To manage the Finance Department in British Council Tanzania to high quality and audit standards, supporting the Management Team to ensure the integrity of financial systems and processes while managing associated risks. 


Closing date Sunday 23 October 2016

Role overview

Context and environment:

This post manages the Finance Department of the British Council Tanzania. The British Council is based in Dar es Salaam and works across Tanzania in a variety of projects. .The office consists of a teaching centre, exams department and programmes team with business support providing key resources. The post requires a good understanding of financial management, compliance and good team leadership in line with corporate policy. and local statutory requirements.  The British Council acknowledges our duty of care to ensure a healthy and safe place to work for our staff, customers and visitors. We aim to achieve this through compliance with the safety laws in each of the countries in which we operate. We aim, where practicable, to follow UK standards, guidance and codes of good practice where these offer enhanced standards of health and safety.

Accountabilities, responsibilities and main duties: 

The postholder will be accountable to Country Director and to the Management Team more widely for the successful management of finance within the British Council Tanzania Directorate. The post holder will be responsible for leading and managing the resource team within the British Council Tanzania directorate.

Specific Duties:

  • Financial planning
  • Financial Management
  • Budget monitoring and management
  • Decision support
  • Leadership and line management of the Finance team

You can read a detailed role profile here


How to apply

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