Finance Manager, Maiduguri
Norwegian Refugee Council
Maiduguri, Nigeria
1d ago
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NRC has been present in Nigeria since 2015 and has been working to help displacement affected communities meet their basic needs, improve their livelihoods, access essential services, and enhance their resilience to future shocks through our six core competencies : water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), Shelter, Education, Information-Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA), Livelihoods and Food Security (LFS), Camp Management, and Protection.

NRC provides immediate assistance during the onset of emergencies through the rapid response mechanism (RRM). With a workforce of 370 staff and presence in key locations such as Maiduguri (in Borno State), Yola (in Adamawa state) and JOS (in Plateau state), NRC is able to respond to the needs of those affected by the conflict across North-East, and North Central Nigeria.

These strategic locations have allowed NRC greater reach from the north and south parts of the North-East and North Central region, and allowed NRC to contribute to bridging the gap between humanitarian aid and development cooperation, including through focusing on equitable access to basic services and strengthening the rights of displaced people and returnees.

In addition to the Country Office, and the above mentioned Area Offices, NRC has sub-offices structures in Dikwa, Monguno, Biu, Mubi, Pulka and Gwoza.

Responsabilities for the role

Ensure that country set up adhere to Financial Handbook, NRC policies, donor and auditor requirements Implement NRC’s financial systems, routines and procedures Maintain overall budget control and monitor cash flows Management of financial team Training of line managers and staff with financial responsibilities Provide regular analysis and reports Implement anti-corruption policy Promote the rights of IDPs / returnees in line with the advocacy strategy

Generic professional competencies

Minimum 3 years of experience from working as a senior Financial Manager in a humanitarian / recovery context Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities Knowledge about own leadership skills / profile, act as a Team player Solid knowledge of computer software and modern accounting systems Fluency in English, both written and verbal Knowledge of the context in northern Nigeria is desirable.

What We Offer

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to join our work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility.

At NRC we think outside the box. We encourage ideas and give responsibility to all employees at all levels, to help solve the complex issues that we face.

You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative.

Commencement : As soon as possible Contract : 12 months Grade : 9 in NRC's grade structure. Duty station : Maiduguri with field visits

Find the full job description here : JD-Finance Manager (1).docx

DEADLINE TO APPLY : 18 / 05 / 2022

To apply as an internal candidate, click on the suitcase icon I am an employee on the top right of the page to be redirected to NRC’s internal career site.

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year.

We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises.

NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks.

NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.

NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

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