Programme Finance Manager

Options Consultancy Services Ltd Nigeria Kenya Programme Management
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Company Description

We are a global team of experts and innovators tackling some of the world’s most pressing health challenges. We work with leaders and change makers around the globe to bring health strategies to life. We provide ideas, advice and technical know-how that enable our partners to build a path to lasting change.

With 30 years’ experience in global health, we collaborate with our partners to explore existing evidence, combine expertise, scale up ideas and co-create solutions that accelerate change. This includes collaborating on policy design, managing initiatives, building powerful coalitions and galvanising social movements. Our impact is felt across whole communities, with a focus on women, girls and those who have been marginalised.

As part of MSI Reproductive Choices, all our profits go back into supporting MSI’s own mission of children by choice, not chance.

We believe in a world where everyone can access the high-quality health services they need, without financial burden.


Options is seeking an experienced finance manager to take over the overall financial management of the grant-funded Safire programme. This includes review and monitoring of programme expenditure in the UK, Kenya and Nigeria and preparing budgets, forecasts and financial reports for programme funders, Senior Management Team and other stakeholders.

The Safire Programme Finance Manager will be responsible for the efficient, timely and accurate financial management and accounting of the programme and will lead on the preparation and interpretation of financial information to advise senior management on efficient allocation of programme resources.

In addition, the post holder will be responsible for preparing programme budgets, financial reports and financial tracking mechanisms in different currencies (GBP, USD, KES and NGN) for Options and for submission to funders


To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Be a member of a recognised accounting professional body as well as having a Bachelor of Commerce, Business Administration, or related undergraduate degree
  • Have significant experience supporting programme finances and administration of complex multiple government or donor-funded budgets in a similar role
  • Experience of monitoring payroll and related systems and polices
  • Experience providing administration and logistical support to team colleagues over multiple locations
  • Experience in procurement according to best practice guidelines
  • Experience of close working relationships with sub-granteepartners and consortia

For more information, please refer to the job description

Other information

  • Options is dedicated to equal opportunity for all and recognises that every individual is unique. Whilst we always seek to embrace individual differences and celebrate the diversity of our workforce, we also want to ensure that every team member is suited to their role and that they are given the best opportunity to succeed.
  • Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment.
  • We seek people who are pro-choice, promote diversity and inclusion, are energetic and enthusiastic about Options’ vision.
  • Applicants must have the right to work in Nigeria or Kenya