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Massive Recruitment at Port Florence Community Hospital, Kenya

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Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Diploma in Medical Imaging Sciences.

·         Higher diploma in ultrasound added Advantage.

·         Registered with a valid license by The Kenya Radiation Protection Board.

·         Proven over 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy environment.

Hospital Matrons

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or its equivalent.

·         Be registered with the Nursing Council and possess a current license.

·         Proven working experience of over 5 years post registration, three of them in a similar position

Clinical Officers

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY & GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualification  

·         Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery and above from a recognized training institution.

·         Have a registration certificate and a valid practicing license issued by the Clinical Officers Council of Kenya.

·         Computer literate.

·         Proven over 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy facility.

Health Records Information Officers

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Diploma in Health Records & Information Technology.

·         Proven 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy environment.

·         Computer literate.

·         Coordination & Reporting Skills

Hospital Administrators

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration / Management or any other relevant field.

·         Proven work experience of at least 5 years in a senior management capacity in a similar position.

·         Basic accounting skills & Computer Literate.

·         Strong communication and customer care skills.

Laboratory Technologists

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Diploma in Laboratory Technology.

·         Registered by KMLTTB with current practicing license.

·         Proven over 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy laboratory.

Medical Officers

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) from a recognized university.

·         Proven 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy facility.

·         Be Registered with Kenya Medical Practitioner and Dentist Board and possess a current license.

·         Computer literate.

Nurses (BSN, RGN, ICU, Midwifes & Renal Nurses)

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Diploma Holder.

·         Registered Community Health Nurse (KRCHN).

·         Must be registered with the Nursing Regulatory Body.

·         Proven over 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy environment.

Pharmaceutical Technologists 

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology.

·         Valid and up to date registration license by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.

·         Proven over 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy environment.

·         Computer literate.

How to Apply

Applicants to send Cover letter, CV and testimonials clearly indicating position applied for and Hospital choice to:

Human Resource Manager ,

Port Florence Community Hospital

P.O Box 3417

Kisumu.

OR Send by mail to hr.portflorence@gmail.com. Email subject line to read the position applied for & the Hospital choice. Applications to reach us by Friday, 4th May 2018.

While we thank all applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Kenya: Request for Proposal for Travel Management Services

Organization: World Agroforestry Centre
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 28 Mar 2018

The International Centre for Research in Agroforestry – ICRAF (also known by the brand name ‘World Agroforestry Centre’) is a centre of scientific excellence that harnesses the benefits of trees for people and the environment. Leveraging the world’s largest repository of agroforestry science and information, we develop knowledge practices, from farmers’ fields to the global sphere, to ensure food security and environmental sustainability.

ICRAF is seeking to appoint a travel management company to deal with all our global travel needs as detailed in the RFP. We will require this company to demonstrate experience in dealing with International Organisations and the Not for Profit sector and to propose a team of travel consultants who understand the various challenges that we are likely to face.

The successful bidder shall be contracted for an initial period of one year, renewable up to a maximum period of three years, upon satisfactory evaluation of performance.

The successful travel agency shall have the following minimum qualifications:

  • Accredited BSP/IATA certification
  • A good track record of serving international organizations, embassies, multinational corporations with similar capacity and required volumes for a minimum of five years (list of corporate clients should be provided).
  • Financially capable of rendering services to ICRAF (Audited financial statements for 2016, 2015 and 2014 should be provided).
  • Maintains a platform for online bookings / airline reservations (i.e. Amadeus, Sabre, Galileo etc.). Has the ability to view fares of ‘Low‐Cost Carriers’ and where applicable, the ability to book with ‘Low‐Cost Carriers’ both through the Online Booking tool and offline.
  • Currently maintains a global network affiliation.
  • Ability to secure charity fares.
  • Has in its employ competent and experienced travel consultants, especially in ticketing and fare computations.
  • Has a robust business resilience plan to ensure delivery of the contract in the event of any aspect of its operations being disrupted due to unforeseen circumstances. This includes a sound corporate governance structure and strategy.
  • Is able to guarantee the delivery of products and services in accordance with the performance standards required in this Proposal.

How to apply:

Go to: http://www.worldagroforestry.org/request-proposal-travel-management-services

Kenya: Executive Director – ACTS

Organization: African Centre for Technology Studies
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 22 Jan 2018

Introduction

ACTS is currently recruiting for the position of Executive Director (ED). The ED is the Chief Executive Officer of the Centre, is responsible for ensuring sustained progress towards achieving ACTS purpose and mission, and reports to the Governing Council.
The ED is expected to provide overall scientific leadership of the Centre; set the direction of its research and dissemination programmes; develop and articulate strategies and operational plans and managerial leadership; provide strategic and operational leadership; build and maintain superior external partnerships; mobilize and manage resources in support of all operations of the Centre.
The ED will be joining a team and global network of excellent / award winning researchers in the area of science, technology and innovation policies. ACTS was in 2016 rated among the top three global think tanks in Climate Change, and number one in Africa. It is an exiting challenge for the new ED to maintain these standards and drive ACTS higher.

Job Function: Executive Management, Management

Industries: Research

Key Responsibilities include the following

  1. Overall leadership of ACTS, setting the direction of its research and dissemination programmes, developing and articulating strategies, operational plans, staff recruitment and staff evaluation.
  2. Overall managerial leadership of ACTS, including financial, operational and programme delivery functions; creation and management of the budget, supervision of the finance and administration functions, planning and control systems that measure success, encourage the delivery of results on time and are cost effective.
  3. Build and promote the Center’s reputation as a world-class science, technology and innovation research, training, advocacy and communications institution.
  4. Develop and implement an overall funding strategy for the Centre that delivers short and long term financial security and lead resource mobilization efforts that grow and diversify the Center’s funding.
  5. Provide clear direction in financial resource allocation consistent with the Center Strategic Plan and operations.
  6. Build a strategic positioning of ACTS globally and ensure that the Center’s unique contribution to science, technology and economy is clearly communicated and recognized in the wider community.
  7. Promote an open corporate culture based on excellence of delivery, characterized by high standards of critical and output oriented research, highly motivated staff, collegiality, a sense of urgency, participatory decision making, delegation of authority with responsibility, nurturing professional growth and commitment to ACTS ultimate purpose.
  8. Establish and nurture close links with partner organizations and represent ACTS in regional and global fora: the ED will maintain and reinforce relations with governments as well as with national, regional, and international organizations and other key players to maximize effectiveness and impact.
  9. Contribute to the overarching vision and strategic approach in the planning and development of Science, Technology and Innovation research in Africa, involving national research systems, the private sector as well as other regional and international research organizations.
  10. Establish a positive and empowering work environment in conformity with organizational values, policies, and procedures.
  11. Provide a consistent and empowering vision that supports the sourcing and development of human resources, and create a culture that motivates staff for high professional achievement.
  12. Represent the ACTS Secretariat in the Governing Council and the Executive Committee of the Governing Council as an ex-officio member.
  13. Participate in the ACTS Endowment Foundation Trust as an ex-officio member.

Profile of the candidate

  1. Applicants should preferably be in their mid-career, an energetic person with experience in research, policy analysis, advocacy and resource mobilization
  2. Have relevant degree and at least 5 years’ experience of running an organisation or team of similar size and scope as ACTS.
  3. Candidate must have strong leadership and management skills;
  4. Candidate must have experience of strong and effective relationships with governments, international organizations, civil society, and the private sector; positive and pro-active strategies for building trust, confidence and productivity with partner organizations, and to working with countries, regional and international organizations; and highly developed abilities in resource mobilization.

How to apply:

This is a 5 years contract, renewable.
Highly motivated and dynamic persons are invited to apply. Candidates from Africa are encouraged to apply. The role is based in Nairobi, Kenya.
Interviews will be conducted between 29th January and 5th February 2018 in Nairobi.

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Kenya: Finance Director – ACTS

Organization: African Centre for Technology Studies
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 18 Jan 2018

Introduction

ACTS is currently recruiting for the position of Finance Director (FD). The FD is responsible for the financial and administrative aspects of the Centre, reporting to the Executive Director, with an ex-officio post on the Executive Committee of the Governing Council. The FD’s main responsibilities are to: be accountable for the financial probity and financial security of the Centre; deliver operational and strategic reporting regarding the Centre’s finances; ensure the Centre has adequate levels of income and that its resources are suitably matched to such income; manage an administrative team within the Centre to deliver operational excellence within an organization with typical annual spend of US$ 3-10 million.
The candidate will be joining a team and global network of excellent / award winning researchers in the area of science, technology and innovation policies. ACTS was in 2016 rated among the top three global think tanks in Climate Change, and number one in Africa.

Key responsibilities include:

  1. Overall leadership of the finance and administrative activities at ACTS, setting the policies and procedures to ensure proper and effective financial management.
  2. Develop and implement an overall funding strategy for the Centre that delivers short and long term financial security and lead resource mobilization efforts that grow and diversify the Center’s funding.
  3. Overall responsibility for ensuring ACTS income is sufficient for its needs in both the short and long term and that operational costs are aligned with the income.
  4. Deliver fast and accurate reporting throughout the ACTS organization and ensure that financial processes are well defined, appropriate and adhered to across the Centre.
  5. Be responsible for the financial probity of the Centre and ensure a culture of zero tolerance for corrupt or illicit practices is maintained throughout the organization.
  6. Establish and nurture close links with partner/donor organizations and support the ED in contractual discussions regarding both existing and new programs of work.
  7. Build and promote the Center’s reputation amongst donors and customers and develop a strategy for financial endowment to provide the Centre with long-term financial stability.
  8. Support the ED to ensure sustained progress towards achieving ACTS purpose and mission.
  9. Represent the ACTS Secretariat as an ex-officio member in its dealings with the Executive Committee of the Governing Council on financial and administrative matters.
  10. Represent the ACTS Secretariat by invitation in its dealings with the Governing Council (alongside the Executive Director) on financial and administrative matters.

Profile of the candidate

  1. The preferred candidate for this position is a fully qualified accountant with CPA(K)/ ACCA, with good quality degree from a well-respected university;
  2. The preferred candidate should have a minimum 5 years’ experience of running the finance and administration department of an organization with US$ 3-10M turnover;
  3. The preferred candidate should have the ability to self-start and run a finance operation in a hands-on way, without a large team of supporting staff.
  4. The candidate should have the ability to analyze and report financial data and to communicate this clearly within the organization and to the Governing Council; has the experience of contract negotiation, contract management and associated procedures.
  5. The candidate should be detail-oriented and have the ability to put in place the required processes for cost control and management; have experience of employment law and employment contracts; a collaborative worker, operating closely alongside the Executive Director and Programme Director to acquire new finance and to oversee existing programs.
  6. Complete familiarity with conventional accounting tools (e.g SAGE) and the ability to drive appropriate financial IT solutions for the organization are required.
  7. Experience with working with financial donors / NGO sector would be a distinct advantage but not mandatory.

How to apply:

This is a 3 years contract, renewable.

Highly motivated and dynamic persons are invited to apply. The role is based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Interviews will be conducted between 29th January and 5th February 2018 in Nairobi.

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Construction Industry Procurement Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title:  Procurement Officer – Construction
 

Salary: 35K
 

Location: Nairobi

Career Management Centre seeks to recruit a Procurement Officer for one of clients in the construction industry to handle all procurement and supply chain activities.
 

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Implementation and enforcement of procurement regulations and procedures, procurement planning to ensure no stock outs at any one time
  • Managing driver routings and logistics to various construction sites
  • Receiving supplier invoices and verifying information on Supporting documents (delivery notes and supply requisitions-LPO) in order to establish the accuracy of delivered
  • Maintain records of purchases, pricing, and other important data
  • Review and analyze all vendors/suppliers, supply, and price options
  • Develops plans for purchasing equipment, services and supplies
  • Negotiate the best deal for pricing and supply contracts
  • ensure that the products and supplies are high quality
  • Create and maintain inventory of all incoming and current supplies
  • Maintain and update list of suppliers and their qualifications, delivery times, and potential future development

Skills and qualifications

  • Relevant training in procurement or supply chain
  • A minimum of three (3) years relevant experience procurement or supply chain, experience in construction industry will be an added advantage
  • Must have good computer skills.

How to Apply
 

Business Process Manager Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Business Process Manager
 

The Role: To increase the quality of services while reducing costs and improve business processes by eliminating defects and enhancing quality while achieving and maintaining optimal levels of process performance.
 

Responsibilities

Skills and Qualifications

  • Ability to have a vision of the big picture.
  • Able to understand that changing one step in the process can impact other process activities.
  • Ability to change the hearts and minds of employees affected by any changes in the processes.
  • To engage employees to inspire and empower them to provide input into process change.
  • Ability to encourage employees to embrace new process once it is implemented.
  • Exceptional determination, self-motivation and interpersonal skills. Promoting a new process innovation to achieve the cultural shift required to help the organization embrace a new innovation.
  • Call Centre experience would be highly preferred


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Travel Centre Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya (100K)

Our client, in travel industry is urgently seeking to recruit a Travel Centre Manager to join their team.
 

Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 

Salary: 100K

Responsibilities

Process Optimization

  • Assist in the development of operational policies and procedures
  • Manage Client Service Levels
  • Provide the highest levels of service delivery to clients and stakeholders.
  • Manage daily service levels across all communications channels.
  • Telephone and email service factor monitored and met Transaction processing time, i.e. turnaround time
  • Online booking tool adoption and awareness
  • Ensure, in coordination with account management, that all team members are aware of client travel policy and service level requirements and participate in client meetings when required.
  • Ensure all transactions are charged and that open transactions are investigated and processed in a timely manner.
  • Create a Customer First culture and manage culture Change.

Qualifications

  • University Degree from a recognized institution.
  • 2-3 years of experience in the same role.
  • Sound understanding of the online travel business.
  • Manages time effectively to meet agreed deadlines, integrity, respects confidentiality and is trustworthy.
  • He/she must be a dynamic communicator, must have excellent written skills, and be a client-focused individual.
How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the requirements are invited to send their CV to ‘email protected’ indicating the job tittle “TRAVEL CENTRE MANAGER ” on the subject line by 7th October 2017.

 

Solar Company Logistics and Repair Manager Job in Kisumu, Kenya

BBOXX Capital Kenya Limited

We are an international company based in London leading the solar revolution across the developing world.  Currently operating in 14 different countries we have already electrified 200,000 people.  

We are aiming to make that number 20 million by the year 2020.  Unlike other off-grid solar providers, the company controls the whole process from design to manufacture to distribution and financing.

1. Job Title: Logistics and Repair Manager
 

 

2. Reports to: Managing Director
 

3. Location: Distribution Centre (Kisumu)
 

4. Purpose: The Logistics and Repair Manager is responsible for overseeing all the Distribution Centre processes and managing the people responsible, namely Repair Technicians and Logistics Officers.

5. Responsibilities:

  • Manage all shipments arriving in the country
  • Manage all stocks moves and levels within the country
  • Ensure the distribution centre is organised and working efficiently
  • Provide oversight on technical repairs and refurbishment department
  • Manage and coach repairs technicians and logistics officers
  • Report to MD and department heads with KPIs
  • Ensure weekly reports and documentation are achieved reliably

6. Description of tasks:

  • Speaking with the China company to organise relevant shipping documents
  • Liaising with the China company to ease our import process
  • Working with the clearing agents to manage customs clearance
  • Handle tax exemption requests
  • Ensure efficient clearing process
  • Monitor stock movements between warehouse and shops
  • Organise inter-company orders
  • Ensure shops continuously have the correct stock
  • Organise delivery of stock to shops to maintain stock levels
  • Maintain strong 5S warehouse management principles
  • Encourage 5S principles and other best stock practices throughout the business
  • Assist with product support investigations
  • Report on all product issues
  • Suggesting improvement to the refurbishment and stock management processes

Skills and Qualifications Desired:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement/ Supply Chain Management or related field
  • At least 3 years’ experience in supply chain /Warehouse and or Logistics role in a busy work environment
  • Strong analytical, communication, decision making and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • A dynamic and positive attitude, excellent organization, coordination and planning skills

World Agroforestry Centre Procurement Assistant Job in Kenya

World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)

Job Vacancy: Procurement Assistant
 

About our organization: The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) is a non-profit global research organization that generates science-based knowledge about the diverse and important roles that trees play in agricultural landscapes and rural livelihoods. 

 

The Centre’s vision is rural transformation in the developing world, as family farmers use tree-based solutions based in agroforestry to improve food security, nutrition, income, soil, human and ecosystem health, and to help them adapt to and mitigate climate change. 

With their multidisciplinary research and the knowledge they generate, ICRAF and its partners advance policies and practices that benefit the poor and the environment.
 

The Centre’s headquarters are in Nairobi, Kenya, and it conducts research in more than 30 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. ICRAF is a member of the Consortium of 15 independent agricultural research centres of CGIAR.
 

The Position: The Procurement Assistant will work with a more senior officer to facilitate the procurement of goods and services at the right time, source, quantity, quality, and price and delivery at the right place.
 

Duties and Responsibilities
 

The incumbent, within delegated authority, will be responsible for the following duties;

  • Implements the procurement policies and guidelines; establishes and implements internal controls systems and procedures.
  • Reviews, records and prioritizes purchasing requests and obtains additional information/documentation as required; provides assistance to requisitioners in preparing scope of work and specifications of goods and services; proposes product substitutions consistent with requirements to achieve cost savings; determines the availability of funding sources.
  • Identify and recommend sources of procurement; interview potential suppliers; prepares and maintains database of approved suppliers
  • Produces tender documents (e.g. Requests for Qualification, Invitations to Bids, Requests for Proposals and Requests for Quotation) based on the nature of the requirements and cost of procurement involved.
  • Prepares abstracts of offers and compile data contained in quotations, proposals and bids to determine which supplier can deliver the required goods/services at the best terms and lowest costs possible with due consideration to quality, delivery time, payment terms and other discounts, transportation costs, etc.
  • Enters into negotiation of terms and conditions of orders under the guidance of Procurement Officer(s); obtains credit and other information on proposed suppliers.
  • Finalizes purchase orders and contracts for approval in line with delegated signature authority, and, if required, prepares submission for review and subsequent approval by the authorized official.
  • Prepares PRO1Bs for duty free purchases, PRO1Cs for disposal of duty free items, form A’s for motor vehicle importation form C’s for motor vehicle registration. 
  • Liaises internally with Protocol office and externally with the clearing agents to ensure that imports are cleared at the earliest without incurring additional costs to the Centre.
  • Assists in resolving issues/problems related to delivered goods, including discrepancies between purchase orders and items/quantities shipped or received, demurrage; prepares and signs return to Vendor forms for unacceptable and/or damaged goods received.
  • Verifies supplier invoices, proforma invoices and delivery notes/job completion forms, before submission to Finance for payment.
  • Assists in the disposal of obsolete and surplus materials/assets.
  • Maintains relevant internal databases and files; keeps track of any contractual agreements, framework arrangements, etc.
  • Ensures safe custody of the Purchase Orders, Quotations, Correspondence and any other accountable documents.
  • Drafts a variety of correspondence.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor

Required Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in any business related field,
  • Diploma from Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS) or equivalent certification.
  • Member of KISM

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in a procurement environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to coordinate, prioritize and organize workload
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent project management skills
  •  Customer service oriented
  • Strong negotiation skills

Terms of offer: We offer a collegial, diverse and gender-sensitive working environment, and we encourage applications from qualified women. 

This position is remunerated on Local Terms. 

The appointment will be for an initial period of three (3) years, subject to a six (6) months’ probation period.
 

How to apply:
 

CLICK HERE to apply online by completing the application form and attach your cover letter and CV/Resume (as one document – labelled with your First Name and Last Name).
 

Applications will be considered until 03 October 2017. 

Please note that only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted.

World Agroforestry Centre Assistant Accountant Job in Kenya

World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)

Job Vacancy: Assistant Accountant – Budget, Regions and Corporate Reporting
 

About our organization: The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) is a non-profit global research organization that generates science-based knowledge about the diverse and important roles that trees play in agricultural landscapes and rural livelihoods. 

 

The Centre’s vision is rural transformation in the developing world, as family farmers use tree-based solutions based in agroforestry to improve food security, nutrition, income, soil, human and ecosystem health, and to help them adapt to and mitigate climate change. 

With their multidisciplinary research and the knowledge they generate, ICRAF and its partners advance policies and practices that benefit the poor and the environment.
 

The Centre’s headquarters are in Nairobi, Kenya, and it conducts research in more than 30 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. ICRAF is a member of the Consortium of 15 independent agricultural research centres of CGIAR.
 

The Position: The Assistant Accountant Budget, Regions and Corporate Reporting will provide support to Regions, SDs, Global Support Units and Overhead Units based at HQ
 

Duties and Responsibilities
 

Internal Control System

  • Adhere to internal control systems that will ensure that the centre attains its objectives, produce accurate and reliable data for decision making, ensure compliance to policies and laws of host countries and safeguard the centre assets
  • Evaluate and communicate internal control deficiencies in a timely manner to supervisor

Financial Planning and Budgeting

  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual budget vs actual expenditure for review by the project managers
  • Assist in the preparation and consolidation of the annual Programme of Work and Budget
  • Monitor budget expenditures for the offices at HQ, the regions and the country offices

Donor Reporting

  • Preparation of various donor financial reports as per the donor requirements in accordance with the grant agreement.
  • Review of Donor Financial Reports from the regional offices ensuring that they have been done as per the donor and ICRAF requirements before presentation for internal ICRAF approval
  • Preparation of Donor invoices for funds request as well as other invoices as might be requested from time to time.

Management of Partners

  • Assist in the financial management capability assessment of partners.
  • Prepare disbursement of funds to partners.
  • Review and process partners advance liquidation and updating same in the financial systems
  • Prepare monthly age analysis of all partners balances and follow overdue liquidations

Project Imprest

  • Transferring of imprest to regional and country offices as per the computed monthly imprest levels.
  • Reviewing, vouching and filing all project imprest return reconciliations and supporting documentation received from regional and country offices.
  • Review monthly petty cash and Bank reconciliation from the region

Other Duties

  • Financial management capacity building for programme administrators
  • Preparation of payment vouchers and raising journals in financial systems
  • Assist to retrieve supporting documents during special external audits for all projects in the respective assigned units
  • Assist in review of proposal and concept notes budget to ensure they are full costed as per ICRAF policy

Required Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • First degree in Finance, Commerce, and Accounting, Economics or other business related disciplines
  • CPA III/ACCA or International equivalent

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in Accounting, Budgeting & Corporate Reporting
  • Good understanding of budgeting and financial management procedures
  • Proficiency in database applications and MS office suite
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multicultural team
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities, work under pressure, and meet deadlines.
  • Strong self-starter with initiative to identify opportunities and take appropriate action.

Terms of offer: We offer a collegial, diverse and gender-sensitive working environment, and we encourage applications from qualified women. 

This position is remunerated on Local Terms. 

The appointment will be for an initial period of three (3) years, subject to a six (6) months’ probation period.
 

How to Apply:
 

CLICK HERE to apply online by completing the application form and attaching your cover letter and CV/Resume (as one document – labelled with your First Name and Last Name).
 

Applications will be considered until 03 October 2017. 

Please note that only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted.