Partnership Finance Coordinator -Sierra Leone Country Office

  • Contract
  • Sierra Leone
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD

Save the Children

THE ROLE: Partnership Finance Coordinator – Sierra Leone Country Office

Save the Children is recruiting for an experienced Partnership Finance Coordinator that will establish, develop and maintain Partnership finance functions with Save the Children’s programme in Sierra Leone.

The Partnerships Finance Coordinator will support SCI projects works with partners to ensure that all partners in the projects are fully aware of and compliant with all SCI and donor policies, procedures and protocols. S/he will be the primary focal person to manage all partner finances. These includes verifying requisition and liquidation documentations and ensuring periodic financial reports are up to standard. S/he also works closely with the Partnership Manager to build the capacity of the finance departments of the various partners. S/he takes responsibility and account for all finance related records and compliance of partners. The postholder will work under line management of the Finance and IT Director, with technical support from the budget holders. He/she is expected to work closely with all other programmes and departments/units, and in close collaboration with the Partnerships Manager.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly


  • Recommended a minimum of 5 years Finance related experience in a corporate or an NGO environment, of which 2 years at a senior level within the finance department of a national or international organization
  • Bachelor Degree from recognized University in Accounting or Finance or related fields
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills



  • Excellent analytical skills – the ability to analyses complex financial data and design and produce effective management information
  • Excellent experience of budgeting and budget management
  • Excellent experience of working with and coordinating consortium team members
  • Excellent understanding of financial systems and procedures
  • Excellent experience of computerised accounts packages, Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Understanding of Save the Children’s vision and mission and a commitment to its objectives and values
  • Female applicants are encourage to apply
  • Written and verbal fluency in English
  • Ability to manage a complex and diverse workload and to work to tight deadlines


  • Ability to build a small, proactive team, motivating staff and working collaboratively with colleagues and providing support and advice as necessary
  • Willingness and ability to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies
  • A full appreciation of the value of co-operation within a team environment.

CONTRACT LENGTH: 12 Months with possibility of extension

Closing Date: 30th October, 2022

The Organization

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.


Applicants are advised that

Save the Children International does not require any payment or expense during the entire recruitment process and we maintain zero tolerance to dual employment. Any request in this direction should be immediately

Please apply in English using your CV and covering letter as a single document and include your current remuneration and salary expectations for this role.

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 Applicants should attach a copy of a valid Labour Card to their applications


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