Head of Support Services

Handicap International
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2017-02-19 Deadline: 2017-02-28
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Master's degree/MBA in Financial Management/HR
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Position : Head of Support Services
Work station : Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal
Reports To : Country Director
Contract : 12 months fixed term (with possibility of an open ended contract as per policy)

Position Summary: Reporting directly to Country Director, she/he is responsible for ensuring that Handicap International's Finance, HR & Admin, Logistics management, Compliance and Government Liaison systems are in place and in-line with the country's legal framework as well as the administrative framework defined by head office. She/he actively contributes to the strategic direction of the country programme and will be a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT).

Job Description:

  • Lead the Support Service Unit of Handicap International Nepal program being direct line manager of Finance, HR & Admin, Logistics, Compliance and Government Liaison
  • Manage the overall country program financial management which includes proposal budget development, annual budget planning, financial monitoring and forecasting
  • Be responsible for donor project contract verification, negotiation and implementation of contractual obligation and procedure
  • Facilitate HR & Admin department to ensure that HR policies are up-to-date and in-line with national labor law, tax law and any other relevant laws
  • Ensure that special terms & conditions applying to expats are communicated to them and applied consistently
  • Ensure staff recruitment process, annual job appraisal, training and human resource capacity development plan are in place
  • Supervise the procurement and management of supplies, fleet management, equipment, stock, server and communication.
  • Monitor and, as necessary, coordinate compliance activities of country office and ensure compliance with Nepal laws

Job Specification:

  • At least 7 years of professional experience of managing support/admin services preferably in the INGO sector holding a Master's degree/MBA in Financial Management/HR
  • Strong leadership, experience in training and/or coaching having patience, flexibility and self-reliance with fluency in English and Nepali languages
  • Strong background in Finance, Logistic, HR and Administration, audit and local laws

Apply Instructions

Interested candidates are advised to send a motivation letter mentioning the expected salary along with an updated CV via e-mail to recruitment@hi-nepal.org. Please mention name of the position you are applying for in the subject line in e-mail. Deadline is 28th February 2016; applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be invited further. H.I. Nepal reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.

Handicap International is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women, people with disability, and members from disadvantaged communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Organization Summary

Handicap International is an international, non-governmental organisation, mainly known for its fight against anti-personnel mines and cluster munitions and helping the victims of these unexploded devices. However, its mandate has been extended over the years and today includes providing assistance through work in various fields for people in developing countries with other kinds of disability.

Handicap International primarily focuses on the prevention of disabilities and providing support for people with disabilities by ensuring they can fully take part in social life. The organisation’s interventions are not restricted to long-term development activities. Handicap International also provides support in emergency situations, for instance, in the aftermath of natural disasters and humanitarian crises. Its actions always focus on those suffering from disabilities.

The organisation works as far as possible with the human and material resources available in the country. Its projects are implemented in cooperation with local partners, the objective being to ensure their autonomy in the long-term. All of its actions concentrate on training, raising awareness and the involvement of local communities in its projects

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu, Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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