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Talent Acquisition Sourcing Specialist – International Consultant (Level II)

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Feb 262021
 

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Countries: Australia, China, India, Japan, Myanmar, New Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Organization: World Food Programme
Closing date: 11 Mar 2021

Do you want to help delivering our mandate of Zero Hunger to have a diverse, inclusive and gender-balanced workforce ? We are hiring a Talent Sourcing Specialist and the opportunity is for you!

JOB TITLE: Talent Acquisition Sourcing Specialist

TYPE OF CONTRACT: International Consultant (Level II)

UNIT/DIVISION: Human Resources Unit

DUTY STATION: Bangkok, Thailand /or working remotely

DURATION: 3 months

ABOUT WFP

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to WFP is recognition that ending hunger is a critical first step towards global peace. WFP recognizes that one of the greatest contributions it can make to humanity is to provide a voice to the 690 million hungry people in the world. The Nobel Peace Prize gives us a platform to make their needs heard and to mobilize support for the assistance they need.

JOB PURPOSE

We are looking for a full-time inclusive Talent Acquisition Sourcing Specialist to join our team on an initial 3-month contract. In this role, you will partner with Recruiters and Hiring Managers to craft recruitment strategies that will help WFP to hire local & international female talent. You will proactively assess Gender gaps for specialized and hard-to-fill roles for WFP’s Asia and Pacific regional operations.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Your goals will be to create strong, diverse, gender balanced talent pipelines, design new strategies to increase hires from female and underrepresented groups. You’ll be responsible for partnering with recruiters and hiring managers for understanding the hiring needs and building the souring plan. You will create new approaches and ideas of sourcing methods and can demonstrate innovation in diverse candidate sourcing approach. Understand how inclusion, belonging, diversity, disability affect hiring processes and ensure greater, more equitable outcomes for women and underrepresented minorities.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Education: Minimum Bachelor degree in Human Resources Management, or other relevant field.

Experience Requirements:

  • At least 6 years of continuously progressive work experience in diversity talent sourcing in an international environment.
  • Full cycle recruitment and sourcing experience with focus on developing diverse pipelines of talent.
  • Experience developing complex search strategies to identify & attract diverse passive talent.
  • Advanced research/sourcing skills, social media and alternative search techniques.
  • Direct experience of sourcing for female talent for gender parity acceleration is a plus.
  • Knowledge and experience hiring across Asia and Pacific region is preferable.

Languages:
Fluency (Level C) in both written and spoken English.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

Thursday 11 March 2021, Midnight, Bangkok Time.

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WFP is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all qualified candidates, irrespective of nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organisation. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, and for work-related needs upon joining the Programme. WFP has zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, abuse of authority or discrimination.

All selected candidates will, undergo rigorous reference and background checks. No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.

How to apply:

To be considered, interested candidates are invited to apply through the WFP careers website Click here

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Partnership Compliance Specialist

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Feb 232021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
Closing date: 8 Mar 2021

What we do

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) works worldwide to provide humanitarian assistance to people affected by conflict and armed violence. We take action in response to emergencies and at the same time promote respect for international humanitarian law. We are an independent and neutral organization, and our mandate stems essentially from the Geneva Conventions of 1949. We work closely with National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and with their International Federation in order to ensure a concerted, rational and rapid humanitarian response to the needs of the victims of armed conflict or any other situation of internal violence. We direct and coordinate the international activities conducted in these situations.

Context

Engaging with Development Actors (DAs) -and other institutional donors- requires the ICRC to negotiate, track and process issues related to compliance (including sexual misconduct), fraud and corruption linked to the activities they support. Indeed, the concept of compliance risk management also applies to activities conducted by the ICRC in partnerships with others in the field, be it suppliers, members of the Movement and other operational partners (e.g. hospitals, universities, other NGOs). Beyond compliance with DAs’ and donor’s expectations and contractual commitments, managing risks of working in partnerships is essential to protect the ICRC’s reputation, its staff and affected population it assists.

To improve the way we identify, assess, document and monitor risks of working in partnerships, the Ethics, Risk and Compliance Office co-led with FAD the development of the global SOP on Third Party Partners due diligence (TPP DD) and further developed the Assurance in partnerships strategy (the strategy) approved in June 2020 by the Code of Conduct Steering Committee. The effective and efficient implementation of the TPP DD procedures and strategy requires strong coordination and collaboration between the various stakeholders (LOG, FAD, MOUV, OPS, REM) involved at HQ, in the field and the SSC.

The ERCO Due Diligence specialist contributes to accelerate the TPP DD implementation and related strategy and will equip ERCO, and the ICRC more broadly, to enable and regularly report on its effective global implementation.

Purpose of the position

The Due Diligence specialist is part of the Ethics Risk and Compliance Office and coordinates and ensures the effective implementation of the ICRC global Third-Party Partners due diligence procedures and related policies, strategies and processes with the different internal stakeholders to enhance the organization ability to manage risks of working in partnerships as well as delivering on related compliance commitments with Development Actors and other donors.

Relationships

  • Internally, interacts with ERCO REM Compliance reporting manager, Head of Assurance-Global and other ERCO management team members, Process Owners in Logistics, Finance, Movement, Resource Mobilization and Operations, field officers and coordinators managing partnerships in the field, REM- Corporate partners due diligence specialist, RES-CTM unit, Heads of Compliance units and Internal Audit.

  • Externally, may interact with relevant development actors and other donors’ auditors along with the REM Compliance reporting manager and Head of ERCO.

General duties

  • Leads the implementation of ICRC Third Party Partners Due diligence procedures and related strategies and policies;
  • Reports on their implementation;
  • Coordinates alignment between various stakeholders and practices;
  • Provides guidance and training to users;
  • Update and adjust Due diligence SOP and supporting tools with users feedback and new compliance requirements;
  • Provides subject-matter expertise for the review and negotiation of due diligence related contract clauses with Developing Agencies and other institutional donors.

Main duties & responsibilities

  • Coordinates and monitors the implementation of the ICRC global third-party partners (TPP) due diligence procedure and related strategies (ICRC Assurance in partnerships strategy) and policies (ICRC Code of Conduct polices) with the key business process owners (in the Finance, Logistics and Movement divisions and Operations department); ensures global internal alignment and integrates external (i.e. donor/partner) requirements, all the while securing process effectiveness and efficiency;
  • Acts as a subject-matter expert and provides advice and guidance to ERCO REM compliance reporting manager for the negotiation and review of contractual clauses and communication to DA and other donors on the topic of TPP due diligence and related policies and strategies;
  • Updates the global due diligence Standard Operating Procedure and templates with users’ feedback, key changes in compliance requirements and integration of new donors’ contractual terms;
  • Collects data on due diligence and prepares regular reporting with tracking of implementation using KPIs for ICRC management, governing bodies, DAs and other donors. Escalates significant issues to ERCO management and leads remediating actions;
  • Contributes to the development of systems and tools supporting the effective and efficient implementation of due diligence and data collection;
  • Develops and delivers communication and training material adapted to various audiences to raise awareness and competencies of staff and managers responsible to apply TPP due diligence procedures;
  • Collaborates with relevant process owners to ensure effective integration of related key processes including partners screening procedures (against sanctions list), partnership agreements compliance clauses management, partnership compliance risk monitoring, partners capacity-building, management of misconduct involving partners, as well as communication to back-donors as relevant;
  • Works with process owners in the Finance, Logistics, Resource Mobilization and Movement divisions to ensure due diligence key processes risks are identified and that appropriate mitigation measures, including internal controls, are in place and documented;
  • Contributes to the development and review of control testing and monitoring plans by RES_CTM to provide assurance on the TPP due diligence procedures and controls effectiveness.

Additional duties

  • May be involved in the annual assessment of the institutional risks of “working with others” and documentation and follow-up on risk-mitigating action;
  • May be involved in relevant working groups;
  • May be involved in relevant projects.

Education and experience required

  • University degree in Business, Law and/or Administration or equivalent;
  • Professional certification in risk or internal control (e.g. Certified professional accountant, certified internal auditor);
  • At least 10 years‘ overall professional experience;
  • At least 6 years’ work experience in risk management and /or internal control and due diligence;
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in the humanitarian sector (experience with the ICRC is a plus);
  • International experience required;
  • Computer proficiency;
  • Fluent command of English; knowledge of French a plus.

Additional information

  • Location: Geneva
  • Type of contract: Maximum-term contract
  • Activity rate: 100%
  • Estimated start date: ASAP
  • Application deadline: Sunday, the 7th of March 2021

The ICRC values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

How to apply:

Apply through our career site here: https://bit.ly/2NOpWRX

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Head of Finance

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Feb 182021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
Closing date: 18 Mar 2021

Head of Finance

Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) is a non-governmental organisation established in 1915, working worldwide for peace and security (www.wilpf.org for more information). WILPF International Secretariat has international offices in Geneva, New York City and London with an annual budget of approximatively CHF 7 million.

Job Purpose

The Finance Manager (FM)’s primary responsibility as the Head of Finance is to maintain the financial management of the organisation. The FM maintains the organisation budget, manages accounting and audits, oversees grants management and reporting, and supervises the finance team of 4 members. The FM has responsibility for financial strategy and management. The FM is the highest compliance authority of the International Secretariat for the Geneva office, in terms of financial regulations, and is part of senior management. As a priority project in 2021, the FM will have responsibility to procure and implement a new cloud-based Accounting System.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Change Management

  1. Procure and implement a new cloud-based Accounting System, including overall management of the process and delegating tasks including assessment of needs, design of transfer process, organise adaptation framework, design and implement training for staff, and conduct regular reviews. (This is a 2021 priority project, temporary in nature);
  2. Revise, develop and implement Financial Manual, Policies and Systems.

Financial strategy and management

  1. Develop and analyse information to assess the current and future financial status of the organisation;
  2. Develop financial management mechanisms that minimize financial risk;
  3. Develop and implement improvements to the reporting system, accounting practices and internal processes and to maintain the financial health of the organisation and ensure compliance;
  4. Manage organisational cash flow and forecasting;
  5. Administer the payment process and authorise expenses to provide reasonable control.

Budgeting/Reporting

  1. Develop the annual organisational budget in consultation with the programme directors and WILPF NY office;
  2. Administer and review all financial plans and budgets, monitor progress and changes, and produce short-term projections;
  3. Produce accurate and timely financial reports, collate financial reporting materials for the various bodies of the organisation and several donors.

Grants Financial Management

  1. Supervise financial management of grants;
  2. Administer monitoring and reporting to donors;
  3. Provide financial planning & forecasting, fundraising support;
  4. Oversee capacity support to staff and sub-grantees.

Internal Control/Auditing

  1. Maintain an effective internal control environment. Improve the overall financial policy, procedure manual, for adequate financial controls to mitigate the risks;
  2. Implement the internal controls. Ensure that applicable laws, regulations and donor requirements or restrictions are complied with; manage and guide employees to ensure appropriate financial processes are being used;
  3. Oversee financial review and assessment regarding funds forwarded to partners;
  4. Review outgoing partner and section contracts (sub-grants);
  5. Coordinate and lead the annual audit process liaising with the auditor, programmes and donors;
  6. Lead project and grant audits liaising with the auditor, programmes and donors.

Accounting/Bookkeeping

  1. Maintain records of all financial transactions;

  2. Oversee bookkeeping for the Geneva office transactions;

  3. Oversee project/programme and grants accounting;

  4. Oversee monthly reconciliations and accounts reconciliations;

  5. Manage fixed assets for the purposes of financial accounting and safeguard through the maintenance of the Assets Register;

  6. Lead the preparation of yearly financial statements, work in close collaboration with CPA firm;

  7. Fulfils relevant taxation obligations of the organisation.

Other

  1. Work with the Standing Finance Committee (member of the SFC);
  2. Work with the Standing Committee of Risk Management (member of the SCRM);
  3. Work with the investment committee (member).

Interdependences and Reporting

  • FM reports to the Secretary General;
  • FM supervises the Grant and Finance Coordinators, Finance Associates, part time book-keepers and other Financial consultants;
  • FM works closely with the International Treasurer, the International Office Manager, Director of Global Programmes and programmes staff and the UNO Office Manager.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

  • Financial and staff management and planning skills;
  • Knowledge of budgeting and forecasting;
  • Knowledge of Swiss GAAP accounting principles and international accounting standards;
  • Working knowledge of Swiss legislation and regulations, and knowledge of US financial legislation and regulations is a plus;
  • Ability to interpret financial information to programmatic colleagues;
  • Proven financial report drafting ability;
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to communicate arguments clearly, logically and effectively;
  • Ability to set priorities, to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, working knowledge of French desirable;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to form and maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;

  • Keen interest in WILPF‘s work;

  • Professionalism, commitment, and integrity.

Education and Experience

  • University degree in finance/accounting, business administration, public administration or equivalent;
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in a similar position;
  • Previous relevant experience in NGOs or international organisations;
  • Experience in grant and team management;
  • Experience in applying and improving internal controls and processes;
  • Experience in committee work (preferably as a member of an oversight committee) is a plus.

CONDITIONS

Terms: Preferably full time position, part time negotiable.

Based in: For the first year the position shall be based in Geneva, Switzerland. After the cloud-based systems are implemented and if requested by the employee, there is the possibility to relocate the position, with travel to Geneva as required. This will then be done in agreement between WILPF and the employee.

Gross annual salary: range of 90’000 CHF (see note below)

Note: WILPF is currently conducting an Human Resources assessment expected to be completed mid-2021, aiming to review the current design and structure of WILPF Secretariat’s positions, aligning it with a revision of the remuneration and compensation package. The outcomes of this assessment could therefore impact the specificities of this position.

Start date: March 2021 ideally.

Other: Candidates interested in job sharing are also encouraged to apply as we envisage that this position could be split between the Financial Accounting and the Grants Management components.

How to apply:

Applications process:

Please submit your CV and cover letter to jobs@wilpf.org with “Application for Head of Finance position” in the subject for consideration.

Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis.

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