Chief Financial Officer

Geneva, Switzerland
16 Apr 2012
14 May 2012
Full Time
Contract Type

Chief Financial Officer
Geneva, Switzerland
Competitive Salary 

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is driven by the vision of a world without malnutrition. GAIN is a Swiss based international organization that mobilizes public-private partnerships and provides financial and technical support to deliver nutritious foods to those people most at risk of malnutrition. The organization is delivering improved nutrition to an estimated 530 million people in more than 30 countries, half of whom are women and children. Nutrition products are as varied as fortified cooking oil and flour in Africa, soy sauce in China and biscuits in India, as well as specialized products for infant and young child nutrition, and interventions to protect the most vulnerable affected by emergencies or chronic illness.
We currently have an exceptional opportunity for an experienced Finance professional to help deliver our global strategy.
GAIN has grown rapidly during the last few years, both in geographic reach, and in financial and human resource terms. The CFO is a key position within the organisation, providing strategic leadership and direction. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer you will impart finance advice on donor reporting and funding submissions within a complex funding structure and present sound financial and audit information to the Board.
We are looking for a flexible, adaptable individual who relishes a challenge. An innovative leader, you will have demonstrable experience within an international NGO developing and managing intricate financial systems.
This is an excellent opportunity to be part of an organization delivering significant change globally. Fluency in English is essential; working knowledge of another language - especially French - is highly desirable. You will hold a professionally recognized Finance qualification.
To apply for this role, please follow the link to the GAIN website:
Closing date: Monday 14th May 
You are encouraged to apply before the closing date as applications will be viewed on receipt.