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Fund Manager Job Vacancy in Nairobi Kenya

Manager - Global Fund - Local Fund Agent Services, Sudan

Based in Nairobi, Kenya

KPMG is a leading provider of professional services, which include audit, tax and advisory. KPMG’s Development Advisory Services Unit (DAS) is based in Nairobi, Kenya and has adopted a pan-African approach to development work, employing full-time experienced development experts within the KPMG Africa team at our headquarters in Nairobi, together with a network of champions across the twenty countries of KPMG in sub-Saharan Africa.

KPMG is the Local Fund Agent (LFA) for the Global Fund for AIDS, TB and Malaria grants in Sudan and the Republic of South Sudan. We are seeking detail oriented and highly analytical individuals to join KPMG’s Development Advisory Services Unit (DAS) as managers on the LFA teams.

The position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya with regular travel to Sudan and South Sudan.

Key role and responsibilities in this position will include but not limited to; 
  • Project management: Coordinate a number of ongoing LFA activities with the Global Fund, Principal Recipient (PR) and KPMG team. Proactively manage the projects from inception to delivery including any clarifications
  • Capacity assessment: Identify and organization’s strengths and gaps in five areas: Financial Management and Systems, Program Management Capacity, Sub-recipient Management, Monitoring and Evaluation and Procurement and Supply Management and provide specific and actionable recommendations for capacity strengthening..
  • Financial analysis: Detailed analysis of grant budgets and budget revisions including benchmarking of costs to the market, comparison to proposed performance targets and program activities; verification of expenditures and various financial statement and other expenditure reviews. A risk-based approach is applied to ensure value for money, additionality of funding, and risk for duplication or misuse of funds is low.
  • Programmatic analysis: Verification of programmatic progress reported by the PRs against supporting documents provided by the PRs, approved Performance Framework, Monitoring and Evaluation Plans, Procurement and Supply Management Plan, Training Plan and other relevant grant and program documents.
  • Excellent client service: Provide robust, detailed, timely and well-written deliverables which include actionable recommendations and solutions for Global Fund consideration. Regular communication by email and phone to both the Global Fund and PRs.
The roles listed in this notice are not exhaustive. They may be expanded, reduced or modified at any time as KPMG continues to evolve in its approach to the provision of LFA services. Consequently the candidate is required to demonstrate sufficient flexibility to make adjustments to service delivery.

At KPMG we offer continuous learning and development, exposure to multi-disciplinary client service teams and unrivalled space to grow and innovate.

Qualifications and experience required for this position are:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or related field;
  • 5-7 years of experience in financial accounting, with the ability to review, analyze and interpret budgets, financial management systems; financial statements (including income and expenditure statements and cash reconciliation statements) and audit reports;
  • Experience in public sector audit and advisory assignments;
  • Excellent writing, analytical and communication skills; and
  • Willingness to travel to Sudan and South Sudan
Other desirable skills and attribute are:
  • Experience and knowledge of Global Fund architecture and systems
  • Experience in public health in particular HIV, TB and Malaria;
  • Arabic language skills ;
Submission of applications: 

Qualified candidates may submit their application, including a letter of interest and complete Curriculum Vitae (CV) by email to quoting reference DAS/GF/01-11.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 22 November 2011.

Candidates from East Africa are encouraged to apply.

Submissions received after the deadline time and date will not be accepted.

Our clients reserve the right to accept or reject any application.

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