Habitat for Humanity Fiji Suva, Fiji
Dec 07, 2019Full time
Habitat for Humanity Fiji (HFH Fiji) is dedicated to the eradication of substandard and poverty housing in Fiji. It is a registered Fiji Charitable Trust and its affiliates have programmes and offices in nearly 70 countries worldwide. Our mission is to help families in need to construct decent homes in Fiji without regard to race, religion or ethnic origin. HFH Fiji is strategically positioned for continued growth in the communities in which we serve and is committed to provide a workplace with equal employment opportunity for all. Applications are invited from dynamic, qualifies and experienced individuals to join the Habitat for Humanity Fiji team in the role of Senior Manager for Operations. Reporting to the National Director, the Senior Manager Operations, will lead grant compliance and donor reporting as well as supervise the provision of support services related to finance, human resources and administration. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Review grant agreements and sub-grant agreements or contracts (including financial budget, match and reporting requirements Participate in the selection of sub-recipients and contractors under a grant Perform periodic desk and on-site monitoring of grant implementation Support the development and create an understanding of grant management policies, procedures, tools, etc. Support the preparation, consolidation, review and submission of reports for grants in accordance with donor and Habitat requirements. Coordinate internal and external audits for grants Administration: Support the development and implementation of systems and processes for general office administration Finance: Coordinate the improvement of finance system capacity to ensure that Habitat Fiji meets HFHI's performance, reporting and compliance requirements Human Resources: Provide guidance in the development of HR systems and processes for recruitment, development and evaluation of personnel Perform other tasks as agreed with the National Director PERSONAL SPECIFICATIONS Bachelor’s Degree in project management. At least 8 years experience in a leading role in grant compliance and contract management. Demonstrated knowledge of budgeting, balance sheet and cash-flow management. Ability to work with programme staff of extremely varied skills, experience and background to transform draft reports into technically appropriate documents. Demonstrated experience in donor reporting and contract compliance to major institutional donors such as DFAT, MFAT, EU and Government agencies and ability and skills to establish compliance systems. High level skills in coaching, mentoring, capacity building, team development, around management of accountabilities and compliance in relation to donor reporting Strong interpersonal skills and ability to foster collaborative relationships, highly approachable and responsive in nature Natural organiser with demonstrated expertise in developing processes and systems to track and analyse information. Independent, self-starter; makes informed decisions without constant direction and prides self on accuracy. Demonstrated ability to show compassion, respect and take HFH Fiji mission personally and having a sense of excitement and commitment Full driving licence (Group 2) with 3 years driving experience This position is envisaged as being filled by someone who is already a citizen or resident of Fiji, but is also open to people from the region who have the right to residency in Fiji. HOW TO APPLY HFH Fiji is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified male and female candidates from all religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons with disabilities, to apply and be part of our incredible mission of bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope in Fiji. All HFH Fiji staff, consultants and volunteers are required to undergo a police clearance check and working with children check prior to commencing employment. HFH Fiji has a zero tolerance policy on child exploitation and abuse. Applications must include a current CV with names of at least 3 recent referees, and a cover letter describing in 1 page, why you should be the best candidate for this position. Applications can be posted to P O Box 16154 Suva or hand – deliver to Human Resources, Lot 1 Foster Road, Walu Bay, Suva. Applications may also be submitted by email no later than Friday, 20th December 2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org Call 331 2012 for more details.