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About the Job

The Finance and Administration Manager is accountable for the integrity of financial/analytical accounting and for reporting from the sub delegation. He/she oversees all financial resources and administrative activities, such as management of premises and staff travel within the sub delegation. He/she is in charge of the accounts of the sub-structure and supports in the preparation of the annual budget, monthly forecast, risk reporting, cost-control and analysis of budget deviations.

This is a national/resident position based in Mogadishu, Somalia.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Regularly assesses the financial situation of the Sub Delegation; collects accounting documents from the field and ensures appropriate book keeping
  • Ensures that all payments have all the necessary supporting documents and the cash control is done on daily basis
  • Oversees day-to-day financial management and maintenance of offices and residential premises; maintains an appropriate security set-up, including safe accommodation for all staff
  • Supports the Head of Sub Delegation in Risk Assessment for the delegation/structure. Implements and monitors risk-mitigation measures in his/her area of responsibility, in close liaison with technical departments

· Ensures adherence to the administrative procedures and timelines

· Handles expenses, working advance and per diem files in line with the standard operating procedures

· Ensures that all the passive security measures are put in place and are functioning

· Participates in negotiations of lease contracts

· Handles all administrative correspondence and filing of administrative documents

· Supports the Human Resources function in recruitment, appraisal process, salary management, absences management, conflict management and staff exit process

· Ensures that the relevant accounting records are shared with the Nairobi office on a weekly basis

· Adheres to the monthly reporting timelines

· Maintains contact with external interlocutors within the area of responsibility

· Supervises, coaches and evaluates staff working in the Administration department

Minimum qualifications and required competencies

· Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Finance, Business Administration, Business Management or relevant qualification in a related field

· 4 years’ experience in a similar field of activity in a humanitarian environment

· Detail-oriented, highly organised and practices strict adherence to timelines

· Possessing a strong degree of honesty and integrity, and a solid sense of ethics including the ability to appropriately handle confidential information

· Excellent negotiation, analytical, management skills and a problem-solving attitude

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

· Excellent command of the English and Somali language

· Proficiency in MS Office Suite

· Good knowledge of the social, economic and political affairs of the assigned region

We Offer

· A challenging job opportunity within a dynamic work environment in an international humanitarian organization

· Training and development opportunities

· A competitive salary with benefits, based on the ICRC Compensation and Benefits framework


Apply by sending your cover letter and CV addressed to the Human Resources Manager, ICRC Somalia Delegation, on the email address Your cover letter must indicate your current salary and your expected salary range. The closing date is 3rd November 2019Clearly indicate the position title in the subject line of your email message.


Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any enquiries about the position should be addressed to **

Mogadishu, Somalia
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