Head of Finance and Administration DRC (gn)


About The Project

Lomami National Park, established in 2016, is the youngest national park in the Democratic Republic of Congo and a high-priority conservation area. This pristine wilderness, created with local community cooperation, is home to bonobos, forest elephants, rare pangolins, and other unique species. FZS collaborates with the Congolese Institute for Nature Conservation (ICCN) to co-manage the park, aiming to develop sustainable financing and contribute to the long-term preservation of this globally significant ecosystem.

Your Tasks

  • Oversee and ensure transparent financial management and reporting
  • Develop and implement effective financial and administrative systems
  • Manage local bank accounts and cash flow
  • Prepare annual financial statements and audits
  • Support human resources management and staff motivation
  • Ensure compliance with legal and financial obligations

Your Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, management or related field or an equivalent qualification
  • 5+ years of senior management experience in administration & finance
  • Relevant leadership experience
  • Fluent in English and French
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with international organizations or overseas work is an advantage
  • Ability to work in challenging environments and travel to remote areas

We Offer

  • Unique opportunity to contribute to global conservation efforts
  • A dynamic and supportive work environment
  • The chance to work in diverse and exciting locations
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development
  • A competitive salary and benefits package
  • The position will be based in Kindu/DRC

Your Application

Ready to make a difference? Apply now to join our dedicated team and help protect the planet’s most vital ecosystems. Then apply now via our online tool or send an e-mail to jobs@fzs.org.

Your application documents must be in English and must include your up-to-date resume along with a cover letter stating why you wish to apply for the position, what you can bring to our organisation, and outline your salary expectations.

Application Deadline: 29th July 2024