Cesvi – Amministratore, Haiti
Luogo di lavoro: Estero
Scadenza: 29 febbraio 2016
Disponibilità: marzo 2016
LOCATION: Les Cayes with periodic visits in Port au Prince – Haiti
CLOSING DATE: 29/02/2016
DURATION: 6 months
Cesvi has been working in Haiti since 2009, implementing projects in the field of emergency, children rights, food security and watershed management in the South, North and West departments.
Currently action is concentrated in two areas of Haiti: Port-au-Prince (PAP) and Les Cayes.
In PAP Cesvi supports The House of Smiles opened in 2010 at Wharf Jérémie, an extremely impoverished and densely populated neighbourhood in the area of Cité Soleil (PAP).The House of Smiles offers recreational activities and psychological counseling to children and adolescents The House of Smiles is open for additional lessons and after-school recreational activities.
Thanks to the participation of other institutions and NGOs, the House of Smiles has become a reference point for the awareness of the entire community.
In Aquin (Les Cayes), in the south of the country, Cesvi helps farmers to improve their productivity with environmentally-friendly practices (farm planning). 326 families received technical support and assistance with the use of seeds and animal husbandry. Farmers have also participated in training sessions on techniques for soil conservation. Each farmer received a tailor-made plan, created with the participation of the family and based on the unique characteristics of their farm.
We are now starting an emergency response and resilience building project with an integrated approach to improve food security in Haiti.
The collaboration will start in March 2016.
The incumbent will respond to the Country Representative and to the Project Manager
S/he will work in close collaboration with the local administrator, the local partners and the project accountant in Bergamo-HQ.
The Administrator is responsible to manage all aspects of the finance function of Cesvi country projects in Haiti, in close coordination with the staff, and to support the office in purchase and procedures.
accountancy of projects and preparation of all donor financial reports;
ensure adequate controls over cash & bank management;
undertake regular field visits in order to assess the financial systems in place;
manage the finance department activities and schedule to meet the financial reporting requirements and deadlines specified by Cesvi HQs and donors;
closely monitor all financial activities and inform the staff concerned;
support the preparation of financial plans, forecasts, budget analysis in close collaboration with the PM;
support and supervise the logistic office in procurements and purchase procedures;
be responsible for the management of the national staff of the finance, admin, HR and logistics department;
participation in the review, monitoring and capacity building of local staff;
assist CR and PMs in the preparation of donor budgets, to ensure compliance with donor regulations and to ensure their incorporation into the country annual operating budget & revisions;
be responsible for the correct store of documents and project goods;
attend meetings with UN Agencies representatives, EU representatives, local and international NGOs officers, private sector and civil society representatives, whenever required;
support in the elaboration of project proposals, for the budgetary aspect.
Degree in Economics, Political science or at least three 3 years’ post qualification experience in a finance/accounting role overseas in the NGO sector
Strong budgeting and financial management skills
Accountancy skills and ability to prepare financial reports
Good knowledge of main donors’ administrative rules and procurement procedures (ECHO, UE, PAM, etc..)
Knowledge and experience in purchases and procedures (i.e. cash and goods distribution)
Ability to support, manage and develop national staff
Good organizational and time management skills
Ability to work under pressure of deadlines
Cross cultural awareness, sensitivity, and patience
Very flexible and with a positive attitude
Effective team member
Willing to travel frequently in-country.
Computer literacy, particularly in Microsoft Office Programs as well as accounting packages & other database competencies.
Excellent knowledge of French written and spoken.
Good knowledge of English
Post graduate qualifications in management or related field.
Understanding of development issues and the organizational goals.
Skills in developing, delivering and evaluating training for staff members.
Previous experience in Haiti.
Good knowledge of Italian
SALARY: 2500-2900 € gross salary
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