British Council Vacancy for Programme Finance Manager, CSSP2 – Ethiopia

Programme Finance Manager, CSSP2 – Ethiopia
RegionSub Saharan AfricaCountry / TerritoryEthiopiaLocationAddis AbabaDepartmentFinanceJob CategoryFinancePay BandPay Band 8Vacancy DescriptionPay band: 8/ Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia/ Contract type: 2 year Fixed Term/ Salary: ETB 58,770.00/ Requirements: Applicants must have a right to live and work in Ethiopia/ Closing date and time: 9 December 2019 (23:59 UK Time) 

The British Council SSA has an exciting opportunity for a Programme Finance Manager, CSSP2 in Ethiopia.

The Role: 

Programme Finance Manager, CSSP2

The Role Purpose: 

To manage all financial and commercial aspects of the Civil Society Support Programme Phase 2 (CSSP2 Programme) to agreed client contractual and corporate standards. The post holder will lead on the development, delivery and oversight of systems and processes that are responsive to evolving programme requirements and support financial, commercial and budgetary management and asset inventory tracking.

Role Requirements: 

  • A first degree or comparable professional experience in Finance / Accounting
  • A professional accounting qualification advantageous
  • Fluency in English, Amharic and/or a language spoken and used in one of the regional states of the country
  • 3+ years post qualification experience
  • A very detailed understanding of financial control processes applicable to client funded project work

Please refer to the role profile for a full list of the role responsibilities/accountabilities and person specification. 

Please follow the links for relevant document to support your application:

Role Profile – Programme Finance Manager, CSSP2 – Ethiopia.pdf
British Council Behaviours.pdf
British Council Core Skills.pdf


Closing date for applications is 9 December 2019 (23:59 UK time)

In your application form, please clearly explain how you meet the essential and desirable skills, qualification and experience criteria mentioned in the person specification section of the role profile. This will help us determine your fit for the role and increase your application’s chances of success.

About us: 

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities.  We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

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The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. In line with the British Council’s Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks.