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ActionAid Vacancy for Cost Recovery Project Manager

With solid experience of working within an INGO on the development of cost recovery practices and extensive experience of working with institutional donors such as EU, ECHO, DFID, USAID and UN, you will drive the delivery of a cross organizational cost recovery project and it’s supporting training programme. Managing the implementation of the cost recovery policy and practices, the supporting training programme and ongoing recruitment and development of expert trainers, you will ensure informed decision making is embedded across the federation to enable financial sustainability.

You are now looking for a position that will utilize your extensive financial and project management talents to the full and where you can make a significant difference. That is what we can offer you at ActionAid International. We are a global team working alongside communities to create long-term positive change for poor and excluded people. We are making a real difference to the lives of over 15 million people in 45 countries. Join us and help us deliver our vision.

A natural influencer and coach, you will work with other key project teams to define roles and responsibilities, facilitate project implementation and refine monitoring and evaluation systems and tools. Providing strategic direction and operational co-ordination to the training team, you will be responsible for training engagement and an effective and smooth roll out plan (ToR) and ensure that the team works collaboratively to ensure continuity, synergy and best use of resources. You will also lead on risk assessment, identifying risks and developing mitigation plans and provide strategic direction and operational co-ordination to this important function.

With a degree or professional qualification in Accounting, Finance, Business Studies, Auditing, Economics or a related field you will have a comprehensive understanding of financial reporting, review and analysis. You will have a proven track record of implementing complex planning and budgeting processes including the ability to provide clear guidance on donor policies and procedures and of designing and delivering training and coaching to a wide audience. A team player, you must also be able to prioritise and work with minimal supervision and work effectively in a multi-cultural environment, often at a distance. Most importantly, you must have a passion for social justice, activism and advocacy and working within a culture of excellence that values experimentation and continuous improvement.

If you have the technical expertise and strong management skills to make a significant difference to our organisation, we would be delighted to hear from you.Please send your CV and motivation cover letter by 1st September 2019 to [email protected] , in the subject line please state ‘Cost Recovery Project Manager – Your Name’

You are requested to highlight in the motivation letter how specifically you meet the criteria for this role.  To be considered for this role, you must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United Kingdom.

If you do not meet all the essential criteria, please don’t apply as we only invite candidates for an interview if they meet all of the essential criteria listed on the job description. In addition, your application will be stronger if you meet at least some of the desirable criteria.

Due to high volumes of applications received, should you not have received feedback on your application within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time.

ActionAid is committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background. We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community in particular women who are currently underrepresented in senior positions. We regret that agency candidates will not be considered at this stage.

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