Director of Finance and Operations
Closing Date: 03.06.2016
This position will report directly to the Director of Strategic Information for Namibia and will offer advisory support services and financial strategic input towards the attainment of the strategic objectives. Working alongside the Director, you will not only display exceptional financial interpretative and analytical ability, but you will be commercially and environmentally aware, advising on local statutes and regulatory requirements. You will take overall control and responsibility of the organisation’s financial management and strategic financial imperatives.
Operating at a Senior Management level, you will initially be required to design and establish technical financial systems and structures for a newly registered entity. Thereafter, you will be responsible for managing the personnel, financial, administrative and logistical functions of all programs and projects supported by the Global Programs office in Windhoek. You will be required to contribute fully to the development of the organisation’s strategy across all areas of influence, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate and providing financial analysis and guidance on all initiatives, plans and targets. The successful incumbent will among others; participate in the crafting and alignment of the unit performance strategy and goals; facilitate and consolidate the annual budgeting process at this level; liaise with operational/line managers to produce monthly management reports and provide commentary to the Executive Finance on significant variances. You will be required to ensure that organisational financial systems are robust, compliant and support current activities and future initiatives in Namibia.