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 India Finance and Procurement Officer
 DanCurchAid (DCA) Regional South Asia Office

 Location: New Delhi
 Last Date: December 8, 2010
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Organisation:       DanCurchAid (DCA) Regional South Asia Office, New Delhi

Designation:                India Finance and Procurement Officer

Refers to overall: Regional Representative of DCA to South Asia

Reports to:           Regional Finance Officer, Regional Procurement Officer

Team members:   Finance and Procurement officers in DCA offices Delhi, Dhaka and Kathmandu

Main Responsibilities:

·         To provide technical support to partner organizations in all areas of financial management and procurement.

·         To ensure effective financial control and reporting of DCA’s partner organisations.

·         To ensure that funds disbursed to DCA partner organizations are properly accounted for.

·         To ensure that DCA procurement procedures are followed.

·         To ensure that partner organizations are made aware of and comply with donor requirements.  He/she will work in close liaison with programme staff. 

·         To work in close consultation with and under supervision of the Regional Finance Officer and Regional Procurement Officer, and in close collaboration with the Finance & Procurement team. 

Main tasks:

Financial management:

·         Assess partner organisations’ financial record-keeping and internal control systems.

·         Provide specific technical support in areas including overall financial management, internal control systems, budgeting, and grants management.

·         Provide support for preparation of partner organisations’ budgets.

·         Provide day-to-day back up and support by email/phone to finance and other staff of partner organizations.

·         Respond to ad hoc requests from DCA programme staff and from partner organizations in financial areas.

·         Assist the Regional Finance Officer to modify and improve the DCA’s system of financial reporting and control.

·         Work with other members in the finance team and programme staff to design budgets and reporting formats that reflect programmatic goals and incorporate donor restrictions.

·         Prepare and provide feedback on the financial reports prepared by the partner organizations.


·         Provide technical support in Procurement including preparation of Procurement plan, Procurement procedure, Procurement Documentation for different kind of funding.

·         Provide day-to-day back up  support by email/phone to staff of partner organizations for all procurement related matters

·         To review procurement files of the partner organisations and report / escalate discrepancies to Regional Finance Officer.


As Regional Office Team member:

·         Contribute positively to team building with colleagues in DCA Regional Office and partake in the common responsibility in development of DCA South Asia office and programmes as well as the DCA global

·         Contribute to organising/coordinating and participate actively in staff meetings, partner meetings and DCA meetings


Professional Back ground

·         Educational background at least B.Com/ Inter CA.

·        Working with Tally package for a period of minimum two years.

·        Advanced user skill in MS- Excel.

·        Minimum five years working experience in financial management capacity building of local NGOs in similar capacity with national/ international NGO with similar responsibilities and field work.

·        Working experience from donor agency is a great advantage

·         Procurement experience is an advantage. 

Professional skills

·         Strong financial analytical skills.

·         Excellent capacity building skills for local NGOs

·         Ability and willingness to work in team


Personal qualifications

·        Commit to basic values of DCA and adhere to overall objectives of DCA South Asia Programme

·        Strong interpersonal communication skills

·        Ability and willingness to work with people of different backgrounds

·        Contribute constructively to a working environment based on mutual respect and trust

·        Ability to cope with stress and work under difficult circumstances

·        Commitment and interest in social movements and civil society organisations 

Additional qualifications:

·             EDP/IT skills at an advanced user level.

·             Fluency in oral and written English and Hindi

·             Field experience of working with local NGOs.


Terms and Conditions

2 year contract with the possibility of renewal. Salary is negotiable depending upon the candidate’s experience. Other terms and conditions will be commensurate with those prevailing among similar development organisations in India.  Position is based in Delhi but it is expected that 40 % of time will be spent with partners in the field


Please send application and detailed CV to  not later than 08.12. 2010. Short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview on Dec 16-17, 2010 in New Delhi. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


 is an independent Danish faith-based organisation working on humanitarian emergency response; rights based development; information and advocacy in partnership with secular and church-based organisations. DCA is committed to promoting equal opportunities for women and men from different caste, ethnic and religious backgrounds and encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply for this position. For further details about DCA




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