Regional Head of Systems and Operations for Middle East

Prague, Czech Republic · HQ


People in Need (PIN) is an international, non-profit organization established in early 1990s in the Czech Republic. Since then, PIN has grown to be the biggest organization of its kind in post-communist Europe and currently provides humanitarian and development assistance in over 20 countries worldwide.

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PIN draws on extensive past experiences and lessons learned across many emergency and post emergency contexts to design, implement and monitor quality programming; and has been active in Iraq since 2003, most recently across Education, Shelter/ NFI, WASH and Cash assistance. PIN currently has over 100 employees and offices in Erbil, Ninewah and Salahaddin.

PIN has a long established capacity in delivering quality relief and recovery programming also in Syria, and is well-placed to implement this intervention having implemented humanitarian interventions in Northern Syria since 2012, across the Food Security and Livelihoods, WASH and Education. In 2018 in Syria, PIN assisted approximately 700,000 beneficiaries across Food Security and Livelihoods, WASH, Education, PSS, Shelter Cash assistance and Agriculture, with a current annual turnover of approximately $36 million. Technical, logistical, and security management is supported by PIN's Gaziantep office in Turkey and the Erbil office in Iraq. PIN employs over 300 staff in Syria and implements programming through 8 offices in Idlib, Aleppo, Hasakeh and Raqqa governorates.

Position overview:

You will become a part of the Middle East team of Relief and Development Department in Prague.

As the Regional Head of Systems and Operations (RHoSO) you will be responsible for providing advice and management support to country programmes (CPs) in finance, compliance, logistics, procurement and HR administration. You will be focal contact at HQ for designated Country Heads of Systems and Operations (HoSOs) and you will supervise team of Finance desk officers in the region. You will participate in developing and establishing appropriate systems and procedures and you will you will supervise CPs compliance with donors and PIN rules. You will be responsible for methodological support to CPs in financial planning and financial risk management.

Start date: asap

Contract: 1 year with the possibility of extension

Location: Prague, Czech Republic with occasional trips to Turkey/Iraq

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