Finance and Risk Manager – Inclusive by Design

Haywards Heath, West Sussex
31 Aug 2018
16 Sep 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Title: Finance and Risk Manager – Inclusive by Design

Location: Haywards Heath, UK

Salary: £42,529

Sightsavers is looking for a motivated and experienced finance professional to join the Inclusive by Design fund management team. Sightsavers has recently been awarded a £30m contract to run a multi-country programme with ten consortium members across six countries. The programme will focus on three thematic areas: Health, Education and Economic Empowerment. The post holder will be responsible for developing and managing robust systems and processes to effectively monitor and manage the financial aspects of the Inclusive by Design commercial contract and all related partner contracts. This role will involve close collaboration with the Institutional Funding team, as well as the Planning, Performance and Reporting (PPR) team, and partners. The Finance and Risk Manager - Inclusive by Design will be responsible for ensuring all financial requirements of the project are fully met. They will oversee the financial management of the Inclusive by Design commercial contract, which will be run according to a model of a Task Schedule, Task Orders and Payment by Results. The post holder is expected to travel up to 8 weeks per year.  

The successful candidate will have proven finance and accountancy experience, and a qualification or part qualification in accountancy is desirable. A background in overseas development or within the humanitarian sector is also advantageous, as is prior knowledge of institutional donor or large scale contract management.

The ideal candidate will possess excellent numerical skills, be highly proficient with Excel, have a strong strategic approach to all areas and be positive in further developing the skills and knowledge to remain current with donor funding developments.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills, please read the complete Job Description for further details.

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