Fresher Awards Accountant NGO Jobs – Save the Children International

Job Title:          Awards
Organisation: Save
the Children International
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Save the Children is the
world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence
in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs for over
90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the
right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to
inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve
immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for
children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being
innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving
results at scale.  In Uganda, we implement programmes in six thematic
programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education,
Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development
and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36
districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of Uganda,
Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 300 persons. We
save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their
potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through our work around
52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.
Job Summary: The Awards
Accountant provides award management system support and oversight throughout
the life cycle of an award (opportunity stage to close out). Works with other
staff to effectively support program quality, and accountability to all

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant for the Save the Children Awards Accountant job placement should
    hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or finance management
    or professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA etc. or the equivalent
    accrued working experience in a related position.
  • Two
    years’ experience with International NGO’s particularly those addressing
    human/children’s rights and those applying partnership approaches is
  • Experience
    working with international donors such the UN, ECHO, European commission
    and compliance requirements
  • Strong
    analytical skills and strategic planning abilities. Computer literacy and
    excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Ability
    to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform
    effectively as a member of a team.
  • Availability
    and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian
  • Highly
    developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international
    environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Highly
    developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing,
    negotiation and coaching
  • Excellent
    time management and planning capacity.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 23rd February 2018
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