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Reference: 64645

Date Added: 7 February 2018
Closing Date: 18 February 2018

Job Title: Finance and Operations Manager

Working For: Overseas Development Institute

Location: London

Salary: £39,897 - £50,466 per annum

Job Details

ODI (www.odi.org.uk) aims to inspire and inform policy and practice to reduce poverty by locking together high-quality applied research and practical policy advice.

The Finance and Operations Manager will support Economics, Finance and Inequality themed programmes, foster cross-department working in support of strategic objectives and supervise the Programme Officer.

Key responsibilities include:

Operations Management and Coordination
Hosting regular Programme Officer team meetings for the Economics, Finance and Inequality themed programmes, fostering an environment in which colleagues can engage with each other and share knowledge across programmes and work streams.

Providing leadership and support for the administrative team to work effectively. Proactively resolving issues arising with donors and clients.

Financial management
Tracking, coordinating and reporting on financial information flows, and working with Programme Managers/Officers and the finance team to ensure accuracy, timeliness and consistency.

Report on the health of Economics, Finance and Inequality themed programme finances to Managing Director.

Business Development
Maintain oversight of business development processes, including:

Supporting the preparation and submission of major bids (for example larger multi-year projects involving more than one programme) and proposals, including:

About you
Knowledge and experience of coordinating proposals, reports and donors and knowledge management
Knowledge of international development policy issues
Extensive knowledge of financial management
Entrepreneurship and ability to quickly progress unanticipated business opportunities
Excellent strategic thinking and ability to plan multi-year projects and programmes
Ability to work across multiple constituencies
Advanced IT skills including excel, word, outlook, PowerPoint and databases
Ability to write well and to prepare reports with minimum supervision
Multitasking skills in a high-pressure environment
Exceptional planning and execution skills
Ability to work to own initiative with minimum supervision

Closing Date: 18 February 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Interview Date: 28th February 2018.

Application Details

See https://jobs.odi.org.uk/VacancyInformation.aspx?VId=28658. If you are experiencing difficulties downloading, please telephone 020 3817 0031 or email humanresources@odi.org.uk.

ODI is an equal opportunities employer Charity Reg No 228248.

Website: http://odi.org

Additional Notes

9 February 2018: this ad has been removed before the closing date as it is no longer being recruited.