Itinerant Regional Financial Manager Senegal – Senegal


The NRC Central and West Africa Region (CWARO) is made up of country offices in Burkina Faso/Niger, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mali and Nigeria, with an overall budget of approximately 100 million dollars and 1,500 dedicated positions. colleagues. All countries are experiencing varying degrees of deterioration in the security situation, growing humanitarian needs and conflict-driven displacement increasingly impacted by climate change. Across the region, new displacements are occurring alongside secondary displacements of people who attempt to return home but often find themselves unable to return to their place of origin. Although protracted displacement is very present in the region, there are also opportunities for local integration and return

NRC programs and advocacy support conflict-affected families in – education, livelihoods and food security, legal assistance (ICLA), protection, shelter and settlement, and WASH.

1. Role and responsibilities

The purpose of the Roving Regional Finance Manager is to be responsible that the financial set-up is in accordance with NRC standards and to support program/project implementation. The employee is personally responsible for ensuring access to documents, including NRC manuals and guidelines on the intranet, and any other information necessary for the position.

Specific responsibilities

Specific roles and responsibilities will be clarified and documented in a prior agreement Deployment Terms of Reference (ToR). These Terms of Reference will be agreed prior to deployment by the Finance Manager and the Country Director concerned. During deployment, the Roving Regional Finance Manager reports to the Country Director who assumes responsibility for safety and security, as well as full responsibility for managing the delivery of the results set out in the Terms of Reference.

Responsibilities for Deployments as Acting FM

  • Ensure country setups adhere to finance manual, NRC policies, donor and auditor requirements
  • Implement NRC financial systems, routines and procedures
  • Provide feedback on operational support in proposal development and project implementation
  • Facilitate master budget and BPO development
  • Maintain overall budget control and monitor cash flow
  • Management of the financial team
  • Training of line managers and staff with financial responsibilities and tools
  • Support budget officers on the budgeting process and prepare timely donor financial reports
  • Provide regular analysis and reports
  • Conduct routine field visits to monitor compliance of internal control and financial systems
  • Implement and monitor the results of audits and evaluations for the proper functioning of the country office
  • Implement the anti-corruption policy
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in accordance with the advocacy strategy
  • Any other task included in the deployment ToRs

Responsibilities for deployments when the FM is present

  • Provide training including coaching finance staff on NRC financial policy, systems and tools
  • Provide training on anti-corruption guidelines.
  • Act as an in-country mentor and trainer for FM.
  • Provide technical support and advice on NRC’s financial manual, guidelines and tools.
  • Provide consistent and coordinated feedback to regional office management regarding the needs and challenges of finance units in the region.
  • Facilitate and promote the sharing of best practices and positive deviant behaviors identified in successful country operations.
  • Provide support to FM and CD when a country program requires additional external support, i.e. during start-up, emergency response phases and closure of a country office.
  • Train and support regional and country teams on the Fair Share Model system and tools
  • Execute and follow up on any other task assigned by the supervisor

Critical Interfaces

  • Global Finance Unit
  • Regional Head of Finance, Controllers
  • Regional Program, Logistics, Compliance and HR Advisors
  • Financial directors, coordinators, agents and assistants
  • Support, HR, Logistics Manager
  • Program Managers, Area Managers, PDMs,

2. Skills

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a senior financial director
  • Experience working in complex and volatile environments
  • Documented results related to job responsibilities
  • Knowledge of own leadership skills/profile
  • Solid knowledge of computer software and modern accounting systems
  • Fluency in French and English

Behavioral skills

  • Manage resources to optimize results
  • Performance and development management
  • Empower and build trust
  • Management of insecure environments
  • Initiate action and change
  • Communicate with impact and respect

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What we offer

Candidates are strongly encouraged to join our work culture which allows each employee to share ideas and take responsibility: At NRC, we think outside the box. We encourage ideas and empower all employees at all levels to help solve the complex problems we face. You will have many opportunities to be heard and to take the initiative

  • An opportunity to match your career with a compelling cause
  • A chance to meet and work with people who are the best in their field
  • 9th year in the NRC rank structure

**We are looking for 2 profiles for this position**

Internal candidates are encouraged to apply, but we are also open to external candidates who can show a commitment to NRC and be part of a challenging but important mission to make a difference.

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