Finance Director

SCI Foundation
£50,000 - £59,999
16 Oct 2019
19 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job title: Finance Director
Salary: £55,000 - 65,000
Location: Lambeth, London (some flexibility to work from home)
Hours: Full time

The SCI Foundation is an international development organization recommended by the global evaluator's GiveWell as a top charity. Founded in 2002 by one of the first grants made by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, we were based at the School of Public Health at St Mary's Hospital Paddington until August this year, when we became a stand-alone entity. Building on our 17 year experience of delivering life changing treatments against preventable tropical diseases to populations primarily in sub Saharan Africa we are aiming to broaden our strategy and work in partnership with other sectors outside health such as water and sanitation and veterinary public health, to accelerate disease control and strengthen health systems to have sustained impact.

In 2010 we have received funding from the UK Department of International Development which has been extended until 2022. We have also been rated as one of the most impactful global charities by for the last 8 years. We have an annual turnover of approximately 10 million GBP with considerable reserves.

We are looking for an exceptional person to join the senior management team to take the SCI Foundation into its next phase and fulfil its exciting new strategy. This is an ideal position for someone with a significant amount of experience in a senior finance role in an NGO who is looking for the opportunity to use their skills and experience to help shape the strategic direction of a newly formed organisation and innovate to build an exceptional financial management system to support the attainment of our mission.

You will have a professional finance qualification and be able to balance strategic thinking with a keen attention to detail. You will have excellent strategic finance skills, backed up by sound financial governance, risk management and compliance experience. You will have a passion for international development and will be comfortable operating in an agile environment, working with diverse stakeholders, each with their own unique requirements.

Working in close partnership with the Chief Executive Officer, Senior Management Team ( SMT) , staff and Board, the Finance Director will contribute to the overall strategic direction of the organisation and will lead on setting the financial strategy and bringing a vision for how this strategy can most effectively support the delivery of our mission will. You will also drive excellence through the effective management of the Finance Team.

Closing date: 9am 28th October 2019
First interview: Thursday 7th November 2019
Second interview: Between 12th and 14th November 2019


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