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Finance & Administration Manager

Want to make a positive difference to the future of people and our one shared home, the Earth? Working at WWF could be your opportunity of a lifetime.

What we do

WWF is an independent conservation organization, striving to sustain the natural world for the benefit of people and wildlife. From individuals and communities to business and government, we are part of a growing coalition calling on world leaders to set nature on the path to recovery by 2030. Together, we seek to protect and restore natural habitats, stop the mass extinction of wildlife, and make the way we produce and consume sustainable.

WWF Madagascar Country Office is looking for a “Finance & Administration Manager” – open-ended contract

Location: Antananarivo

Major Function

The Finance & Administration Manager reports directly to the Country Director, is a member of the senior management team and will have the following functions:

  •   Ensure that an appropriate financial sustainability strategy is implemented to support MDCO’s development as a strong Country Office;

  •   Ensure high quality financial management and accountability consistent with WWF Policies, local regulations and donor requirements.

  •   Ensure the development and implementation of adequate system, processes /procedures and tools in the MDCO to support program delivery in accordance with standards, policies, laws and regulations.

  •   Support the strategic development of MDCO.

  •   Ensure compliance with local and international laws and WWF principles.

  •   Ensure management of IT, Logistics and Procurement.

  •   Ensure line management of staff of Finance & Administration unit.

    What you need

    Required Qualifications

  •   Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance Management or equivalent,

  •   7 years of similar professional experience, with 5 years at a managerial position;

  •   Demonstrated skills in developing, managing, and evaluating financial and administrative plans and policies;

  •   Experience working with government and international donors;

  •   A thorough knowledge of, and dexterity with, accounting software;

  •   Experience working with international organizations involved in environmental and/or community issues would be an


  •   Excellent communication oral and written skills in Malagasy, French and English.

    Required Skills and Competencies

  •   Strong leadership and management skills;

  •   Excellent planning and organizational skills;

  •   Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop and maintain strong relationships at all levels, within WWF

    and, as required, with external stakeholders;

  •   Ability to work under pressure;

  •   Ability to conduct a multidisciplinary team and to work within a multicultural environment;

  •   Dynamic, integrity, responsive disposition;

  •   Open, adaptable, team spirit;

  •   Ability to undertake frequent field trips;

  •   Adherence to WWF’s values: Courage, Respect, Integrity, Collaboration..

    How to apply?

    Cover letter and detailed CV with telephone number for quick contact, photo, 03 professional references to be sent by mail to mwiopo.recruitment@wwf.mg with the mention “Finance & Administration Manager”
    Full job description and specific template for cover letter and resume can be found on the website www.wwf.mg or requested by email at mwiopo.recruitment@wwf.mg

Deadline for application: June 3rd 2024

Only preselected candidates will be contacted.
WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce