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NGO Jobs in Kenya - RTI International

Funded by United States President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), RTI International is providing strategic, technical, management, and operational support to the Department of Malaria Control (DOMC) under the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation (MOPHS) to expand the use of Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) as an intervention for malaria prevention and control in Kenya.

RTI International IRS Kenya Project is currently seeking strongly qualified candidates for the following senior positions:


Monitoring & Evaluation Officer (Nyanza)

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating in-country planning and implementation of the randomized impact evaluation, including overseeing qualitative and quantitative data collection, measurement design, and liaising with all evaluation partners;
  • Overseeing the development and implementation of the project’s monitoring and evaluation strategies and requirements, including the development of an M&E strategy and plan based on key process and impact indicators for the project, and developing systems and tools for tracking indicators.
  • Providing technical assistance to project staff and partners in the design and implementation of M&E plans and ensuring that appropriate monitoring and evaluation tools are used;
  • Oversee the Monitoring and Evaluation component of IRS through supervision and training of national authorities to undertake geographical reconnaissance, entomological baselines and post spraying review and reporting.
  • Design and implement, in collaboration with PLNP partners, a plan for local M&E activities to support the program activities; track progress on a regular basis toward project results through M&E processes and related tools that support quality assurance for key project result areas.
  • Work with the various authorities to implement recommendations to address current gaps in data collection, data inputs, sources, flow, forms, registers and reports; suggest additional strategies for strengthening data collection and interpretation as appropriate.
  • Establish and maintain feedback mechanisms for M&E results with all stakeholders to identify and share lessons learned and to encourage use of data for decision-making at all levels
  • Participate in IRS micro-planning and coordinate post-IRS review and dissemination of results to relevant audiences including the USAID Mission and NMCP, following each IRS round
Minimum Qualification:
  • B.Sc. Mathematics/Statistics with at least 6 years work experience in Public health/ Management of Information Systems or equivalent at field level or in-country malaria program, IRS environment, private sector and/or public sector
  • Experience in quantitative and qualitative data collection/survey design, implementation and analysis.
  • Background in monitoring and evaluation or research in relevant area, including some of the following: performance measurement, indicator selection, quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis methodologies, and database management.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using computers, with experience using statistical programs such as SPSS
Finance & Administration Manager (Nairobi)

Responsibilities:
  • Oversee and manage daily project accounting and finance functions including the timely recording of transactions, cash management, banking, payroll, inventory, receivables, and payables
  • Implement, consolidate and monitor cost effective and efficient systems (including accounting software) and procedures with strong internal controls, and makes appropriate recommendations for improvement when necessary.
  • Monitor systems (Administration, Finance, Procurement, Logistics, and Assets) and ensure consistency and compliance of each of these auditable functions and the relevant staff. Provide guidance on plans for improved performance where necessary.
  • Provide direct, technical assistance to administration staff.
  • Applies and updates the standard operating procedures for the project office and assures that country office comply with the best practices stipulated by RTI consistent with USAID regulations and policies in the areas of property inventory and management, field financial reporting, HR management, local procurement and IT
  • Lead in the development, updating, and monitoring of project administrative plans ensuring integration of finance, office administration, security, IT, HR, and logistics support services for effective programme delivery
  • Supervise, manage the national finance and administration staff to ensure that appropriate financial standards and procedures, systems for internal control, compliance, accounting data processing and finance reporting functions in accordance with donor requirements are implemented and maintained.
  • Responsible for preparation, and submission of financial reports including all receipts invoices field expense reports, reimbursements, both electronically and in original form with full complete accurate original documentation of all fieldbased costs to NRO and HO.
  • Prepares budgets, including the review and finalization of projects’ monthly cash flow projections for each project activity and preparing necessary wire transfer requests to ensure that the project maintains adequate funds for all Nairobi and field operations.
  • S/He also confirms receipt of all cash transfers and monitors availability of funds in Bank & Petty Cash accounts to support all field based operations
  • Support procurement efforts for the project, selection and negotiation with vendors and management of subcontractors on project.
  • Ensuring value for money in all procurement actions working closely with the Logistics Officer
  • Coordinate and consolidate the projection of biweekly cash requirements, monitoring cash flow and reconciles cash accounts in order to maintain appropriate cash balances.
Minimum Qualification:
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, or other related field plus eight (8) years management experience in large international projects. Must be a CPA (K)
  • Management experience in logistics, procurement or supply chain management for implementation of health programs in Africa is highly desired.
  • Familiarity with compliance to USG, USAID Cost Accounting Standards as well as experience and skills in developing and managing large budgets.
  • Familiarity with Quick Books as a financial systems management tool
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communication skills; demonstrated supervisory and management skills; and ability to work well in a team
How to Apply:

Candidates who meet the above minimum requirements should submit application letter and detailed CV with contact information (including telephone & current gross salary) to jojuok@nb.rti.org on or before March 30th 2011.

Due urgency of the recruitment, applications will be short-listed on a regular basis and we may offer the positions before the closing date. RTI International would like to graciously thank all candidates for their interest.

Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

RTI is proud to be an EEO/AA /M/F/D/V employer.

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