Capacity Building Coordinator

ActionAid International Kenya (AAIK) seeks to recruit a dynamic and innovative professional to fill the following position: Capacity Building Coordinator

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • At least a Bachelor of Commerce or Business related degree, CPA-II qualification with a minimum of 2 years experience in donor reporting
  • Knowledge of grants preparation and management; contract administration and compliance; and computerized management information systems
  • Ability to conduct thorough analysis of expenditure requests and supporting documents as well as coding
  • High integrity with ability and willingness to work and travel extensively within Kenya; and
  • Proficiency in Ms Office packages, working knowledge of the SUN system will be added advantage

    Key responsibilities will include the following:

  • Carrying out a post grants assessment of the financial and administrative systems of partners
  • Coordinating and processing of grants requests for funds by partners and facilitating timely funds disbursement to them
  • Strengthening partners’ financial capacity through capacity building workshops and mentoring processes
  • Overseeing implementation of MOU’s with partners to incorporate financial regulations and capacity assessment to enable mitigation for identified gaps
  • Monitoring of grants budgets regularly in conjunction with the budget holders from solicitation to close out to ensure targets are met
  • Providing support and supervision to partners to ensure they comply with standard MOU and contract clauses
  • Through field technical support visits advise on finances, grants, governance and management practices to ensure partners’ systems are strengthened and are supportive towards achieving grants contract compliance
  • Working in close liaison with the Regional Accountants on grants review and monitoring of grant balances of the partners at the regions; and
  • Ensuring that all partner implemented projects are cleared in all internal, external and donor specific audit and reviews.

    The successful candidates will enjoy flexibility and organisational space while joining an experienced and dynamic staff working alongside poor people. If you possess the necessary qualifications and experience, complete the application form on AAIK website www.actionaid.org/kenya - vacancy and send it to:

    The Head of Human Resources Organizational Development & Administration,
    PO BOX 42814, 00100,
    Nairobi.
    Email: hr.kenya[at]actionaid.org

    Deadline: September 10th,

    For more information and application rules, please visit: Capacity Building Coordinator Website

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