Sightsavers Nigeria Vacancy for Finance and Logistics Officer

Finance and Logistics Officer (2 Year Fixed Term Contract)

Closing date

Our vision is of a world where no one is needlessly blind and where people who are blind and those with other disabilities enjoy the same rights as people without disabilities. Each year, we improve the lives of millions of people in the poorest parts of the world. Sightsavers is growing rapidly and offers a great place to work.

Title: Finance and Logistics Officer

Location: Kaduna, Nigeria

Salary: Local Terms & Conditions apply

Contract: 2 year fixed term contract

Sightsavers is enhancing the quality of the Inclusive Education Programme (IEP), of which will focus on the education of persons with disabilities, and this role will lead the progression of this work through formal Education and the Inclusion Works Programme (IWP) and on the economic empowerment of people with disabilities via formal employment.

The post holder will manage financial control and risk and ensure the policies and procedures of the contact are followed, with emphasis on financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, audits, verifying claims, and being compliant with local regulations and governance requirements.

Tracking, monitoring and inventory analysis of the programme and supplies is vital, as is implementing and maintaining fleet logistics, movement and equipment protocols, including pre-travel authorisation and travel insurance. Supporting, administrating and strengthening financial management and capacities of partners will help develop and provide grant manager support in accordance with the contract, as well as ensuring partners comply with the policies and procedures and retain financial and drug reports.

The successful candidate will possess a degree (or equivalent) in the relevant field, with a professional accounting qualification being an added advantage. They will ideally have extensive experience working within an INGO environment, prior financial management of donor funds and have a background working in a multidisciplinary team in a health sector setting.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills, please read the complete Job Description for further details

Closing date: 3 February 2019

Interviews: Week commencing 11 February 2019

How to Apply

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The application form is your opportunity to shine! Show us how your skills and experience match the requirements within the job description and tell us why you want to work at Sightsavers.