Finance and Admin Manager - DR Congo

Location: DRC, Bukavu

Starting date: Asap

Duration: 18 months with possibility of extension

People in Need (PIN) is an international, non-profit organization providing humanitarian and development assistance in over 20 countries worldwide. PIN draws on extensive past experiences and lessons learned across development, emergency and post emergency contexts to design, implement and monitor quality programming. Active in DR Congo since 2008, PIN DRC is considered one of the main actors in the nutrition sector in South Kivu province. PIN DRC focuses our work on three thematic areas Community Resilience & Sustainability, Response to humanitarian crises, Good Governance & Civil Society. Key current and past donors include UN Humanitarian Fund, UNICEF, FAO, ECHO.

Job overview:

Under the direct supervision of the Country Director, the Finance and Admin Manager is responsible for mission economy, mission’s compliance with PIN and donors Financial and Admin procedures and policies. Finance Manager directly manages finance and admin team and continuously works on its capacity buildingShe/he also directly leads the process of the development and capacity building of national staff across the departments in finance and administration related matters.

Main responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for overall country program economy (preparation of operational budget and its regular update, proper budgeting, cash flow and cost efficiency monitoring, FX rate risk, etc.)
  • Ensuring that PIN accounting practices, financial procedures and processes are in place
  • Supervision of the compliance of the processes and documentation with the local legal and administrative measures, with donors’ regulations and PIN internal rules
  • Responsibility for the financial and project reporting to the donors and HQ
  • Overall responsibility for accurate, punctual and complete accounting data
  • Local team management (approx. 3 national staff) and its continuous capacity building based on personal development plans
  • Working closely with other head of departments on development of the capacity building plans in the domain of finance, administration and compliance
  • Working closely with Program teams on project financial management and other related financial issues
  • Responsibility for correct use of financial/administrative management systems and provision of training and support to all staff
  • Key role in annual and project audits

Main requirements:

  • University degree in Finance, Economics, Public Administration, Law, or a related discipline
  • Experience with finance management of international donors
  • Advanced level of English and French is required
  • Experience with team management and supervision is an advantage
  • Experience with managing administration
  • Ability to organize and plan effectively
  • Ability to work in difficult conditions and under pressure
  • Responsible and systematic
  • Knowledge of principles of double-entry accounting
  • IT literacy, advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • Cultural sensitivity, experience with development projects/international work experience is strongly welcome
  • Great communication skills

PIN offers:

  • Environment of well-established and growing organization
  • Salary according to PIN salary scale, start-up salary 3000 - 3400 EUR per month (based on experience, before taxation, per diems included)
  • 25 days of paid leave annually
  • 4 days of R&R per year divided in two R&R leaves and travel allowance
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses with travel to the country of residence once per every 6 months of completed work
  • Reimbursement of costs of visas and vaccinations; assistance with visa application procedure
  • Free medical helpdesk and psychological consultation available on line
  • Travel health insurance for war zone
  • Accommodation in PIN guesthouse on PIN expenses or housing allowance

How to apply:

Are you interested in this position? Send us your CV and short cover letter (in English) via this link. Please note only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted on rolling basis and the vacancy will be closed when filled.

People in Need staff are expected to perform job duties and responsibilities in accordance with People in Need Code of conduct and key policies (available at: