Stakeholder Democracy Network is an International non-governmental organization that helps facilitate community development from a right - based perspective. SDN is currently working in the Niger Delta where it is trying to help the communities affected by the oil exploitation to challenge the resource curse.
SDN has identified seven spotlight issues that represent significant long held grievances and acute problems. They are; Oil Spills, Gas Flaring, Energy Justice, Democratisation, Responsive Governance, Women’s Rights and Urban Justice.
SDN is currently advertising for the following position to work in our Nigerian Office;
JOB TITLE: FINANCE AND ADMIN MANAGER
The Finance and Administration Manager will report to the Country Director in Nigeria. The successful candidate will be a hands-on and participative manager and will lead and develop an internal team to support the following areas; finance, internal systems and controls, business planning and budgeting, human resources, administration, and IT.
The Finance and Administration Manager will play a critical role In partnering with the senior leadership team in strategic decision making and operations as SDN continues to enhance its quality programming and build capacity. This is a tremendous Opportunity for a finance and operations leader to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected, high-impact organization.
Minimum of a Post - graduate degree ideally With an MBA/CPA or related degree
Spoken and written fluency in English - Written articles / examples of your writing ability in relation to governance in Nigeria;
Technology savvy with experience selecting and overseeing software installations and managing relationships with software vendors; knowledge of accounting and reporting software Commitment to training programs that maximize individual and organization goals across the organization including best practices in human resources activities
A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills which support and enable sound decision making
Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
At least 5-10 years of overall professional experience; ideally 6+ years of broad financial and operations management experience
Strong oral and written communications skills;
Proven experience supporting and managing project staff,
The ideal candidate has experience of final responsibility for the quality and content Of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination for either a division or significant program area, and has preferably overseen a human resources function previously.
Ability to translate financial concepts to - and to effectively collaborate with - programmatic and fundraising colleagues who do not necessarily have finance backgrounds.
A track record in donor reporting and grants management IT skills; word, excel and online communication skills,
A multi-tasker with the ability to wear many hats in a fast-paced environment
Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of SDN
Commensurate with experience and education, with excellent benefits
Method of Application
Interested candidates should send a brief covering letter and curriculum vitae to:
Daniel Bob-Manuel Admin Officer,
SDN at email@example.com
with a copy also to the email firstname.lastname@example.org
with "Finance and Admin Manager Advert" in the subject line. Your application will be acknowledged but only shortlisted candidates will receive further correspondence.
For further information on SDN. visit www.stakeholderdemocracy.org and
Application Deadline: 12th October, 2012