DanChurchAid and Norwegian Church Aid joint country program in Palestine is recruiting a
Finance and Procurement Officer
About DanChurchAid (DCA) and Norwegian Church Aid (NCA):
DanChurchAid (DCA) and Norwegian Church Aid are non-governmental organisations. Both are members of the ACT Alliance and work primarily with local partners, international networks, churches and non-religious civil organizations. The organisations have merged into one country team with offices in East Jerusalem and Gaza. The joint country program (JCP) supports some 20 partners and their projects through a team of 15 staff and annual turnover of approx. USD 5M. We manage contracts from the Danish and Norwegian governments, and European Union. We support economic empowerment of youth and women, by use of renewable energy, mobile technology and agricultural innovation. We work with active citizenship and empowerment. We respond to humanitarian crisis and coordinate within UN system. We advocate for respect for international humanitarian law and human rights law from duty bearers.
-Grant Financial Management
-Participate in JCP program Strategy development and consultation in country office
-Assess the financial system and capacity of JCP partners as part of the initial assessment
-Contribute to the capacity building plans.
-Involved at all relevant stages in preparation of partner projects or JCP self-implemented projects from a financial perspective ( budgets, efficiency, internal control, systems, risks…)
-Participate in the project approval committee meetings
-Responsible to ensure all back donor financial guidelines and requirements are respected.
-Follow up and guide JCP team and partners on new policies, directives and circulars pertinent to financial management and administration practices in project planning , implementation and reporting
-Monitor projects in Joint visits together with the Programme team to cover financial aspects of the projects.
-Analyze the annual audited financial statement from partners and make quality check
-Contribute to consolidated financial reports along with other finance team
-Procurement (Responsible for the management and implementation of the DCA procurement manual)
-Ensure professional implementation of JCP’s procurement and logistics activities
-Make procurement integrated part of projects through involvement in the conceptual stages of the project development
-Assess new partner procurement policy and contribute to the Building capacity of partners, conduct procurement training, carry out procurement kick off workshop
-Provide procurement advice and backstopping support to JCP partners
-Assist team and partner in developing procurement plan, prepare tendering material and contracting documents.
-Take a lead in setting up the procurement committee for analyzing tenders/ offers.
-Undertake monitoring visits to partners to follow up on partners ‘local procurement activities
-Coordinate procurement for emergency interventions; provide support to the Emergency team/ partners.
Key qualifications / Experience expected/ Education:
We are looking for a candidate who can fully embody DCA key management values of being Compassionate, Proactive, Responsible and Respectful.
-BA Degree in Accounting
-At Least 5 years of experience in Financial grant management in INGO sector
-Technical Competence in Procurement: implementation, monitoring and evaluation
-At least 2-3 years of experience in self-implementing projects to cover financial and/or procurement side of projects
-Strong understanding of EU financial grant management is a plus
-Experience in Radio Station: Set ups, procurement and Financial System is an added Value
-Fluency in both Arabic and English, knowledge of Hebrew is an asset
Passionate about the job
-Hard working- takes initiative
-Conscientious- detailed oriented
-Independent thinker - minimum supervision needed
-Ability to work with the team - lead and as an active team member
-Meaningful, professional, dynamic and pleasant work place.
-Work station: East Jerusalem, travel to Gaza required
-Duration: Open ended with expected start date asap.
-Contract Type: Full time (35 working hours/week) according to Local Staff Manual.
To apply for this position:
Please upload your CV and a cover letter that includes justification of interest no later than June 28th midnight.
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While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. The interviews expected during 1st week of July. Note that all interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, marital status and religious, political or ethnic affiliation. To know more about DCA and NCA please visit our websites (www.danchurchaid.org and https://www.kirkensnodhjelp.no/en/)