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Finance and Admin Assistant - Unity State (Job for South Sudanese Only) - Marie Stopes International

Finance and Admin Assistant - Unity State 
(Position for South Sudanese Only) 

Job Framework

Marie Stopes International Sudan/ Southern Sudan (MSI S/SS) is a results-orientated, non-profit, social enterprise, which uses modern management techniques to provide family planning, reproductive and maternal healthcare and allied services.

MSI S’s goal is to meet the needs of underserved and dramatically improve access and use of family planning and other reproductive health services. MSI S is part of Marie Stopes International’s Global Partnership which works in over 40 countries worldwide. 

The core responsibility of this post is to use your
  • initiative 
  • energy 
  • persistence 
  • results orientation
  • drive 
  • integrity 
  • enthusiasm 
  • commitment to personal development
To further MSI’s partnership mission: enabling individuals to have children by choice not chance.

Job Title: 
Finance and Administration Assistant 
Location: Mankien PHCC, Unity State, South Sudan

Reporting to: Programme Manager

Duration of contract: 1 year

Probationary period: 3 months

Based in Mankien PHCC, Unity State, the Finance and Admin Assistant will report to the Programme Manager administratively, but will also be line managed by the Finance and Admininistration Manager based in Juba.

This position requires a person who is dynamic, able to multi task, adhere to internal controls, flexible to ensure achievement of target results within deadlines provided. The ideal person should also be able to work efficiently and effectively with minimum supervision.

  • Financial and accounting: Preparation and monitoring of budgets at the field level, cash management, keeping accounting records and preparing financial reports for management and donors.
  • Administrative and management: General administration in the field, supervision of the application of the local staff management framework, support and supervision of the staff working with the department of administration and finance
  • Management, coordination and supervision of support staff
  • Management of the operational aspects of the security of persons and property of the MSI SS in Unity State
  • Logistics management
  • Purchases and procurement of supplies
Person Profile

  • University Diploma or Certificate in Management, Finance or Administration
  • Proven work experience in financial and administrative management,
  • Prior work experience in a humanitarian organization
  • Organizational, team leading and delegation skills
  • Capacity to work independently and as part of a team
  • Negotiation skills
  • IT literacy: confident using MS Office
  • MS Word for reports
  • Excellent English (spoken and written), Arabic and/or local Southern Sudanese languages are essential.
How to apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to send a copy of their CV and concise cover letter detailing how they meet the qualifications and citing using practical examples of how they have performed the tasks and responsibilities stated.

All applications should be sent to not later than 29th of April 2011.

Since this position is required urgently, the interviews can be called even before the closing date as long as we have received CVs from potential candidates.

Indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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