CBM Temporary Programme Assistant Jobs in Nairobi

CBM is an international Christian disability and inclusive development organization

whose primary purpose is to improve quality of life of the world’s poorest persons
with disabilities and those at risk of disability, who live in the most disadvantaged
societies. We are looking to recruit the following position: Programme Assistant

Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Contract: Temporary until 31st December 2018

Objective:

To support the finance and programmatic functions to in the implementation and monitoring of programme and operations work.

Main tasks

Programme:

  • 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.

    Financial:

  • 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.

    Professional Profile and Requirement
    Education, Knowledge & Professional Experience


  • 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.

    Application Procedures:

    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:

    [email protected]

    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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