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Oxfam Novib Jobs Nigeria

OXFAM NOVIB has announced job opportunities in its Nigeria office. Interested in working for an international nonprofit organization that has a focus on fighting poverty? Then you could be interested in the Abuja based jobs for Finance and Support Manager and Administrative Officer. These full time jobs are intended to provide specialist capacity and support to the Oxfam Novib country office in Nigeria as it work towards fulfilling its mission.

 Here are the job details:

1. Finance & Support Manager
Reporting to the Country Director Oxfam in Nigeria, s/he will be responsible for the financial, administrative and office management of the country office for Nigeria. Goal stated in the advert involves delivering quality finance and administrative operations effectively, efficiently that are transparent and accountable.

Skills and Qualifications
· A (bachelor) degree in finance and administration or its equivalent; · 5 years of relevant work experience in a senior financial management position within an international context; · Extensive knowledge of financial and administrative systems; · At least 5 years experience in managing a multi-cultural team; · Experience in IT, HR, procurement and logistics; · Proven experience in systems design and set ups & improvement, internal audits; · Excellent command of Excel, Word and other Office tools; · Demonstrated ability to work within a team; · Proven experience in managing projects funded by international / external donors; · Excellent coaching skills to support own staff as well as local partners; · Proven decision-making skills based on sound judgement based on technical and managerial experience, and able to judge independently; · Proven ability to communicate with a wide range of actors ( from local partners to local administration and tax officers); · Excellent communications skills in English.

2. Administrative Officer (and bookkeeper/accountant)
Reporting to the Administrative Officer, the holder of this position will be responsible for organizing and maintaining the administrative services for the country office (both internal and with regards to projects) and for ensuring that it is efficient and effective according to set standards and procedures.

Skills and Qualifications
· A degree in financial administration on bachelor level; · 5 years of relevant work experience in a financial & administrative position, including financial planning, budgeting and coordinating audits; · Proven experience in financial, salary and project administration; · Proven experience in procurement and logistics processes; · Excellent social skills and you are a team worker; you are pro-active and have a willingness to learn; able to communicate with external stakeholders (partner organizations). · Extensive knowledge of financial and administrative systems; · Excellent communications skills in English.


If you are interested in any of these positions please send a motivational letter and curriculum vitae in English to jobs-nigeria@oxfamnovib.nl to the attention of The Recruiter, Shabinah Asgarali, no later than September, 7th 2012.

For the Finance and Support Manager include reference number 5-155 in your application

For the Administrative Officer (and bookkeeper/accountant) position include reference number 5-156 in your application

Further enquires on the positions can be sent to Joop Peerboom, Senior Finance Officer, joop.peerboom@oxfamnovib.nl

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