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Finance Coordinator (Consortium) – Aden, Yemen (National)

Mission

In situations of armed conflict, Geneva Call, as a neutral, impartial and independent international humanitarian organization, endeavours to strengthen the respect of humanitarian norms and principles by armed non-state actors, in order to improve the protection of civilians, while supporting local communities in their efforts to enhance their own protection. Appel de Genève/Geneva Call is a private, not-for-profit, humanitarian organization foundation under Swiss law, founded in 1998.

Geneva Call consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. Geneva Call is an inclusive working environment for all its staff. Applications are particularly encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on the grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

Role

Under the guidance of the Head of Support, the finance coordinator works to ensure the efficient management of finance and accounting services for Geneva Call, including cash flows, payments, reporting and compliances on finance and accounting mattes.

Core Responsibilities

  • Provide regular support related to updating projects and country annual budgets and Regular budget vs actuals.
  • Drafting monthly BvA, finalize with Head of Support (HoS) for presentation to management.
  • On regular (daily basis), complete the financial accounting, including maintenance of all payment ledgers for cash, banks, receipts, adjustments on internal/external advances, accruals, balance sheet items.
  • Regularly record the payments and adjustments transactions in Continia (online accounting system) to be reviewed by HoS and update the summary of transactions (SOT reports), monthly reconciliations (cash banks advances accrual adjustments), receipts (income, HQ, adjustments), currency exchanges, all payments and payroll related transactions.
  • Representation to tax, social security and related authorities on regular basis as at when needed, ensuring best practices related to local social security and taxation while participating on different forums (groups, meetings, workshops) related to finance matters.
  • Maintain the cash flow requirements of the Yemen country programme (obtaining forecasts, draft monthly forecast) and liaising with HQ to facilitate cash transfers.
  • Assist on the financial management of the staff program advance issuance, ledger entries, clearance, adjustment, expenses allocations, entry into Continia and submission to Head of Support (HOS) for approvals.
  • Manage the financial accounting process for the local implementing partners, including all adjustments.
  • Ensure compliance to donor and organizational requirements before Purchase orders Pos are processed ensuring due diligence checks on suppliers, vendors, employees, partners, consultants, trainers and all related parties.
  • Assist on audit matters, and directly coordinate with auditors’ staff for audits execution matters ensuring documentation and records are ready for the donor reporting and support the Head of Support (HoS) with donor reporting.
  • Assist with the monthly finance or accounts closing process through regular entry into ledgers for cash banks adjustment advances accruals, SoT. Ensure HQ deadlines are met for continia reports, SoT and other monthly financial reports and submit all reconciliations on time.
  • Independently supervise and ensure availability and retainership of proper supporting documents and systematic filing system for payments and adjustments on timely basis for all payments, receipts, banks, vendors, taxes, social security and payroll.

Main qualifications

Education and experience

  • Completed master’s or bachelor’s degree in relevant field such as accounting, management, finance, or commerce.
  • 4+ relevant experience in the fields of finance function only in INGO.
  • 3+ years of experience of running online systems for accounting.
  • 3+ years of experience of accounting principal methods, rules.
  • Knowledge and experience of working with various donors on finance, compliance, accounting, reporting, and donor auditing.

Languages

  • Proficiency in English and Arabic is required

Personal qualities

  • Good report writing, communication and presentational skills.
  • Organized personality for keeping more better records on various support processes matter.
  • Advanced level knowledge of MS Excel and accounting systems.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including ability to work with geographically remote individuals.
  • Fluent in English and Arabic: Written and spoken with demonstrable track record in presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Understanding and respect for organizational principles and confidentiality.
  • Strong logic and organizational skills, flexibility, and adaptability to change.
  • Independent initiator, Leadership qualities and unwavering integrity. Can maintain confidentiality of records and information on support functions.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team.
  • Proven ability to work well with colleagues and partners from diverse ethnic/cultural backgrounds.
  • Accuracy and reliability, ability to reach results and meet deadlines under pressure.

Performance management

The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the GC Performance Management p. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

  • The Job Description
  • The individual Work- and Professional Development Plan
  • The Competency Framework

Conflict of interest

Any candidate affiliated to, or openly supporting, one or more interest groups opposed to the Foundation’s principles and values, or whose previous position could engender safety issues for co-workers at Appel de Genève / Geneva Call, will be excluded from this selection process. The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the Geneva Call Performance Management guidelines.

Conditions

  • Position:
  • Workplace:
  • Activity Rate:
  • Type of Contract:
  • Preferred start date:

Application

No later than 01 July 2024

All applications will be kept confidential. Please note only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for further process. Geneva Call is the equal opportunity employer.

Important Note: Our HR team will meticulously evaluate your profile in line with the requirements of the post you have applied for. Since, we receive a good number of applications for all the positions Geneva Call advertises, it is not possible to communicate the results of our decisions with every candidate individually. Therefore, only the short-listed candidates will be contacted by the HR team to invite them for written test – and the steps afterwards if they qualify i.e., interview and other assessments as deemed appropriate.

MEAL Officer (Consortium) – Aden, Yemen (National)

Mission

In situations of armed conflict, Geneva Call, as a neutral, impartial and independent international humanitarian organization, endeavours to strengthen the respect of humanitarian norms and principles by armed non-state actors, in order to improve the protection of civilians, while supporting local communities in their efforts to enhance their own protection. Appel de Genève/Geneva Call is a private, not-for-profit, humanitarian organization foundation under Swiss law, founded in 1998.

Geneva Call consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. Geneva Call is an inclusive working environment for all its staff. Applications are particularly encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on the grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

Role

The Consortium MEAL Officer, under the supervision of Consortium Project Manager, is responsible for the development of monitoring and evaluation plans, data management, indicator and result tracking and keeping records of project evidence for the FCDO funded Sustainable Pathways for Peace and Stability in Yemen project. The Consortium MEAL Officer will also ensure proper documentation and reporting of project activities and will work with the program team to ensure quality and timely delivery of project activities.

Core Responsibilities

Project Implementation

  • Responsible for quality project implementation and monitoring in accordance with Geneva Call and donor work plans, budget and procedures. 
  • Monitor and report on the implementation of all project activities, outputs and outcomes, submitting required reporting and documentation accurately and on time including supporting local partners in their reporting and ensuring their reports follow GC formats.
  • Manage safe keeping of information and knowledge, including filing of programme documents and materials. 
  • Collect and analyse information relating to the context, conflict situation, humanitarian needs and potential impact on Geneva Call’s work in project area(s) and relay this to the program coordinator, Consortium Project Manager and HoP; 
  • With the approval of Consortium Project Manager/Program Coordinator, release resources to partners/projects as per approved plans and agreements and reimbursement and/or liquidation of project expenditures. 
  • Monitor and report on all project expenses of budgets and available funding, including supporting documents.
  • Provide material (photos, videos, stories from the field) about the project and timely reports to showcase project outcomes and achievements.
  • Support implementation of communications strategy including the production of external communication materials, activities, campaigns, events and other initiatives

Security

In coordination with security focal point of the country programme:

  • Ensure adherence to GC’s security policies and protocols.
  • Support regular assessments of the security situation vis-à-vis the project, project partners, beneficiaries and GC, preparing risk assessments and suggesting mitigating measures and following up on incidents as necessary.

Communications & External relations

In coordination with the Consortium Project Manager:

  • In coordination with the Program Coordinator and Consortium Project Manager, engage local and international organizations regularly.
  • Provide material (photos, videos, stories from the field) about the project and timely reports to showcase project outcomes and acheivements;
  • Support implementation of communications strategy including the production of external communication materials, activities, campaigns, events and other initiatives

Financial Management

  • Contribute to transparent and timely project-related financial management following GC protocols.

Human Resource Management

  • Develop annual objectives with the team and conduct quarterly review of the progress made towards achieving them. Also ensure development plans are in place for the direct report
  • Supervise and provide ongoing support, capacity development and mentoring to the M&E Assistant, to enable them to successfully perform in their positions, and supporting them to do the same with the staff they supervise.
  • Ensure staff well-being and care is prioritised and is an integral part of work.

Others

  • Attend and represent GC as required at meetings and other fora of interest to the organisation as delegated or assigned.
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned by the line manager.

Main qualifications

Education, Experience & Technical skills

  • Completed degree of Higher Education in relevant field such as statistics, development studies, Political or Social Science, International Humanitarian Law or Human Rights or equivalent.
  • IT Tools (MS Office, Excel, email, KOBO);
  • Experience in project implementation, reporting, monitoring and research;
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of humanitarian work, research work, data management and assessments.
  • Experience in developing professional relationships with various stakeholders including armed actors and working in a neutral and objective manner;

Languages

  • Proficiency in English and Arabic is required.

Personal skills

  • Understanding and respect for organizational principles, vision, mission and confidentiality.
  • Strong logic and organizational skills, flexibility and adaptability to change.
  • Ability to take responsibility, proactive and efficient functioning, strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team and multicultural environment.
  • Accuracy and reliability, ability to meet deadlines under pressure;
  • Drive for results

Performance management

The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the GC Performance Management p. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

  • The Job Description
  • The individual Work- and Professional Development Plan
  • The Competency Framework

Conflict of interest

Any candidate affiliated to, or openly supporting, one or more interest groups opposed to the Foundation’s principles and values, or whose previous position could engender safety issues for co-workers at Appel de Genève / Geneva Call, will be excluded from this selection process. The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the Geneva Call Performance Management guidelines.

Conditions

  • Position: MEAL Officer (Consortium)
  • Workplace: Aden, Yemen
  • Activity Rate: 100%
  • Type of Contract: National
  • Preferred start date: 01 August 2024

Application

No later than 01 July 2024

All applications will be kept confidential. Please note only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for further process. Geneva Call is the equal opportunity employer.

Important Note: Our HR team will meticulously evaluate your profile in line with the requirements of the post you have applied for. Since, we receive a good number of applications for all the positions Geneva Call advertises, it is not possible to communicate the results of our decisions with every candidate individually. Therefore, only the short-listed candidates will be contacted by the HR team to invite them for written test – and the steps afterwards if they qualify i.e., interview and other assessments as deemed appropriate.

Project Coordinator (Consortium) – Aden, Yemen (National)

Mission

In situations of armed conflict, Geneva Call, as a neutral, impartial and independent international humanitarian organization, endeavours to strengthen the respect of humanitarian norms and principles by armed non-state actors, in order to improve the protection of civilians, while supporting local communities in their efforts to enhance their own protection. Appel de Genève/Geneva Call is a private, not-for-profit, humanitarian organization foundation under Swiss law, founded in 1998.

Geneva Call consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. Geneva Call is an inclusive working environment for all its staff. Applications are particularly encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on the grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

Role

The Consortium Project Coordinator under the supervision of Head of Program (HOP) will provide technical and implementation oversight for achieving the key deliverables of the assigned projects. The proposed project that the PC will lead contributes to mitigating protection risks to vulnerable communities and aim to support the creation of a culture of protection of rights among community, armed actors, and other players during an onset. It also included influencing armed non-State actors to prevent abuses and support humanitarian norms as well as strengthening community-based protection advocacy groups in fragile communities in the projects areas. The Consortium Project Coordinator will take the lead in implementing and ensuring that the assigned project(s) meets its objectives and deliverables quantitatively, qualitatively and within the prescribed timeframe and budget following internal procedures and donor requirements. The PC will ensure quality MEAL, documentation, and reporting, both by GC and partners. The Consortium Project Coordinator is also responsible to lead on financial management aspect of the project, develop spending plans, activity budgets and conduct monthly budget versus actuals (BVAs).

In addition, the PC Consortium Project Coordinator is expected to contribute to the design, planning, and implementation of other initiatives as part of the overall Yemen country programme. Importantly, the PC shall ensure that projects and overall country programme are in sync and that no aspects in the project’s implementation would have adverse effects on attaining the broader strategy for Yemen programme.

Core Responsibilities

Project Management

  • Lead in the drafting of monthly project plans, budgets, and monitoring plans.
  • Responsible for quality project planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation in line with internal and donor work plans.
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting on achievements and challenges vis-à-vis all project activities, outputs and outcomes, including supporting local partners and ensuring their reports follow GC formats.
  • Oversee the collection and analysis of information relating to the context, conflict situation, humanitarian needs and potential impact on GC’s work in project area(s).
  • Ensure sufficient research is done into specific humanitarian issues in project areas to analyse trends and support arguments to improve compliance with humanitarian norms
  • Ensure conflict sensitivity is integrated into the project design and implementation.
  • Suggest partnerships with relevant organisations/agencies, where required also identifying them, that can contribute to the success of GC mission – where required, lead on the partner activities
  • Support the HOP in conducting exploratory/scoping missions to new project areas/sites for programme expansion
  • Conduct/lead Monthly/Quarterly Project Cycle meetings with programme teams and country management team for progress review and course corrections.
  • Identify needs and project ideas and coordinate field inputs to new concept notes and proposals preparing the first draft for HoP and technical team’s review and submission.
  • Identify needs and project ideas and coordinate field inputs to new concept notes and proposals preparing the first draft for HoP and technical team’s review and submission.
  • Work on developing first version of the donor reports and also contribute to the review and finalization process of the donor reporting.

Security

In coordination with security focal point of the country programme:

  • Ensure staff supporting the project follows GC’s security policies and protocols.
  • Lead regular assessments of the security situation vis-à-vis the project, project partners, beneficiaries and GC, preparing risk assessments and suggesting mitigating measures and following up on incidents as necessary.

Communications & External relations

In coordination with the Head of Programme:

  • Support implementation of communications strategy including campaigns, events, other initiatives.
  • Plan and see through the production of innovative communications materials localised through consultations involving target audiences.
  • Ensure material (photos, videos, stories from the field) about project activities and timely reports to showcase project outcomes and achievements.
  • Ensure proper implementation of donor visibility and communications plan, also considering security and perception risks and seeking for derogations/exemptions when required.
  • Engage local and international organisations regularly.
  • Oversee and coordinate GC social media presence and online communications.

Financial Management

  • Contribute to transparent and timely project-related financial management following GC protocols.
  • Work on developing project budgets which further contributes to country budgets
  • Develop/update project spending plans and conduct monthly BVAs with the country management team to ensure project spending is on track
  • Track financial expenditures on monthly basis with support from Finance team

Human Resource Management

  • Lead on recruitment process of the project teams
  • Develop annual objectives with the team and conduct quarterly review of the progress made towards achieving them. Also ensure staff development plans are in place for the direct report
  • Supervise and provide ongoing support, capacity development and mentoring to the project staff, to enable them to successfully perform in their positions, and supporting them to do the same with the staff they supervise.
  • Develop and ensure opportunities for the project staff especially female staff to regularly meet, self-organise and build strong, supportive peer networks with each other; and ensuring effective communication, and opportunities for debriefing.
  • Ensure staff well-being and care is prioritised and is an integral part of work.

Others

  • Attend and represent GC as required at conferences and other fora of interest to the organisation.
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned by the line manager.

Main qualifications

Education and experience

  • Masters or Bachelors University degree (completed) in relevant field such as Political or Social Science, International Humanitarian Law or Human Rights or equivalent
  • 4+ years of experience of Project planning, monitoring, reporting and evaluation;
  • 4+ years of experience of Managing projects, partnerships and teams;
  • 4+ years of experience of Protection, disaster risk reduction or humanitarian experience
  • 4+ years of experience of Designing and implementing training programmes;
  • 4+ years of experience of Human Rights Law, International Humanitarian Law, gender

Technical skills

  • Knowledge of relevant international, national and regional policy and legal frameworks
  • Software skills (MS Office, Excel, KOBO, graphic design tools, social media, email);

Languages

  • Excellent English and Arabic is required

Personal skills

  • Understanding and respect for organisational principles and confidentiality.
  • Strong logic and organisational skills, flexibility and adaptability to change.
  • Leadership qualities and unwavering integrity.
  • Ability to take responsibility, strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team.
  • Proven ability to work well with colleagues and partners from diverse ethnic/cultural backgrounds.
  • Accuracy and reliability, ability to reach results and meet deadlines under pressure.

Performance management

The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the GC Performance Management p. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

  • The Job Description
  • The individual Work- and Professional Development Plan
  • The Competency Framework

Conflict of interest

Any candidate affiliated to, or openly supporting, one or more interest groups opposed to the Foundation’s principles and values, or whose previous position could engender safety issues for co-workers at Appel de Genève / Geneva Call, will be excluded from this selection process. The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the Geneva Call Performance Management guidelines.

Conditions

  • Position: Project Coordinator (Consortium)
  • Workplace: Aden, Yemen
  • Activity Rate: 100%
  • Type of Contract: National
  • Preferred start date: 01 August 2024

Application

No later than  01 July 2024

All applications will be kept confidential. Please note only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for further process. Geneva Call is the equal opportunity employer.

Important Note: Our HR team will meticulously evaluate your profile in line with the requirements of the post you have applied for. Since, we receive a good number of applications for all the positions Geneva Call advertises, it is not possible to communicate the results of our decisions with every candidate individually. Therefore, only the short-listed candidates will be contacted by the HR team to invite them for written test – and the steps afterwards if they qualify i.e., interview and other assessments as deemed appropriate.

MEAL Coordinator (Consortium) – Aden, Yemen (National)

Mission

In situations of armed conflict, Geneva Call, as a neutral, impartial and independent international humanitarian organization, endeavours to strengthen the respect of humanitarian norms and principles by armed non-state actors, in order to improve the protection of civilians, while supporting local communities in their efforts to enhance their own protection. Appel de Genève/Geneva Call is a private, not-for-profit, humanitarian organization foundation under Swiss law, founded in 1998.

Geneva Call consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. Geneva Call is an inclusive working environment for all its staff. Applications are particularly encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on the grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

Role

The Consortium MEAL Coordinator, under the supervision of Consortium Project Manager, is responsible for the development of monitoring and evaluation plans, data management, indicator and result tracking and keeping records of project evidence for the FCDO funded Sustainable Pathways for Peace and Stability in Yemen project. The Consortium MEAL Officer will also ensure proper documentation and reporting of project activities and will work with the program team to ensure quality and timely delivery of project activities.

Core Responsibilities

Project Implementation

  • Responsible for quality project implementation and monitoring in accordance with Geneva Call and donor work plans, budget and procedures; 
  • Monitor and report on the implementation of all project activities, outputs and outcomes, submitting required reporting and documentation accurately and on time including supporting local partners in their reporting and ensuring their reports follow GC formats;
  • Manage safe-keeping of information and knowledge, including filing of programme documents and materials; 
  • Collect and analyze information relating to the context, conflict situation, humanitarian needs and potential impact on Geneva Call’s work in project area(s) and relay this to the program coordinator, Consortium Project Manager and HoP; 
  • With the approval of Consortium Project Manager/Program Coordinator, release resources to partners/projects as per approved plans and agreements and reimbursement and/or liquidation of project expenditures; 
  • Monitor and report on all project expenses of budgets and available funding, including supporting documents;
  • Provide material (photos, videos, stories from the field) about the project and timely reports to showcase project outcomes and achievements;
  • Support implementation of communications strategy including the production of external communication materials, activities, campaigns, events and other initiatives

Security
In coordination with security focal point of the country programme:

  • Ensure adherence to GC’s security policies and protocols;
  • Support regular assessments of the security situation vis-à-vis the project, project partners, beneficiaries and GC, preparing risk assessments and suggesting mitigating measures and following up on incidents as necessary;

Communications & External relations
In coordination with the Consortium Project Manager:

  • In coordination with the Program Coordinator and Consortium Project Manager, engage local and international organizations regularly;
  • Provide material (photos, videos, stories from the field) about the project and timely reports to showcase project outcomes and acheivements;
  • Support implementation of communications strategy including the production of external communication materials, activities, campaigns, events and other initiatives

Financial Management

  • Contribute to transparent and timely project-related financial management following GC protocols;

Human Resource Management

  • Develop annual objectives with the team and conduct quarterly review of the progress made towards achieving them. Also ensure development plans are in place for the direct report
  • Supervise and provide ongoing support, capacity development and mentoring to the M&E Assistant, to enable them to successfully perform in their positions, and supporting them to do the same with the staff they supervise.
  • Ensure staff well-being and care is prioritised and is an integral part of work;

Others

  • Attend and represent GC as required at meetings and other fora of interest to the organisation as delegated or assigned.
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned by the line manager.

Main qualifications

Education and experience

  • Completed degree of Higher Education in relevant field such as statistics, development studies, Political or Social Science, International Humanitarian Law or Human Rights or equivalent.
  • 4+ years of experience of IT Tools (MS Office, Excel, email, KOBO);
  • 4+ years of experience in project implementation, reporting, monitoring and research;
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of humanitarian work, research work, data management and assessments.
  • 4+ years of experience of developing professional relationships with various stakeholders including armed actors and working in a neutral and objective manner;

Languages
Proficiency in English and Arabic is required.

Personal skills

  • Understanding and respect for organizational principles, vision, mission and confidentiality.
  • Strong logic and organizational skills, flexibility and adaptability to change.
  • Ability to take responsibility, proactive and efficient functioning, strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team and multicultural environment.
  • Accuracy and reliability, ability to meet deadlines under pressure.
  • Drive for results

Performance management

The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the GC Performance Management p. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

  • The Job Description
  • The individual Work- and Professional Development Plan
  • The Competency Framework

Conflict of interest

Any candidate affiliated to, or openly supporting, one or more interest groups opposed to the Foundation’s principles and values, or whose previous position could engender safety issues for co-workers at Appel de Genève / Geneva Call, will be excluded from this selection process. The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the Geneva Call Performance Management guidelines.

Conditions

  • Position: MEAL Coordinator (Consortium)
  • Workplace: Aden, Yemen
  • Activity Rate: 100%
  • Type of Contract: National
  • Preferred start date: 01 August 2024

Application

No later than 01 July 2024

All applications will be kept confidential. Please note only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for further process. Geneva Call is the equal opportunity employer.

Important Note: Our HR team will meticulously evaluate your profile in line with the requirements of the post you have applied for. Since, we receive a good number of applications for all the positions Geneva Call advertises, it is not possible to communicate the results of our decisions with every candidate individually. Therefore, only the short-listed candidates will be contacted by the HR team to invite them for written test – and the steps afterwards if they qualify i.e., interview and other assessments as deemed appropriate.

Head of Support – Port-Sudan, Sudan (International)

Mission

In situations of armed conflict, Geneva Call, as a neutral, impartial and independent international humanitarian organization, endeavours to strengthen the respect of humanitarian norms and principles by armed non-state actors, in order to improve the protection of civilians, while supporting local communities in their efforts to enhance their own protection. Appel de Genève/Geneva Call is a private, not-for-profit, humanitarian organization foundation under Swiss law, founded in 1998.

Geneva Call consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. Geneva Call is an inclusive working environment for all its staff. Applications are particularly encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on the grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

Role

The Head of Support is responsible for ensuring the efficient management of support services for the mission, including Logistics, Finance, HR, Administration, IT and Security.

Core Responsibilities

Finance:

In coordination with Finance Officers:

  • Support in the development of annual country and project budgets, and donor financial reports.
  • Identify and report on financial trends, working collaboratively with the CD to produce options/scenarios/corrective action plans that ensure ongoing financial stability for the Country Programme.
  • Oversee all financial accounting matters, including maintenance of the general ledger, balance sheet, receipts, payments and payroll requirements.
  • Oversee the cash flow requirements of the programme, liaising with Geneva Call HQ to facilitate cash transfers.
  • Manage the effects of exchange rate fluctuations between local and contract currencies, highlighting upcoming issues early and identifying mitigating strategies.
  • Oversee the financial management of partner delivery contracts.
  • Lead on audit matters.
  • Manage and review the monthly accounts closing process for the programme, ensuring HQ deadlines are met.
Human Resource:

In coordination with the Human Resources Officer:

  • Oversee HR Management to ensure a strategic approach to HR issues, promoting good management practices, and strengthening HR. capacity throughout the programme.
  • Develop management capacity and understanding of HR and people management issues to ensure sustainable HR frameworks, improve employee relations and enhance job performance and productivity.
  • Manage and review the monthly leave tracking and payroll reporting cycle for national staff to ensure that any issues are flagged and followed up on a timely basis, and payroll deadlines are met.
Logistics:

In coordination with the Logistics Officer:

  • Ensure that all procurement and logistics activities are carried out in line with policies and procedures, donor requirements and INGO best practices, maintaining appropriate controls and accountability, and ensuring the best value for GC.
  • Provide technical logistics and procurement expertise to the programme senior management to guide the development of budgets, proposals and operational plans, ensuring that new projects are appropriately resourced.
  • Develop and update programme procurement plans to ensure timely procurement and a smooth supply chain to enable the efficient running of operations.
  • Oversee the selection and appointment of suppliers in line with procurement procedures, conducting local market surveys, competitive tendering processes and the development of fit-for-purpose supply agreements.
I.T/Administration :
  • Assess needs and recommend software and IT solutions and support the resolution of IT issues that arise.
  • Ensure a proper filing system for all support documents.
Management:

Develop and manage a team of resources in HR, Fin, Security and Log departments ensuring efficient support to the Mission.

General Compliance:
  • Work within the framework of Geneva Call’s core values, promoting its ethos and mission statement.
  • Ensure familiarity with and adhere to all Geneva Call policies and procedures.
  • Undertake the role in a manner appropriate to the cultural context and within the local legal framework.
  • Understand and uphold the standards outlined in Geneva Call’s Safeguarding Framework, acting with due care and attention to safeguard the wellbeing of anyone that comes into contact with Geneva Call’s work and reporting concerns if they do arise.

Main qualifications

Education and experience

  • University Degree in Business Administration or equivalent
  • Demonstrable experience working in humanitarian aid settings, preferably in Africa/Sudan context.
  • Experience in developing, implementing and using logistics and administrative systems and procedures.
  • Experience in overseeing complex financial planning, monitoring, forecasting and reporting.

Technical skills

  • Excellent organisation, administrative and financial reporting skills
  • Skills in researching, tracking and analysing issues and trends
  • Strong managerial experience

Languages

Fluency in English required (written and oral).

Performance management

The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the GC Performance Management p. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

  • The Job Description
  • The individual Work- and Professional Development Plan
  • The Competency Framework

Conflict of interest

Any candidate affiliated to, or openly supporting, one or more interest groups opposed to the Foundation’s principles and values, or whose previous position could engender safety issues for co-workers at Appel de Genève / Geneva Call, will be excluded from this selection process. The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the Geneva Call Performance Management guidelines.

Conditions

  • Position: Head of Support
  • Workplace: Port-Sudan, Sudan
  • Activity Rate: 100%
  • Type of Contract: International
  • Preferred start date: 01 August 2024

Application

No later than 01 July 2024

All applications will be kept confidential. Please note only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for further process. Geneva Call is the equal opportunity employer.

Important Note: Our HR team will meticulously evaluate your profile in line with the requirements of the post you have applied for. Since, we receive a good number of applications for all the positions Geneva Call advertises, it is not possible to communicate the results of our decisions with every candidate individually. Therefore, only the short-listed candidates will be contacted by the HR team to invite them for written test – and the steps afterwards if they qualify i.e., interview and other assessments as deemed appropriate.

Human Resources Officer – Aden, Yemen (National)

Mission

In situations of armed conflict, Geneva Call, as a neutral, impartial and independent international humanitarian organization, endeavours to strengthen the respect of humanitarian norms and principles by armed non-state actors, in order to improve the protection of civilians, while supporting local communities in their efforts to enhance their own protection. Appel de Genève/Geneva Call is a private, not-for-profit, humanitarian organization foundation under Swiss law, founded in 1998.

Geneva Call consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. Geneva Call is an inclusive working environment for all its staff. Applications are particularly encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on the grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

Role

The purpose of the Human Resources Officer position is the day-to-day implementation of the Human Resources related responsibilities. The position holder will be implementing various matters related to talent acquisition, performance management, payroll, duty of care and operational HR activities in the country office. The duties will also encompass proper implementation and reinforcement of GC Terms of Employment.

The HR Officer receives functional guidance from the Regional HR Coordinator and operational guidance from the Head of Support.

Core Responsibilities

Human Resources

  • Advocate GC’s culture and values.
  • Ensure compliance with GC’ policies and the local labor law in all procedures and processes.
  • Drive implementation of related policies, procedures, and practices; provide capacity building to staff to ensure proper implementation.
  • Contribute to the design/modification of Human Resources policies, processes, and procedures when needed, in alignment with HR Field Coordinator.
  • Responsible for the HR administration and focal point for employees on HR related questions.
  • Provide training sessions and capacity building activities to employees and conduct induction presentations for new joiners.
  • Lead the local recruitment and payroll process.
  • Prepare periodic related reports on activities and as requested by the line manager.
  • Build and maintain an HR network with local frame of reference organisations
  • Promote GC’s expected organizational behavior, values and culture among staff in terms trough awareness/induction sessions.
  • Act as HR business partner to country director and local senior management; handles confidential information.
  • Ensure that GC’s related activities are implemented within GC’s mainstreaming guidelines and report any breaches/concerns to the line manager and/or focal point for proper action.
  • Act as a focal point for the HR system and ensure that the system is working based on the standards.
  • Lead the joiners & leavers procedures; ensure checklists are well established and implemented. Facilitate the local on-boarding program in collaboration with operations.
  • Duty of care: act as a focal point for employees, ensuring the health, and well-being of employees, in alignment with HR Field Coordinator.
  • Ensure proper implementation of terms of employment and related policies including leaves, holidays, allowances and benefits, and others.
  • Ensure continuous filing of all related forms, templates, documents, and legal papers in their respective files (hard & soft).
  • Prepare monthly reports related to payroll, performance management and HR metrics with regular update of staff database (Swiss HRM).
  • Follow up and ensure proper implementation of daily workers and consultancy policies at country level.
  • Carry out recruitment activities including requesting positions, shortlisting qualified candidates, conducting interviews and reference checks, and requesting job offers.
  • Ensure enrolment for social contributions and insurance packages of all staff members with proper support in related inquiries.
  • Request working visas and handle communication with local authorities & lawyers.
  • Prepare and submit employee data for payrolling, pay slips to employees, in alignment with timelines, legal requirements according to the labor law, and approval requirements.
  • Perform other relevant HR tasks as requested by the line manager.

Administration/Logistics

  • Assist Head of Support on project HR and procurement plan and provide necessary support in the procurement process whenever possible.
  • Support with local market survey on logistics and HR and assist Head of Support and program staff on travel arrangements, hotel events and meetings.
  • Ensure that office supplies and related material are available for staff, at offices and Guesthouse including managing cleaning staff, and office utilities.

Main qualifications

Education and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Business Administration, or any other related field
  • 2 – 5 years of experience in the HR function within related matters in Recruitment, personnel management, and operational activities
  • Understanding of the local labor law
  • Strong planning and organizing skills
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Experience working in a humanitarian organization preferred

Languages
Fluency in English and Arabic required

Performance management

The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the GC Performance Management p. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

  • The Job Description
  • The individual Work- and Professional Development Plan
  • The Competency Framework

Conflict of interest

Any candidate affiliated to, or openly supporting, one or more interest groups opposed to the Foundation’s principles and values, or whose previous position could engender safety issues for co-workers at Appel de Genève / Geneva Call, will be excluded from this selection process. The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the Geneva Call Performance Management guidelines.

Conditions

  • Position: Human Resources Officer
  • Workplace: Aden, Yemen
  • Activity Rate: 100%
  • Type of Contract: National
  • Preferred start date: 01 August 2024

Application

No later than 01 July 2024

All applications will be kept confidential. Please note only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for further process. Geneva Call is the equal opportunity employer.

Important Note: Our HR team will meticulously evaluate your profile in line with the requirements of the post you have applied for. Since, we receive a good number of applications for all the positions Geneva Call advertises, it is not possible to communicate the results of our decisions with every candidate individually. Therefore, only the short-listed candidates will be contacted by the HR team to invite them for written test – and the steps afterwards if they qualify i.e., interview and other assessments as deemed appropriate.

Project Management Coordinator – Geneva, Switzerland (Headquarter)

Mission

In situations of armed conflict, Geneva Call, as a neutral, impartial and independent international humanitarian organization, endeavors to strengthen the respect of humanitarian norms and principles by armed non-State actors, in order to improve the protection of civilians, while supporting local communities in their efforts to enhance their own protection. Appel de Genève/Geneva Call is a private, not-for-profit, humanitarian organization foundation under Swiss law, founded in 1998.

Geneva Call consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. Geneva Call is an inclusive working environment for all its staff. Applications are particularly encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on the grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

Role

As part of the Policy, Programmes, and Legal Unit, and under the supervision of the Deputy Head, Policy, Programmes, and Legal, the Project Management Coordinator is responsible for the coordinating the implementation of Geneva Call’s humanitarian engagement on acute and severe food insecurity in areas affected by armed conflict through the respect of humanitarian norms by armed groups and de facto authorities, a project funded by Germany. The overall activities are planning, coordination, and supporting the implementation of project activities; internal and external communications and managing partnerships with project stakeholders; and monitoring financial and compliance obligations for the project. They will also be responsible for coordination, reporting on project deliverables, and contributing to donor relations.

Main qualifications

Education and experience

  • Master or postgraduate degree in international relations, international development, or another relevant subject.
  • Project management certification, such as Prince2, PFQ, CAPM/PMP, or IAPM is highly desirable.
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in a similar role and with increasing level of responsibilities, with a focus on implementation of behavioural change projects, ideally in the humanitarian space.

Technical skills

  • Experience in project administration and management, underpinned by strong IT skills.
  • High degree of financial literacy with project budget planning and management experience.
  • Implementation and project monitoring.
  • Strong drafting skills for donor reporting.
  • Experience working in an international matrix structure in an positive and constructive manner.

Languages

  • Fluency in English and French is required.

Personal skills

  • Understanding and respect for humanitarian principles and the organizational vision, mission and confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a matrix management environment.
  • Developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
  • Strong communications skills (both written and verbal) at a level appropriate for high level external representation and ability to tailor communications to different audiences.
  • Willingness and ability to travel at short notice.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiatives.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities and deliver to deadlines.
  • Ability to integrate a gender and intersectional perspective into all aspects of a project.

Performance management

The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the GC Performance Management p. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

  • The Job Description
  • The individual Work- and Professional Development Plan
  • The Competency Framework

Conflict of interest

Any candidate affiliated to, or openly supporting, one or more interest groups opposed to the Foundation’s principles and values, or whose previous position could engender safety issues for co-workers at Appel de Genève / Geneva Call, will be excluded from this selection process. The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the Geneva Call Performance Management guidelines.

Conditions

  • Position : Project Management Coordinator
  • type of contract: Open-ended (Swiss contract)
  • Activity rate: 100%
  • Work place: Geneva, Switzerland
  • Preferred start date: as soon as possible

Application

No later than 20 June 2024.

All applications will be kept confidential. Please note only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for further process. Geneva Call is the equal opportunity employer.

Head of Programme – Ituri & Goma, D.R. Congo (International)

Mission

Geneva Call is a neutral and impartial non-governmental organization dedicated to promoting respect for international humanitarian norms in armed conflict and other situations of violence. Geneva Call is currently focusing its efforts on banning the use of anti-personnel mines, protecting children from the effects of armed conflict, prohibiting sexual violence in armed conflict and the protection of the medical mission. Geneva Call has been working in DRC to promote humanitarian norms among armed actors and communities.

Geneva Call consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages, and opinions. Geneva Call is an inclusive working environment for all its staff. Applications are particularly encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on the grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

Role

Under the supervision of the Country Director, the Head of Programme will provide overall leadership, technical oversight, management and strategic vision of the program of Geneva Call in DRC while managing staff and resources to ensure that the program meets its objectives and deliverable timely, qualitatively and within budget.

Core responsibilities

Programme Management & Coordination

  • Coordinate, develop and manage DRC country programme to ensure quality implementation of projects and appropriate project cycle management, in accordance with strategies, project plans and Geneva Call procedures;
  • Organise regular meetings with the project teams to strengthen effective coordination and collaboration and promote team building;
  • Analyse conflict and humanitarian situation on a regular basis and ensure its integration into project design and implementation;
  • Ensure effective flow of information and communication with partners and stakeholders and update country Director on latest developments;
  • Ensure That programme expenditures, procurement and logistics are in line with project budgets, country office financial plans and internal and donor regulations;
  • Support partners as per approved plans and agreements and ensure timely liquidation of project expenditures;
  • Manage safe-keeping of information and data, including filing of programme documents and materials;
  • Support Country Director and HQ in engaging senior officials, military officers and other key stakeholders.

Human Resource Management

  • Line-manage relevant programme staff according to country’s operational set up;
  • Assist in the recruitment and selection processes (including coaching and evaluation) of staff and consultants.

Planning, Monitoring & Reporting

  • Develop programme work plan and budget in consultation with programme team according to Geneva Call’s operational and MEAL procedures;
  • Ensure timely and quality tracking and reporting of project work plans, logframes and indicators;
  • Support programme and partner staff in implementation of MEAL system;
  • Regularly conduct field missions and monitor activities to achieve desired programme results in line with organizational requirements;
  • Prepare regular monitoring reports and support MEAL Officers in conducting internal programme evaluations and audits.

Security

  • Assist the Country Director in regular assessments of the security situation vis-à-vis the programme, partners, beneficiaries and GC, preparing risk assessments and suggesting mitigating measures and following up on incidents as necessary;
  • Ensure that programme staff follow and implement safety and security policies and procedures.

Communications & External relations

  • Support implementation of communications strategy including campaigns, events, other initiatives;
  • Ensure material (photos, videos, stories from the field) about project activities are developed to showcase project outcomes and achievements;
  • Ensure proper implementation of donor visibility and communications plan, also taking into account security and perception risks and seeking for derogations/exemptions when required;
  • Liaise with partners and stakeholders to ensure close cooperation, collaboration and coordination;
  • Attend and represent GC as required at conferences and other fora of interest to the organisation;
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned by the line managers.

Main qualifications

Education

  • Completed degree of Higher Education in relevant field such as Political or Social Science, International Humanitarian Law or Human Rights.
  • Knowledge of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) or International Human Right Law is an asset.

Technical skills

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Solid diplomatic skills with ability to communicate with high level interlocutors.
  • Established network in country of operation.
  • Passionate about political and security affairs in the region.
  • Experience in developing professional relationships with various stakeholder including armed actors and working in a neutral and objective manner.
  • IT Tools (MS Office, Excel, email).

Work experience

  • Minimum 5 years equivalent work experience in a humanitarian/protection organization, working in a management/similar role in conflict-affected areas.
  • Experience of capacity building and mentoring, team leadership and management.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in security management.

Languages

  • Required: Excellent English & French Language skills (written and oral).

Personal qualities

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with experience of negotiations with weapon-bearers and other high-level stakeholders. Demonstrable experience of dialogue with armed actors would be an asset.
  • Ability to work under pressure, travel frequently in conflict-affected areas and to handle numerous tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to network in a multicultural environment and to develop strong professional relationships with stakeholders and with experience in dialogue with armed groups.

Performance management

The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the GC Performance Management p. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

  • The Job Description
  • The individual Work- and Professional Development Plan
  • The Competency Framework

Conflict of interest

Any candidate affiliated to, or openly supporting, one or more interest groups opposed to the Foundation’s principles and values, or whose previous position could engender safety issues for co-workers at Appel de Genève / Geneva Call, will be excluded from this selection process.

Conditions

  • Position : Head of Programme
  • Type of Contract: Fixed-term (International contract)
  • Activity rate: 100%, full-time position
  • Work place: Ituri & Goma, D.R. Congo
  • Preferred start date: as soon as possible

Application

No later than 23 June, 2024.

Important Note: Our HR team will meticulously evaluate your profile in line with the requirements of the post you have applied for. Since, we receive a good number of applications for all the positions Geneva Call advertises, it is not possible to communicate the results of our decisions with every candidate individually. Therefore, only the short-listed candidates will be contacted by the HR team to invite them for written test – and the steps afterwards if they qualify i.e., interview and other assessments as deemed appropriate.

About the organisation

Geneva Call is a neutral and impartial non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting respect by Armed Groups and de Facto Authorities (AGDA) for international humanitarian norms in armed conflict and other situations of violence, particularly those related to the protection of civilians. Geneva Call focuses its efforts on banning the use of anti-personnel mines, protecting children from the effects of armed conflict, prohibiting sexual violence in armed conflict, working towards the elimination of gender discrimination, protection of civilian infrastructure, and humanitarian access.

Role

The Legal and Policy Adviser contributes to the implementation of Geneva Call’s operational strategy by providing policy and legal expertise on issues related to international humanitarian law (IHL) and international human rights law (IHRL) and other related fields. S/he also contributes to the development of Geneva Call’s policies and tools related to operations, supports internal capacity-building, and represents Geneva Call in relevant expert meetings.

Core responsibilities

Strategy and program

  • Provide IHL/IHRL legal and policy support to Geneva Call’s operations and programme implementation, prioritizing issues of cross-regional relevance and operational activities that require technical expertise, and Geneva Call’s thematic priorities.
  • Develop or provide input to draft training materials or dissemination materials, including through additional research and analysis, in coordination with the thematic experts.
  • Contribute to the implementation of the unit’s thematic projects (famine, healthcare, and the protection of children and education), including through reporting and fundraising.
  • Contribute to the development of Geneva Call’s operational policies, such as the engagement guidelines, including through research and analysis, providing input to draft products, and support the implementation of these policies by field missions through advice, guidance, and training.
  • Contribute to the development of new thematics or the expansion of existing thematics, in coordination with the thematic experts.
  • Support staff development and continuous learning on IHL/IHRL and other relevant fields of international law in collaboration and coordination with the thematic experts and the MEAL adviser.
  • Provide legal and policy support to programmatic research projects, including research undertaken by field missions.
  • Accompany research with legal and policy advice throughout the research process, including by providing input to inception reports and draft publications.
  • Support outreach and legal/policy advocacy for Geneva Call, including through the development of key messages and the building and maintaining of links with relevant technical counterparts at other peer organizations or universities.

Management & Coordination

  • No direct line management responsibilities mentioned.

Advocacy

  • No specific advocacy responsibilities mentioned beyond general support and outreach activities.

External Representation

  • Represents Geneva Call at programme advocacy and coordination events/meetings with the international community and other forums in coordination with thematic experts.

Main qualifications

Education and experience

  • Advanced university degree in international humanitarian law, human rights, or public international law with a specialization in international humanitarian law or human rights law.
  • At least 6 years of relevant professional experience, including legal and policy advice to humanitarian organizations or other organizations working in conflict-affected areas.
  • Relevant field experience is a significant asset.

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Third working language of Geneva Call (Spanish or Arabic)

Performance management

The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the GC Performance Management. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

  • The Job Description
  • The individual Work- and Professional Development Plan
  • The Competency Framework

Conflict of interest

Any candidate affiliated to, or openly supporting, one or more interest groups opposed to the Foundation’s principles and values, or whose previous position could engender safety issues for co-workers at Appel de Genève / Geneva Call, will be excluded from this selection process.

Conditions

  • Position : Legal and Policy Adviser
  • Department: Policy Legal and Research
  • Activity rate: 100%, full-time position
  • Work place: Brussels (Belgium) or Amman (Jordan)
  • Preferred start date: As soon as possible

Application

No later than 25 June, 2024.

Important Note: Our HR team will meticulously evaluate your profile in line with the requirements of the post you have applied for. Since, we receive a good number of applications for all the positions Geneva Call advertises, it is not possible to communicate the results of our decisions with every candidate individually. Therefore, only the short-listed candidates will be contacted by the HR team to invite them for written test – and the steps afterwards if they qualify i.e., interview and other assessments as deemed appropriate.

Senior Accountant – Geneva, Switzerland (Headquarter)

Mission

Geneva Call is a neutral and impartial non-governmental organization dedicated to promoting respect by armed groups and de facto authorities for international humanitarian norms in armed conflict and other situations of violence, particularly those related to the protection of civilians. Geneva Call is a private, not-for-profit humanitarian organization founded in 1998 under Swiss law.

Geneva Call consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages, and opinions. Geneva Call is an inclusive working environment for all its staff. Applications are particularly encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on the grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

Overall

Geneva Call is seeking a talented and experienced professional accountant who is a team player who will strengthen the existing team due to growth of budget and staffing over the past years and take the lead in preparing the financial statements for the organisation, reconcile financial accounts to provide management reporting on a monthly basis. Reporting directly to the Head of Finance, you will be a key member of the Finance team. You will be responsible for ensuring the accounts are accurate, reconciled and up to date. The Senior Accountant will work closely with the other finance areas to ensure alignment and adherence to Swiss GAAP accounting standards and best practice for both internal controls and general financial management. The role will liaise directly with the external auditors on all audits field and HQ and other key stakeholders to ensure the smooth production of all statutory submissions & returns and monthly accounting reports to senior management.

Main activities

Financial accounting and Traesury

  • Keep up to date Geneva Call’s accounting and related systems, policies, procedures to ensure compliance with applicable accounting standards.
  • Assume leadership role for the accounting system and ensuring the accuracy and completeness of all financial records.
  • Manage the month-end and year-end closure procedures as well as the annual audit in close coordination with the rest of the finance team under the direct supervision of the Head of Finance.
  • Provide regular monthly management reporting analysis as well as ad hoc requests from the Directors or the Board.
  • Liaise with the Geneva Call’s external auditors, tax advisors, bankers, lawyers, stakeholders, and all relevant authorities.
  • Ensure the overall financial integrity of the organisation’s records and reports.

Internal Control System

  • Assist with effective implementation of the internal financial controls and undertake all aspects of monitoring to ensure the control system is aligned with organisational needs.

Audit and legal compliance

  • Liaise closely with finance team for audits for both field and HQ projects and overall responsibility for the annual statutory audit.
  • Be alert and proactive with respect to all financial regulatory changes and practices which may impact Geneva Call’s regulatory status.

Others

  • Maintain the fixed asset register, ensuring assets are held within the business, and correct application of additions, disposals, depreciation, and impairment.
  • Performs other duties as required and as they relate to overall financial management for the organisation.

Main qualifications

Education and experience

  • Professional qualification as a chartered accountant or certified accountant required.
  • University degree in Finance or Accounting with minimum of ten years relevant experience may be considered.
  • Minimum ten years of experience in a financial accounting role.
  • Essential to have similar years of experience in financial accounting preferably within an international organization with complex donor requirements or multinational company with external offices/locations.
  • Experience working in the humanitarian section is an advantage.


Technical skills

  • Expert accounting skills are essential.
  • Solid experience preparing financial statements required in Swiss GAAP or similar standard required.
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to set priorities, complete work with minimal supervision, and meet deadlines.
  • Advanced IT skills, particularly knowledge of Microsoft Office software especially excel. ERP experience with Dynamics 365 Business Central would also be a strong asset.
  • Excellent team working skills including cross-functionally.
  • Excellent communication in English.


Languages

  • Excellent communication skills, with fluency (spoken and written) in English. Other languages, especially French, would be an asset.

Personal skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment.
  • Self-starter with strong organisational and planning skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • An interest in Geneva Call’s mission.

Performance management

The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the GC Performance Management p. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

  • The Job Description
  • The individual Work- and Professional Development Plan
  • The Competency Framework

Conflict of interest

Any candidate affiliated to, or openly supporting, one or more interest groups opposed to the Foundation’s principles and values, or whose previous position could engender safety issues for co-workers at Appel de Genève / Geneva Call, will be excluded from this selection process.

Conditions

  • Position : Senior Accountant
  • Department: Finance Unit
  • Type of Contract: Open-ended (Swiss contract)
  • Activity rate: 100%, full-time position
  • Work place: Geneva, Switzerland – Please note that only candidates authorized to work in Switzerland will be considered for this position
  • Preferred start date: As soon as possible

Application

No later than 20 June, 2024.

Important Note: Our HR team will meticulously evaluate your profile in line with the requirements of the post you have applied for. Since, we receive a good number of applications for all the positions Geneva Call advertises, it is not possible to communicate the results of our decisions with every candidate individually. Therefore, only the short-listed candidates will be contacted by the HR team to invite them for written test – and the steps afterwards if they qualify i.e., interview and other assessments as deemed appropriate.