Finance and Grants Manager - PAP
Oxfam International (Oxfam)
Nairobi (Kenya), Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
Grade: Fixed Term, Unspecified
Job Expired 23 Mar 2021
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Job Description

Closing date: 23rd March 2021 @ 23:59 EAT*

(*the advert will close earlier if we have received enough number of applications)

Interviews: TBC

Location: Based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia or Nairobi, Kenya

Contract: 1 year fixed-term contract, with the possibility of further extension subject to funding

One Oxfam Grade: C1

Salary and benefits: national; unaccompanied

Candidates must have and be able to retain the legal right to work in Ethiopia/ Kenya. We are not able to support the relocation of a candidate to take up the position in Ethiopia/ Kenya.

Flexible working: We believe flexible working is key to building the Secretariat of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of working arrangements that might work for you, for example job share, part-time or compressed hours.

The Role

Oxfam International Secretariat is looking for a Finance and Grants Manager to join Pan -Africa Program team, to provide overall leadership, responsibility and accountability for the proper and effective day-to-day operations related to finance, logistics, procurement and administration. Finance and Grants Manager works closely with the Pan Africa Program Director/AU Representative to ensure that Pan Africa Programme office including the AU Liaison office in Addis Ababa maintains a high standard of accounting and financial control.

Please see the job description for further details.

Who we're looking for

Our next Finance and Grants Manager will have relevant working experience in similar management position and have demonstrated experience with international development sector; familiarity with the rights-based approach and a commitment to a gender sensitive approach; strong knowledge of accounting regulations for non-profit organisations; experience of monitoring budgets and systems development.

What we offer

This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in providing overall strategic support to the Pan-Africa Program Director, to act as a key contributor on planning, budgeting, monitoring and risk oversight. At Oxfam, we believe that every aspect of our work can lead to a positive outcome. If you have the same opinion, together with the ability to meet the challenges involved, this role offers scope for immense personal fulfilment – as well as outstanding opportunities to develop your career. Oxfam is committed to providing a fair compensation package and a flexible working environment.

How to apply

Please click on the "apply" button to start the application process. Please upload an up-to-date CV and a covering letter, clearly explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted - usually within 2 weeks of the closing date.

About us

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.

We are an international confederation of 20 organizations (affiliates) plus the Oxfam International Secretariat, working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in around 90 countries.

The Oxfam International Secretariat is currently headquartered in Nairobi, with offices in Oxford, Washington DC, New York, Brussels, Geneva, and a liaison office with the Africa Union in Addis Ababa.

All our work is led by our core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness, Courage, Solidarity and Equality.

Our commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Please note that Oxfam International participates in the Inter-Agency Scheme for the Disclosure of Safeguarding-related Misconduct in Recruitment Processes within the Humanitarian and Development Sector. Under this scheme, if you have been employed by another member of the scheme, we will request information from that organization on any misconduct history in accordance with the terms of the scheme. For scheme details please click here

Oxfam International is an equal opportunities employer, committed to diversity and inclusion within the workplace.

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