CIP Consultant - Program Specialist Jobs in Kenya
CIP Consultant - Program Specialist Jobs in Kenya The International Potato Center (CIP) is seeking to recruit a highly talented Program Specialist on a consultancy basis.
The Program Specialist will provide program support for the implementation of Development and Delivery of Biofortified Crops at Scale (DDBIO) program.
He/she will be responsible for providing administrative support to the global program team, organizing regional meetings; events and backstopping the efforts of admin assistants in the program’s implementing countries (Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda).
This position reports to the Program Coordinator.
Provide day to day administrative support to the DDBIO global team.
Provide logistical support as needed (appointment, meetings, travel arrangements).
Assist with program related communications (appointments, reports, booking meeting rooms / venues and equipment etc.).
Assist in developing meta data, uploading, updating and dissemination of DDBIO publications and communication products on to various platforms including the CGIAR space, social media, project microsite etc.
Coordinate travel arrangements and logistical support - including the handling of travel requests and liquidations for visitors and program staff, accommodation, and arranging for meals for the project events.
Backstopping the efforts of the admin assistants in the program’s implementing countries (Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda) to effectively execute similar duties and support country teams.
Compile workshop presentations, preparation of meeting materials for participants and maintaining and improving mailing lists.
Maintenance of office filing system (manual and electronic) including backup, archiving and storage.
Assist in procurement and payment of bills.
Handling maintenance of office assets and keeping an inventory of equipment and supplies.
Assisting with the preparation of cash position and bank reconciliations and regular financial reporting.
At bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Economics or a related field.
A minimum of 5 years of finance and administration experience in a busy environment.
Experience as an executive assistant desirable.
Experience writing project and financial reports.
Familiarity with grants, contracts and risk analysis.
A team player accustomed to working with multi-cultural and diverse teams.
Advanced level in written and spoken English.
Fluent in Kiswahili.
What are the Conditions
The position is a national consultant position limited to Kenya nationals and permanent residents only.
The consultancy will be for a period of four months.
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; CIP Consultant - Program Specialist Jobs in Kenya
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