Job Title : M&E Officer
Technical Reporting : SKM Lead
Location : Rivers
Position type : Short Term Contract
Contract duration : (February 1, 2019 June 30, 2019)
Heartland Alliance International (HAI) is the global arm of Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights, a family of organizations that has been leading anti-poverty and social justice work in Chicago for more than 125 years.
HAI implements programs in nearly a dozen countries on a range of global human rights issues, providing mental health and psychosocial services, access to justice for survivors of conflict or abuse, and high-quality stigma-free healthcare.
Across all programs, HAI promotes progressive, innovative approaches to human rights protections and gender equity. HAI’s mission is to ensure the safety of people whose rights have been violated and empower them to actively engage in their communities and drive social change.
HAI envisions a world in which people who have been victims of violence and human rights abuses have the opportunity to heal from trauma and access justice, move toward active engagement in society, and create positive and lasting change.
Job Summary :
Heartland Alliance International required the services of a Finance Officer, who will be responsible for day-to-day financial as well as administrative related for NACA / GF grant and the Core Group.
He / She will support all financial and internal control concerns on the project, such as budgeting, raising of vouchers, updating reporting templates, raising of cheques and other payments as well as ensuring the implementation of financial and internal controls on the project.
Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Deliverables
Education and / or Experience :
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and / or competency required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Preferred Skills :
A good understanding of HIV Prevention Care and Treatment
A good understanding of LAMIS database
Proficiency inMS- office MS-Excel, Word, Power Point
Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
Other Competencies :
Time Management Ability to prioritize tasks, manage time and complete projects in a fast-paced, changing environment with minimal supervision.
Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events
Cultural Sensitivity Respects cultural environment in which person is working and does not act in a manner that is outwardly offensive to the local community.
Non-discriminatory- Do not discriminate persons based on sexual orientation or gender identity, age, preferred jobs or behavioral habits
Language Skills :
Excellent oral and written English communication skills
Knowledge of Local Language preferred.
Computer Skills :
Work Environment :
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The employee will be required to co-locate with local partners usually in the same office.
The employee is required to travel regularly to often insecure and limited-resource environments.
Heartland Alliance makes all hiring and employment decisions, and operates all programs, services, and functions without regard to race, receipt of an order of protection, creed, color, age, gender, gender identity, marital or parental status, religion, ancestry, national origin, amnesty, physical or mental disability, protected veterans status, genetic information, sexual orientation, immigrant status, political affiliation or belief, use of FMLA, VESSA, military, and family military rights, ex-offender status (depending on the offense and position to be filled), unfavorable military discharge, membership in an organization whose primary purpose is the protection of civil rights or improvement of living conditions and human relations, height, weight, or HIV infection, in accord with the organization's AIDS Policy Statement of September 1987.