The International Land and Forest Tenure Facility (the Tenure Facility) is an international financial mechanism established in 2017, with a secretariat in Stockholm, Sweden. The Tenure Facility aims to: (1) scale up implementation of tenure reform policies and legislation; and (2) enable national governments and communities to test new models and strategies and approaches to implement law and policy. The Tenure Facility provides grants and technical assistance directly to Indigenous Peoples’ and local communities’ organizations to support their initiatives in Africa, Asia and Latin America and shares the knowledge, innovations and tools that emerge. Implementing tenure reform contributes to reduce conflict and furthers the achievement of global human rights, food security, sustainable natural resource management and other development goals.
The Tenure Facility has a secured multi-year funding and the secretariat is therefore looking for two controllers.
Overview of the positions
As a controller you will be the Tenure facility’s main resource for general financial management, assessment and monitoring, internal control of the projects and partners to which the Tenure Facility provides funding. You will support and work closely with the program officers, who are responsible for managing the grants. You will report to the Chief Operating Officer. The position involves in-country visits to project partners a few times a year.
In your role as a controller the main responsibilities will be to carry out the following:
Qualifications and experience
We envision a diverse team with broad and complementary language skills, professional experiences and geographical and thematical backgrounds.
You enjoy working in teams across functions within the organization and you can communicate and clearly explain financial matters, both orally and in writing to other team members. You have a genuine interest in the civil society sector and a profound understanding of the financial risks, capacities, internal control systems and challenges to local, indigenous and community-based organizations in the regions where the Tenure Facility is engaged. As a person you are ambitious and enjoy learning and working independently as well as in teams. You like to take initiatives and are able to drive processes and improvements independently. You are also an excellent co-worker and responsive to the needs of project partners. You have previous experience from working in international organizations and are responsive to different cultures.
Terms of employment
The two positions refer to full-time permanent positions with six months’ probation period. Starting date as agreed. Salary by agreement.
Information and application
Further information about the position is provided by Nonette Royo, Executive Director, +46 760665292 or Carl-Johan Smedeby, Chief Operating Officer +46 76 101 5099.
Application in the form of a one-page presentation letter and a CV should be sent to email@example.com Please write “Application Controller” in the Subject line.
The deadline for applications is May 12, 2019. Welcome with your application!