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Danish Refugee Council Adjumani, Uganda
02/21/2019
Full time
DRC is an International non-governmental organization, which promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people all over the world. In Uganda, DRC assists the refugees from neighboring countries mainly DR Congo and South Sudan in the South West, West and West Nile region of the country. DRC’s assistance to refugees have been both emergency assistance to address the short term influxes from the neighboring countries as well as to address the sustainable solutions for the refugees. DRC is also the lead of a Consortium (Save the Children, ZOA, and CEFORD) for the implementation of an EU Trust Fund project in the refugee settlements in West Nile (Rhino camps, Adjumani and Kiryandongo settlements). Duty Station This position is based in Adjumani and will be providing support to the implementation of DRC Program. The job will require frequent travel within the project Area. Position & Reporting Line: Finance Assistant is responsible and reports to the Area Manager Adjumani. General Objective: The Finance Assistant will facilitate the efficient and effective financial operation of DRC operational office. She/he will ensure compliance with all DRC Operations Handbook Manual (OHB) alongside donor policies, procedures, guidelines and rules. She/he will seek and receive policy guidance/ instructions and support from Finance Officer on their respective areas of responsibilities. Specific Tasks: Finance Roles Assist with preparation of the budget. Implement financial policies and procedures. Establish the Fund requirements, and maintain adequate cash levels in the bank and submits cash flow forecast every 25th of the month to the Senior Finance Officer. Makes Bank payments, process approved payments of supplier / service provider invoices on the basis of complete documentation Responsible for the management of Monthly cash books. Prepares weekly cashbooks’ with complete documentations for all the projects for review by Finance Officer before sharing with the Senior Finance Officer every Friday of the week. Provides the financial review of all Order Requests (OR) and Request for payments in accordance to the set limit in the DRC, Uganda internal Delegation of Authority and running budget line balance. Supports the Finance Officer to verify approved payment Vouchers for all payments in accordance to the set limit in the DRC, Uganda internal Delegation of Authority and running budget line balance. Ensure Program Manager reviews/carries out physical cash count reconciled at the end of the week (Friday) and that Cash counts are filled in Kampala for review by Senior Finance Officer the following Monday together with the weekly updated cashbook. Ensure month end cash counts are properly done and submitted to DRC Country office in Kampala by 1st of every month and month end cash books are submitted to Senior Finance Officer 2nd of every month. Prepares Monthly bank reconciliation and send end of month Bank statement to DRC Country office in Kampala by the 2nd of every month. Ensure scanning of cover sheets and supporting documents and sees that proper filing is done in accordance with donor requirements and/ or DRC OHB manual. Ensure copies of project files and related documents are submitted to DRC Country office, Kampala for back up storage in both hard and soft copies with Maximum of two months delay for each month. Keep copies of all documents submitted to DRC Country office in Kampala in file for reference in soft copy. Monitor project budgets closely and advice program Manager/Project coordinators on any issues of concern. Assist with the monthly, quarterly and annual DRC and donor reports preparation. Confirm that full accountabilities (documentations) are obtained for all expenditures and validity of claims all financial claims. Support the Finance Officer to prepare schedules for all taxes withheld or paid on a monthly basis where relevant and submit to Senior Finance Officer for verification before submission to the relevant authorities. Supporting Finance and Programme Managers to adequately prepare for both internal and independent audits. Responsible for banking activities. Ensure the safeguarding of all available funds. Reconcile the accounts payables. Reconcile the accounts receivables/advances and Issue receipts for all the funds received. Ensure contracts are respected and paid for according to agreed terms of payments. Monitor fuel costs for all fleet and equipment. Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time Uphold the DRC’s Code of Conduct. Experience, Education and technical competencies: Essential: Degree in Finance or Accounting and final or Part certification in CPA or ACCA with at least 2 years work experience in finance or accounting in INGOs. Excellent knowledge in preparing major international donor reports. Possess strong analytical and conceptual skills. Proven management skills Fluent in written and spoken English. Proven commitment to accountable practices. Knowledge of working in challenging environments. Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post. We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.dk under Vacancies. Applications close on 28th February 2019 DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process. Visit drc.ngo to read more about what we do to secure robust safeguarding mechanisms.
Danish Refugee Council Maiduguri, Nigeria
02/21/2019
Full time
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a Danish international non-governmental organisation, which promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people all over the world. DRC is present in more than 30 conflict territories around the world assisting displaced people with shelter, food, income generating activities, and wide range of other assistance. It is of utmost importance for DRC to work in compliance with the DRC Accountability and Quality Management system and national legislations. Smooth, reliable and effective operational systems are preconditions for DRC to maintain its position as a trustworthy and reliable partner for our donors and an accountable organisation towards our beneficiaries.   DRC has been operating in the West Africa region for over 15 years, running a combination of emergency, livelihood, protection and advocacy programmes through Country Offices (COs) Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria and a Regional Office (RO) in Abidjan. DRC has 17 offices and more than 500 staff members across the WA region. DRC started operating in Nigeria in 2015 where plans to run a combination of emergency, livelihood, WASH, protection and advocacy programmes has been set. DRC currently has offices in Abuja, Yola, Mubi, Maiduguri and planning to run an office in Yobe, besides 50 staff members subject to increase in near future. The position The Supply Chain Officer-Warehouse will report directly to the Supply Chain Team Leader. She/he must be able to manage a local emergency stockpile and goods consolidation point in order to permit the rapid movement of DRC/DDG humanitarian supplies. Design and implement warehouse management and commodity tracking system especially for food commodities. The main duties and responsibilities will include but not limited to: Participate in field-level program planning formulation and advice on warehouse considerations. Relating with Log Sector warehouse in Maiduguri. Ensure the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of new initiatives and procedures related to warehouse management   Interface with DRC Food Security and warehouse teams to ensure timely provision of monthly stock reports. Implement standard DRC warehouse management procedures and guidelines as applicable in the Warehouse Management Handbook. To be successful in this role, the candidate is expected to be honest, strongly motivated and display a high standard of integrity in humanitarian work, disciplined and team-oriented Essentials 1-2 years of progressively responsible professional work experience at national level in supply chain with focus of warehousing. Varied supply/logistics functional background ranging from Inventory and warehousing to transport management and distribution to beneficiaries an asset, Knowledge & experience of dealing with commercial transporters and coordinating supply delivery to remote and insecure areas Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel). Desirables Flexible & willing to work in a remote setting & to travel to other field locations. Ability to multitask and work comfortably under pressure Experience from working in an (I)NGO Knowledge in Hausa/Kanuri desirable Conditions Availability: 11/03/2019 Salary and conditions: In accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment; The income will be subject to statutory deductions as per applicable Nigeria laws. The employee is responsible for the tax returns.   How to apply The position is for NIGERIAN NATIONALS ONLY.   Application method CV and Cover Letter indicating and explaining the suitability to the position applied. Provide contact details (name, position, email address and tel. no.) of 3 professional non-related references, whereas 1 must be for the latest employer. Please do not attach any written recommendations. Applications should be addressed to: “the Recruitment Manager” Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered. CV-only applications will not be considered.   Only short-listed applicants will be invited for written test and oral interview. Due to the urgent need to fill out this position, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. DRC-DDG Nigeria does not charge any fees for recruitment and does not use any employment mediator   For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult: www.drc.dk DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process. Visit drc.ngo to read more about what we do to secure robust safeguarding mechanisms