We are looking for a new, enthusiastic and committed colleague who will fill the position of


Within Damien Foundation, the Finance & Supply Chain division runs all finance-related activities of the organization (budgeting & forecasting, accounting, reporting, investments, treasury, procurement, …), with an eye on reaching the appropriate level of integration between the Brussels office and international operations. The division also drives end to end supply chain processes (incl. procurement & last mile delivery) ensuring operational excellence within budget constraints. This to ensure the sustainability of our public health initiatives and our impact on global challenges.


As the Head of Finance & Supply Chain, you lead a team of 4 people, you report to the General Manager and you are a member of the Management Team. The Management team is accountable for sustainable Health Action & Global Impact. It leads the organisation as an inspiring and trusted team and fosters a dynamic environment enabling the organisation to perform to its full potential.


  • Ensure a sound and sustainable financial situation through appropriate financial processes in line with sector best practices and legal standards.
  • Elaborate and implement the financial strategy, while acting as a financial partner for the other Heads of Department.
  • Define innovative strategies within finances and supply chain and unifying, centralising and standardising tasks to prepare the organisation for the future
  • Identify, assess and manage financial and procurement risks and create a mitigation plan.
  • Drive communities of practice around finance & supply chain to ensure that Damien Foundation adopts global policies which make sense both in Belgium and abroad and which meet expectations on transparency & compliance.
  • Determine the complete flows and procedures within your area of expertise in order to roll them out, improve and apply them effectively and efficiently within the organisation and achieve the Damien Foundation strategy.
  • Initiate the increase of quality of services within your field.
  • Together with the heads of the other departments, guide the organisation to achieve its strategic objectives by driving the necessary global change management initiatives.
  • Create commitment among all Damien Foundation stakeholders by actively participating in activities and events and by representing the organisation taking into account its values and standards.


  • Bachelor or Master’s degree (academic or professional) in a relevant domain (business & administration, finances, accounting)
  • At least 10 years of significant experience in finance.
  • Proven experience in leading the Finance department of a medium-sized organization.
  • An abroad experience in an international not-for-profit organisation as Financial Manager is a very strong asset.
  • Strong leadership, project management and change management skills.
  • Proven experience in people management, driving and developing teams through transformation, open communication and collaboration.
  • To be structured, process- and tool-minded, strive for efficiency and continuous improvement.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills (written and oral).
  • To be action- and result-driven with the needed attention to details, and proven ability to work towards long-term results.
  • To be an excellent people manager with proven experience of leading and developing teams as part of a transformation, and of establishing a culture of open communication and collaboration.
  • Fluent in French and English (written and oral), Dutch is a strong asset.
  • Digital savvy, in favour of digital transformation to support and realize your mission with the relevant IT skills.
  • Experience with ERP software is a plus.
  • A positive and learning mindset.
  • Deep knowledge of the structure and internal work processes and governance bodies (HR, finance, logistic, etc.)
  • You share Damien Foundation values and are ready to help advance its vision.


  • An exciting and challenging job in a diverse and international environment.
  • A high-impact, high value-added role within an internationally recognised NGO, with highly committed colleagues.
  • A full-time permanent contract with an attractive remuneration package and benefits.


Please send your CV and motivation letter to jobs@damienfoundation.be by 30/09/2023 at the latest. Applications will be managed on a rolling basis.

Gepubliceerd op 17 juli 2023

Over Damiaanactie

Damiaanactie is een Belgische medische non-profitorganisatie die sinds 1964 actief is en aanwezig is in 14 landen. In Brussel steunt Damiaanactie het project BELTA, waarmee dakloze tuberculosepatiënten tijdens hun moeilijke langdurige behandeling gehuisvest kunnen worden. Het is de missie van Damiaanactie om mensen te helpen die lijden aan lepra, tuberculose en andere besmettelijke ziekten zoals leishmaniasis. De organisatie doet dit door de toegang tot de gezondheidszorg te maximaliseren via opleiding van plaatselijk personeel, onderzoek en gerichte medische activiteiten. Ook werkt de organisatie aan bewustmaking en voorlichting, vergemakkelijkt ze de revalidatie van patiënten, bestrijdt ze het stigma dat aan deze ziekten kleeft en stelt ze alle daarvoor benodigde middelen ter beschikking. Wereldwijd werken er meer dan 1000 mensen voor Damiaanactie, waarvan 38 specifiek in België.


Ariane Kina
Head of People & Organization Development

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