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NGO Jobs in Kisumu Kenya - NHRS

The Nyanza Reproductive Health Society (NRHS) is a non-profit making organization with its head quarters in Kisumu dedicated to improving reproductive health of men and women.

NRHS is currently rolling out a male circumcision program in various parts of Nairobi, Nyanza, Western and Rift Valley Provinces.

NRHS is seeking to hire qualified and competent personnel to fill the following positions:

District Project Coordinators
2 Positions

to support the implementation of male circumcision (MC) as an HIV prevention strategy in Turkana and Siaya Districts

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure project activities are undertaken in accordance with the terms and conditions of the contract with donor agencies and that the projects are implemented without undue disruption.
  • Develop effective coordination mechanisms between the project and with other potential or active partners in the field.
  • Prepare detailed monthly work plans and budgets and submit to the Head Quarters for review and comment.
  • Work with District Mobilization Coordinator to ensure that mobilization activities fit with the clinical work plan.
  • Respond to queries, concerns and issues raised by the Project Director, Clinical Manager, the Ministry of Health, the clients, the community, the project staff and other interested parties.
  • Ensure narrative reports are completed in accordance with the requirements of NRHS and the donor/s.
  • Submit progress reports to the Project Director at required intervals.
  • Ensure funds are used according to the budget and that reimbursements of program related expenses are done promptly and efficiently.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Training
  • A Clinical Officer or Nurse with minimum 2 years experience in coordinating field clinical activities
  • Proof of experience in coordination of health projects or facilities.
  • Excellent computer skills, report writing and budgeting experience
  • Experience in commodity/supplies management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and discretion with confidential information.
  • Experience in community engagement and social marketing
Senior Accountant

Reporting to the Head of Finance, the incumbent will be based in Kisumu and responsible for the administration of the financial aspects of the program, participate in budget preparation and implementation as well as providing accounting information for sound management decision making.

The position holder will also supervise junior accounting staff.

Responsibilities:
  • Ensuring funds are used according to the budget and that reimbursements of program related expenses are done promptly and efficiently.
  • Ensuring the submission of timely and reliable financial information such as reconciliations as well and preparing periodic financial reports for the project including end year reporting
  • Developing and implementing procedures to ensure compliance with award terms and NRHS financial policy and provide support to the management and staff in ensuring that the financial tools and processes align with the program needs
  • Following up on the liquidation of branch returns, follow up questioned costs; ensure their corrections and advice the Head of Finance on cash advancement to the branches in a timely manner.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Training
  • A bachelors degree in relevant field with CPA(K) qualifications with a minimum 3 years experience in a similar position.
  • Experience in budget preparation and financial reporting and proficiency in QuickBooks
  • Knowledge in USG and other donor contract, cooperative agreements and grant regulations
  • Ability to interpret funding regulations and develop implementing procedures
Accountant

Reporting to the Senior Accountant, the incumbent will be based in Kisumu and responsible for
the administration of the financial aspects as well as providing accounting information for sound management decision making.

The position holder will also supervise junior accounting staff

Responsibilities:
  • Receiving Branch returns, raising questioned costs; following up their corrections and advising the Senior Accountant on cash advancement to the branches in a timely manner.
  • Reconciling on a daily basis the actual cash balances with the Quick Imprest Ledgers and ensuring they balance for review by the Senior Accountant
  • Ensuring all transactions are posted in the cash book daily for the Head office and weekly for the branches using the correct votes and codes.
  • Carrying out bank reconciliations and forwarding to the senior accountant for review every month.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Training
  • CPA(K) qualifications, proficiency in QuickBooks with at least 3 years experience in a similar position
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal and organization skills.
Human Resource Officer

Based in Kisumu, the incumbent will be responsible for providing HR administrative support to the NRHS office as well as undertaking HR functions for the organization.

Responsibilities:
  • Being the first contact and focal point on HR matters, respond to general internal and external HR enquiries
  • Maintaining and updating an accurate employee database; manage staff records by ensuring that all employees have a physical and electronic file that has all the required documentation
  • Assisting in recruitment initiatives and successful orientation of new employees.
  • Preparation of the requisite data for payroll preparation such as statutory and bank account details of new and existing employees
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Training
  • A Diploma in Human Resource Management or higher with a minimum of 3 years working experience in a busy HR office.
  • Training and experience in the new labour laws 2007 a must
  • Good interpersonal skills and organization skills.
  • professional integrity and confidentiality
Accounts Assistants

Based in Kisumu and reporting to the Accountant, the incumbent will be responsible for providing accounting support to the organization.

Responsibilities:
  • Ensuring appropriate financial control processes, procedures and systems are in place and adhered to
  • Handling office Petty Cash on imprest basis and ensure the safety of the cash in the safe and the till
  • Following up on the liquidation of head office returns, raise questioned costs; follow up their corrections and advice the Accountant on cash recoveries to be made in a timely manner.
  • Maintaining separate cash analysis book and post the expenses and returned cash accordingly
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Training
  • CPA II qualifications with at least 3 years experience in a similar position
  • Excellent communication and computer skills
  • Knowledge in QuickBooks
Applications should include the following:

A cover letter detailing the following: current work, prior experience and qualifications in the areas described in the sections above, telephone and e-mail contact of applicant.

A current CV and copies of official certificates.

Names, telephone and e-mail contacts of at least 3 professional referees

Qualified applicants may send their application letters and CVs tohumanresources@unimkenya.org with the job title as the subject heading.

Applications can also be sent to the address below to reach on or before 8th June 2011.

The Human Resource Officer,
Nyanza Reproductive Health Society,
P.O. Box 1764 – 40100
Kisumu

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