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Send a Cow is an established and innovative charity that enables poor farmers in Africa to become self-reliant by providing them with livestock, training and advice. We have been helping families lift themselves out of poverty for 25 years and plan to help thousands more in the future.
Send a Cow is an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome applications from suitably qualified men and women regardless of their race, nationality, religion, ethnic or national origins, disability, age, sexual orientation or family circumstances.
We currently have the following vacancies:
circa £27,000 pa
Based in Bath
For 25 years Send a Cow has been helping thousands of African families grow enough food to eat, sell their produce and develop small businesses that last. Providing livestock, seeds, training and ongoing support, we help families leave poverty behind for good.
We are now entering an exciting period of growth. Reporting to the Director of Finance and Resources and working closely with Finance Managers in our Country Programmes, you’ll be responsible for coordinating and supporting the international finance function, ensuring that all stages of the financial process from planning to reporting both internally and externally are completed effectively. In addition to a regulatory role, you will also be improving and building the financial capacity of staff in Africa and will be able to make two to three overseas trips a year to carry out internal audits and provide relevant training to our programme staff.
Ideally professionally qualified, you’ll have at least two years’ relevant experience. Organized with excellent attention to detail, you’ll have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills and have sound experience of reviewing financial information prepared by others. Above all, you’ll enjoy working in a small team which is committed to bringing our life changing work to thousands of families in Africa.
Completed application forms should be emailed to email@example.com For more details on how to apply, phone Teresa Barnett on 01225 871913.
Closing date for completed applications is 12 noon on Monday 3rd June 2013 and Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on Monday 10 June or Tuesday 11 June at Newton St Loe, Bath.
Based in Kakamega, Kenya
Send a Cow (SAC) is an international NGO set up in 1988 now working in 8 African countries. Its mission is to enable disadvantaged families in rural Africa to attain food and livelihood security by developing sustainable agricultural systems which integrate crops and livestock with social development. SAC has been working in Kenya through Heifer International (K) for 13 years. The organization is now seeking to establish an independent programme in Kenya initially based in Kakamega.
We are seeking to appoint a Finance coordinator for this starting programme. The successful candidate should be at least CPA II/ B. Com Accounting or higher. S/he will need to demonstrate effective preparation and management of budgets, financial accounts, reports & other financial systems. Experience of working with an NGO, restricted grants management and delivering training to community groups are desirable.
To apply, download the application form and job description/person specification. Closing date for applications is 1.00 pm Friday 24th May 2013. Completed application forms should be emailed to Titus.Sagala@sendacow.org.uk
Interviews will be held in Kakamega on 3rd June 2013. Receipt of application forms will be acknowledged by e-mail. Only short-listed candidates will be subsequently contacted. CVs will not be accepted.
Salary to be agreed on basis of skills and experience.
Volunteering for Send a Cow
Why not consider volunteering for Send a Cow? Whether you want to raise funds through your church, inspire children to learn more about Africa or help us at events we may have a volunteering opportunity for you. As well as helping to alleviate poverty in Africa you'll also be doing something worthwhile, and it won't look bad on your CV either! To find out more please visit our volunteering section.
Send a Cow is committed to Equal Opportunities
Registered Charity Number 299717