progress reporting (narrative and financial) at programme organisation level;
    • Approval of expenditures and related cost allocations, on the basis of approved project and programme organisation budgets;
    • Annual review of progress towards programme objectives.

     

    Strategic planning:

     

    • Development and maintenance of strategic programme planning, in accordance with ZOA’s programmatic approach with corresponding annual programme budget as an input to the Country Annual Plan (CAP).

     

    Internal organisation:

     

    • Human resource management for the country programme team;
    • Supervision and periodical evaluation of the performance of the members of the country programme team;

     

    • Implementation and monitoring of financial, personnel and security policies and procedures.

     

    Donor relations:

     

    • Pro-actively conduct acquisition of locally available donor funding, write proposals and contribute to ZOA Nigeria’s response to calls for proposals;
    • Narrative and financial donor reporting.

     

    Networking:

     

    • Initiating and maintaining effective working relations with relevant stakeholders at national level (government, local authorities, UN (clusters), INGOs; LNGOs, etc.).

     

    Partnerships:

     

    • Responsible for the selection, coordination, capacity building and donor compliance of local implementing partners.

     

    Security

     

    • Ensures that the security plan is up to date and that all staff adhere to it;
    • Maintains contact with security network such as UNDSS, INSO;
    • Leads response to security incidents or changes in security context.

     

    Your profile

     

    Identity

     

    • Being a Christian adhering to the Christian identity of ZOA;
    • The candidate is expected to fully support the vision and mission of ZOA.

     

    Knowledge

     

    • Bachelor or university degree in a humanitarian, development, or other relevant field;
    • At least five years relevant work experience in similar context of working in a volatile context;
    • At least five years of relevant management experience in an international setting;
    • Good spoken and written command of English.

     

    Skills and Attitude

     

    • Good verbal and written communication skills;
    • Good networking skills;
    • Conceptual and writing skills;
    • Analytical skills;
    • Effecting delegation;
    • Organisational sensitivity;
    • Participative leadership;
    • Flexible attitude, yet results oriented;
    • Interpersonal and cross cultural sensitivity;
    • Coaches, challenges, and provides opportunities for growth;
    • Able to work under pressures, to cope with stress and meet deadlines;
    • Able to work in a sometimes fluid and insecure environment.

     

    Special conditions

     

    • This job is based in Maiduguri and requires visits to Abuja for meetings.

    Method of Application

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

    Do you have any questions?

    If you have questions about this vacancy, you can contact Mrs. Charity van Bemmel HR Officer, email zoa.vacancies@zoa.nl.

    Interested and you want to apply?

    ZOA operates with an equal opportunities policy and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Qualified women and men, people of all nationalities, and cultural backgrounds, and candidates with disabilities are welcome to apply.

    If you are interested in this position, please apply directly via our website.  

    CVs of no more than 5 pages in length are appreciated.

    Please provide at least 3 references related to your previous employment listed in the application. References of previous positions held should not be older than five years.

    Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the process of recruitment. A written test may be part of the recruitment procedure. Documents that do not match the profile above will not be considered. Internal candidates will have priority, in case of similar results.

    Salary

    ZOA offers you a challenging job, an inspiring and motivated team in de programme country and good benefits and remuneration which suits the charities sector.

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