Career Opportunities: Country Finance Manager at Plan International

Founded 75 years ago, Plan is one of the oldest and largest children's development organisations in the world. We work in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty. In 2011, Plan reached 56,500,000 children in 58,053 communities.

Plan is independent, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations.

Our vision:

Plan's vision is of a world in which all children realise their full potential in societies that respect people's rights and dignity.

Our mission:

Plan aims to achieve lasting improvements in the quality of life of deprived children in developing countries, through a process that unites people across cultures and adds meaning and value to their lives, by:

- enabling deprived children, their families and their communities to meet their basic needs and to increase their ability to participate in and benefit from their societies
- building relationships to increase understanding and unity among peoples of different cultures and countries
- promoting the rights and interests of the world's children.

Job Title: Country Finance Manager, Nigeria

Location: Plan International - Nigeria

Working in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas, Plan’s stated Global Strategic Goal (2011-15) is to reach as many children as possible, particularly those who are excluded or marginalized, with high-quality programmes that deliver long-lasting benefits. Plan aims to achieve this goal by working in partnership with others and through high performing teams whose behaviours reflect the corporate values. Plan has a global income of around $800m.

The Opportunity

Plan acquired the Centre for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA) in November 2012, and with it an operating entity in Nigeria. We are currently in the transition process and start up of Plan Nigeria. A full time Finance Manager is required to implement the Plan Nigeria financial action plan and solidify the financial processes and systems in the Country Office and Program areas to enable Plan Nigeria to deliver on its program strategy and accountabilities to children, communities and donors.

The Person

You will be a high performing finance professional, skilled in strategic thinking and finding efficiencies in the use of limited resources. Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards, Control standards and the reporting requirements of major international grant donors is a must, and knowledge of the sector and the financial management issues specific to it an advantage

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Type of Role: 3 year fixed term contract

Location: Country Office in Nigeria with extensive local and occasional international travel (40%)

Reports to: Country Director

Salary: $45-55, 000. This is an accompanied position and a full expat package will be available.

Closing date: 25th May 2014

How to Apply

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