MAG (Mines Advisory Group)

MAG (Mines Advisory Group) Manchester Central Library, St. Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD, UK
Apr 17, 2019
Full time
Finance Director The starting salary for this position is c.,£70,000 per annum, plus contributory pension. Manchester, UK, with periods of overseas travel. A relocation allowance up to a maximum amount is available to the successful candidate. The Mines Advisory Group (MAG) is an exciting, dynamic organisation that works all over the world to find and destroy landmines and bombs, and make sure that some of the poorest and most vulnerable people can live free from fear. As the only UK aid and development charity to have shared the Nobel Peace Prize, MAG is an energetic, inspiring and forward thinking organisation. Wars and conflicts erupt, subside and end. But they leave behind millions of landmines, unexploded bombs and unsecure arms. These pose an every-day danger for decades and disrupt the lives of communities for generations. At MAG, we believe that whenever and wherever wars happen, ordinary people should not be the ones who pay the price. MAG has expanded significantly over the past three years and we have ambitious plans which means we will need to continue to develop and grow our global financial strategy, so we are as good as we can possibly be. We are seeking a Finance Director to build on our significant achievements to date and help drive the organisation forward at an exciting time. As Finance Director you will: Provide strategic leadership and oversight of the financial and information technology affairs of MAG ensuring that all financial activities are carried out in compliance with internal, statutory, regulatory and contractual requirements Play a significant role as a member of the organisational leadership team to lead a strong, sustainable and innovative future for MAG. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate outstanding leadership skills and a proven ability to take a considered and clear view on the strategic issues and areas of risk and will have experience working at a strategic level within a complex, preferably global NGO. With significant experience of operating at a senior level in a tightly regulated environment, they will manage a high performing multi-functional team, ensuring that our values are visible in everything we do. We are particularly interested in hearing from candidates who have experience and understanding of multilateral and bi-lateral government contracting including compliance reporting and audit requirements. Some travel will be essential in this role, which could include visiting our programmes across Africa, the Middle East and South East Asia. This is a demanding yet highly rewarding position that will be suited to a motivated and solution-focussed leader. It will offer you the opportunity to use your strategic and leadership skills in a fast-paced environment, supporting MAG's global life-saving programme of work. Please note that as part of MAG's commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed. For the further information on the role, the application form and details of how to apply, please visit, the MAG website by the closing date of Sunday 28 April 2019.
MAG (Mines Advisory Group) Manchester Central Library, St. Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD, UK
Apr 13, 2019
Full time
Human Resources Officer Manchester City Centre Starting salary for this position is £25,272 per annum (plus contributory pension) 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. Due to ongoing growth of MAG we are seeking two HR Officers to join our Human Resources team, which provides support and advice to MAG's employees working in over 25 countries across the world. This is an exciting and dynamic role, where your HR skills and experience will help us make a real difference, supporting our lifesaving work across the globe, all from a fantastic office in Manchester city centre! Based in our Manchester HQ office, but working with managers based overseas, one of your key challenges will be to source, recruit and deploy staff to meet project needs. You will also have responsibility for providing generalist HR advice on terms and conditions and the application of HR policy. You will also have the opportunity to use your HR skills and knowledge in developing and implementing new HR projects and initiatives. This is a fast-paced role in a growing HR team, which will require high levels of initiative, pro-activeness and strong multi-tasking skills and give you the opportunity to use your HR experience for an international charity. Ideally you will be a graduate member of the CIPD or working towards it, with experience in a generalist HR role. You will need to have experience of providing an efficient recruitment service and providing advice on a range of HR issues. Previous experience of working in international HR is not necessary, but you will need to rely on your varied HR resourcing experience and sound principles of people management. Above all, you will need to be approachable, flexible, have a good eye for detail and be ready to work in a busy and varied role in a fast-paced environment. You will also recognise that good HR practice can make a real difference to MAG's success in saving lives and building futures. Please note that as part of MAG's commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed. For further information and details of how to apply, please visit our website as soon as possible, applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Applicants who are non-residents of the UK will need to provide documentary evidence of their eligibility to work in the UK.