Finance and Administration Manager

ChildFund, Nairobi, Kenya

Skill Required:, Finance and AccountsHR and Admin
Preferred Experience: 
2 years of relevant work experience
Closing Date for Applications: 
4th December, 2020

Job Description


The Finance and Administration Manager will be responsible for overseeing the financial management of the award including approximately $2.5 million in innovation grants and ensure the transparent and appropriate use of all USG funds.

S/he will identify opportunities to build local capacity for financial management.

This position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding. ChildFund is recruiting on behalf of the consortium management and the incumbent will be engaged by the lead consortium organisation- Strathmore University.

  • A graduate degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or a relevant field, OR a Bachelor’s degree  in  Business  Administration,  Accounting,  Finance  or  a  relevant  field  and  two  years  of  work experience (in addition to the four years of experience required below)
  • Possession of relevant professional certifications.
  • Four years of experience in a supervisory role managing finance and administration of a donor funded activity.


  • Demonstrated experience administering and managing complex grant funding.
  • Experience developing and/or maintaining budget tracking tools.
  • Demonstrated experience managing a team and supervising office and field staff.
  • Ability to implement effective workflow processes and procedures to monitor, evaluate, and report on grant implementation and expenditure.
  • Ability to work with community stakeholders and build capacity of nascent organizations and individual grantees.
  • Remain alert and responsive to any child safeguarding risks, acquire relevant knowledge and skills which will enable you to promote strong safeguarding practices.


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