Grants Manager - South Sudan

Plan International , South Sudan
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Job Summary

Job Description

The Organisation
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child, but this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination and it’s girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years and are now active in more than 70 countries.

The Opportunity

As the Grants Manager in South Sudan, you will support the Country Finance Manager with grants project budgeting, cost recovery, cash flow management, financial risks, reporting and the strategic management of grants. You will be responsible for providing timely and reliable financial information and analysis of grant-funded projects that leads to effective decision making.

In this role you will ensure all intercompany charges are properly authorised and you will be responsible for reviewing payment/journal voucher packages and ensuring they are in line with Plan’s procedures/controls and aligned with donor requirements. You will ensure that sound accounting, financial management, internal control systems and procedures are in place for the smooth running of Plan’s grant finance portfolio in South Sudan.

The Individual

We are looking to recruit an individual with a degree in Accounting/ a professional accounting qualification and at least 5 years’ experience in a similar role in an INGO environment. You will have knowledge of grants management in complex environments and you will have experience in capacity building for staff development. You will also have a strong knowledge of SAP and other Accounting Corporate software’s.

To be successful in this role you will have strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills. You will have the ability to lead culturally diverse teams and you will have good management and analytical skills. Your document reviewing skills will be effective and timesaving and your computer skills will also be excellent.

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Location: Juba, South Sudan

Type of Role: 13-month Fixed Term Contract – Unaccompanied Posting

Reports to: Country Finance & Grants Manager

Salary: Competitive Salary and Package available

Closing Date: 19th November 2020

Anticipated Interview Date: 25th and 26th November

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.*

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for. Our organisation is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

We will provide equality of opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination on any grounds. We foster an organisational culture that embraces and exemplifies our commitment to gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion while supporting staff to adopt good practice, positive attitudes and principles of gender equality and inclusion.