Finance & Administration Manager - Somalia

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Employer: ICRC
Job Title: Finance & Administration Manager - Somalia
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Somalia
Category: Other

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance. The ICRC also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.


About the Job

The ICRC Administration Department is looking for a Finance and Administration Officer to be based in Somalia. He/she will be responsible for overseeing all financial resources and administrative activities, financial accounting, providing Human Resources support and premises management. He/she will also assist with financial matters concerning the Somali Red crescent Society (SRCS).

Duties and Responsibilities

· Ensures adherence to the administrative procedures and timelines;

· Follows up on expenses related to the administration department;

· Ensures proper management of the premises within the area of responsibility;

· Ensures that all the passive security measures are put in place and are functioning;

· Participates in negotiations of lease contracts;

· Handles all administrative correspondence and filing of administrative documents;

· Responsible for administrative stock and ensures proper storage and dispatch;

· Supports the Human Resources function in recruitment, appraisal process, salary management, absences management, conflict management and staff exit process;

· Ensures that the staff are well informed on administrative policies, and HR policies and procedures;

· Supports the Somalia Red Crescent Society (SRCS) in all administrative related issues;

· Maintains contact with external interlocutors including suppliers, municipal authorities, financial institutions etc.;

· Supervises, coaches and evaluates staff working in the Administration department.

About you

Interested? You should possess the following qualifications and experiences and have the following competencies:

This is a National/Resident position based in Somalia.

· Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Commerce, HR, Administration or relevant qualification in a related field;

· At least 4 years’ experience in a similar field of activity;

· Detail-oriented, highly organised and practices strict adherence to timelines;

· Proven Management skills and a problem-solving attitude;

· Very good analytical and negotiation skills;

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;

· Excellent command of the English and Somali languages;

· Proficiency in MS Office Suite;

· Good knowledge of the social, economic and political affairs of the assigned region;

· Possessing a strong degree of honesty and integrity, and a solid sense of ethics including the ability to appropriately handle confidential information;

We Offer

· A dynamic and challenging work environment in the humanitarian and international environment;

· Training and development opportunities;

· A competitive salary with benefits, based on the ICRC Compensation and Benefits framework.


Apply by sending your cover letter and CV addressed to the Human Resources Manager, ICRC Somalia Delegation, on the email address Your cover letter must indicate your current salary and your expected salary range. The closing date is address 13th May 2018. Please indicate the position title in the subject line of your email message.


Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any enquiries about the position should be addressed to **


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