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Project Coordinator and Project Accountant Jobs in Marsabit Kenya

The Kenya Society for the Blind (KSB) is a charitable organization charged with the overall goal of bringing eye care services to those threatened with blindness and provide education and rehabilitation to visually impaired persons in Kenya.

KSB is seeking to hire a project coordinator and a project accountant to develop and manage the Trachoma Control Project in Marsabit.

Project Coordinator - Marsabit

Reporting to Director KSB you will:
  • Manage all aspects of project management including budget preparation and oversight, project implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting requirements for the program;
  • Facilitate capacity building activities for the project implementation team and other stakeholders including the community.
  • Coordinate research, documentation and sharing of results.
  • Promote partnerships and networking with relevant stakeholders, including government of Kenya Ministries, NGOs/CSOs and the community.
  • Promote project integration and contribute to project development and growth.
  • Degree in Social Sciences, Public Health, Environmental Health; diploma in project management will be an added advantage;
  • At least 5 years working experience in a community based program with strong project management skills especially in program design and M&E; hands on experience in health promotion and implementation of Community-Led Total Sanitation projects; capacity to build collaborative relationships and partnerships; excellent report writing skills.
Project Accountant - Marsabit

Reporting to the Finance Manager you will;
  • Develop and prepare comprehensive budgets for project proposals being developed in collaboration with Finance manager and Project coordinator.
  • Prepare monthly financial and narrative reports.
  • Prepare monthly budget reconciliations and status reports and present to KSB Management and the Donor.
  • Prepare necessary records for annual audit and project evaluation
  • Undertake budget expense analysis and comparison including budget tracking and monitoring and budget reconciliations.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records of all financial transactions including asset inventory in both electronic and hard copy versions.
  • Bachelors degree in accounting; professional qualification-CPA (K)/ ACCA will be an advantage;
  • minimum of 3 years experience working in donor funded project;
  • proficiency in Navision accounting system and experience setting up and managing accounting systems, policies and internal controls;
  • demonstrable competencies in budgeting, financial analysis and reporting; cash flow management;
  • exposure to donor contract management and proven understanding of government regulatory framework affecting organizations.
Send your application including a cover letter and detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, valid email address, and the names of three professional referees by close of business Friday 25th November 2011.

Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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