British High Commission NCA Anti Corruption Programme Manager Jobs in Kenya

British High Commission NCA Anti Corruption Programme Manager Jobs in Kenya

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Job Category

Other British Government Departments (Partners across Government, including UK Visas)

Job Subcategory
NCA (National Crime Agency)

Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)
Main Purpose of Job:

The successful candidate will work within the National Crime Agency (NCA) Anti Corruption team. He/she will be responsible for day-to-day management of the NCA Anti Corruption programmes in Kenya, with line management responsibility for 1 x driver.

This role provides an opportunity to support a high profile foreign policy priority by helping tackle Anti Corruption and illicit financial flows in line with international human rights standards.

The successful candidate will be able to use their programme management skills to deliver in a fast paced environment, responding flexibly to programme demands. He/she will provide day-to-day management of a number of Anti Corruption and illicit financial flows programmes, liasing with a wide range of colleagues across the crime and justice sector within the British High Commission in Nairobi, UK Government Departments and the Kenyan crime and justice sector.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to further develop project management skills, including through formal training and qualifications.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Design programme proposals in close consultation with the NCA Anti Corruption and illicit financial flows advisor, and ensure that the correct project documentation is in place including risk management (through the Overseas Security and Justice Assessment), stakeholder maps, programme plans, impact reporting and monitoring and evaluation strategies.
  • Monitor overall programme finances including: accurate budgeting and forecasting, ensuring value for money, processing and receipting invoices.
  • Manage commercial procurement processes, in line with FCO guidance, and provide day-to-day management of commercial contractors.
  • Provide regular progress and expenditure reports to the Programme Team in London.
  • Oversee implementation of projects; monitoring through regular stakeholder engagement and intervening as necessary to ensure the projects deliver the expected results.
  • Provide policy support to the British High Commission and National Crime Agency as required.

    Resources Managed (staff and expenditure):

  • The job holder will be responsible for the effective financial administration of Anti Corruption programmes.

  • Line management of 1 x team driver.

  • Essential qualifications, skills and experience
  • Previous experience in project management
  • Previous experience working in the security/justice sector
  • Desirable qualifications, skills and experience
  • Ability to plan ahead and prioritise effectively
  • Excellent IT skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Experience of budget management including monitoring spend and processing invoices
  • Ability to produce clear and accurate work with attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and use initiative to solve problems
  • A flexible and proactive approach

    Required competencies

  • Seeing the Big Picture, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering Value for Money

    Application deadline
    15 November 2019

    B3 (L)

    Type of Position
    Fixed term, with possibility of renewal





    Type of Post
    British High Commission

    Starting monthly salary ()
    KES 206,171.53

    Start Date
    2 January 2019

    End Date
    31 March 2020

    Other benefits and conditions of employment

  • Members of staff are entitled to paid annual leave, which is earned, from the day they commence employment. Entitlements are as follows:

  • Grades B3 (L) 30 days

  • In addition to annual leave, the BHC normally observes no fewer than 9 and no more than 14 Kenyan and British public and religious holidays in a year. These vary from year to year and are at the discretion of the High Commissioner. A list of holidays is published each year.

  • Learning and Development Opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed):

  • The job holder will have the opportunity to undertake programme management training and other training associated with their role. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office offers all its employees the opportunity to pursue a City and Guilds Diploma through the Diplomatic Academy. The Regional Learning and Development Team visit Nairobi regularly to provide training courses to further personal development.

    Working Patterns:

    The office hours are 07:00 - 16:00 Monday to Thursday and 07:00 – 13:00 on Fridays
    This role is open to applicants on a full-time basis.

    The role will allow for a flexible working scheme during the normal office working hours, with the option to work from home regularly, if desired. The job holder will be able to discuss and decide working hours following the appointment.

    The role is based at the British High Commission offices in Nairobi, and there will be some opportunities to travel outside of Nairobi to assist in the delivery of training events and workshops.

    Additional information

    Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during screening.
    Please check your application carefully before you submit, as no changes can be made once submitted.

    The British High Commission will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.
    Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission in Nairobi are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Kenya.

    It is essential that the applicants already have the right to live and work in Kenya without the need to apply for a work permit
    Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.

    Information about the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Competency Framework can be found on this link: Please note: Job grade AA=A1, AO=A2, EO=B3, HEO=C4, SEO=C5
    Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates.

    Please log into your profile on the application system on a regular basis to review the status of your application.

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