Conciliation Resources is an independent organisation working with people in conflict to prevent violence and build peace.  We currently have two vacancies at present. 

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Senior Finance Manager 

Project Manager – Democratic Republic of Congo


Senior Finance Manager

  • Full-time (37.5 hours), London-based
  • £45,535.66
  • Fixed Term Contract – 18 months
  • 25 days annual leave and 3 Christmas office closure days and UK bank holidays
  • Season ticket loan/Childcare voucher scheme/Bike hire purchase scheme
  • Closing date: 9am (UK time) Monday 27 March 2017
  • Interviews: 12 April 2017

We are looking for a highly motivated, inspirational and experienced Senior Finance Manager, with an in-depth knowledge of handling or overseeing all aspects of the finance function as well as leading an experienced and highly capable team through a period of considerable change as Conciliation Resources responds to the on-going changes that are impacting on the way it operates. 

This will be a challenging yet rewarding role for someone looking to be involved in many of the broader aspects of the financial management of an organisation including the year-end annual audit process through to accounts production.  The Senior Finance Manager will work with, and support colleagues in the Finance team to work with, programme teams as they manage their income and expenditure and develop our partners.

The successful candidate will be experienced in working with diverse donor funding from organisations such as the European Union, UK Government, Swedish Sida and other governmental or multi-lateral donors.  They will also have been successful in achieving cost recovery through funding bids.  They will also be familiar with supporting budgets that sit alongside the more traditional logframe or results based framework required by donors in funding applications.

The successful candidate should have a professional (or be substantially on the way to achieving) qualification in a relevant area, a detailed understanding of the Charity SORP requirements and of meeting financial reporting requirements under company law.

For full details of the post please refer to the job description. 

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Project Manager – Democratic Republic of Congo

  • DRC Project Manager
  • Full-time (37.5 hours), based in Dungu, Northeastern DRC  
  • Fixed-term contract ending 31 December 2018
  • 25 days annual leave + 3 Christmas office closure days + local public holidays
  • Closing date: 5pm (UK Time) Sunday 26 March 2017
  • Interviews: week commencing 3 April 2017

Conciliation Resources is currently recruiting a DRC Project Manager to work with a London based team and local partners. The post, based in  Dungu, northeastern DRC requires frequent travel in BasUélé, Haute Uélé and Ituri provinces, with occasional travel to Kinshasa and outside the country.

The DRC Project Manager will manage the implementation of a 24-month project “Strengthening youth involvement in conflict prevention in areas affected by the Lord’s Resistance Army conflict in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)’

Considerable and proven experience of working with a wide range of social and political actors and young people is essential as is a sound understanding of the conflict dynamics in DRC. Candidates should have considerable field and office based experience of working in conflict transformation, governance or a related fields. They should have a proven track record in successful project management and coordinating work on multiple projects with a range of contacts in conditions of current or recent conflict. Fluency in spoken and written English and French is essential and knowledge of local languages is advantageous.

This project started on 1 January 2017 and will expire on 31 December 2018. All applicants should have the right to work in DRC and should expect to provide evidence of this at interview. 

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