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Programme/Finance Adviser - MoMA/RIS - Athens - Greece Cap

Athens (Greece)

  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Athens (Greece)
  • Grade: Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Banking and Finance
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Medical Technology (Med Tech)
    • Climate Change
  • Closing Date: 2021-09-29

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We are seeking two Programme/Finance Advisers to be based in Athens, Greece on a temporary basis until 28th February 2022.

To be eligible to apply, you must have an advanced University degree (Master’s Degree or equivalent) in Business Administration, Finance, Development Studies, Project Management or related field; and at least 5 years of prior relevant professional experience, at the national or international level as Programme/Finance Officer.

Application procedures and CV registration: Kindly submit your CV and application in English and include your full name as written in your passport. It is expected that you build a CV in our recruitment system by completing your personal information, education, professional work history, language skills, and other relevant sections in the fields available. Attached CV's will not be reviewed.

Duties and responsibilities

  • To contribute to the planning and coordination of financial programmes and implementation of activities by MoMA/RIS and design programming that responds to the gaps identified
  • To support governmental officials charged with programme planning and monitoring through trainings and ongoing work side-by-side
  • To develop and encourage the implementation of a program for governmental authorities responsible for camp management and recommend ways for attaining sustainable capacity development
  • To organise trainings and workshops aiming at developing the capacity of the service
  • To ensure that partnerships agreements are established in a timely manner, regularly monitored and reported in line with governmental policies and guidelines
  • To ensure that activities implemented directly by NORCAP are established in a timely manner, regularly monitor and report in line with NORCAP’s programming polices and guidelines
  • To support the organizational actions by maintaining regular contact with donor and fund operator representatives and by submitting project funding submissions and appeals in collaboration with NORCAP colleagues
  • To support some aspects of accounting management (review transactions, journal entries, invoice, reconciliation etc)
  • To prepare budgets, financial reports and/or forecasts
  • To assist in developing annual work plans and budget administration for activities, contingency plans and adjusting programming to respond to new and emerging operational challenges for the country
  • To review workplans, activity reports, implement programme activities according to the technical, financial and administrative procedures prescribed in the programme documents between the donor, fund operator and NORCAP
  • To assess project performance to identify success factors and incorporates best practices into project work
  • To monitor specific stages of projects/programme implementation
  • To collect inputs and compile reports addressed to NORCAP management and donors as requested by the NORCAP Project Manager Europe/Greece.
  • To perform other duties as required.

Qualifications and experience

  • An advanced University degree (Master’s Degree or equivalent) in Business Administration, Finance, Development Studies, Project Management or related field
  • At least 5 years of prior relevant professional experience, at the national or international level as Programme/Finance Officer
  • Fluency in written and spoken Greek and English
  • Experience in the use of computers and office software packages and handling of web-based management systems
  • Knowledge of accounting and financial processes (budgeting, financial closure, reporting etc.)
  • Familiarity with business (non-profit especially) principles and operations
  • Experience with a Government or UN agency or NGO is preferred
  • An understanding of the mission, core values and objectives of MoMA/RIS, as well as NORCAP’s vision and values.

Competencies

  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to work independently, as well as part of a diverse and multi-sectoral team
  • The ability to keep calm under pressure when interacting with external counterparts, as well as a member of a team
  • A good understanding and compliance to supervisory and reporting lines
  • The ability to establish and maintain good working relations with relevant Government and Non-Governmental counterparts and international organisations.
We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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