About our organization
The World Agroforestry Centre (also known as ICRAF) in Southeast Asiais the region’s leading agroforestry research-in-development organization which generates science-based knowledge about the complex role trees play in agricultural landscapes and rural livelihoods. As part of the Centre’s work to bring tree-based solutions to bear on poverty and environmental problems, researchers – working in close collaboration with partners – are developing new technologies, tools and policy recommendations for increased food security and ecosystem health.
The Centre’s headquarters are located in Nairobi, Kenya, and research is conducted in 34 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. We are supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research(CGIAR) and receive funding from over 50 different donors.
About the position
The Officer is responsible for the financial management of grants from inception to completion and close-out. The incumbent will ensure proper financial management, accountability, planning, and reporting in alignment with ICRAF policies and procedures, the goals of the grant and the provisions of the grant agreement. The officer will provide detailed financial analysis, help strengthen reporting systems and process development, training and support.
The applicant must demonstrate strong experience in sub-grantee management, including building the capacity of local organizations and sub grantees in areas of grant compliance, financial reporting, and accountability. Coaching, advising, and enforcement are essential functions of this position. The applicant will provide detailed financial analysis, reporting, system and process development, training and support to international program funding.
Terms of offer
The World Agroforestry Centre is an equal opportunity employer and offers a collegial and gender-sensitive working environment. We believe that staff diversity promotes excellence and strongly encourage applications from qualified women. This is a temporary position and will initially be for a period of 6 months, renewable subject to assessment of performance, continued relevance of the position and availability of resources.
How to apply
Applications for the position must include:
All correspondence should be addressed to the Human Resources Unit,World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) Southeast Asia Regional Office via email: [email protected] and should indicate “Application for Temporary Finance Officer” on their application letters and email submissions.
Applications will be considered until 5 January 2018or until a suitable candidate is identified and selected. Please note that only short-listed applicantsmeeting the above requirements will be contacted.