Senior Administration and Finance Officer

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The NGO Safety Program (NSP) aims to reduce the risks posed to programme personnel and assets of NGOs operating in Somalia through the provision of specialised, coordinated and focused security management support.

The Senior Officer is responsible for providing overall leadership and direction of NSP’s financial, human resource procurement and administrative functions in Kenya, and Somalia.

He/she will oversee, supervise and monitor all aspects of the NSP financial, budgetary, human resource procurement and administrative activities based on DRC policies and procedures, donor policies and generally accepted accounting practices.

He/she will ensure that NSP program support functions are implemented efficiently and cost-effectively and provide adequate support to all NSP staff.

Job Responsibility:

  • Will be responsible for overseeing of HR functions to include: Recruitment, performance reviews/ appraisals, disciplinary procedures, code of conduct training programs, termination and any other functions as maybe assigned by the NSP Program Manager.

  • Ensure the NSP fixed asset register is complete, accurate and up to date and that NSP insurance coverage is adequate. Ensure that NSP complies with all DRC and all donor anti-terrorism policies.

  • Provide strategic leadership for all financial, budgetary and administrative activities of NSP to include the following: Ongoing cost and system analyses of Program Support areas, structures and cost centers;


  • Degree within the field of finance/administration or other relevant education.

  • Strong management experience.

  • Experience from international positions.

  • Minimum five (5) years of professional work experiences from the humanitarian/aid sector in the field of finance and administration.

  • Thorough knowledge of and user experience with the financial management system Navision preferred.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.

  • Preferably strong human resources management experience.

  • Flexibility.

  • Excellent English writing skills.
    Deadline: 4th January.

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