Title: Finance and Support Services Officer
Location: Guinea Bissau
Salary: Local Terms and Conditions apply
Contract: 1 year Fixed Term contract initially
Sightsavers Guinea Bissau Country Office is currently seeking a Finance and Support Services Officer with previous experience, to assist with financial control, manage risk and provide grant management support for all NTD projects.
As the Finance and Support Services Officer you will ensure compliance within the organisational Financial Framework to the implementation of Financial Management, Planning and Budgeting, Audits, and keeping financial records. You will manage logistics, supplies and purchases, as well as supporting, administrating and strengthening accountability and capacities of partners in accordance with Sightsavers Partnership Development Policy. The Finance and Support Services Officer will also encourage collaboration between finance and programme teams and ensure compliance to local regulations and governance requirements are met.
As the successful candidate you will have a relevant professional qualification, or bachelors degree (or equivalent) in Finance/Accounting, have extensive experience in a similar role and within an INGO, with prior work in auditing and government organisation being an advantage, and have a background of financial management, administration, and programme/project management.
This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills, so if you are interested in the role and would like to find out more please read the complete Job Description for further details.
Closing date: 15 November 2020
Sightsavers works to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote the rights of people with disabilities. Our vision is of a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes, and where people with disabilities participate equally in society.
We are truly committed to creating an inclusive culture which values and recognises diversity as something that will only ever make an organisation better. We encourage anyone to apply who possesses the qualities and behaviours outlined or who believes they have the propensity to learn them fast. You will be joining an inclusive and supportive team who welcome people from all backgrounds.
Sightsavers does not accept unsolicited CVs from external recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.