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Finance, Risk and Infrastructure Director

World Vision Zambia
Location: Zambia
Last Date: April 8, 2011
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Finance, Risk and Infrastructure Director: World Vision Zambia

World Vision, ( the world's largest international Christian humanitarian aid organization, seeks a Finance, Risk and Infrastructure Director for our Zambia senior management team,, based in Lusaka . World Vision is committed to partnering with the people of Zambia to enhance their lives today and to help enact sustainable solutions for the future of their communities, families, and children. World Vision has been working in Zambia since 1981, and now assists more than 3 million people in all nine provinces of the country with 36 community- based Area Development Programmes (ADPs) and targeted emergency relief projects. World Vision works in partnership with government, other NGOs, and churches. Today about 25% of Zambia's people are benefiting from this work.

The Finance Risk and Infrastructure Director's role is critical towards the attainment of the organization’s vision and Child Well-being Outcomes. This will be done through; (1) the development and execution of strategic financial, infrastructure and risk management plans, projects and business solutions that improve support services to programming and corporate facets of ministry, (2) the organization-wide promotion of good stewardship and accountability through effective financial systems, policies, innovative techniques/approaches and capacity enhancement tools and methods that improve efficiency, productivity and asset preservation/security, (3) the provision of ‘client-focused’, solution based strategic leadership of the support services departments (Information Communication Technology - ICT, Supply Chain, Administration and Fleet Management) and effective management of the quality of the organization’s service delivery outcomes and (4) effective and efficient resources management in the financial, administrative, ICT and supply chain domains of WV operations in compliance with WVI standards.

Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance, MBA preferred. Minimum 8-10 years relevant experience with at least 4 years of senior financial management experience, working with budgets of 50+million $USD required. CPA or Chartered Accountant status strongly desired. Strong interpersonal skills.

Good working knowledge of vehicle maintenance and repairs. Project Management and Quality Assurance Skills preferred, PMP certification a big plus. Must be prepared to join the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants.

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Application deadline: April 8, 2011


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