Programme Finance and Administration Officer Needed in Nairobi Kenya




Programme Finance and Administration Officer
DKA and eRko support Office – Nairobi
The DKA and eRko support office in Nairobi is charged with the mandate of supporting the work of DKA Austria, and eRko Slovakia in Kenya through supporting and capacity building the Kenyan project partners funded by these two donors..

The implementing partners we work with are mainly community based organisations and local NGO’s based in the urban slum areas as well as marginalised rural areas.

The support office seeks to fill the position of Programme Finance and Administration Officer. Reporting to the director, the holder of the position ensures that financial management systems of the partner organisations are strong enough to ensure aid effectiveness but is also directly responsible for administering and keeping accounting records and implementing sound financial policies and procedures for the support office.

Specific tasks for the position in regards to technical support to partners include support in the budgeting processes, financial reporting and monitoring and evaluation of programme budgets implementation to ensure compliance with donor regulations.
The incumbent will therefore be required to work closely with partners and as such, must be willing to engage with marginalised communities in the slums and travel to different regions within the country as may be required.
DKA & eRko is seeking applications from candidates who meet the following requirements:
  • Bachelors in Commerce, Business Admin, Accounting or similar subject (Essential).
  • CPA (K) or equivalent qualification (Essential)
  • 3 years experience in a similar position in the not-for profit sector (Essential)
  • 2 years experience in a managerial role (Desirable)
Skills and Abilities
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to make sound decisions based on assessment of information available
  • Strong interpersonal and team management skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to train and develop people
  • High level of integrity.
Candidates who meet these requirements should send a letter of application, a CV and contact details for three references via email to info@supportofficenairobi.or.ke.
By 5.00 pm February 14th 2014.
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