Accounts & Financial Management Training Consultant(s)

An exciting opportunity for a training consultant or a team of training consultants to deliver Accounts and Financial Management Training in support of our international exchange programme, The YESS Girls’ Movement.

Job Title: Accounts and Financial Management Training Consultant(s)

Location: Virtual / Home-based

Responsible to: Global Programmes Manager

Days / Tenure: 7 working days (including 2 days for preparations, 4 days of training and 1 day for reporting)

Contract Type: Short-term consultancy

Closing Date: 26 July 2021 (16:00 GMT)


About Us:

Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting is the world’s only movement for every girl and any girl because we believe that each of them deserves to be the best they can be. Free to make what they want from the Movement, girls learn by doing, make friends and have fun. In safe, local spaces, girls develop the skills and attitudes to change themselves, their communities and our world. The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) keeps the global Movement thriving, united and growing. We are a volunteer-led global charitable Organisation with Member Organisations in 152 countries.

About the Role:

The YESS Girls’ Movement is WAGGGS international exchange programme, undertaken in collaboration with NOREC, a Norwegian government agency. Dubbed the ‘journey of a lifetime’, the YESS Girls’ Movement gives young women aged 18-25 years a platform to take leadership responsibilities at community, national and international levels. The progamme also strengthens the quality of the girl guiding and girl scouting experience through partner to partner institutional capacity building. This is enhanced through experience sharing on best practices by the different participating WAGGGS Member Organisations.

Currently the following 13 Member Organisations (Girl Guide Associations) are actively participating in the programme: - Bangladesh, Burundi, Fanilon I Madagasikara, Ghana, Kenya, Mpanazava Eto Madagasikara, Malawi, Nepal, , Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Each of the above Member Organisations has an Accounts Assistant who manages the programme budget (finances and accounts).

We are looking for a training consultant or a team of training consultants to undertake an Accounts and Financial Management Training for the YESS Accounts Assistants. The consultant(s) will work with the support of the WAGGGS Global Programmes Manager responsible for the YESS Girls Movement.

The General objective of the training is to: empower the Accounts Assistants to effectively manage the YESS Girls programme finances and accurately prepare the financial accounts.

The specific objectives of the training are:

  • To induct the new Accounts Assistants and refresh the ongoing ones on the YESS Programme budget (finances and accounts)
  • To induct the new YESS Accounts Assistants and refresh the ongoing ones on the YESS Girls Movement budgets and accounts
  • To expand the YESS Accounts assistants’ understanding of financial risk, so that they are be able to detect and mitigate it.
  • To build confidence and skills of the YESS Accounts Assistants in managing donor grants generally, but very specifically to be able to meet NOREC’s agreed on terms and conditions when managing the YESS Girls Movement Accounts.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this consultancy position, please submit your offer either as an individual or as a team via our recruitment portal.

Please include in your offer a quote, a capability statement, a proposed programme and a short description of the training methodology you propose to use; together with your CV and a cover letter.

We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application by 26th July, 2021 (16:00hrs GMT) to ensure that it is considered in the selection process.

If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please contact our Human Resources team (hr@wagggs.org) to request arrangements for an application to be submitted within the original time-frame.

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