Washington State University Administrative Manager - Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

Washington State University Administrative Manager - Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

This position is responsible for the overall administrative coordination of Washington State University Global Health-Kenya, a Non-Governmental Organization in Nairobi, Kenya.

It serves as the primary financial and personnel officer for the NGO and will operate with a broad level of independent judgment and decision-making authority.

This position will report directly to the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health Director of Finance and Administration based in Pullman, Washington.

Manage the administrative functions of the NGO personnel, procurement and contracts, and finance units of the NGO.

Responsibilities include assisting the Director of Finance and Administration in the development of long- and short-term strategic plans for the NGO, leading and managing administrative activities associated with the Kenya NGO office, and ensuring operations are aligned with WSU policies and procedures as well as in compliance with Kenyan law.

Additional Information

  • View the Benefits overview for information regarding competitive benefits available.
  • Position Term in Months 12
    Monthly Salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Required Qualifications
  • Positions require a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and four (4) years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified which has included at least one (1) year of supervisory experience.
  • A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience.
  • Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year‐for‐year basis.

    Additional Requirements
  • A Master’s Degree in a related field and a minimum of four (4) years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified which has included at least (3) years of supervisory experience.
  • Experience using computer accounting information systems and/or applications software
  • Experience with budgeting and grant management
  • Experience representing employing organization’s mission, vision and strategic plans to stakeholders
  • Experience engaging employees (developing teams) in the workplace through collaboration, accountability, integrity and respect.
  • Must be able to obtain work authorization for Kenya.
  • Must be able to travel internationally based on work related needs.
  • Must pass Kenya
    and United States personal background checks.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with Cooperative Agreement management.
  • Experience with with Kenya and international government regulations pertaining to fiscal management, employment, administrative, and NGO registration compliance.
  • Experience with NGO administration.
  • Experience working in Higher Education administration in Kenya and/or the Unite
  • Will this position required States.
  • Experience with short- and long-term operations planning.This position has been designated by the department to require a background check

    Special Instructions to Applicants
    The primary work location is Nairobi, Kenya.

    Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter.

    Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

    Applicants are required to include contact information for at least three (3) professional references in the application.

    Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

    WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

    WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities.

    To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 10th June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Washington State University Administrative Manager - Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

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