VVOB Operations Manager Jobs in Kenya

VVOB Operations Manager Jobs in Kenya


  • Our country office in Kenya is the newest addition in the growth of VVOB. We expect to start-up our first project in Kenya in January 2022, and then gradually expand our project portfolio from there. Our first project will support the implementation of the new competence-based curriculum in Kenya, specifically at the junior secondary level.

  • The focus of this project will be on strengthening the instructional leadership skills of school leaders by providing them with new opportunities for their continuous professional development, combining a traditional cascade training system with innovative app-based learning experiences.

    Purpose of the function:

  • The Operations Manager reports to the Country Programmes Manager. You are part of and working closely with the other members of a country’s management team and you are responsible for the operations department, thus managing all possible direct reports within this department. Furthermore, you work closely together with the operations departments at the Head office. Interested in this vacancy? You can read the full job announcement here.

    You will:

  • You maintain strengthen and oversee effective systems and procedures for HR management, and you manage HR policies and procedures aligned with global VVOB standards and local laws.

  • You maintain, strengthen, and oversee effective systems and procedures for financial
    management, reporting and auditing and you manage finance policies aligned with global standards and local laws.

  • You oversee the procurement, logistics, office IT and administrative functions ensuring value, efficiency, and compliance of the organization to local and global policies. You review and manage
    contracts with suppliers and staff and ensure their compliance VVOB procedures and relevant country laws.

  • You provide strong organizational leadership (on-the-job mentoring, coaching, capacity development, change management) for your direct reports and you foster good relationships with and between partners and teams, supporting a positive
    organizational culture. Leading by example, you represent our organization towards external partners and stakeholders in the domain of HR, finance, procurement, and operations.

  • As the Operations Manager, you will also perform any other duty assigned by supervisors
    in line with the position holder’s capacities

    Who are you?

    Your expertise and experience

  • Master’s degree in business management, accounting, law, public admin, HR management or related field or equivalent experience

  • 5 years of Operational management experience in at least 2 out of 3 of the following result areas of: Finance, HR, procurement

  • Experience in leading multicultural and effective teams.

  • IT expertise: bookkeeping software, Office 365, spreadsheet skills, managing IT systems.

  • Language skills: English CEFR Level C1.

  • Nationality: Kenyan national.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; VVOB Operations Manager Jobs in Kenya


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