We Are Hiring

Finance Officer
Deadline: Saturday, 15 September, 2018

 
Location: based in NFDHR ‘Al- Byada , with frequent visits to different district as needed. 
The Job title under his supervision: Finance  Manager
Start date: October 2018
Contract Duration: 3 Months
 
 
The National Foundation for Development and Humanitarian Response (NFDHR) is a not-for-profit and non-governmental organization (NGO) that was established June 2012 in Yemen. Our vision is a peaceful and stable Yemen free of poverty, in which all people have equal access to basic needs and human rights, and our mission is to provide an integrated humanitarian and development response to aid Yemen and other conflict-affected countries through a professional, neutral, and transparent approach.
 
We aim to achieve our overall vision and mission by working to enhance local communities' development and stability through identifying structural causes of poverty, raising awareness, increasing access to basic services, and focusing on building citizens' capacities, especially women and youth, so as to enable their participation in the decision-making process that leads to sustainable development and a peaceful society within their developing and conflict-affected countries. NFDHR aims to accomplish these goals through its seven core programs: Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL); Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH); Health and Nutrition; Education; Gender and Protection; Shelter and Non-food items (NFIs); and Peacebuilding and Governance.

Finance Officer Job Description

The Finance Officer will take charge of NFDHR’s financial health by administering accounting operations to meet legal requirements. He/she will prepare audits, invoices and budgets, as well as manage accounting activities, including bank reconciliations, accounts payable and accounts receivable. Ultimately, he/she will be responsible for the day-to-day management of NFDHR’s financial transactions and procedures. The Finance Officer will report directly to the Finance Manager and Health and Nutrition Program Manager. This position is full-time, based on a 40-hour work week, but varies from week to week as humanitarian need constantly oscillates according to the unstable conflict environment and funding availability.
 

Main Tasks

Technical Support and Management:
  • Maintain complete books of accounts, as per NFDHR Finance Manual.
  • Check all payment claims to ensure compliance with: NFDHR policies and procedures, valid scheme of delegation, NFDHR donor compliance requirements, in-country laws and any other official regulatory authority.
  • Ensure that all payments are properly coded to record against active awards and to complete authorization of respective budget holders as per NFDHR Scheme of Delegation.
  • Ensure that all program implementation activities that require direct or indirect disbursement of hard cash to suppliers, contractors, and beneficiaries are safe-guarded by segregation of duty.
 
  • Ensure appropriate segregation of duties for each and every financial management task
  • Maintain assets and liabilities monthly schedules and reconciliations with Financial Management system (FMS).
  • Ensure that daily financial matters are handled in a systematic, accurate and transparent manner.
  • Signal Finance Manager of any financial risks / fraud activities.
  • Ensure that positions reporting to you fully comply with NFDHR policies and procedures and arrange trainings around financial management.
  • Oversee the professional direction / delegation / supervision / accountability of reporting staff as per their job descriptions or any official documentation.
 
Coordination and Representation:
  • Assist FC to strengthen internal controls and the environment around it.
  • Ensure preparation of employees’ monthly salary cost allocations in close coordination with Human Resource (HR).
  • Assist FC in tracing all account balance sheets on a monthly basis and at the end of each award.
  • Monitor cash and bank flows on a daily-basis and maintain close coordination with financial institutions to ensure smooth transactions, while safeguarding NFDHR’s cash from assessed / known risks.
  • If, for unforeseen reasons, institutional banking system services are not available, arrange an alternative arrangement with consent from a respective Field Manager or Finance Director.
  • Assist the Field and Country Office Finance teams during internal/ external audits, donor specific audits, and authorized third-party reviews of financial records.
  • Closely work with Field Office Awards Coordinator to fully understand financial and compliance aspects of donor funded portfolios and use Award Management System (AMS) to understand donor financial compliance requirements.
  • Maintain working relationship with NFDHR partners and support Field and Country Offices to ensure smooth financial implementation of projects through partners.
 
Administrative Duties
  • Actively participate in Budgetary review meetings.
  • Submit all Internal and external financial reports in a timely manner.
  • Prepare/review Bank and cash GLACOS, and financial data entry on a daily-basis.
  • Follow-up prepayments (like rent, Internet service, etc.) and manage schedule on FMS monthly.
  • Ensure that monthly bank reconciliations for all accounts are prepared on a regularly basis.
  • Review official e-mails on a daily-basis, respond to queries from suppliers and colleagues in a timely and appropriate manner, and ensure any problematic issues are raised with the line manager at the earliest opportunity.
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
The role of the Finance Officer is not limited to the specific duties mentioned above. It is subject to change with the evolution of the conflict and in accordance with NFDHR’s vision and mission. As such, the Finance Officer is required to manage all unforeseen issues and circumstances in relation to the monitoring and evaluation and should remain adaptable to perform responsibilities that may not be mentioned above, as and when required.

 

 

Qualifications

Essential
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics
  • Minimum 2 years working experience as a Finance Officer or similar role
  • Solid knowledge of financial and accounting procedures
  • Experience using financial software and advances MS Excel skills
  • Knowledge of financial regulations
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills
  • Sharp time-management sills
  • Strong ethics, with an ability to manage confidential data
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of NFDHR.
  • English and Arabic language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing)
 
Desirable:
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tactic and diplomacy
  • Excellent communication skills: written and oral
  • Flexible and able to work well under pressure
  • Capable of working collaborative with team members to achieve results
  • Relates and works will with people from different cultures, genders, religions and backgrounds
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How to Apply
If you meet the requirements stated above, please apply through the below link
http://www.nfdhr.org/en/apply.php?career-id=39
Deadline. 15-9-2018
Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
 
 
 
Senior Project Coordinator
Deadline: Thursday, 26 July, 2018

 
Job Location: Aljawf, Yemen
Start date: 01 August 2018
Contract Duration: 8 Months
 
The National Foundation for Development and Humanitarian Response (NFDHR) is a not-for-profit and non-governmental organization (NGO) that was established June 2012 in Yemen. Our vision is a peaceful and stable Yemen free of poverty, in which all people have equal access to basic needs and human rights, and our mission is to provide an integrated humanitarian and development response to aid Yemen and other conflict-affected countries through a professional, neutral, and transparent approach.
 
We aim to achieve our overall vision and mission by working to enhance local communities' development and stability through identifying structural causes of poverty, raising awareness, increasing access to basic services, and focusing on building citizens' capacities, especially women and youth, so as to enable their participation in the decision-making process that leads to sustainable development and a peaceful society within their developing and conflict-affected countries. NFDHR aims to accomplish these goals through its seven core programs: Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL); Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH); Health and Nutrition; Education; Gender and Protection; Shelter and Non-food items (NFIs); and Peacebuilding and Governance.
 

Senior Project Coordinator - Job Description

The Project Manager is responsible for overseeing the planning, implementation, and tracking of a specific project and its specified deliverables. In collaboration with NFDHR colleagues, he/she will conduct project site assessments, work with beneficiaries, local community members and sometimes other national NGOs to establish the project. The Project Manager will also be responsible for project management, including work plans and budgets, establishing the M&E framework for the project, reporting, day-to- day project implementation and logistics, external communications, and monitoring and evaluation. He/she will work both in an NFDHR sub-office and in the field. The Project Coordinator reports directly to the WASH Program Manager This position is full-time, based on a 40-hour work week, but varies from week to week as humanitarian need constantly oscillates according to the unstable conflict environment and funding availability.
 

Main Tasks

Technical Support and Management:
  • Oversee all project activities and be the main contact point for the donor and the field staff
  • Ensure project activities comply with the policies and regulations of the donor organization.
  • Oversee the development and execution of project deliverables, lead project planning, timeline creation, budgeting, action plans, BOQ development, and monitoring and reporting processes.
  • Supervise all field activities, including management of field supervisors and field assistants;
  • Oversee and assist the project field teams in the planning and implementation of all field activities including but not limited to distributions, trainings, and community outreach;
  • Plan and oversee resources and logistical requirements for project activities;
  • Lead and motivate the project team and monitor project activities and project expenditure and coordinate work with consultants and volunteers in the project
  • Oversee performance and quality oversight of project implementation and performance of field staff
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Coordination and Representation:
  • Ensure community acceptance of the project through clear/open communication with and meaningful engagement of beneficiaries, committees and community leaders, as well as external representation of NFDHR to relevant parties in governorates
  • Coordinate with other departments (logistics, finance, M&E) to ensure proper implementation of project activities
  • Work with AMEU to oversee data collection and management for the project, taking into consideration the AMEU team’s recommendations after approval from the PM and/or AC during regularly scheduled meetings;
 
Administrative & Financial Duties:
  • Create monthly activity plans and timelines for all project activities in conjunction with the project team, ensuring fair distribution of tasks amongst team members;
  • Provide accurate, timely, and detailed reports of project activities, successes and challenges to the AC/PM at coordination level;
 
The role of the Project Manager is not limited to the specific duties mentioned above. It is subject to change with the evolution of the conflict and in accordance with NFDHR’s vision and mission. As such, the Project Manager is required to manage all unforeseen issues and circumstances in relation to NFDHR’s project management and should remain adaptable to perform responsibilities that may not be mentioned above, as and when required.
 

Qualifications

Essential
  • University degree in project management, Engineering, public health, international or global development, or something similar 
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in humanitarian response and/or international development
  • Experience in project management, including monitoring and evaluation. 

  • Financial management experience including overseeing financial procedures, budget management and donor reporting 

  • Experience in line managing project staff. 

  • Experience of security and risk management 

  • Ability to work on his/her own, with proven track record of working effectively as part of a team
  • Computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel)
  • Ability to work in remote areas
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of NFDHR.
  • English and Arabic language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing)

 
 
Desirable:
  • Experience with field level coordination with other stakeholders UN, INGOs, NNGOs and government
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Flexible and able to work well under pressure
  • Capable of working collaborative with team members to achieve results
  • Relates and works well with people from different cultures, genders, religions and backgrounds
 

How to Apply

If you meet the requirements stated above, please apply through the below link
http://www.nfdhr.org/en/apply.php?career-id=29
Deadline. 26-7-2018
Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
 
 
MEAL Officer
Deadline: Thursday, 26 July, 2018

 
Job Location: Aljawf, Yemen
Start date: 01 August 201
Contract Duration: 8 Months
 
The National Foundation for Development and Humanitarian Response (NFDHR) is a not-for-profit and non-governmental organization (NGO) that was established June 2012 in Yemen. Our vision is a peaceful and stable Yemen free of poverty, in which all people have equal access to basic needs and human rights, and our mission is to provide an integrated humanitarian and development response to aid Yemen and other conflict-affected countries through a professional, neutral, and transparent approach.
 
We aim to achieve our overall vision and mission by working to enhance local communities' development and stability through identifying structural causes of poverty, raising awareness, increasing access to basic services, and focusing on building citizens' capacities, especially women and youth, so as to enable their participation in the decision-making process that leads to sustainable development and a peaceful society within their developing and conflict-affected countries. NFDHR aims to accomplish these goals through its seven core programs: Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL); Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH); Health and Nutrition; Education; Gender and Protection; Shelter and Non-food items (NFIs); and Peacebuilding and Governance.

MEAL Officer Job Description

Under the supervision of the MEAL Advisor, the MEAL Officer will make sure to maintain an effective monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning system of NFDHR projects. The tasks will include routine monitoring of activities, providing monitoring reports, conducting field visits to ensure compliance with established standard and requirements. The MEAL Officer reports directly to the MEAL Advisor. This position is full-time, based on a 40-hour work week, but varies from week to week as humanitarian need constantly oscillates according to the unstable conflict environment and funding availability.
 

Main Tasks

Technical Support and Management:
  • Work with and support NFDHR’s Senior Staff, the Directors of Relief and Development Programs, and the Program Managers in preparing program MEAL plans, indicators and mechanisms for M&E in line with strategic program plans and budgets.
  • Support the development of the logical framework for projects, including MEAL support during proposal development to ensure adequate MEAL budget forecasts for field and office activities.
  • Support planning, implementation and follow-up of evaluations by: writing terms of references, preparing project summaries, participating in the selection of external consultants for evaluating NFDHR projects, and technically and financially coordinating with consultant in relation to field assessments.
  • Track outputs and expected results of ongoing projects and the extent of completion of various activities and present findings to NFDHR leadership, the Directors of Relief Programs and Development Programs, and Program Managers at monthly meetings allocated for this purpose.
  • Ensure the achievement of results and outputs necessary for development and humanitarian response according to the needs of local communities.
  • Develop and design information management systems resulting from monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning activities, such as progress reports, databases and complaint mechanisms.
  • Report to NFDHR’s Senior Management in a timely manner on the progress and completion of project/program implementation, including obstacles faced and technical, administrative and financial solutions proposed.
  • Supervise MEAL staff as well as advocacy, communication and media officials for relief and development programs.
  • Monitor and assist Program Managers in preparing long-term plans for the projects they manage, specifying a timeline for issuing reports to donors
  • Follow-up and supervise staff preparing news reports and stories published on NFDHR’s website
  • Introduce low cost techniques to improve project performance in the organization and facilitate mechanisms for updates of reports.
  • Provide MEAL support during audits
 
Coordination and Representation:
  • Work on developing and reviewing program strategies in partnership with the concerned authorities and affected populations in project governorates and districts
  • Coordinate with NFDRH’s directors of relief and development programs and other concerned departments while planning new projects within the framework of the programs to develop the necessary indicators according to the MEAL policy
  • Coordinate needs assessments with governorate and local authorities and provide support to field staff to document evaluation findings, including an analysis of beneficiary needs.
  • In coordination with the Director of Development Programs, the Director of Relief Programs and the Coordinator of the Peace building and Governance Program, assess the institutional capacities of local organizations before signing any partner sub-agreements to carry out field activities and services with NFDHR and make recommendations to senior management.
  • Upon acceptance of grants, immediately coordinate with program managers and other the relevant departments to prepare executive plans for procurement, follow up and evaluation.
  • Continuously coordinate with the directors of relief and development programs, program managers, and department managers to ensure the number, review and delivery of periodic, mid-term, and annual reports are submitted for review and approval to senior staff, donors and other stakeholders in a timely-manner.
 
The role of the MEAL Officer is not limited to the specific duties mentioned above. It is subject to change with the evolution of the conflict and in accordance with NFDHR’s vision and mission. As such, the MEAL Officer is required to manage all unforeseen issues and circumstances in relation to the monitoring and evaluation and should remain adaptable to perform responsibilities that may not be mentioned above, as and when required.
 

Qualifications

Essential
  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, Engineering, anthropology, sociology, public health, or another relevant field
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in MEAL related role in an NGO environment, preferably in a humanitarian context
  • Solid conceptual understanding about different components of MEAL
  • Demonstrated skills in supporting MEAL systems
  • Strong experience in information management systems
  • Experience of, and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability to affected populations
  • Previous experience of managing a team and managing projects
  • Demonstrated strong monitoring and evaluation skills, including planning/participating in evaluations
  • Ability to work both in an advisory and a hands-on implementation capacity
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of NFDHR.
  • English and Arabic language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing)
 
Desirable:
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tactic and diplomacy
  • Excellent communication skills: written and oral
  • Flexible and able to work well under pressure
  • Capable of working collaborative with team members to achieve results
  • Relates and works will with people from different cultures, genders, religions and backgrounds
 
 

How to Apply

If you meet the requirements stated above, please apply through the below link
http://www.nfdhr.org/en/apply.php?career-id=28
Deadline. 26-7-2018
Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview