We are Dorcas and we desire justice, both for people and their communities, so that they flourish. We strive for lasting change for those who live in poverty, are excluded, or are caught in a crisis. This is how we follow Jesus Christ. We are a Christian organisation and we work prayerfully. We value entrepreneurship and are ready to go off the beaten track. We desire to partner with everyone who shares our mission. We have country offices in Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
In Mozambique, Dorcas has been operating for over 20 years. Our programs in Mozambique focus on entrepreneurial WASH, innovative solutions on access to clean water, sustainable agriculture, business development,social inclusion and protection against vulnerability and relief response assistance. From our country office in Maputo, we manage programs in Sofala, Manica and Cabo Delgado provinces. Our programs are a mix of self-implementation and implementation via partners. We manage both relief and long-term development programs, and are building our expertise in Nexus by linking relief, rehabilitation and development. Currently we are recruiting an experienced and ambitious:
Posting: Maputo, Mozambique
Open to nationals only
Employment: 1.0 FTE
Duration: 1 year with possible renewal of contract
Purpose of the position:
The Finance Manager is responsible for the overall financial administration of the Country Office (CO) including projects implemented by partners and self-implemented projects. This includes the Country Office administration and all projects administration. The Financial Manager can be leading more projects accountants in case of self-implemented projects. The Financial Manager is accountable to the Country Director.
Main result areas and objectives:
- Responsible for the financial administration
- Budgeting and reporting
- Monitoring and auditing the Partners’ project accounts
- Leading the financial team
- Participate in different tasks and taskforces
- Partner capacity building
- Support resource mobilisation
- Financial tools development
Internal contacts: Country director, Operations Team, Programmes Team (project managers, officers and experts) financial officers, accountants.
External contacts: Governmental institutions, Banks, treasurer department, donors, partners, audit firms and suppliers.
- BSc degree in financial management;
- Experience in the NGO sector and/or experience with financial monitoring of multiple simultaneous projects;
- Accounting certification
- Partner management expertise
- Capacity building knowledge
- Good command of English (written and verbally);
- Excellent Excel skills;
- Communication and leadership skills;
- Planning and time management skills.
- Result oriented
- Ability to work in teams
- Strategic and analytical thinking orientation
Dorcas offers the opportunity to become part of a growing International NGO with a dedicated team of professionals. Dorcas offers a suitable pay and benefits package that is justifiable to our donors. Furthermore, you will be offered an initial 12 month contract. Depending on continued funding, your performance and fit with the organisation and staff, the contract will be extended.
Information and application:
Interested and qualified candidates are kindly invited to send a cover letter and resume (both in English) no later than February 10th, 2022 to P.Nyakunu@mozambique.dorcas.org or to the headquarters of Dorcas Aid Mozambique. In your cover letter please reflect on your motivation for wanting to become part of Dorcas, being a Christian organisation. For more information about this position or the recruitment process, please contact Mr. Petros Nyakunu, Operations Manager, at P.Nyakunu@mozambique.dorcas.org.
The job holder always and at all times behaves in an ethical manner, in accordance with the Code of Conduct and Child Safeguarding Policy (including PSEA requirements). Recruitment is subject to successful completion of all applicable background checks, including references and criminal record checks.