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Friday, December 17, 2010

Christian Aid Senior Compliance Officer Job in Kenya

Senior Compliance Officer - Africa

Job Reference: PFD/039/JG

A significant part of Christian Aid’s income in Africa comes from government and institutional donors.

In this important role you will ensure that grants and contracts comply with donor regulations and requirements and thereby play a key part in ensuring that funds are directed to the world’s poorest people.

About the Role

Working as part of the compliance team within the programme funding division and based in Nairobi, you will play an important role in ensuring that Christian Aid is in compliance with the requirements and regulations of its key institutional and government donors in Africa, like DFID, the EC and USAID.

You will be developing tools and resources to help Christian Aid staff and partners understand and share their experience of managing donor rules and requirements, and provide support to staff across Africa to provide assurance that Christian Aid can deliver on its donor-funded grants and contracts.

About You

You will need to be able to demonstrate experience and understanding of the rules and requirements of grant and contract funding from government and large institutional donors.

You will be systematic, have great attention to detail, a professional finance background with experience analysing complex budgets, financial reports and contracts.

You will be an excellent communicator and networker, and be experienced in developing and delivering training both to individuals and groups of people from a wide range of backgrounds.

You will also need to understand and appreciate some of the challenges of working in Africa, be able to find innovative and effective ways of communicating and providing support at a distance.

About Christian Aid

More than half the world lives in poverty. We aim to put a stop to that. So we campaign against the structures and rules that keep people poor.

And we work with local organizations to give people strength to find their own solutions to the problems they face, irrespective of their religion. If you are as determined as we are to end poverty and injustice across the world, work with us to make change happen.

About the Rewards

We value the input of everyone who works for us. That’s why you can expect a wide range of rewards that helps you enjoy a good work/life balance.

To apply for this position you need to access the full advertisement on Christian Aid website on and follow the links to download the international application form and
role profile.

Please email your completed application forms to: (quoting the reference number).

Please note that CVs will not be accepted and that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

You will require current and valid permission to work in Kenya.

Job reference: PFD/039/JG
Salary: KSh3,175,754 – 3,625,509 pa, National contract
Based: Nairobi, Kenya, with some travel in Africa
Closing date: 5pm Friday 7th January 2011

Christian Aid values diversity and aspires to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

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