The HALO Trust is the world’s largest international humanitarian Mine Action Non-Government Organisation (NGO). HALO’s focus is to save lives and restore communities threatened by Explosive Remnants of War (ERW), such as landmines, aircraft and cluster bombs, artillery projectiles, rockets and missiles, and improvised explosive devices (IEDs). HALO was established in Afghanistan in 1988 and now employs over 8,000 staff in 25 countries and territories.
HALO’s programme in Syria was established in 2016. It is coordinated from a programme office in Amman, Jordan and a sub-office in Gaziantep, Turkey. HALO conducts its project work in Syria through national NGO partners based in Gaziantep. The scope of HALO’s current projects in Syria covers ERW Risk Education (RE), Contamination Impact Survey (CIS) and Victim Assistance (VA).
The Finance Manager leads a three-person finance section, responsible for the management of all financial affairs relating to HALO Syria programme business, including leadership and compliance; accounting; cash, payments and banking; payroll, programme/project budget management; and financial reporting and audits. The finance section ensures compliance with HALO’s financial policies and procedures, as well as project donor financial regulations and audit compliance requirements
The Finance Manager reports to the Programme Manager, and works directly with the Regional Finance Manager at HALO HQ in the UK. The Finance Manager also works with finance staff from HALO’s national NGO partners and donor organisations. The Finance Manager is based in Amman, Jordan and is required to travel occasionally to Turkey, and in the future, possibly Syria.
The Finance Manager’s main duties are:
- Leadership and compliance
- Cash, payments and banking
- Programme/project budget management
- Financial reporting and auditing
All HALO staff are expected to undertake the following general duties:
- Work within the framework of HALO’s core values, promoting its ethos and mission statement.
- Work towards achieving programme and/or group business plan objectives.
- Ensure familiarity with and adhere to all HALO policies and procedures and keep informed of HALO activities.
- Travel overseas (e.g. to other HALO programmes), as and when required.
- Discharge duties and responsibilities under HALO’s Health and Safety procedures.
For more information about this post and to apply visit the following link: https://the-halo-trust.workable.com/j/5060AAC158.
Applicants are required to submit their CV and a covering letter. The covering letter must explain the applicant’s skillsets, experience and qualities relevant to the essential and desirable selection criteria stated in this employment opportunity.
Applications close: midnight, Wed 05 Jun 2019 (UK time)
Must be able to start work in Amman no later than Sun 23 Jun 2019.