We are looking for a seasoned colleague to join our team and lead the Finance and Administration of our European entity. The Finance and Administration Director will ensure the sound management of the ASBL/VZW in all aspects related to finance, administration, legal, human resources, and contractual matters. S/he manages the administrative and logistic team in Brussels (2 staff) and has dotted line supervision to regional and country teams where Search is implementing activities. S/he plays a key role in establishing systems to ensure proper financial and administrative oversight of the contracts signed by Search for Common Ground Europe and implemented in our country offices across the globe. S/he establishes the yearly budget of the ASBL/VZW, presents the yearly accounts to the Board of Directors, and manages yearly and project-related audits. S/he manages the Human Resources of Search’s Brussels office and nurtures a positive work atmosphere.
S/he works in partnership and under the supervision of the Executive Director. S/he works in close collaboration with the European Affairs and Partnership Manager and with Search-US’ Vice Presidents for Finance and HR & Administration.
As job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, the position holder may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.
Profile of the Finance and Administrative Director
We can unfortunately only consider applicants that currently are allowed to work in Belgium.
Location: This position is based in Brussels with an expectation for international travel to conflict- or post-conflict countries where Search implements projects (15-20% expected travel).
Employment: full-time, with possibility for a 4/5th part time.
Salary: between €5200-5800 gross / month depending on relevant years of experience. 22 days of annual leave. Benefits: representation fees, public transport reimbursement, meal vouchers, life and hospitalisation insurance.
How to apply
To apply for this position, please send a Microsoft Word version of your CV and a cover letter detailing why you are suited to this role. Please mark it for the attention of Gareth Griffiths, email address: [email protected]. Please subject your email with the following reference: SfCG_FAD
Please note that the interview dates for this role will be confirmed with you should your application be successful.
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