CBM Temporary Programme Assistant Jobs in Kenya

CBM is an international development organisation with headquarters in Germany, committed to improving the quality of life of people with disabilities in the poorest communities of the world.

Overall Mission

The Program Assistant shall support the finance and programmatic functions to in the implementation and monitoring of programme and operations work.



  • Ensure all final approved reports and relevant documents are appropriately filed and version uploaded on Sharepoint in a timely manner.
  • Participate as part of the team members in programme coordination meetings including project monitoring visits guided by Terms of Reference.
  • Update and maintain the Kenya Partners Directory.
  • Provide logistical and coordination support for field missions, internal meetings, workshops and events as maybe required.


  • Review designated quarterly finance/narrative reports, year-end closing reports paying special attention to completeness, adherence to CBM format, burn rate within approved budget and supporting documentation.
  • Generate required financial reports, analyses, and projections for monthly expenditures including status of transfer rate and burn rate.
  • In liaison with budget holders, review the office operational monthly ledgers and update respective finance reports (PPRs).
  • Prepare payment requests, ensure the documents are correct, within agreed budget, supported with required documentation before approval.
  • In liaison with Accounts/Finance team, coordinate follow-up on post field mission reimbursements.


  • Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration and Management, or Project management
  • Professional qualifications in accounting (CPA-K, ACCA, CIMA) is an added advantage
    Work experience in similar field,
    particularly with international NGOs or international development organization is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of programme/budget cycle management, procedures, and donor requirements is an added advantage
  • Ability to maintain accounting systems which handle large amounts of information
    Effective communication skills- verbal and written
  • An effective team player who is also able to work independently
  • Ability to integrate into a multi-cultural environment
  • Ability and willingness to learn, and to pass on information
  • Ability to take initiative, multi-task, prioritise work and meet deadlines Willingness to adhere and commit to CBM’s Values and Child Protection Policy.

    How to Apply

    Candidates with the required profile and proven experiences, who meet these qualifications, are invited to submit via e-mail, a meaningful letter of motivation, stating why he/she wishes to work for CBM, CV, three professional references and salary expectations to: Recruit.Nairobi@cbm.org

    Application deadline: 5 pm Tuesday 22nd May 2018

    CBM encourages persons with disabilities who qualify to apply for this position.
    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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