Oxfam South Africa Ongoing Job Recruitment – Apply Now!

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31 Aug, 2020

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Finance Jobs in South Africa, Logistics Jobs in South Africa

Oxfam South Africa, an African affiliate of Oxfam International which is a part of a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and re build lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.


Job Title: Finance and Logistic Manager
Location: South Africa

We are an international confederation of 19 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

All our work is led by three core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness. To read more about our values please click here

Oxfam South Africa is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

Job Purpose

The Finance Manager will be responsible for managing and supervising the correct financial implementation of urban Initiatives in the City of Morondava. The urban initiatives are implemented in close collaboration and full engagement of the City of Morondava.

Key Responsibilities

Responsible for ensuring:

  • Correct financial planning, monthly budget forecast and financial reporting of the different activities on the basis of approved budget
  • Effectively managing the  financial resources including providing the Project Manager for all necessary information related to Donor’s rules
  • Prepare financial-related aspects of grants contracts and modifications
  • Oversight the preparation of the financial reports to donors ensuring they are accurate and financial rules and regulations are met
  • Monitor proper management of cash flow ensuring liquidity at all times. Ensure cash and banks accounts are monthly reconciled and send the reconciliation to the HQ
  • Review, approve, track and report transfers requests to the Headquarters
  • Supporting the Project Manager in all the procurement, logistics and other financial issues related to the opening of the Oxfam office in Morondava and implementation of the activities

The urban initiatives are related to:

  • Improvement of the city’s drainage system, solid waste management and human mobility
  • Establishment of early warning system
  • Green Interventions

The Incumbent will be working in strict collaboration and with the support of Oxfam Project Manager based in Morondava and Urban Resilience Expert -based in South Africa- and in close collaboration with the UN-Habitat Project Manager in Morondava.


  • Malagasy nationality (compulsory)
  • Solid knowledge of the context and dynamics of the City of Morondava; good understanding of the Malagasy Government and financial national regulations
  • Sound experience in complex financial planning, budget overseeing and cash flow
  • Ability to process, analyze and summarize quality financial management information, identify solutions and recommend suitable courses of action. Ability to work with discretion regarding confidential information. Possession of sound judgment and attention to detail
  • Excellent organization skills and flexible approach to planning comprehensively, managing and prioritizing effectively a high workload and multiple tasks and deadline
  • Ability to lead and manage financial team and to delegate; ability to provide support, guidance and training to financial and non-financial teams; ability to work as part of a team, adopt a consensus based approach and work effectively through others
  • Excellent knowledge of French (written and spoken) English (written and spoken) and preferably local languages.

To apply

Please submit your CV to [email protected]

Application Deadline: Wednesday, 9 September, 2020


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