Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
Saferworld is an independent non-governmental organisation that works to prevent and reduce violent conflict and promote cooperative approaches to security. We work with civil society, governments and international organisations to encourage and support effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy development, and through supporting the actions of others. Established in 1989, we work with communities in Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and Asia. We have 150 staff across the globe, and our Head Office is in London.
Saferworld Pakistan programme combines project implementation at the community level, dialogue, capacity building, policy research, networking and advocacy, and working with institutions and civil society at national, regional and international levels.
Over the next 3 years Saferworld, in consortium with local and regional think tanks and civil society organisations, will support the development of regional resilience mainly through creating space to harness emerging opportunities on regional economic and infrastructure interconnectivity and supporting structural cooperation across borders which contributes to stable and peaceful relations among the people of South Asia
The Finance Manager will be responsible for ensuring the efficient and transparent management of office and programmes’ finances in line with recognised accounting/auditing standards and Saferworld procedures, in the context of a growing programme as well as the development of new systems to support this growth, including the systems of key partner organisations.
Key areas of responsibility:
Lead in financial management, system development and line management of financial staff and support the programme team
Lead in developing capacity support and collaborative relationships with Saferworld staff and partners to ensure effective financial management across the board
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Salary range: Competitive INGO salary
Benefits: Medical and life insurance; Gratuity contribution
Holidays: 28 days per year in addition to agreed Pakistan public holidays
Hours: Standard working week is 37.5 hours a week (Monday-Friday)
Probation: There will be a probationary period of three months.