Place Title : Regional ERP Finance Specialist

Supervised by : Regional Finance Supervisor for the WANALA Area

Reporting to : Regional Head of Assist Providers for the WANALA Area

Responsibility Station : Dakar, Senegal

Space of Operation : Area of West Africa, North Africa & Latin America (WANALA Area)

Employment Interval : 12 months (till the 31st of December 2023)

Sort of Contract (Expat/Nationwide/Trainee) : Worldwide Contract

Wage & Advantages : Non-Administration Band G


The Danish Refugee Council assists refugees and internally displaced individuals throughout the globe: we offer emergency support, struggle for his or her rights, and strengthen their alternative for a brighter future. We work in conflict-affected areas, alongside the displacement routes, and within the international locations the place refugees settle. In cooperation with native communities, we attempt for accountable and sustainable options. We work towards profitable integration and – each time attainable – for the achievement of the want to return residence.

The Danish Refugee Council was based in Denmark in 1956 and has since grown to change into a world humanitarian group with greater than 7,000 employees and eight,000 volunteers. Primarily based in Copenhagen (Denmark) and current in forty international locations, the Danish Refugee Council is a non-profit-making, politically unbiased, non-governmental and non-denominational aid group.

Our imaginative and prescient is a dignified life for all displaced. All our efforts are primarily based on our worth compass: humanity, respect, independence and neutrality, participation, and honesty and transparency.

1. Background

DRC has been working in West Africa since 1998. The DRC West, North Africa and Latin America Regional Workplace (hereafter: WANALA RO) relies in Dakar, Senegal, and covers over twelve (12) international locations exterior of Senegal. Led by the Regional Govt Director for West, North Africa & Latin America Area (hereafter: WANALA Area), the DRC WANALA RO oversees, helps and supplies strategic instructions for DRC’s Nation Places of work inside the Area, which at present contains: Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Colombia, Libya, Mali, Mexico, the Niger, Nigeria, Peru, Senegal, Tunisia and Venezuela.

2. Objective

The DRC WANALA RO is seeking to recruit an skilled, highly-qualified and enthusiastic skilled to assist the implementation of the targets for the ERP System of DRC (hereafter: DRC Dynamics) within the WANALA Area, as a Dynamics challenge staff member but in addition full member of the WANALA RO.

The Regional Finance ERP Specialist will likely be primarily based in Dakar however should journey extensively by way of the totally different international locations coated by the Area, which suggests probably within the twelve (12) international locations talked about above. Travels can signify, on common, round fifty per cent (50%) of the working time monthly. The travels will likely be outlined by the senior administration, in full coordination with the HQ and with the settlement of the Regional Finance ERP Specialist (the travels could also be focus extra on some international locations than others).

This place is a senior one, requiring a powerful earlier expertise in finance and an experience in ERP system, particularly the one utilized by DRC. This place additionally requires sturdy pedagogic abilities with a view to strengthen our Nation Places of work capacities. This place additionally requires a full skilled proficiency (written and spoken) in French language, together with the flexibility to offer trainings in French and to probably clarify complicated monetary ideas in French.

3. Duties and Obligations

Underneath the authority of the Regional Head of Assist Providers and being supervised day by day by the Regional Finance Supervisor (as the road supervisor), and likewise with the technical administration of the Dynamics Crew at HQ degree, the Regional Finance ERP Specialist represents a strategic funding by DRC to strengthen the Nation Places of work capacities. Certainly, this place goals at supporting the Nation Places of work talents with a view to meet DRC’s necessities for the complete implementation of the DRC Dynamics in 2023.

Because of this the Regional Finance ERP Specialist should assist the implementation of the targets set by Governance Board by appearing as a DYN challenge staff member and particular useful resource to assist the implementation of Grasp Funds performance primarily within the WANALA Area. Particular aims and duties will likely be in step with these recognized for the Grasp Funds goal by the HQ Dynamics Governance Board, with the general workplan agreed between the HQ DYN staff and the WANALA Regional Senior Administration Crew, and each day tasking and implementation overseen by the Regional Finance Supervisor and the Regional Head of Assist Providers.

The primary obligations and duties of the Regional Finance ERP Specialist are the next:

  • Assist for the usage of the ERP System (DRC Dynamics):

    • To make sure knowledge gathering and knowledge inputting for the evaluation section, after which to contribute to resolution design primarily based on accessible expertise and information of discipline actuality;
    • To use experiences and knowledge analytics from DRC Dynamics to enhance total efficiency;
    • To develop and/or replace, per nation, the technique and implementation roll-out plans of DRC Dynamics and regularly refine/replace to fulfill evolving wants and priorities, in full coordination with the Dynamics Crew on the HQ degree. This implies assessing the capacities of the operations for roll-out but in addition contributing on to the institution of the work plan, the priorities, the timelines, the targets and the efficiency measurements;
    • To construct capacities within the operations for roll-out by supporting (technically but in addition immediately) the employees members of the Finance groups within the Nation Places of work;
    • To work carefully with the Regional Senior Administration Crew to make sure that up to date related details about the implementation standing of the DRC Dynamics rollout plan are steadily well-shared and likewise absolutely understood;
    • To offer common updates to Nation Administrators, the Senior Administration Crew (and the Dynamics Crew on the HQ degree) on standing of DRC Dynamics implementation (in a well timed method but in addition in a user-friendly approach);
    • To determine and report formally challenges or areas that require resolution on DRC Dynamics implementation with the Regional Senior Administration Crew (particularly the Regional Head of Assist Providers and the Regional Operations Administrators), and in full coordination with the Dynamics Crew on the HQ degree;
    • To work effectively and in good collaboration with the others ERP Specialist(s) and with the others Assist Providers on the WANALA RO, particularly when it comes to information-sharing;
    • To take care of an environment friendly, dynamic, clear and fluent communication with the technical line administration on the HQ (i.e. the Dynamics Crew on the HQ degree);
    • To go to often the international locations coated by the WANALA RO and to offer technical steering to the Finance Managers and Finance Coordinators within the involved international locations;
    • To change into a key liaison level between Dynamics Governance Board and Senior Administration Groups (SMT) colleagues from the Regional and Nation Places of work represented – contributing to clean two approach communication between SMTs members and HQ Dynamics Crew concerning initiatives undertaken by the DRC Dynamics Governance Board and progress on implementation, together with swift identification of points for decision in pursuit of these aims;
    • To behave as ambassador of DRC Dynamics change all through the represented area, to assist the change administration effort required to efficiently proceed the roll-out of DRC Dynamics;
    • To make sure that the dangers associated to DRC Dynamics are mainstreamed into all different threat administration actions as outlined by the DRC Danger Administration Framework.
  • Monetary Administration:
  • To bolster present procedures and methods for monetary administration and management in compliance with tips of DRC’s Operations Handbook, inner tips and donor necessities;
  • To take part within the work making certain an efficient budgetary management within the WANALA RO regional programmes on DRC Dynamics;
  • To contribute, if requested, to the event of price range proposals in DRC Dynamics on the subject of budgeting in cooperation with managers.
  • Capability-Constructing:

    • To coach and/or provide refresh classes to the employees on the WANALA RO in regards to the DRC procedures and the usage of DRC Dynamics;
    • To creating assist supplies (coaching supplies, e-learning programs, person manuals, and so on.);
    • To advise on and promote understanding and software of DRC insurance policies, procedures and ideas associated to DRC Dynamics.

All of the duties talked about above will likely be primarily carried out from DRC WANALA Regional Workplace however travels inside the Area (within the international locations of intervention) can signify a major period of time, probably equal on common to fifty per cent (50%) of the working time monthly. Along with the above, the Regional Finance ERP Specialist could also be requested to hold out different duties requested by the Regional Finance Supervisor or the Regional Head of Assist Providers.

4. Required {Qualifications}

  • Minimal three (3) years of senior expertise in operations administration roles with at the very least one (1) yr of expertise in an identical position in a world NGO;
  • Diploma diploma/College diploma (Grasp) in Worldwide Growth, Economics, IT, Political Science, Public Affairs, Enterprise Administration or Administration, or one other related discipline is required;
  • Confirmed management abilities and a competence in individuals administration;
  • Confirmed operational administration expertise and functionality;
  • Important expertise of grant administration and understanding of institutional fund-raising;
  • Confirmed important monetary administration expertise;
  • Wonderful communication, interpersonal and influencing abilities with a well-developed capacity to inspire and persuade at excessive ranges;
  • Full skilled fluency in French language (50% of the skilled communication on this place will likely be carried out in French, together with nearly all of the communication inside the WARO);
  • Full proficiency (written and spoken) of the English language;
  • Earlier expertise with the Danish Refugee Council is an asset;
  • Earlier expertise within the implementation of an ERP System is a powerful asset;
  • Working information of Spanish and/or Arabic (North African) and/or different languages native of the WANALA area is an asset however not a requirement;
  • Important understanding of the totally different contexts of the WANALA Area;
  • Wonderful Pc Abilities (MS Workplace, Web) and a complicated proficiency in Excel are required.

5. Required Abilities & Qualities

  • Core Competencies of DRC:
    • Striving for excellence
    • Collaboration
    • Taking the lead
    • Communication
    • Demonstrating Integrity
  • Skill to work in a multinational and multicultural setting
  • Proactivity, with a sound dedication to teamwork and with a spirit of real collaboration
  • Wonderful communication abilities, in addition to endurance and politeness, are required
  • Multi-tasking and Organizational abilities is a should
  • Adaptable and Versatile
  • Confirmed analytical and significant considering abilities
  • Exemplary sense of ethics within the office
  • Crew-oriented & good humorousness

6. Basic Laws

  • The worker shall observe DRC directions on security, confidentiality and moral tips, together with the Code of Conduct and the Humanitarian Accountability Framework. The worker is predicted to know the Code of Conduct and can’t fake not to pay attention to any of the Code of Conduct requirement and disposition.
  • The worker shouldn’t have interaction in another paid exercise in the course of the DRC contract interval with out prior authorization.
  • The worker shouldn’t have interaction in any exercise that might hurt DRC or the implementation of any challenge in the course of the DRC contract interval.
  • The worker shouldn’t give interviews to the media or publish project-related photographs or different materials with out prior authorization.
  • The worker shall return all borrowed tools for the challenge to DRC after the tip of the contract interval or upon request.

How you can apply

Are you ? Then apply for this place on line: All candidates should ship a cowl letter and an up to date CV (now not than 4 pages). Each have to be in English**.**

DRC supplies equal alternative in employment and prohibits discrimination in employment on the idea of race, intercourse, coloration, faith, sexual orientation, age, marital standing or incapacity. DRC encourages all candidates to use and doesn’t observe any discrimination in any recruitment course of.

Nonetheless**, candidates have to be conscious that DRC can’t make use of, below a world traineeship or volunteering settlement, a citizen of the nation through which she/ he’s going to be stationed (in such case, the Republic of Senegal).**

Purposes shut on the first of January, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. (Dakar-time).Purposes submitted after this date is not going to be thought-about.

Because of the urgency of the place, DRC has the precise to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile earlier than the above deadline.

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