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21 Jan 2021

Commodity Accounting Manager

Job Description

Commodity Accounting Manager

The incumbent will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work in country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

In order to be successful you will bring/have:

Essential

  • University Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or its equivalent of ACCA/CPA and or CIPS.
  • Experience in successful commodity management and clear knowledge of donor rules and regulations related to food commodity management.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
  • Ability to pay attention to details and following up issues to their logical conclusion
  • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in.
  • Solid programmatic, organizational, planning, technical and IT skills, with proven ability to work under pressure and solve problems in a fast paced environment;
  • Dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.
  • At least five (05) years international experience in working in post conflict environment in similar role is critical requirement
  • Commitment to Save the Children Child Safeguarding policy
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children aims, values and principles.

Desirable

  • Previous experience in Sub- Sahara region.
  • Ability and willingness to change work practices and hours in the event of need, including travelling at short notice and for extended periods.
  • Knowledge of donor financial policies and guidelines
  • Patience, perseverance and a sense of humour

Contract duration: 1 Year with possibility of extension

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at careers

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Disclaimer:

Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

Commodity Accounting Manager

The incumbent will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work in country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

In order to be successful you will bring/have:

Essential

  • University Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or its equivalent of ACCA/CPA and or CIPS.
  • Experience in successful commodity management and clear knowledge of donor rules and regulations related to food commodity management.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
  • Ability to pay attention to details and following up issues to their logical conclusion
  • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in.
  • Solid programmatic, organizational, planning, technical and IT skills, with proven ability to work under pressure and solve problems in a fast paced environment;
  • Dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.
  • At least five (05) years international experience in working in post conflict environment in similar role is critical requirement
  • Commitment to Save the Children Child Safeguarding policy
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children aims, values and principles.

Desirable

  • Previous experience in Sub- Sahara region.
  • Ability and willingness to change work practices and hours in the event of need, including travelling at short notice and for extended periods.
  • Knowledge of donor financial policies and guidelines
  • Patience, perseverance and a sense of humour

Contract duration: 1 Year with possibility of extension

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at careers

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Disclaimer:

Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

How to apply

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