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Senior Finance and Operations Officer, International Alert, London

Alert is looking for a Senior Programme Finance and Operations Officer (SPFOO) for the South and South Asia team and the Programme Advisory Unit, who will contribute to the effectiveness and implementation of the programme by supporting both managers to ensure sound financial, operational and administrative practices and management. The post holder ensures that the financial and administrative systems and procedures are of high quality and compliant with requirements of International Alert’ donors’ requirements and relevant laws, for the programmes and budgets in his/her specific portfolio. Additionally, SPFOO actively engages with others organisationally to ensure that Alert’s overall finance and administrative systems and procedures are of sound and compliant.

Educated to a degree level (in a relevant subject), you will also have extensive experience of budgets and contract management from diverse donors (such as DFID, EU, USAID, Foundations) in an INGO environment including:

  • Managing complex budgets and forecasts plans
  • Compiling financial reports from a variety of sources
  • Overseeing finance and operations for overseas offices
  • People management

The above are some of the requirements for the job. For the full job requirements and an application pack (the person specification section of which will form the basis of short-listing), please visit

To apply, please send a completed application form and equal opportunities form to, both of which can be found under ‘Downloads’.

Please cite PCDNetwork as the source of the posting in your application.


Please note we do not accept CVs.

In your application, please indicate the full job title of the role you are applying for.

Closing date; 13th August 2017 23.59 UK time

Interviews will take place the week commencing 21st August 2017.


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