Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Oxfam Novib - Finance and Support Manager - Nairobi, Kenya

Oxfam Novib (ON) is part of Oxfam International (OI), a world-wide confederation of 15 organizations working together in 92 countries to find lasting solutions to poverty and injustice.

Oxfam’s vision is a just world without poverty and is driven by a conviction that people are capable of building a livelihood without poverty on their own, provided they are given the chance to do so.

We respond to humanitarian needs in more than 120 countries and work with hundreds of thousands of supporters and volunteers who make up our international network of concern, action and solidarity.

We support local projects in developing countries, and lobby governments and companies to take into account the interests of the poorest people, and to increase our impact on development
and humanitarian issues.

Finance and Support Manager

Fulltime National Position

Based in Nairobi, Kenya

Purpose of the Job

To manage and coordinate the financial and administration aspects of the field office running that the financial planning and budgeting, accounting, support and administrative services are efficient and effective according to the set standards and procedures.

Required knowledge level
  • BA in Accounting or Financial management, full qualified CPA/ACCA,
  • Previous experience in managing donor grants including EC, ECHO,USAID
  • Fluency in English spoken and in writing,
  • Proficient computer skills,
  • High degree of integrity, discretion and personal conduct,
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing working conditions,
  • Self motivated, proactive with good judgment and initiative,
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills,
  • Ability to priorities, meet deadlines and work under pressure,
  • Sensitive to diversity,
  • Able to work in a multicultural team,
  • Good inter-personal skills,
  • Able to work under minimum supervision, and
  • Good stress management.
This position is offered for one year with a possibility for further renewal..

Application procedure

Applications (full curriculum vitae and motivation letter) to: vacancy@oxfamnovib.or.ke

For a full job description you may request on the vacancy address.

Application deadline is 27th January 2012 by COB