Finance & Operations Manager Job at Fred Hollows Foundation - Career Opportunity in Rwanda
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Vacancy title:
Finance & Operations Manager

Jobs at:
Fred Hollows Foundation

Deadline of this Job:
28th December 2018

Duty Station:
Kigali , Rwanda , East Africa , 250

Date Posted: 18th December 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time , Currency: RwF



Finance & Operations Manager

  • Key role within a world-renowned international development NGO based in Kigali,Rwanda
  • Be a significant contributor to ending avoidable blindness
  • Full time, 2-year Contract (view to extend).

Come and join our international development organization where we are ensuring that the vision of Fred Hollows lives on. We are working to eradicate avoidable blindness by 2020, and are committed to working with partners to bring about change that is sustainable and reaches even the most vulnerable communities. Working across more than 26 countries, our vision is for a world where no one is needlessly blind.
Reporting directly to the Country Manager, the Finance & Operations Manager will oversee Finance, Procurement and Logistics, Human Resources and general Administration accountabilities for our Rwanda and Burundi Country office. This is a senior leadership role and while we need someone who has strong financial acumen and operational experience you also need to have personal motivation to drive strong Procurement and Logistics,Security, Risk Management, oversee general office management, Policy and Process, and Human Resources.

You will lead a team of finance, administration and logistics professionals to effectively manage resources and systems for our Rwanda& Burundi program. You and the team will also have strong internal and external partner relationships to be effective. While you will need to understand the workings across a multi-team environment you have team members to do the doing, so you need to be a strong leader who can coach, lead and drive action.

To be successful in this role you must have;

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field. MBA is preferred.
  • CPA or ACCA certified.
  • Minimum of 5 years leadership experience in an INGO environment.
  • 5 years of experience in managing finances in a senior position.
  • At least 3 years managing operations (human resources, supply chain, administration)
  • Grant management and donor-funded reporting experience.
  • Ability to lead a team in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Good knowledge of Rwanda employment labor laws.
  • Good knowledge of procurement processes and internal control systems.
  • Sound knowledge of current legislation and regulatory requirements relevant to NGOs in Rwanda.
  • Solid knowledge of accounting principles, financial systems, budget/cash-flow
    monitoring and internal accounting controls.
  • Must have a good working knowledge of computerized accounting software, preferably Sun Systems and literacy in using Microsoft Office programs.
  • Experience dealing with an English speaking head office and matrix reporting
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, with strong English

Job application procedure

Applications should be made via our website: and should include your resume and cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience & skills section of the role purpose as well as details of your current and expected salary.

Applications close: Friday 28th December 2018

This position is open to Rwanda Nationals only who must have the appropriate right to work in Rwanda.

The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas where we work.

Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.


Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 28th December 2018
Duty Station: Rwanda
Posted: 18-12-2018
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 18-12-2018
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 18-12-2064
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