Christian Aid

Christian Aid
Christian Aid (www.christianaid.org.uk) is a UK and Ireland based development and humanitarian organization works to support sustainable development, stop poverty, support civil society and provide disaster relief in South America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Christian Aid works where the need is greatest, regardless of religion, nationality or race. Christian Aid has supported humanitarian and development partners globally to eradicate poverty, fight climate change for more than 65 years. Christin Aid works with over 600 local partner organisations in 50 countries around the world to help the world's poorest communities. Christian Aid's headquarters are in London and it organises the UK's largest door-to-door collection, Christian Aid Week, which takes place in May each
year. Christian Aid has been working in South Asia across Nepal, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh for more than 50 years with countries offices in India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan and South Asia regional office in New Delhi. Christian Aid brings substantial expertise in emergency response, recovery and rehabilitation work, DRR, social Inclusion and Resilient Livelihoods with proven ability to deliver emergency food security and livelihood restoration support through its local partners. CA has a longstanding partnership with donors such as European Commission, ECHO, DFID, Irish Aid, USAID etc. for supporting humanitarian responses in South and South-East Asia region, for major emergencies. Christian Aid has contributed significantly to the regional resilience and humanitarian actions working closely with other institutions of excellence.

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Apply Before: 28 Aug, 17

Detailed Job Description / Requirements:

Compensation: NPR 1,142,976 to NPR 1,485,869 gross per annum + competitive benefits package

Contract Status: Fixed term (1 Year)

Based: Kathmandu, Nepal

Planned Interview date: Week commencing 11th September 2017

Job reference: Nepal/2017/01/08

Closing date: 28 August 2017

About us

Christian Aid is a UK and Ireland based development and humanitarian organization works to support sustainable development, stop poverty, support civil society and provide disaster relief in South America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Christian Aid works where the need is greatest, regardless of religion, nationality or race. Christian Aid has supported humanitarian and development partners globally to eradicate poverty, fight climate change for more than 65 years. Christin Aid works with over 600 local partner organisations in 50 countries around the world to help the world's poorest communities. Christian Aid's headquarters are in London and it organises the UK's largest door-to-door collection, Christian Aid Week, which takes place in May each year. Christian Aid has been working in South Asia across Nepal, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh for more than 50 years with countries offices in India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan and South Asia regional office in New Delhi. Christian Aid brings substantial expertise in emergency response, recovery and rehabilitation work, DRR, social Inclusion and Resilient Livelihoods with proven ability to deliver emergency food security and livelihood restoration support through its local partners. CA has a longstanding partnership with donors such as European Commission, ECHO, DFID, Irish Aid, USAID etc. for supporting humanitarian responses in South and South-East Asia region, for major emergencies. Christian Aid has contributed significantly to the regional resilience and humanitarian actions working closely with other institutions of excellence. CA has been working in Nepal since 2004 through various partners and, in the aftermath of April 2015 earthquake, established an office in Nepal. CA is a member of AIN and registered with Social Welfare Council as INGO. CA believes in partnership with local partners providing credible voice to the excluded and marginalized through capacity enhancement and investment in local ‘in country’ capacity. Christian Aid is now looking to recruit an innovative and dynamic Country Office Manager to support our earthquake response programme in Nepal. 

About the role
You will be responsible for maintaining, developing and implementing essential logistics and administrative systems to enable the country team to function smoothly and effectively. You will proactively take responsibility for making things work, for example managing the relationships with external suppliers, providing logistics, travel, HR and IT support and managing safety and security of our staff and visitors. 

About you
You are systematic and proactive. You will impress us with your organisational skills and efficiency. You will also bring a solid knowledge of the key support functions such as Humanitarian logistics, HR IT & financial management, for our programme team. You are fluent in English and Nepali and bring strong interpersonal skills to our growing team.

It’s important that you are an inspiring person with intellect associated with the position, delegating to ensure core business systems function within Christian Aid Nepal as a whole. The role will be jointly responsible for making strategic decisions with other country leadership team members; and plays a significant role in shaping the country office’s team structure, culture and ability to use systems effectively.

Essential requirements:

  • Minimum of five years of professional experience in Humanitarian Logistics, Finance, HR and administration.
  • Proven experience of working on Emergencies, Finance and Accounting packages and HR Database.
  • Excellent communication skills. • Fluent in English and Nepali.
  • Strong partnership with government organizations including district administration and Social Welfare Council.
  • Familiar with development context of Nepal.
  • Successful experience in logistics, large scale Procurement, fleet management, budgets, finance, HR, IT, administration and business support policies.
  • Experience of working in partnership with local organization and ability to work in diverse, multidisciplinary and multicultural team.
  • Proven experience in review, monitoring and evaluation of programmes; using of quantitative and qualitative methods and approaches to support of programme development.
  • Strong and well developed analytical skills coupled with experience of writing reports that are usable by different stakeholders.
  • Sound knowledge and commitment to explore new cost-effective options for the organization.

Further information

This role is open to Nepalese Citizens only.
 
We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

How to Apply 

Eligible candidates interested in this position are requested to apply online by logging on to CHRISTIAN AID JOBS and by uploading a statement of interest showcasing your interest in and suitability for the position, along with an updated resume, by or before 28th August 2017. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not been contacted by 7th September 2017 please assume your application was unsuccessful.

Interviews to be conducted: Week Commencing 11th September 2017

Job Overview
Administrative / Management
1
Full Time / Contract
5+ years
B. Com./BBS
04 Aug, 17
28 Aug, 17
Kathmandu

To apply:

Please note the application procedure mentioned above and apply accordingly.

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