Consultancy: Consultancy firms to support the Finance and Admin (F&A) Unit
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Duration: 6 months
Starting date: ASAP
Direct Report: GT Accountant
Technical References: Directora Administrativa Regional MESO America/Guatemala; Contable in Mesoamerica and Oficial de Finanzas in Colombia, Bogota; and the Head of the Programme Unit

About Protection International

Protection International (PI) is an International NGO that contributes to the improvement of the protection of human rights defenders (HRDs) throughout the world. PI provides tools to develop HRDs’ capacities to manage their own security as their struggle against impunity and work in favour of human rights and democracy in their respective countries or regions. PI seeks to contribute to a situation where HRDs are recognised as legitimate actors for social change and to an environment where they can exercise their right to defend universally accepted human rights.

Protection International has its global office in Brussels, but primarily works where protection of HRDs is needed. PI has long-term presence in several countries of Africa, Asia and Latin America. Under its Global Strategy 2019-2023, PI is gradually transforming into a network of Hubs, establishing regional offices that work in a flexible manner across several countries.

Rationale

PI is seeking external consultancy firms to support the Finance and Administration (F&A) Unit, in particular the finance team, to follow up on financial transactions, in preparing project reports and in providing financial analysis to the F&A Unit for submission to the Executive Director and to the Management Team.

For this purpose, PI is open to accountancy consultants/accountancy consultancy firms and/or financial management firms/consultants based in Belgium to apply.

Scope and Objective

The objective of the assignment is to assist PI to ensure full support in accounting and reporting related to the Latin American region covering four (4) different projects.

Where needed in the coming period between tasks for the Latin American region, the assignment will be tapped into to assist the F&A Unit in areas of work where collection, verification, financial reporting, and accounting is needed.

Approach

  1. Collection and verification
  1. Financial reporting on grants and audit preparation:
  1. Budget analysis and other related tasks arising in this assignment:

Deliverables and ways of working

Requirements

Experience

Knowledge & Skills

Languages

Other requirements

Location and Timetable

Based in Brussels (Belgium) for a duration of six (6) months.

What we offer

Payment of services based on signed agreement.

Application process

If you meet the above requirements and are interested in applying for this consultancy, please:

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the procurement process will remain open until a qualified firm is selected. We thank all consultants and firms for their interest. Please note that we and we will aim to send feedback as much as we can, however, with the high volume of responses and our internal capacities, we may only be able to contact short-listed firms.

Protection International is an equal opportunity employer. The organization shall not discriminate and will proactively apply affirmative action principles against discrimination in advertisements for employment, recruitment and other conditions of employment, preventing discrimination against any job applicant or employee on the basis of race, colour, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, differently abled, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Adhering to Protection International means to comply with our Code of Conduct & Ethics, Anti-Corruption Policy, Security Policy, Conflict of Interest Policy, Policy for Protection from Harassment, Abuse, Exploitation & Discrimination.

PI promotes gender equality, diversity and inclusion.

Further information about Protection International is available on www.protectioninternational.org