Finance and Administration Associate: YW4A Programme

The World YWCA is seeking a passionate Finance and Administration Associate for World YWCA-led Young Women for Awarenewss, Advocacy and Accountability (YW4A) programme, funded by the Netherlands Government under the Power of Women (PoW) Fund.

The programme strengthens the leadership and advocacy capacities of young women and women’s rights organisations (WROs) in Egypt, Palestine, South-Sudan and Kenya. Together with progressive faith allies and policy and legal experts, these young women and WROs raise awareness, advocate and hold governments to account on young women’s human rights, with a focus on young women’s leadership, participation and sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). The programme is implemented by a consotrium of eight partners and 23 local WROs in Egypt, Kenya, Palestine and South Sudan, starting in January 2021.

The Finance and Administration Associate will support the YW4A Programme by ensuring compliance, adherence and accountability to the Netherlands Government’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) and its financial grant guidelines, rules and regulations as well as those of World YWCA.  They will be responsible for the successful financial administration and finance-related activities of the programme, such as financial planning with the YW4A Partnership & Initiative Lead, financial reporting, and all other necessary tasks to ensure an efficient, secure and appropriately controlled financial environment in accordance with the grant and project guidelines.

Location: Open (remote) – being located in one of the programme countries (Egypt, Kenya, Palestine or South Sudan) is a plus.

Closing date: Wednesday 30 November 2022, 11:59PM CET

Start date: As soon as possible.

Type of contract: contract until December 2025 (linked to the YW4A Programme funding) with an annual renewal process.

Click below to find more information on the position and how to apply.