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Global Finance and Contract Manager - Fixed term project to end 2018

Global Finance and Contract Manager - Fixed term project to end 2018     

Competitive salary in excess of £41,500 per annum plus excellent benefits
London SE1
Closing Date: 
Thu, 2013-07-25
Interview Date: 
Fri, 2013-08-16

You will lead on financial management and reporting systems to support IPPF’s involvement in a global multi-year project to increase access to, and use of, high quality, affordable family planning and other health information, products and services globally.  With international travel, you will ensure financial and contractual compliance with the requirements of the donor – the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) 

You are a qualified accountant with a solid track record managing the accounting and finance component of large donor-funded programmes.  That must include setting up the accounting and finance function for a large USAID funded project, together with experience of development issues and/or project implementation and monitoring.  Experience in audit and financial control systems, and strong financial analysis experience, are essential, as is previous charity experience. Experience in training others would be advantageous.

You have strong IT skills and knowledge of financial reporting systems.  Fluent English, with excellent writing and interpersonal skills, is essential, as is discretion in handling confidential information. You have strong analytical skills and excellent time management.  You must have a degree or equivalent standard of education.  Evidence of professional development in business skills is desirable.

Applications must be submitted in English and by application form.  CVs will not be accepted.  For further information please download the job description and application form below or contact Human Resources, IPPF, 4 Newhams Row, London SE1 3UZ Tel: + 44 (0)20 7939 8298 or email  Application form available in Large Print, Audio or Braille. No agencies please.

The post is subject to confirmation of funding.

Closing date:   Wednesday 24 July 2013 

Interview date:  Friday 16 August 2013

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

Applications are particularly encouraged from candidates openly living with HIV.  IPPF is committed to equal opportunities and cultural diversity.  Candidates from all sections of the community are welcome to apply.  This is a post for which IPPF will, if necessary, apply for a work permit.  The granting of work permits is subject to regulation by the UK Border Agency.