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CSSF West Africa Programme Finance Supervisor at British Excessive Fee (BHC) Nigeria

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CSSF West Africa Programme Finance Supervisor at British Excessive Fee (BHC) Nigeria

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We’re recruiting to fill the place under:

Job Title: CSSF West Africa Programme Finance Supervisor

Ref Id: 14/20 ABJ

Location: Abuja

Grade: C4 (L)

Kind of Place: Fastened Time period

Period of Publish: 12 months

Begin Date: 1 October 2020

Job Class: International and Commonwealth Workplace (Coverage & Political roles)

Job Subcategory: CSSF – Battle Stability and Safety Fund

Most important Goal of Job

  • The Battle, Safety and Stability Fund (CSSF) West Africa crew, British Excessive Fee Abuja, a quickly rising crew, is searching for a assured and proactive finance and compliance supervisor to take care of oversight of a £35m p.a. regional portfolio throughout West Africa.
  • The CSSF is an FCO managed world cross-HMG fund which brings collectively the UK’s contribution to stability, safety and defence actions in nations vulnerable to instability.
  • The job holder will work on to the Head of CSSF West Africa and be based mostly in Abuja.
  • She/he’ll work with a variety of regional HMG and worldwide actors to observe, report on and enhance monetary danger administration throughout your entire portfolio. It will require a variety of actions, together with establishing and speaking HMG monetary processing necessities; strengthening programs to observe spend and compliance; enhancing regional monetary capability; offering monetary advisory assist to programme leads; and main procurement, due diligence and audit processes straight as applicable.
  • This function presents an thrilling alternative to assist UK international coverage priorities in West Africa by guaranteeing compliance with HMG monetary, danger administration and audit necessities.
  • The function will attraction to anybody who needs to use sturdy monetary, risk-management and stakeholder engagement abilities in a fast-moving and difficult context. It’ll swimsuit somebody who has intently managed funds earlier than, ideally in a improvement programme setting, and has a naturally essential eye when budgets and forecasts.

Roles and Tasks

  • Sustaining a transparent overview of monetary and compliance efficiency throughout the West Africa CSSF portfolio, proactively guaranteeing compliance with all monetary danger administration and audit necessities, escalating any recognized dangers and recognized areas for enchancment.
  • Main on offering monetary studies to the CSSF Africa Group for the West Africa portfolio, coordinating with every nation supervisor.
  • Making certain programme administration cycle rules and greatest observe are utilized to assist supply of initiatives in keeping with annual milestones and targets.
  • Offering correct and well timed monetary and compliance report for the technique board, presenting info in a transparent and accessible approach to inform strategic selections.
  • Bettering regional functionality on finance, procurement and danger administration by sharing steerage, instruments and coaching alternatives.
  • Offering recommendation on particular finance, procurement and monetary danger administration points throughout the area.
  • Implementing all pre-contract compliance necessities reminiscent of due diligence and audit processes are adopted to guard programme funds.
  • Sustaining and managing relationships with suppliers, implementing companions and programme managers professionally and successfully to make sure worth for cash, minimising the incidence of fraud and inefficiencies.
  • Proactively facilitating the sharing of knowledge between programme leads, Senior Accountable Officers (SROs) and implementing companions.
  • Holding PRISM tasks for FCO initiatives managed.

Word: This function requires the jobholder to have important expertise in monetary administration however with a programme administration background somewhat than pure finance. The submit holder could have a line administration duty.

Assets managed (employees and expenditure):

  • A2L West Africa Programme and Finance Assistant


Important {qualifications}, abilities and expertise:

  • Qualification: A Bachelor’s diploma
  • Have a robust programme and mission cycle administration abilities and expertise. It will embrace proof of profitable programme/mission/different monetary administration and utility of sound procurement rules and monetary planning and budgeting.
  • Be capable of grasp shortly FCO’s monetary and programme administration programs.
  • Have a robust understanding of programs and instruments for monetary planning and budgeting, together with excel, and monetary outcomes monitoring reminiscent of use of variance evaluation to tell future choice making.
  • Be capable of constructively problem current norms and foundation for assumptions, significantly on monetary forecasts and budgets.
  • Be articulate, competent in drafting top quality written communication, and have glorious consideration to element.
  • Be capable of have interaction successfully with technical degree employees in authorities and different donors, construct relationships and be capable to negotiate with others.
  • Have expertise of working with business suppliers, multi-lateral businesses, civil society, authorities and improvement companions to establish issues/obstacles and develop/implement sensible options.
  • The power to work as a part of a crew to ship outcomes, be a self-starter and capable of take and see-through delegated selections.

Fascinating {Qualifications}, Abilities and Expertise:

  • Monetary administration qualification
  • Battle/Safety programme expertise

Required Competencies:

  • Seeing the Huge Image, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering Worth for Cash, Delivering at Tempo.

Beginning Month-to-month Wage

NGN 827,892.98 Gross.

Different advantages and circumstances of employment:

  • Studying and improvement alternatives (and any particular coaching programs to be accomplished):
  • There are a wealth of L&D alternatives accessible by means of the Diplomatic Academy, in addition to a lot of on the job studying alternatives, attending CSSF skilled improvement, conferences and coaching.

Working Patterns:

  • Monday – Thursday 8:00 – 4:00, Friday 8:00 – 13:00
  • Head to head relationships concerned on this function implies that a full-time presence in Abuja with periodic visits to different elements of the area is required. As a result of COVID-19 the function might be performed from residence however ordinarily, residence/ distant engaged on some events could be possible, however not on a sustained foundation.

Software Closing Date

10th August, 2020.

The right way to Apply

and certified candidates ought to:

Click on right here to use on-line

Extra Info  

  • Please full the applying kind in full as the data offered is used throughout screening.
  • Please test your utility rigorously earlier than you submit, as no modifications might be made as soon as submitted.
  • The British Excessive Fee won’t ever request any cost or charges to use for a place.
  • Workers recruited domestically by the British Excessive Fee in Publish are topic to Phrases and Situations of Service in keeping with native employment regulation in Nation.
  • All candidates should be legally capable of work and reside within the nation of the emptiness with the right visa/work allow standing or display eligibility to acquire the related allow.
  • The duty lies on the profitable candidate to:
    • Get hold of the related allow
    • Pay charges for the allow
    • Make preparations to relocate
    • Meet the prices to relocation

  • The British Excessive Fee don’t sponsor visas/work permits besides the place it could be native observe to take action.
  • Workers who aren’t eligible to pay native revenue tax: e.g. sure third-country nationals and spouses/companions of UK diplomats could have their salaries abated by an equal quantity.
  • Details about the International and Commonwealth Workplace Competency Framework might be discovered on this hyperlink: Please be aware: AA=A1, AO=A2, EO=B3, HEO=C4, web optimization=C5
  • Reference checking and safety clearances might be performed on profitable candidates.
  • Please log into your profile on the applying system regularly to overview the standing of your utility.
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