Office Coordinator (Logistics, Finance and HR)

Location: Jordan

International Office Region, Middle East and North Africa (IOR MENA)
12 month fulltime contract

SOS Children’s Villages International is the umbrella organisation for the global federation of SOS Children’s Villages. As a non-governmental social development organisation we support children without parental care and families in difficult living conditions through services in care, education, health and emergency relief, and we advocate for the rights of children and young people, in alliance with a great diversity of partners. We work in 136 countries and territories, reaching over one million children, young people, families and caregivers each year.


The Office Coordinator supports the Directors of Finance or HR and Organisation Development in ensuring that administrative and accounting aspects of these crucial areas are carried out efficiently and accurately at all times. Working as part of a busy bilingual team the coordinator will ensure efficient day to day running of the office – maintain and update all personnel records including managing monthly payroll, visas, insurances and in supporting recruitment and general HR administration. Additionally they will be responsible for petty cash, expenses and day to day budgeting and accounting for the office.

Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Ensure the smooth running of the office on a day to day basis – maintaining supplies and overseeing all office administration
  • Supporting all aspects of HR administration for the Jordan office of IOR MENA including file maintenance
  • Prepare and run monthly payroll for Jordan office of IOR MENA
  • Support the office to conduct their accounting, check data quality and import accounting data
  • Support the office in their external financial audit process and quality check the audits
  • Support director(s) in the financial aspects of budgets and budget follow-up for the office
  • Participate actively team meetings and offer cover and support for other members of the administration or finance team
  • As instructed and supported by Director of Finance or HR and Organisation Development, take on additional tasks within these areas in line with our objectives
  • University degree level education in a relevant subject
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience within a similar administration, HR or finance role
  • Expereince running monthly payroll
  • Accounting software experience and good knowledge of excel/databases
  • Good general budgeting, accounting and audit knowledge and experience
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills and a can-do approach to work
  • Written and spoken English and Arabic, knowledge of French would be a distinct advantage
We offer
  • A busy role in an international working environment
  • Opportunity to work for a well respected organisation making a significant contribution towards the development of member associations in the MENA region
  • A fair reward package that will be commensurate with experience and qualification

If you are interested in this position, please send your detailed e-mail application, including an up-to date CV and current salary details to by 30 June 2019