Norwegian Church Aid Finance & Administration Jobs in Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Norwegian Church Aid Finance & Administration Jobs in Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Job Id: 197901

Category: Accounting and Finance, Business and Administration
Location: Based in Addis Ababa with periodic travel to project areas
Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Salary: As per the organizations' scale and previous income history

Job Description

Norwegian Church Aid is a non-profit organization working in 30 countries worldwide to eradicate poverty. In Ethiopia, Norwegian Church Aid has been operating since 1974, engaged in short term emergency response and long-term development programs.

Our intervention in Ethiopia focuses on Climate Resilience, Reproductive Health, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene, as well as Humanitarian Emergency Response. NCA/E operate in six regions: Tigray, Amhara, Oromia, Somali, Gambella, Southern Nations Nationalities and People’s State and at the Federal level.

To achieve our development goals, we work with faith based and non-faith-based actors which have demonstrated strong grassroots reach and influence in the society.

Norwegian Church Aid is a member of the ACT Alliance, a coalition of organizations working together in over 140 countries to create positive and sustainable change in people’s lives.

NCA/E would like to invite interested and qualified applicants for Finance & Administration Manager position

Job Summary:

The Finance & Administration Manager is responsible for planning, organizing and coordinating the overall financial, administrative and operational functions of NCA/E ensuring the activities are according to the organizational values, principles, procedures and guidelines of NCA/E and at global level.

The Finance & Administration Manager is required to provide overall support to all program areas creating team orientation to achieve the global objectives in collaboration with NCA Head Office, partners and funding organizations.

The position requires a highly motivated individual with strong personal integrity and commitment to accountability. The Manager should also demonstrate excellent communication skill in English language and strong interpersonal skills is required.

Knowledge to manage grant and demonstrated experience raising fund in development organization is desirable. Evident exposure of INGOs in relation to the faith-based platform is a plus.

Length of Contract: One year with possibility of extension based on performance and availability of funds

Job Requirements

Required qualifications:

  • MSc in Accounting, Finance,
    Business Administration or related fields
  • Minimum of 5 years demonstrated experience preferably in the International humanitarian or development organization
  • Demonstrated skills in planning, organizing, mentorship and supervision
  • Knowledge of the global financial framework and national financial practices in development organization
  • Excellent leadership skills to promote effective collaboration within and across member and partner organizations
  • Strong written and oral communication skill in English.
  • Proven track record in leading annual auditing, grant management and financial reporting

    Personal qualities:

  • Ability to work under pressure and able meeting deadlines
  • Able to maintain motivation of self and others
  • Strong personal integrity and commitment to accountability
  • Detail oriented in following up and networking
  • Excellent computer basic skills and keen to learn relevant software used by NCA
  • Diplomatic
  • Resilient
  • Tactful

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and lead the overall activities of the Finance & Administration department
  • Oversee the application of all relevant laws and financial regulations anticipated by the Government of Ethiopia are in place along with the internal NCA/E procedures
  • Review the organization’s financial policies, practices and processes for partners
  • Provide financial reports and advise the Senior Management on any financial matters
  • Responsible to ensure NCA financial procedures are in place in all program areas
  • Ensure NCA/E’s procurement activities in line with the NCA R&G and NCA/E manuals
  • Create suitable approach to work and support partners on financial matters
  • Be part in grant appraisal and management
  • Responsible to secure correctness and timeliness of all financial processes in NCA/E
  • Supervise staff in the Finance & Administration department

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants are required to submit their non-returnable application with CV and other supportive documents to:

    Norwegian Church Aid Ethiopia, P.O. Box 1248, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia or

    hand deliver to our office located at Wello Sefer, Ethio-China Friendship Avenue, in front of Tebaber Berta Residence.


    Closing date – 7 working days from posting date (18th February 2019).

    Enquiry by phone is not accepted.
    Only short-listed applicants will be contacted via telephone.
    Please indicate the job title you are applying for on the top of the envelope.
    NCA is an equal opportunity organization

    Norwegian Church Aid Finance & Administration Jobs in Addis Ababa Ethiopia

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