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Field Delegate Blue Schools Sudan , Sudan

The Swiss Red Cross (SRC) has been working with the Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS) since 1999, supporting emergency interventions as well as longer-term development projects in different geographical and thematic areas. In 2018, SRC started a new cooperation with SRCS’ North Kordofan Branch and currently implements a community-based health project while also engaging in disaster and pandemic response actions. In September 2019, SRC seized the opportunity to participate in phase III of the Swiss Water and Sanitation Consortium (SWSC) with a Blue Schools project proposal for Sudan. Taking into account the experiences from a current school health project in Sennar State, SRC ascribes the Blue Schools approach a considerable potential in the Sudan context. For the implementation of this new Blue Schools Project the Kordofan States we are looking for a Field Delegate.

Your duties
 Support the SRCS Branches in the overall implementation of the new Blue Schools Project
 Facilitate timely planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of the project
 Support and accompany the project team in the implementation of specific project activities
 Ensure good financial management of the project, including accounting at project level, financial planning and fund requests,
budget follow-up and financial reporting, and internal control
 Act as resource person and provide technical support and capacity building to the SRCS branch teams and SRCS volunteers
 Ensure adherence to pre-defined purchase and procurement rules
 Document and promote good practices, knowledge management and institutional learning
 Contribute to SRC disaster management in case of emergencies in the host country.

Your profile
 Master in International Cooperation, humanitarian response or related area
 Minimum of 5 years of international working experience abroad as a project manager
 Expertise in development cooperation at field level, experience in implementation of WASH projects
 Strong capacities in project and team management, including experience in capacity-building / on-the-job training of local staff
 International work experience within the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement or with an INGO, as well as experience of
working with local partners
 Demonstrated skills in financial management
 Experience in office as well as team and partnership setu
 Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a proactive approach to finding and proposing solutions to challenges
 Experience with interventions in complex and fragile contexts
 Very good command of written and spoken English, proficiency in Arabic an advantage.

What we offer
 14 months contract with the option of extension, starting from April 2021 or as per agreement (departure is depending on
issuance of visa)
 Highly interesting work with opportunity for creative freedom
 Team spirit and respectful atmosphere, in which diversity and equal opportunity are not just words
 Share of cost absorption of rent and favorable social benefits.

Are you interested in becoming a Field Delegate Blue Schools Sudan? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Apr 10, 2021

Insurance & Claims Specialist in Ghana , Ghana

Department : Admin
Job Title : Insurance & Claims Specialist
Reports to : Head of Legal and Compliance

Position Summary
• The Insurance Claims Specialist performs a variety of activities related to all claims filed in favour and or against the company goal to maximize the recovery of losses through the timely and accurate filing of insurance claims.
• Under the direction of Head of Legal and Compliance, the Claims Specialist will also support the preparation of Legal documents, agreements and the paperwork’s related to contractual engagement.

Specific responsibilities
• Determine root cause of curtailed items and determine whether supplemental claim, client expense, or loss has been incurred.
• Follow up on claim payment status for unpaid, filed claims and update the system with pending, submitted, withdrawn, and paid claim information.
• Prepare claim payment reconciliation to ensure full payment is received.
• Recommend improvements to established procedures and processes.
• Liaison between shareholder global insurance experts and local brokers.

Critical Success Factors
• University Degree or its equivalent in Law or the appropriate field or related disciplines.
• Preferred 5 years functional experience 2 years at management level. Of which, 2 years’ experience in the equivalent combination of Insurance and Legal with at least 1 year experience in Insurance and or Claims.

Are you interested in becoming a Insurance & Claims Specialist in Ghana? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Apr 09, 2021

Chief Human Resource Officer in Ghana , Ghana

Department : Human Resource
Job Title : Chief Human Resource Officer
Reports to : Assets Maintenance Manager

Position Summary
• To identify and evaluate areas of competitive advantage through the development of Human Resources and Organizational capabilities i.e. establish manpower plans, develop and implement performance management systems.
• Oversee and administer policies, Trade Union Agreements and industry related practices that foster the desired relationships between the employees and the company.
• To ensure the availability at all times, the right calibre and adequate number of people for the efficient operations of the company.

Specific responsibilities
∙ Sets up and manage HR office efficiently
∙ Develop an HR strategy aligned with company’s overall goals.
∙ Implement performance based management, eventually linked to pay.
∙ Bring technological improvements to the general management of the people resources.
∙ Identify staffing and recruiting needs, while executing best practices for hiring, talent and discipline management.
∙ Plan and lead training programs, ensuring proper execution.
∙ Drive engagement and manage employee relations hereunder negotiations with the unions.
∙ Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices and regulatory changes and apply this to changes in policy, practice, and resources.

Critical Success Factors
• University Degree in the appropriate field i.e. Human Resource Management, Psychology or related disciplines with 10 years functional experience 6 years of which must be at management level.
• Must have ability to innovate, think conceptually, apply proven problem solving skills and develop appropriate solution strategies.
• Proficient in the use of Micro-soft office suit and Human Resource information management systems.
• Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

Are you interested in becoming a Chief Human Resource Officer in Ghana? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Apr 09, 2021

Junior Marketing and Communication Coordinator , Netherlands

ABOUT NABC
NABC’s purpose is to inform, inspire, catalyse and connect businesses with Africa’s opportunities and to empower companies to make confident decisions about when, where and how to do business in Africa. Founded in 1946 in the Netherlands, NABC today leads a network of some 300 engaged and diverse members and has access to a community of over 5000 African and European businesses, institutes, government entities and others interested in doing business in Africa.

NABC’s activities include trade missions to and from African countries; networking events, conferences and knowledge seminars on doing business in Africa; strategic programmes aimed at unleashing the economic potential in specific countries or (sub-)sectors and tailor-made business services such as market research, business advice and individual matchmaking. In the context of COVID-19, are becoming increasingly digitalised.

More information can be found on the NABC website.

TASK DESCRIPTION
NABC is looking for a Junior Marketing and Communications Coordinator to join our team in The Hague. They will play an important role in the team by driving the execution of our marketing and communication activities; they will also help to maintain our membership satisfaction by keeping our members informed and engaged. In addition, the selected candidate will also provide support on specific projects and programmes.

MARKETING & COMMUNICATION
- Assist in the development of all organisational strategic and tactical marketing initiatives and plans.
- Create and implement print and digital marketing/media strategies for variety of projects including trade missions, international conferences, projects/programme activities and networking events.
- Conduct market research to identify effective promotional methods.
- Develop and maintain internal communication systems (newsletters, emails, corporate announcements).
- Create, maintain and strengthen NABC’s overall brand in all forms of media (online, print).
- Manage the content of our corporate website and subsidiary sites to ensure that they are current, dynamic, and relevant.
- Write, execute, and deploy email marketing campaigns and web content.
- Consider new ways to further develop NABC website in order to make it a selling tool.
- Review web analytics and ad words campaigns on an ongoing basis and generate monthly reports regarding site traffic.
- Manage all social media channels by keeping them active and dynamic.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Superior creative and technical writing skills.
- Keen eye for detail and ability to produce high quality content.
- Demonstrated experience in internet architecture, digital marketing, email marketing, print and electronic advertising.
- Strong creativity and marketing skills. Ability to generate multiple and varied ideas.
- Organisational and time management skills.
- Advanced understanding of Microsoft Office 365 suite and Excel.
- Moderate to advanced working knowledge of Adobe Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro).
- Moderate to advanced knowledge of SEO and curiosity to improve the overall findability of NABC to prospective clients.
- Ability to prioritise and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.
- Ability to see the “bigger picture” while managing several small projects.
- Ability to work independently and be self-motivated.
- Exceptional communication skills. Skillful at presenting ideas in an organised and coherent manner.
- Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships.
- Ability to report work orally or in writing to supervisor as required.
- Problem-solving attitude.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:
- Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Marketing, Business Management or other related field; in addition, one to three years of profession experience in the field of Communications and Marketing.
- Affinity with Africa, preferably through experience working and/or living in Africa.
- A working proficiency BOTH in Dutch and English. Preference is given to candidates who also speak French.
- Demonstrated background in content creation and management, graphic design, creative writing, developing and executing marketing campaigns (digital and print), email marketing, and media negotiations.

Application details:
Starting date: as soon as possible but not later than May 1st, 2021
Available 5 days per week

WHAT DO WE OFFER?
- Dynamic job within an ambitious and diverse team in a growing organization.
- An open and informal company culture where we work hard and have fun.
- Opportunities to develop yourself.
- A competitive salary based on experience and fit.

Expiring: Apr 08, 2021

Programme Manager Agribusiness in the Netherlands , Netherlands

ABOUT NABC
The Netherlands-African Business Council (NABC) is the leading organisation for trade and investment facilitation for Africa in the Netherlands. At NABC we believe that the Dutch private sector has a prominent role to play in the sustainable development of the African continent. Therefore, NABC’s purpose is to inform, inspire, catalyse, and connect businesses with Africa’s opportunities and to assist businesses in making confident decisions about when, where, and how to do business in Africa. NABC currently has a network of approximately 250 engaged and diverse members and has access to a community of over 10,000 African and European businesses, institutes, government entities and others interested in doing business in Africa.

For our team in The Hague, The Netherlands, we are looking for a Program Manager Agribusiness who will focus on our Livestock (Beef, Poultry, Dairy, and aquaculture) activities. This person will be reporting directly to the agribusiness Team leader and will be responsible for our livestock portfolio.

DUTIES AND RESPONSABILITIES
- You coordinate the current programmes aimed at the livestock sector, coordinate NABC's sector platforms in this sector.
- Managing the (local) project team(s) and doing market scans, stakeholder research, implementing programmes with local partners and identifying local demand for Dutch Agri knowledge and technologies.
- Maintain good relations with (Dutch and African) members, project partners, local sector players and the public sector such as ministries and embassies.
- Strategically develop and grow NABC’s livestock portfolio of activities and position in the market both here in the Netherlands and across Africa.
- Manage all current livestock related activities and programs in close collaboration with our partner organizations and network of offices across Africa.
- Promote and position the Dutch livestock sector, in particular members of NABC, in Africa, based on good market information.
- Develop, acquire, and manage strategic and relevant livestock related programs, projects, and members.
- Inform and advise stakeholders in the Netherlands and Africa about business opportunities and Dutch solutions specific to the horticulture/ poultry sector, including access to various financial instruments.
- Coordinate and collaborate with the local embassies and the regional offices and other relevant sector organisations.
- Recognize and exploit opportunities and synergies with Dutch funded ‘aid to trade’ programmes as well as other public and private sector funding instruments for the benefit of our Dutch and African members.
- Overall, support to our livestock members in the provision of high-quality products and services including reporting to both our members and internally.
- Engage in other tasks such as marketing, promotion and branding of your sector across Europe and Africa.

REQUIREMENTS
- A relevant educational and professional background with over 3 years in or with the livestock sector in the Netherlands, in a commercial and or public sector setting.
- Knowledge and experience in program and project management.
- Minimal Bachelor’s degree but preferably a master’s degree in relevant subjects as Agriculture, livestock, Economics and or Business Management.
- A self-starter comfortable with a client facing role. The candidate has had direct responsibility for acquisition from idea generation to contracting and execution.
- Proactive networker with a good eye for business opportunities and able to secure business through members and clients of NABC.
- Track record in program development/ project management/ reporting/ proposal writing (experience with European or world bank related bids is a pre).
- Familiar with key Agriculture Funding opportunities/ partners. Experience in consortium building would be an extra advantage. Able to develop, acquire, manage, and deliver on large livestock programs relevant to agriculture (dependent) sectors independently and proactively.
- Ability to both lead and supervise teams as well as to act in a more supporting role in a team.
- Strong communicator internally and externally.
- Strong planning and budget control skills.
- A working proficiency BOTH in Dutch and English, (French is an absolute bonus).
- Affinity with Africa. Experience in or working with Africa is a plus.
- Able to work independently, and in a team, with an eye for detail and a ‘hands-on’ mentality.
- Required to be available as soon as possible.
- Living in or around The Hague, and available preferably 5 days per week.

WHAT WE OFFER
A dynamic job in an international setting where you will be involved daily with the agricultural sector, specifically livestock, and economic developments and opportunities in African countries. A relatively flat organization that will give you room to grow quickly an define the way you express yourself professionally. An opportunity for you to gain more knowledge on how the private sector stimulates sustainable and fair economic development in Africa. Do you like to get things done and are you good at switching between various stakeholders, such as Dutch and African agribusinesses, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Dutch and African embassies? Who knows, we might be looking for you! A competitive salary based on your experience and fit.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
An assessment and thorough reference check will/can be part of this procedure. NABC appreciates all expressions of interest, however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Are you interested in becoming a Programme Manager Agribusiness in the Netherlands? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Apr 08, 2021

Plant Controller in South Africa , South Africa

Job description:
You will be responsible for all the statistical and financial reporting of fixed asset physical inventory, finished product, principal supply inventory, and any other reports required that provide management with more pertinent information regarding the financial results of the plant. You are expected to communicate effectively with the business operations teams to contribute to high morale, motivation and productivity at the plant and maintain accuracy of reported results. The effectiveness of this position is measured by the preparation of financial and statistical reports.

Key responsibilities:
1. Direct, prepare and coordinate the financial forecast and the financial budget for the plant
2. Create tools to measure operating and financial performance of division departments
3. Analyze, monitor and prepare monthly operating results against budget
4. Monitor daily operations and the impact it has on the financial results
5. Make recommendations to management to facilitate improvements at the plant
6. Manage the preparation of financial forecasts, outlooks and financial results
7. Prepare financial analysis for product investment decisions and contract negotiations
8. Ensure compliance with federal, state and local reporting requirements
9. Assist with the establishment of departmental goals, policies, objectives and operating procedures
10. Responsible for reports as required by the business
11. Responsible for capital return on investment decisions and managing capital budget
12. Responsible for physical inventories
13. Responsible for assisting with financial audits
14. Engaging with operations teams

Requirements
• At least 2 years proven working experience in a similar position
• 5+ years of finance experience
• Advanced degree in Accounting
• CIMA qualified
• Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and principles
• Experience with SAP
• Great Excel Skills

Are you interested in becoming a Plant Controller in South Africa? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Apr 03, 2021

Internal Control Manager in South Africa , South Africa

Position Description:
The Internal Control Manager will be responsible for ensuring a strong internal control environment through the development of policies and procedures, ensuring their implementation and monitoring compliance. The position will work to foster standardization and consistency across all business processes and internal controls.

Person Specifications:
The ideal candidate is a critical thinker. He is organized with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Roles and Responsibilities:
• Own the design, implementation, documentation, assessment and monitor internal control framework, including group policies and key risks in order to ensure that the group has adequate controls to prevent unintentional and intentional errors in financial reporting, processes and business operations.
• Formulate policies and procedures to improve internal controls, compliance and efficiency
• Deliver adequate and timely reporting on the internal control framework and control deficiencies to ensure appropriate communication, documentation, escalation to business partners, senior leadership and audit committee
• Deliver adequate and timely action plans and monitor progress to address and resolve control deficiencies
• Work collaboratively with business and process owners to implement and monitor remediation efforts that result from internal control assessments, ensuring the effective implementation of corrective action.
• Actively engage with internal and external auditors to ensure consideration and resolution of all relevant risks and audit findings
• Develop and conduct adequate training and prepare related information material on the internal control objectives, approach and methodology to business partners on a regular basis to build knowledge and understanding of risks and control

Desired Skills and Experience:
• Newly qualified CA(SA) preferably Big 4 audit firm
• Strong experience and interest for how technology and systems can support internal control effectiveness and efficiency
• Strong analytical skills includes the ability to spot, assess and address risk, materiality and interdependencies and translate it into impact analysis for the financial reporting and recommendations for improvement
• Strong communication skills presenting internal control and risk matters in an understandable way across various forums and levels of the organization with the right level of detail.
• Strong oral and written communication skills, including sound presentational skills
• Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and ability to work as part of a multigeographic team.

Are you interested in becoming an Internal Control Mananger in South Africa? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Apr 03, 2021

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