Finance and HR Officer, Middle East

Application deadline: 
Wednesday, 20. December 2017 - 23:45

Finance and HR Officer, Middle East

• Location: Amman, Jordan
• Full time: 40 hours per week
• Contract: One year fixed term contract (with the potential to extend, subject to funding availability)
 
BirdLife International is the world’s largest nature conservation partnership. Through our unique local-to-global approach, we deliver high impact and long-term conservation for the benefit of nature and people.
 
We are looking for the long term services (engagement) of a financially qualified individual with very strong administrative and organisational skills to take responsibility for the Middle East secretariat’s financial, accounting, human resources and statutory services in order to meet legislative requirements. 
 
This person will have good knowledge of Jordan’s financial regulations and various international donor requirements, such as GEF/UNDP and the EU. The job holder will be responsible for ensuring that the Middle East division’s finances are maintained in an accurate and timely manner. They will also support the Regional Director in managing human resources matters and maintaining accurate staff records in the Middle East division, in close collaboration with the HR team in the Global secretariat. 
 
The ideal candidate will have 
• A university degree in business or business-related fields
• A proven track record of relevant professional experience, preferably in the not-for-profit sector
• Experience of accounting software
• Excellent problem solving skills and strong analytical skills 
• Excellent organisational skills and the ability to adhere to deadlines
• The ability to communicate efficiently and effectively across different office locations and to work in a multinational and multicultural environment
 
A detailed job description can be found here.
 
Closing date: 20 December 2017
 
Application: Applications should include a covering letter summarising the applicant’s suitability for the position, a detailed CV and contact details of two referees known to the applicant in a professional capacity. Applications should be sent by email, stating where the advert was seen, to: recruitment@birdlife.org 
Interviews: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be held in January 2018.