Head of Programmes Finance

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£50,340 (plus contributory pension)
25 Oct 2019
22 Nov 2019
Job Title
Head of Finance
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Programmes Finance

£50,340 (plus contributory pension)

Maternity contract to Jul 2020.

Manchester City Centre


MAG saves lives and builds futures by working with others to reclaim land contaminated with the debris of conflict, to reduce the daily risk of death or injury for civilians, and to create safe and secure conditions for development. MAG shared the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize as a founding member of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines for our work to ban landmines. Our vision is a safe and secure future for men, women and children affected by armed violence and conflict. 

We are seeking a fully qualified (interim) Head of Programme Finance to lead our Programmes Finance team, which provides day-to-day financial support and advice to MAG’s programmes in countries across the globe. This is an exciting and dynamic role, influence local, regional and global stakeholders, with the overriding objective of delivering strong financial control for MAG’s global programmes.  

Reporting to the Deputy Director of Finance you will be responsible for managing the UK based programmes finance team, providing financial advice, support and assurance in the development and monitoring of MAG’s international programme activities as well as overseeing financial planning, analysis and reporting across our global programmes. You will also foster a culture of financial business partnering with operational teams adding value that will assist in decision making and the delivery of MAG’s lifesaving work.

You will be based in MAG’s HQ in Manchester, managing your team, overseeing MAG’s financial control, monitoring and reporting for MAG’s global programmes.    You will occasionally be required to travel to support our programmes overseas; potentially seeing 3 weekly visits per year to our programmes in Southeast Asia, the Middle East or Africa.

For further information and details of how to apply, please visit our website at www.maginternational.org/vacancies-at-mag before the closing date of Sunday 10th November 2019.

Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we are not able to respond to every application. If you have not heard back from us within three weeks of your application, it means that your application has not been successful.

Applicants who are non-residents of the UK will need to provide documentary evidence of their eligibility to work in the UK.