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Finance & Strategy Manager - Rwanda - Rwanda

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #12242
Job Location Rwanda
Company Type NGO
Job Role Finance & Strategy Manager - Rwanda
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable based on experience

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Rwanda
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Any but must be willing to relocate to Rwanda if not based there already
Degree Must have relevant Accounts and/or finance degree

Job Description

  • Job Status: CVs Submitted - Awaiting Feedback from Client

Our client is seeking a finance and strategy professional, with 5 yrs relevant experience, to lead the Rwanda Program Finance & Strategy department for the company, and support program leadership in planning and reaching their long term customer impact & financial goals.

We are looking for a motivated person, who is dedicated to social impact, to lead our clients Rwanda Finance & Strategy department. The team is made up of 10 professionals offering financial and strategic program support to country leadership across all business units.
You will sit on the Rwanda program steering committee, report to the Country Director, and directly manage ~3 team members.
When not focused on team management, or steering committee work, you will spend time on strategic and financial projects of the highest importance to the program.
Team management and coaching to ensure team and program goals are met. The Finance & Strategy Team is split into the following responsibilities which you will manage:
Strategic Projects: Strategic projects to support the program to increase farmer impact and efficiency, solve complex operational and strategic issues, and support in scoping out new ventures (5-6 full-time staff)
Specific projects depend on program priorities but range from quantitative modeling to primary research.
Recent examples include running a partnership trial for market access services, building financial models for new products, or creating a new farmer communication strategy.
Financial Strategy: Budgeting, financial reporting, strategic finance projects such as financial modeling, creating investment proposals, tax efficiency projects (2 full-time staff)
Product Strategy & Management: A new team dedicated to maximizing sales and farmer impact, ensuring strong supply chains and partnerships, and improving customer service for each product we sell (3 full-time staff)
Full oversight of the country budget and investments
Program-wide strategic project prioritization (and sometimes new project creation and scoping)
Coordinate resource allocation for strategic projects
Create Rwanda program annual goals and monitor results
Run at least one strategic or financial project yourself at any one time.
Sit on the Rwanda program steering committee, to present and give feedback on wider program strategies and challenges.

Key Skills
Work experiences: We are targeting strategy, management consulting, and finance professionals (or people with similar experience), who have 5 yrs professional experience working in strategy or large strategic project management, with a strong foundation of financial knowledge and quantitative skills.
We are looking for leadership experience, particularly in roles that demonstrate team building and relationship management.

  • Job Role: Finance & Strategy Manager - Rwanda
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: Negotiable based on experience

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Must have relevant Accounts and/or finance degree
Masters or added CA/ACCA or similar qualification will be an added advantage
Technical skills: Advanced in Microsoft/Google Suite packages, especially Excel. Experience with other professional programs (e.g. R, STATA) is a plus.
Language: English

Additional Requirements

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