Jan 2017 Job Application Director of Finance and Administration in Kenya


Job Career: Director of Finance and Administration in Kenya


Career Application: Director of Finance and Administration in Kenya


Organization: Initiatives Inc.
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 13 Jan 2017


Initiatives Inc. seeks a Director of Finance and Administration for an anticipated USAID-funded health project. This five-year project aims at strengthening services and systems for HIV and AIDS with a focus on strengthening county, facility and community capacity to effectively manage HIV/AIDS service delivery.

Location: Western Province, Kenya

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee office operations, including procurement, grants, logistics, human resources, accounting and finance, and records.
  • Supervise administrative, human resources, and accounting staff.
  • Manage contract budget and prepare financial reports for submission to client/donor.
  • Ensure compliance with US government funding regulations and policies and implement fraud mitigation practices and systems.
  • Manage bids for local procurement, prepare contracts and maintain vendor relations.
  • Assist US headquarters with fixed asset reporting, client invoicing, and maintaining original documentation.
  • Oversee coordination of international staff and consultant visits to project office.

Required Qualifications

  • Master degree or higher in business, accounting, finance or another relevant field.
  • Minimum of eight years of experience in financial management of large/complex projects, with at least five years doing so in international development.
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience.
  • Professional-level English written and verbal communication.
  • Previous experience in USAID- and PEPFAR-funded projects.
  • Optional: Grants management experience.

How to apply:

All applicants should email a CV, cover letter, and contacts for three references to initiativesinc.kenya@gmail.com with “Director of Finance and Administration” as the subject line.

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