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Thursday, December 30, 2010

Operations Coordinator Job Vacancy in Kenya

A National Network is seeking to recruit a qualified individual for the advertised vacant position.

The Network exists to empower, promote and improve programming for children.

The position is for a self driven and dynamic individual with a vision to build a high caliber team and manage a large Network with members spread all over the country

Operations Coordinator

The Operations coordinator provides critical coordination and support to Network operations countrywide.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

    * Participate as a member of the Senior Management Team in strategic planning and decision making processes
    * Coordinate as a member of the Senior Management Team the preparation of Annual Program Plan
    * Coordinate the development of performance plans and appraisals for staff.
    * Management of Sun Systems accounting program in accordance with the Network Policies and procedures
    * Ensure financial internal control systems are documented and understood by staff
    * Coordinate cash forecasting to ensure accuracy and timely submission of reports to donors.
    * Coordinate efficient and secure delivery of cash to field officers.
    * Manage the Network Bank accounts in line with organization policies.
    * Coordinate the preparation of management, Network and Donor Financial reports
    * Provide financial training to staff to ensure staff understand the Network and Donor policies and procedures
    * Work with relevant officers in developing Budgets.
    * Ensure budgets and budget amendments are properly recorded in the Network Financial systems.
    * Coordinate the preparation of project financial reports.
    * Coordinate the process of sub-granting, grant closure with the relevant officers and partners.
    * Coordinate the allocation of costs to ensure compliance with Network and Donor policies
    * Manage Network and Donor Financial Audits to ensure recommendations are closed in a timely manner.
    * Coordinate the preparation of Network Year-end Reports.

Skills, Qualifications & Experience

    * University degree in Financial Management/Accounting /Bcom Finance or Accounting option, or equivalent
    * Minimum of 5 years professional experience, with supervisory responsibility of finance department upon graduation
    * Demonstrated thorough and in-depth knowledge of Government financial management regulations and requirements
    * In-depth knowledge of Sun Systems and or Quick Books financial accounting package,Vision and/or Advanced Excel
    * Ability to analyze problems and provide systematic solutions in line with established policies/procedures
    * Budgeting and budget management experience
    * Excellent communication, coaching and facilitation skills
    * Willingness to work as a member of an effective team and to undertake a wide variety of responsibilities according to program needs.
    * Experience working with local partners , government departments and other local partners
    * Ability and capacity to formulate budgets for fundraising proposals
    * Ability to work both as motivating member and leader of a diverse team

Applications and curriculum vitae to be sent to:

The Advertiser
DN/A 820
P. O. Box 49010, 00100, GPO
Nairobi, Kenya.

Deadline for receiving applications will be on 6th January 2010.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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