Finance & Operations Manager

Finance & Operations Manager


  • Key role within a world-renowned international development NGO based in Da Nang, Vietnam
  • Be a significant contributor to ending avoidable blindness


Come and join our international development organisation where we are ensuring that the vision of Fred Hollows lives on.  We are working to eradicate avoidable blindness by 2020, and are committed to working with partners to bring about change that is sustainable and reaches even the most vulnerable communities. Working across more than 26 countries, our vision is for a world where no one is needlessly blind.


Reporting directly to the Country Manager, the Finance & Operations Manager will oversee Finance, Procurement and Logistics, Human Resources and general Administration accountabilities for our Vietnam Country office.  This is a senior leadership role and while we need someone who has strong financial acumen and operational experience you also need to have personal motivation to drive strong Procurement and Logistics, Security, Risk Management, oversee general office management, Policy and Process, and Human Resources. 


You will lead a small team of finance and administration professionals to effectively manage resources and systems for our program. You and the team will also have strong internal and external partner relationships to be effective.  While you will need to understand the workings across a multi-team environment you have team members to do the doing, so you need to be a strong leader who can coach, lead and drive action.


To be successful in this role you must have;

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field. MBA is preferred.
  • CPA (K) or ACCA certified.
  • Minimum of 5 years leadership experience.
  • 5 years of experience in managing finances in a senior position.
  • Grant management and donor funded reporting experience.
  • Good knowledge of procurement processes and internal control systems.
  • Sound knowledge of current legislation and regulatory requirements relevant to INGOs.
  • Solid knowledge of accounting principles, financial systems, budget/cash-flow monitoring and internal accounting controls.
  • Must have good working knowledge of computerized accounting software, preferably Sun Systems and literacy in using Microsoft Office programs.
  • Experience dealing with an English speaking head office and matrix reporting environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills , with strong English


How to apply

Applications should be made via our website: should include your resume and cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience & skills section of the role purpose as well as details of your current and expected salary.


Applications close:


This position is open to Vietnam Nationals only who must have the appropriate right to work in Vietnam.


The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas where we work.  Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.