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JUBA (SOUTH SUDAN) - Finance and HR Coordinator

--Juba, South Sudan--

ALIMA’S SPIRIT:ALIMA’s purpose is to save lives and provide care for the most vulnerable populations, without any discrimination based on identity, religion or politics, through actions based on proximity, innovation, and the alliance of organizations and individuals. We act with humanity and impartiality in accordance with universal medical ethics. To gain access to patients, we undertake to act in a neutral and independent manner.

Our CHARTER defines the VALUES and PRINCIPLES of our action:

  1. Putting the Patient First

  2. Revolutionizing humanitarian medicine

  3. Responsibility and freedom

  4. Improve the quality of our actions

  5. Placing trust

  6. Collective intelligence

CARING - INNOVATING - TOGETHER:

Since its creation in 2009, ALIMA has treated more than 3 million patients. Today ALIMA works in 11 countries in Western and Central Africa. In 2018 we plan to work in 41 projects including 10 research projects focusing on malnutrition, Ebola and Lassa fever. All of these projects will support national health authorities through more than 320 health facilities (including 28 hospitals and 294 health facilities). Alima intervenes in response to humanitarian crises and patients are at the heart of all our actions. We work in partnership whenever possible to ensure that our patients benefit from the best and most relevant expertise wherever it is, whether within their own country or in the rest of the world.

ALIMA’S TEAM: more than 1800 people are currently working for ALIMA. The field teams, closest to the patients, receive their support from coordination teams generally based in the countries’ capitals. These receive support from the 3 desk teams and the emergency and opening team based at the operational headquarters in Dakar, Senegal. The Paris and New York teams are actively working to raise funds and represent ALIMA. The rest of the ALIMA Galaxy includes individuals and partner teams working on behalf of other organizations such as medical NGOs BEFEN, ALERT Health, SOS Doctors / KEOOGO, AMCP, research organizations PACCI and INSERM, Bordeaux or Copenhagen Universities, the INGO Solidarités International and many others.

COUNTRIES WHERE WE WORK IN 2018: Mali, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cameroon, Guinea, South Sudan, Mauritania

THE WORK WE DO covers: Malnutrition, Maternal Health, Primary Health, Pediatrics, Malaria, Epidemics (Ebola, Cholera, Measles, Dengue, Lassa fever), Hospitalization, Emergencies, Gender Based Violence, Opening / Closing.

MISSION LOCATION: Juba, South Sudan

Mission and main activities

Ensure good management of funds and their transparency by taking responsibility for financial and accounting management of the mission in compliance with the ALIMA management framework and local legislation.

Ensure good management of the human resources of the mission in compliance with the ALIMA management framework and local legislation.

The content of the job varies according to the situation and is in line with the objectives of the terms of reference set before departure to the field, but the activities may be as described below:

o   Participate in definition of the mission strategy.

o   Ensure bookkeeping for the mission, management of cash flow and budget of projects.

o   Produce financial reports, prepare and assist with audits.

o   National and international human resources management

o   Supervise and support the Finance and/or HR team.

o   Promote and ensure financial, budget and HR collaboration and coordination with the mission partners.

o   Prevent and manage situations of fraud and corruption.

Experience and skills

You have…

  • A university degree in the field of finance, management or human resources, or equivalent.

  • Five years of work experience in related activities, including 2 years in a similar context.

  • Professional experience in a coordination post.

  • A previous experience in South Sudan is an asset

  • Knowledge of humanitarian donors.

  • Computer skills (Excel). Knowledge of SAGA and HOMERE is an asset.

  • Excellent language skills (English mandatory; French is an asset)

You are...

  • Interested in medical humanitarian operations and research

  • Quick to learn

  • Good at listening

  • Adaptable and diplomatic

  • Organised, methodical and autonomous

  • You are capable of making decisions when it is necessary, whether it is easy or not

  • You love diversity in your work and are very flexible and agile

  • Able to work in a multicultural team 

Employement conditions

  • Contract: contract under French law, 6 months’ renewable

  • Starting date: ASAP

  • Salary: depending on experience + per diem

  • ALIMA pays for:
    - Travel costs between the expatriate’s country of origin and the mission location
    - Accommodation costs
    - Medical cover from the first day of the contract to a month after the date of departure from the mission country for the employee
    - Evacuation of the employee

  • HOW TO APPLY: To apply, please send your CV and Cover Letter to   with the reference “COFIRH- South Sudan” in the subject line, before June 14, 2019.

N.B.: Applications are processed in the order of arrival and we reserve the right to close the offer before the term initially indicated if a good application is successful.

Only full applications (CV + Motivation Letter) will be taken into account.