Dec 29, 2020

Program Facilitator

  • Save The Children -Ethiopia
  • Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
FULL_TIME NGO Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

Programme Facilitator - (200007SY)
Job Title: Program Facilitator

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.


The purpose of the Program Facilitator position will assist the Financial Accountant to carry out activities in finance including petty cash management. She/he will assist with quality control, financial reporting and monitoring. The role holder will also provide assistance in ensuring appropriate systems and procedures (payroll, cash management, vendor payments, budgeting and other related to financial management) are in place to properly disburse, account, budget and report project funds which are cost effective, timely, have proper internal controls and comply with SCI internal policy procedure.and credit groups in support of program activities and ensuring sustainability; and  support reporting and in monitoring and evaluation, assuring that project related data and reports are submitted in project formats on timely basis. 


Contract DurationOne year with possibility of extension based on performance.

Location: Bahir Dar
Number of positions: 1
Job specific roles and responsibilities
  • Prepares bank payment voucher for approved payments and effect the payment.
  • Ensure supplier/vendors are paid on time and legal receipt is received for all effected payments and attach to the payment documents.
  • Handle petty cash of the field office and maintain proper petty cash recording/register
  • Prepares petty cash payment voucher and effects approved cash payment up to petty cash limit of the program.
  • Follow up on staff work advance and travel advance to be settled timely.
  • Properly coding of all bank and petty cash transactions as per chart of account coding classification.
  • Collect cash with appropriate voucher and deposit cash collections intact to bank account.
  • Ensure safe custody of Filed office’s Petty Cash fund, uncollected cheque, new cheque pads & bid bonds, and other legal documents related to finance.
  • Prepare General Ledger and Cash Offline Spread sheet (GLACOSE for all transactions that to be reviewed and posted by the Financial Accountant.
  • Scan Finance documents to save in Archive.
Job Requirement
  • BA degree in accounting or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience,
  • Computer knowledge in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Knowhow of different Accounting Software’s
  • Experience in handling petty cash is required for this role.
  • Strong training skill
  • Willingness and ability to dramatically change work practices, flexibility in working long hours and ability to work with incoming surge teams;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English;
  • Commitment to Save the Children values
  • Teams, in the event of emergencies


SC Values are: AccountabilityAmbitionCollaborationCreativity and Integrity. To meet the value system, the post holder is expected to demonstrate the following Competencies on ongoing bases.


Applying technical and professional expertise: Applies the required technical and professional expertise to the highest standards; promotes and shares best practice within and outside the organisation.

  • Engaging ( align with Collaboration, Creativity,  
  • Networking: Builds and use sustainable relationship to support the work of save the children
  • Working effectively with others Works collaboratively to achieve shared goals and thrives on diversity of people and perspectives; knows when to lead and when to follow and how to ensure effective cross-boundary working.
  • Communicating with Impact: Communicates clearly and confidently with others to engage and influence; promotes dialogue and ensures timely and appropriate messages, building confidence and trust with others.