CARE Jobs in Kenya

1. Membership Development Coordinator - Ref: MDC/09/2016 (1 Position)



CARE International’s secretariat is looking for a well-organized and highly motivated Kenyan individual who is result-oriented to fill the following position

Job Summary
CARE International’s Secretariat is seeking a Membership Development Coordinator to work with the Governance, Membership and Organisational Development (GMOD) team, which is led by the Deputy Secretary General and responsible for CARE’s global governance, leadership, membership development, accountability and overall organisational development.

The purpose of this job is to support the Membership Director role of developing and setting up CARE International new members.

S/he will have excellent research and communication skills with the ability to manage large amounts of data and reports, analysing trends, summarizing key findings, identifying lessons learned and communicating/presenting information in user-friendly and accessible ways.

S/he will have the opportunity to understand a complex organisational network from the perspective of its core and through engagement with various CARE country offices, external organisations, working groups and other related stakeholders.

The position requires strong research and communication skills, with the ability to analyse and synthesise complex data.

Specific responsibilities include, but not limited to:
  • Supporting the Global Membership Director in coordinating communication with other existing and potential Cl members and working groups - 30% estimated percentage of work:
  • Supporting with the development of communication materials, presentations and reports
  • Documenting and maintaining the database of learning resources for Membership Development in CARE

  • Supporting with the coordination and tracking of potential CARE Member applicants; ensuring timely responses to requests, organising one on one and group exchange meetings. Tracking and capturing cross-cutting learning and trends - 25% estimated percentage of work

  • Providing administrative support to the Membership Development Steering Group (MDSG) - 10% estimated percentage of work:
  • Supporting with document preparation; coordination of calendars and agendas; supporting data collection, meeting minutes etc.
  • Conducting external research on key topics and tracking trends and learning on institutional reforms in the sector and providing periodic written synthesis and updates to the relevant stakeholders - 20% estimated percentage of work
  • Engage as a key member of the GMOD, participating in meeting and interfacing with team members to ensure coordinated access and sharing of cross-cutting information on membership related work e.g. governance reform, country presence reviews, CI accountability etc - 10% estimated percentage of work.
  • Perform any other project/activity as required by the Global Membership Director - 5% estimated percentage of work.

    Key Contacts:

    Internal
    Key members of the Governance, Membership and Organisational Development team (Deputy Secretary General, Head of Organisational Development & Accountability, Director of Membership Development, Information Management & Learning Officer); the CI communications team, MDSG, CARE Members and Country Office Leadership teams and their designate points who are responsible for ensuring on-going engagement in the membership process.

    External
    Peer organizations and INGO networks and forums
    Team
    The Membership Development Coordinator is responsible to the Global Membership Director, and is a key contributor to the work of the broader Governance, Membership and Organizational Development (GMOD) team and the overall CI Secretariat.

    Working conditions
    The CI Secretariat office is based in Geneva, Switzerland, but with many staff distributed globally.

    The selected candidate will remain in their home location and work remotely, with occasional travel.

    The candidate’s primary points of contact are based in Kenya, UK, Peru and Geneva. The position will involve some travel.

    Qualifications & experience:

    Candidate Profile Education:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in International Relations or other relevant field
  • At least 3 years of experience in a coordination role
  • Good knowledge of non-profit sector

  • Experience working and communicating with senior-level stakeholders

  • Excellent spoken and written English, with additional languages an asset (French)

  • Highly competent using and learning new technology, including collaborative technologies and virtual meeting tools

  • Ability to present information in visual, interactive forms (e.g. use of excel charts, graphics, simple info-graphics/pictographs, audio/video storytelling, interactive pdfs, prezis, etc)

  • Demonstrated experience working in multicultural/cross-cultural environments

  • Ability to read reports and summarize information

    Core competencies:

  • Self-motivated, proactive, independent worker, able to work well with a virtual team

  • Flexible and able to adapt through ambiguity

  • High learning agility and adaptive capacity

  • Highly organized, efficient and results oriented, able to manage a fast pace of work

  • Creative and dynamic, contributing ideas and suggestions to the team

  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment; cultural and gender awareness
  • Commitment to CARE core values, mission and vision

    How to apply:
    If you feel you meet the requirements for this position, please email your application indicating the vacancy reference number as the email subject title, along with an updated CV comprising of email and telephone contacts of three professional referees to: cirecruitment@careinternational.org not later than 6th October 2016.

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

    CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

    CARE International in Kenya does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. (Application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).


    2. Finance Manager - Ref: FM/09/2016 (1 Position)

    CARE International in Kenya is looking for well organized and highly motivated Kenyan individual who is result-oriented to fill the following position

    Job Summary
    CARE seeks a Finance Manager to be based in Kisumu for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded project to assist the needs of orphans and vulnerable children (OVCs).

    The Finance Manager will be responsible for:
  • Overseeing all aspects of administration and financial management, including accounting systems.

  • Budgeting

  • Expenditure tracking

  • Financial reporting and human resources for both the prime partner and any sub-awards.

    Required Skills:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field relevant to the position requirements.

  • At least 10 years of experience in financial management for large complex activities, of which at least five years were working in the field of international development.

  • Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language. Prior experience managing USG activities of similar scope is desired but not required

    How to apply:
    If you feel you meet the requirements for this position, please email your application indicating the vacancy reference number as the email subject title, along with an updated CV comprising of email and telephone contacts of three professional referees to: The Human Resources & Development Manager, CARE International in Kenya, Email: Vacancies@care.or.ke not later than 3rd October 2016.

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

    CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

    CARE International in Kenya does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. (Application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).

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