CCM cerca Country Administrator (South Sudan)

CCM is a Medical NGO operating in Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, South Sudan, Somalia, running a variety of health-related projects.

CCM has been working in South Sudan since 1983, implementing health projects (primary and secondary health care) in 5 counties of Warrap and Lakes States.

The country office is based in Juba and the field offices are located in Twic, Tonj East, Tonj South of Warrap State, Awerial and counties of Lakes State.

For further information on the organization, please visit the website at

Location:                               Juba with regular monitoring mission in the country

Contract duration:                          12 months (possible extension)

Start date of contract:                     1st May 2017

Closing date for applications:      2nd April 2017

Duties and Responsibilities

The Country Administrator shall plan, coordinate and be responsible for all administrative and financial aspects of CCM programs in South Sudan, providing expertise and guidance to its staff.

(S)he supports the Country Representative and Project Managers to ensure a proper financial management of the country mission and the projects.

The Country Administrator reports to the Country Representative and functionally to the HQs Administration in Turin.(S)he will be based in Juba office.

Ideally the successful applicant will have considerable experience in accounting or financial field, administrative and legal aspect, have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently.

  • To supervise the financial and administrative staff and field offices in the Country
  • To supervise and coordinate CCM state administrators, accountant, and other support staff
  • Oversight the roles assigned to the Deputy Country Administrator offering guidance on core tasks
  • To ensure the validity of bookkeeping entries, proper management of cashes and banks
  • To ensure compliance with local regulations in respect of financial, administrative and other matters (eg registration, taxation, visa and labor laws)
  • To support the elaboration of budgets proposal and reviews budget amendments
  • To monitor ongoing levels of expenditure against projects budget lines
  • To formulate, in collaboration with the Country Representative (CR), annual country budget (to the tune of 4M USD) and quarterly fund request to CCM HQ.
  • To supervise and prepare all financial reports in line with CCM and donor reporting requirements ensuring the proper allocation of expenses to projects’ budgets
  • To support the Country Representative in the development of project budgets and amendments
  • To Prepare and supervise general audit for the Office and specific projects according to CCM, Local Authorities and donors’ requirements and regulations
  • To manage contracts of local and international staff based on information received from the HQ, CR and Technical Staff
  • Continue the development of internal control systems and participation in review of existing policies in consultation with CR.
  • To cascade, revise, update general finance and administrative procedures

Job profile


  • Relevant academic background: Master in Finance/Accounting or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or similar. CPA/ACCA qualification is desirable.
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience
  • In depth knowledge of financial systems, financial/administrative management and reporting
  • Past experience in financial reporting for major international donors
  • Experience in implementing financial control systems at field level
  • Experience in field financial management
  • Experience in leading a small working group
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Demonstrated capacity to work in remote areas
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of Italian would be an asset
  • Past experience in an INGO will be a strong asset
  • Willingness to work under pressure and long hours, if required

How to apply

Please send your resume with references (max 3 pages) and motivation letter (max 1 page) to

Please, to help the HR office to consider your application properly, specify in the email subject the vacancy title as follow Country Administrator_South Sudan

Please, note every resume will be reviewed soon as are received. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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