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MoFA Project Officer

Vacancy Announcement 

Save the Children (SC) is the world’s leading independent child rights organization for children, devoted to inspiring breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieving immediate and lasting change in their lives. From emergency relief to long-term development, SC secures a child’s right to survival, protection, development, and participation. Save the Children has been working in Mongolia since 1994. Save the Children’s Mongolia Programme has been managed by Save the Children Japan since 2009. 

Save the Children, with the financial support of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), has started the implementation of a three-year primary education project “Promoting Inclusive Education for Every Last Child in Mongolia” (March 30, 2018 – March 29, 2021). 

Save the Children wishes to recruit well-informed, energetic, and committed individual to fill the Project Officer (Inclusive Education & Public Schools)’s position. 

Please visit our homepage (https://www.savethechildren.mn/index.php/en/page/career) to learn about the job description and qualifications required for the position. 

How to apply If you are interested in applying for this post, please send your letter of application and CV which contains the names and contact details of three referees via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 5:00 pm on Sunday, August 25, 2019. Only short- listed candidates will be contacted by Save the Children. 

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on age, gender, religion, ethnicity, or disability. 

 

Urban governance project deputy manager

The Asia Foundation Mongolia (TAF) is inviting applicants to submit their credentials for the position of Deputy Project Manager (DPM) for the Urban Governance Project (UGP) 2015-2019, which is being implemented in close collaboration with the Municipality of Ulaanbaatar (MUB). The DPM will be responsible for the overall management and effective implementation of UGP, which is generously funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and falls under SDC’s Governance and Decentralisation Programme II. The DPM will split time working at the Capital City Governor’s office and the TAF Mongolia office.

Why work at The Asia Foundation Mongolia? You will have the opportunity to contribute to the country’s development and, more broadly, to the development, stability, and growth of the Asia region. You will help promote a more effective and constructive engagement between government and citizens, work with and learn from dedicated, smart, and accomplished colleagues, program partners and local leaders and, in the process, improve your skills and grow as a development professional.

Responsibilities: The DPM will report directly to the Project Manager (PM) and will be responsible for the effective implementation of the UGP, by supporting a portfolio of project activities, including small grants for improving service delivery. The DPM will play a leading role in building and maintaining relationships with key counterparts in the MUB government and manage day to day activities on service decentralization. Under the guidance of the PM, work to build relationships with key actors in the MUB for the successful implementation of the project; co-manage consultants, interns, and other UGP project implementation unit’s temporary staff; manage and lead grants on service decentralization; provide briefings and updates to UGP PM and TAF Country Representative; support the drafting of UGP’s annual work and project reports; and the financial and administrative processing of contracts and payments.

Requirements: A Master’s Degree in Public Policy, Public Administration, Development Studies, Political Science, Economics, Urban Planning, International Relations, Political Economy, Law, or other related Social Science degrees is required. Excellent written and spoken communication skills in Mongolian and English language are required. A written test should be expected in both languages. The DPM will have a minimum of three years of relevant work experience and possesses a practical experience working with national, municipal or sub-municipal governments. The candidate will have excellent communication skills, and extensive experience managing programs, donor relations, projects, grants, and contractors. The DPM should be well organized, adaptable, a self-starter, critical thinker, and solution-oriented.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications should be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 17:00 Ulaanbaatar time (GMT+8). When submitting your application please put your cover letter and resume in one document and submit it as an attachment. We will only consider applicants who provide a cover letter including their resume and submit their application prior to the deadline. Only short- listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

The Asia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

www.asiafoundation.org

FINANCE AND GRANT OFFICER

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

FINANCE AND GRANT OFFICER

Save the Children is a leading independent, worldwide, non-profit children’s rights organization and operates in over 120 countries. Save the Children has been operating in Mongolia since 1994, and has proven experience and expertise in the fields of early childhood care and development, primary and secondary education, child protection, and child rights governance. Save the Children Japan (SC) is currently managing the Mongolia Country Program. 

Save the Children Mongolia Office is currently accepting applications from interested and qualified candidates for the position of Finance and Grant Officer

Under the supervision of the Finance Manager, Finance and Grant Officer supports the FM in undertaking necessary tasks for ensuring that the organization’s accounting and finance activities are in accordance with its internal policies and complying the national legislative requirements and timely preparing of donor financial and budget monitoring reports and statistics detailing financial results and maintaining bank accounts and donor funds. 

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY: 

  • Prepares financial monitoring reports to the SC’s management, donors, and the Government. 
  • Prepares project specific ledgers and financial documents in line with donors’ requirements; and translates and files evidence documents. 
  • Reviews payment requests and supporting documents before processing the payments. 
  • Assists Finance Manager in the financial planning and reporting of the country program operation. 
  • Supports program staff in preparation of the project budgets and monitoring of the project budgets. 
  • Serves as a focal point for the grant management at SC Mongolia Program. 
  • Supports partners in understanding of SC’s finance procedures, donors’ requirements and preparing financial reports to SC. 

Qualification and Personal Requirements: 

  • Minimum a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance or Business administration, or related field 
  • A minimum of two years of experience in a similar position 
  • Good organizational and communication skills 
  • Good computer skills, including spreadsheets and database 
  • Attention to details 
  • Excellent knowledge of English and Mongolian 
  • Knowledge of taxation and other legal requirements in Mongolia 
  • Experience of work in financial operations or in a similar field of work, including financial planning and preparing budgets is an asset 
  • Previous experience of working in an international organization is an advantage. 

APPLICATION PROCESS: If you meet the above mentioned qualifications and are interested in applying for the post, please send your letter of application along with Curriculum Vitae, a copy of university diploma(s), and at least 3 references/recommendation letters from current/past employers by 5 p.m on August 9, 2019 via e-mail or hand-delivery to the address below. Please indicate in the subject line for which position you are applying, if you are applying via email. The complete job description will be provided upon request. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Save the Children for interviews. Submitted documents will not be returned. 

Save the Children Japan, Mongolia prograM, 4th Floor, Arizona Center Khoroo #1, Chingeltei district, Ulaanbaatar

Tel: +976-11-329371

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

Country Manager, Mongolia Country Office

Vacancy Re-announcement

 

Country Manager (Nationals Only)

 

Save the Children Japan is currently seeking a full-time Country Manager to lead and represent its country office in Mongolia.

 

This is a re-announcement of vacancy for the Country Manager position, and those applicants who previously applied for this post will not need to re-apply.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Country Director, the Country Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and representation of the Country Office in Mongolia, and for overseeing the development, management and evaluation of quality programs, including advocacy work, that deliver immediate and lasting change for the country’s most marginalized and vulnerable children.

 

Key areas of accountability*

  • Organizational development and change management
  • Strategic leadership
  • Program design, operations and management
  • Emergency management and disaster preparedness
  • Partnership engagement, management and networking
  • Monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning (MEAL) and knowledge management
  • Advocacy and campaigns
  • Representation

 

* Please visit our website at www.savethechildren.mn to view the detailed job description for the Country Manager post.

 

Qualification and Experience

 

Essential:

  • An experienced manager (8+ years) with significant programming, advocacy, fundraising, and/or operations experience, working in both emergency and development contexts with NGOs, international organizations or for-profit organizations in Mongolia or abroad.
  • Deep understanding and experience of project/programme cycle management, with demonstrated experience in formulation, implementation and evaluation of grant/loan projects.
  • Thorough understanding of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and at least one of the sectoral themes of Save the Children (i.e., Education, Child Protection, Health and Nutrition).
  • Substantial experience and knowledge of effective financial and budgetary controls and securing and managing grants from institutional and/or private donors.
  • Solid management skills in organisational change and development, and experience in cross-functional and cross-cultural teams with a proven history of delivering results.
  • Ability to analyse data, evaluate options, and to think, plan and execute intended actions in a timely manner.
  • Previous experience of managing and developing high-performing teams, and the ability to identify, motivate, guide and develop high-potential individuals to become leaders.
  • Fluency in written and spoken Mongolian and English. 

 

Desirable:

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, adaptive to different types of situations.
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s mission, vision, and values, including rights-based approaches and the international humanitarian systems (i.e., the cluster approach under the Humanitarian Country Team framework).
  • Credibility to lobby, influence and represent Save the Children at all levels of government and in the community.

 

The Organization

Save the Children is a leading independent, rights-based organization for children. Save the Children was founded in London in 1919, and is commemorating its 100th anniversary in 2019.

 

Save the Children has started to operate in Mongolia since 1994. Save the Children currently employs approximately 50 national and international staff members and works in five provinces of Mongolia, implementing projects and supporting programs in Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Child Poverty, Education, and Health sectors.

 

Since 2009, Save the Children’s country programme operations have been managed by Save the Children Japan.  

 

How to apply

If you meet the above mentioned qualifications, please send your cover letter along with Curriculum Vitae and a list of at least three referees, by June 30, 2019 via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. When submitting the cover letter, please include details of the reasons for your application, your most relevant skills or experiences, and your current remuneration and salary expectations. When applying via email, please indicate in the subject line for which position you are applying (i.e., Mongolia Country Manager). Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Save the Children for interviews and written tests.

 

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on age, gender, religion, ethnicity, or disability.

 

* Please visit our website at www.savethechildren.mn to view the detailed job description for the Country Manager post.

FINANCE MANAGER (MATERNITY REPLACEMENT VACANCY)

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT 

FINANCE MANAGER (MATERNITY REPLACEMENT VACANCY) 

Save the Children is a leading independent, worldwide, non-profit children’s rights organization. Established in 1919, it operates in over 120 countries. Save the Children has been operating in Mongolia since 1994, and has proven experience and expertise in the fields of early childhood care and development, primary and secondary education, child protection, and child rights governance. Save the Children Japan (SC) is currently managing the Mongolia Country Program. 

We are currently seeking a Finance Manager, as a short-term maternity replacement. Under the direct supervision of the Country Manager, with guidance from finance directors at headquarters and regional levels, Finance Manager will be responsible for overseeing Save the Children’s entire program finances in Mongolia. She/he will be responsible for all grant management, monitoring of grant budgets and project expenses, preparation of sound organizational and program/project budgets, submission of timely and accurate donor financial reports, and making improvements in financial policies, practices and control mechanisms. 

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY: 

  • Supports the preparation and monitoring of organizational and program/project budgets, with due consideration to external factors (i.e., inflation, foreign currency exchange rates, changes in regulations, etc.); ensures that key program personnel are aware of budgetary resources, and are able to monitor their respective budgets. 
  • Creates financial analysis to provide insight and timely actionable information to the Country Manager and prepares ad hoc financial analysis for Senior Management Team for informed decision making. 
  • Ensures program compliance with all government and donor regulations/requirements, and advises the Budget Holders to help ensure efficient and effective program implementation. 
  • Reviews and consolidates monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports, including project reports, to ensure accuracy and appropriateness; provides regular feedback to program managers and senior management. 
  • Prepares any budget revisions and projections, and responds to any external questions from donors and/or internal questions from within Save the Children’s management structure. 
  • Confirms availability of funds for all requests for payment or charges to grants. 
  • In coordination with Admin Manager, maintains asset inventories. 
  • Prepares and revises finance and operations guidelines so that they adhere to SC and most current donor requirements. 
  • Manages, evaluates and develops capacity of finance and operations staff as necessary. 
  • Contributes to the development of any financial reports as required by the donors, the Government, and/or Save the Children. 
  • Assists in building the capacity of local sub-grantees to manage grant funds and to comply with donor rules and regulations. 
  • Ensures that the SCJ Mongolia Office complies with all legal requirements regarding salaries, health and social insurance and taxations, terminal grants, etc. 

Child Safeguarding As a Senior Management Team member, the position holder will foresee and monitor successful implementation of the Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding Policy and the Code of Conduct, and will discuss and solve any issues and concerns related with the implementation of these policies. 

(Note: The job duties and responsibilities set out above are not exhaustive and the post holder will be required to carry out those duties as stated in the formal job description within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience) 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Minimum a Master’s degree in Finance or accounting with minimum five years of experience in accounting/finance 
  • Strong experience of managing a team work in financial operations or in a similar field of work, including financial planning and preparing budgets 
  • Experience of developing and implementing policies, procedures and systems 
  • Experience of financial planning 
  • Experience of managing and developing a team 
  • Very good knowledge in Microsoft operating systems with emphasis on spreadsheets 
  • Ability to contribute to a senior management team 
  • Excellent knowledge of English and Mongolian 
  • Knowledge of the taxation requirements and other legal requirements in Mongolia 

Skills:

Management skills including On Programming, budgeting & M&E, Conflict Management Skills, People Management Skills (supervising skills), partnership management skills.

Communication skills including Articulation and presentation skills, negotiation skills, Interpersonal skills, Facilitation skills, Analytic skills, time management skills, writing skills, excellent in communication skills – both in Mongolian and English.

Computer skills including Working knowledge on MS-Office, working knowledge on e-mail/internet 

How to apply: If you meet the above mentioned qualifications and are interested in applying for the post, please send your letter of application along with Curriculum Vitae, a copy of university diplomas, and at least 3 references/recommendation letters from your current/past employers by 5 p.m on 9 August 2019 via e-mail. Please indicate in the subject line for which position you are applying, when applying via email. The complete job description will be provided upon request. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Save the Children for the written test and interviews. Submitted documents will not be returned. 

Address: Save the Children Japan in Mongolia 4th Floor, Arizona Center Khoroo #1, Chingeltei district, Ulaanbaatar

Tel: +976-11-329365, 329371

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

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