Finance And Administration Manager - Nigeria Job at Global Alliance For Improved Nutrition (GAIN)



GAIN’s purpose is to advance nutrition outcomes by improving the consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially those most vulnerable to malnutrition. In particular, we aim to improve the consumption of safe and nutritious foods for-at a minimum-1 billion people over the next five years and target major improvements to food systems, resulting in more diverse and healthier diets for vulnerable people in countries where we work.


Job Title: Finance and Administration Manager


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The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) was launched at the UN in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition. GAIN is a global, Swiss-based foundation that mobilises public-private partnerships and provides financial and technical support to deliver nutritious foods to those people most at risk of malnutrition.
GAIN’s purpose is to advance nutrition outcomes by improving the consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially those most vulnerable to malnutrition. In particular, we aim to improve the consumption of safe and nutritious foods for—at a minimum—1 billion people over the next five years and target major improvements to food systems, resulting in more diverse and healthier diets for vulnerable people in countries where we work.

The Finance and Administration Manager is a key position in the Nigeria country office.
  • This position is expected to provide essential administrative, governance, financial, HR, IT and internal control services to the program operations whilst ensuring compliance with global GAIN policies, systems and procedures.
  • The ideal candidate will be able to plan and organize substantial workload that includes complex diverse tasks and responsibilities.
  • S/he will have leaderships skills and team building skills.
  • The ideal candidate will have solid experience in a similar managerial position, including supervision of other staff.
  • S/he will have a professional accounting qualification and preferably a management degree with specialization in business, HR, IT.
  • The Finance and Administration Manager is expected to be both responsive and proactive to operational requirements with an ability to plan the work of program support.
  • S/he is part of the country office leadership and ensures compliance with external requirements, such as local laws and regulations and donor, partner, service provider and vendor contractual obligations.
  • S/he is responsible for safeguarding GAIN’s interest in these transactions and interactions, providing effective first level stewardship of GAIN’s assets, resources, staff and premises.
  • S/he provides support to the Country Director, staff and consultants in maintaining good relationships with external stakeholders.

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