Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in around 120 countries to achieve breakthroughs in the way the world treats children. Save the Children has been working in Cambodia since 1970. We focus on Education, Child Protection, Health, Child Rights Governance and Disaster Risk Reduction as well as Emergency work. We work with government partners and local NGOs to improve children’s live especially marginalized and disadvantaged children. Save the Children is looking for a qualified and motivated candidate to fill in the position of Awards Manager based in Phnom Penh with occasional travel to the field. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in Save the Children’s work in Cambodia as we are growing our portfolio to reach more children and improve children’s lives.
The Purpose of the Role
The Award Manager will provide the primary award management inputs for both development and humanitarian programmes, and on-going support to develop best practice award management procedures and processes. The role has three main aspects to it: strategic leadership of the Country Office award management team; capacity building of staff in their award management professional development and contributing to the strategic development and advancement of award management processes and systems contributing to innovative best practices.
• 5-10 years working experience of financial and grant management preferably with INGOs
• Preferably Master Degree of finance or accounting or project management or other related fields
• Partly qualified or affiliate or member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) is an advantage
• Experience in working with different major donors’ grants and working with different partners
• Significant experience in financial monitoring, budgetary systems and controls with strong analytical skills
• Experience in staff management, supervision and training
• Knowledge and experience of financial computer applications, packages and spread sheets
• Significant experience of managing grants with a variety of funding sources
• Knowledge of donor financial policies and guidelines
• Proven ability to prepare budget proposals and donor reports
• Ability to work with, support and interpret financial reports to staff with limited financial skills
• Excellent personal organisational skills, including time management, and ability to meet deadlines, prioritize tasks and work under pressure
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team
• Willingness to travel to field offices and work in difficult environment on regular occasions
• Excellence in written and verbal English
How to apply
A detailed job description is available from our website or at the address below. Please submit a CV and cover letter by email or post to the Human Resources Team at Save the Children no later than 05.00 PM on 21 February 2014.
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer. Electronic submission via email or our website is strongly encouraged. Qualified women and disable people candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified and called for interviews. Application and CVs will not be returned.
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