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The International Development Law Organization (IDLO) is an intergovernmental organization that promotes legal, regulatory and institutional reform to advance economic and social development in transitional and developing countries.

1. Administration and Finance Officer

Duties

  • Assist in logistical arrangements for workshops and training sessions and any other missions under taken by IDLO staff and/or consultants;
  • Oversee drivers and local transportation (vehicles) for IDLO staff, including that safety standards are met;
  • Assist the Field Program Manager to ensure that security rules, where necessary, and procedures are in place and followed by all staff;
  • Other tasks as required (or delegated by the Field Program Manager). Finance
  • Administer pay rolls of local Field Office staff;
  • Provide financial planning and advice as regards to the IDLO Kenya Field Office and in relation to the Program (including assisting the Field Program Manager in developing or reviewing program budgets);
  • Prepare financial reports and forecasts as directed by the Field Program Manager or IDLO Headquarters and assist the Field Program Manager in his/her reporting tasks; Review and reconcile Kenya Field Office transactions to IDLO HQ records on a monthly basis.
  • Maintain daily cashbook;
  • Operate and maintain the IDLO Kenya local bank account;
  • Maintain a sound filling system of all financial documentation and send the relevant monthly supporting documentation to IDLO HQ Program Administration and Finance Team;

    Qualifications Required:

  • Minimum 3-5 years experience working in Finance and Administration for public institution, NGO or International organization.
  • Experience with major accounting software systems required.
  • A Bachelors degree in any of the following fields: accounting, Finance and/or business administration; CPA or its equivalent is preferred.
  • Demonstrated financial management, accounting, planning and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team.
  • Intimate knowledge of Kenya
  • English proficiency required, and ability to communicate in Kiswahili.

    PERIOD OF ASSIGNMENT The initial contract will be for Eleven months, with the possibility of renewal based on performance and availability of funds. The successful candidate should be prepared to commence in January, 2012.

    Send applications to: emuthoni{at}idlo.int

    Country »South Sudan

    1. Judicial Education and Training Advisor

    Qualifications Required:The candidate should have a law degree with at least 10 years experience in judicial reform, including developing training curricula, conducting judicial trainings, enhancing court administration systems, liaising

    with judges and governmental agencies in furtherance of judicial reform and building capacity in developing countries. The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of the issues surrounding judicial reform in transitional countries, and will have strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relationships with relevant partners.

    Experience in training, project management and delivering technical assistance in development settings is preferred. The candidate should be used to working both under pressure and be able to adjust in circumstances where there maybe delays and changes to plans.

    The candidate should be able to work independently, but within a team setting. English language fluency required. Significant experience in common law jurisdictions is required. Knowledge/experience of South Sudan is not essential, but is a significant advantage.

    The position is expected to start in January, 2012, and last for 12 months with the possibility of extension

    For more job information and application, see: Judicial Education and Training Advisor

    Application deadline: 14 Dec 2011

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