Kenya National Library Service Deputy Director (Finance & Administration) Jobs in Kenya

Kenya National Library Service Deputy Director (Finance & Administration) Jobs in Kenya

The Deputy Director, Finance and Administration will report to the Director/CEO KNLS. The officer will provide strategic leadership by working with the Director/CEO and Management team to ensure the overall development and implementation of the organization's mandate.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership in the development and implementation of Board policies and implementation of Board resolutions

  • Support the Director/CEO in the development and implementation of Board's strategic plan

  • Prepare and present relevant position papers to Board/Management/External Agencies

  • Provide leadership to foster a culture that promotes team capability, efficiency and reflects the values which facilitate performance, professionalism and innovation by staff

  • Oversee the formulation and implementation of Human Resource, administration and financial
    management policies

  • Appraise and evaluate staff performance

  • Develop and administer suitable staff compensation benefits scheme

  • Ensure implementation of appropriate staff development and training

  • Oversee the preparation, monitoring and reporting of budget

  • Manage the corporation's assets and ensure they are insured and tagged to mitigate risks

  • Serve as a mentor, coach and guide to senior staff

  • Coordinate construction projects and oversee repairs and maintenance of the facilities

  • Any other duties relevant to the function

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Master's Degree in Finance/Accounting/Business Administration or its equivalent from a recognized
    Institution with at least seven (7) years of continuous service and work experience,
    five (5) of which must be at a Senior Management level in a large organization

  • Professional knowledge and competence in Financial Management and Administration

  • Proven literacy in ICT applications, especially in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

  • Knowledge of Kenya Government's financial and operational procedures

  • Be a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and in good standing

  • Strategic Leadership and Development Programme (SLDP) Course (at least 6 weeks)

  • Work experience in a National or Public Library environment will be an added advantage

    Core Competencies

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Good analytical skills

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Ability to mobilize resources

  • Creativity and innovation

  • Presentation skills

  • Team Player

  • Ability to develop and maintain cooperative and productive relations with staff, donors and public

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Kenya National Library Service Deputy Director (Finance & Administration) Jobs in Kenya

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