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SOS Children’s Villages Kenya is an affiliate of SOS CV- International whose mission is to build families for children in need, help them shape their own futures and share in the development of their communities. In Kenya, the organisation runs five Children’s Villages in Nairobi, Mombasa, Eldoret, Meru and Kisumu and an Emergency Relief Program in Marsabit. 

SOS Children’s Villages Kenya provides infrastructure in terms of education and health and families strengthening programs for families living in the local communities.

We seek to recruit for the position of an Internal Auditor and Human Resource and Administration Manager
Internal Auditor
Internal Auditor is responsible for reviewing, documenting and establishing effective accounting and operational controls of the Organization’s administrative and programmatic activities. 

S/he will be in charge of investigations, review of records, reports, financial statements and management practices to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, donor requirements and Organization’s Standard Operating Procedures.

Main tasks
  • Investigate and Evaluate adequacy and effectiveness of the Associations systems on quality internal control.
  • Carry out planned auditing activities in the various functions and projects to ensure adherence to policies, regulations and procedures.
  • Conducts comprehensive investigations and prepare quality and timely reports containing observations and recommendations.
  • Ensure the reliability and integrity of financial and operating systems and the means used to identify measure, classify and report such information.
  • Ensure that there are proper systems established by management for compliance with the Association’s policies, plans, procedures, rules and regulations. That the Association conforms to the Laws of the Country.
  • Review the means of safeguarding assets and, as appropriate, verify the existence of such assets.
  • Analyze the economic situation in the country and the efficiency with which resources are used.
  • Evaluate program operations to ascertain whether results are consistent with established objectives and goals and whether the programs are being carried out as planned.
Job specifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in financial management with CPA (K). Master’s degree in Business Management (finance) shall be an added advantage.
  • Must be computer literate with ability to work with computerized Audit Techniques and Accounting / Financial applications.
  • Well-developed analytical skills, knowledge of risk management and internal audit standards will be essential.
  • Over 8 years public accounting experience with an accounting firm providing audit and accounting services in the NGO sector
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
Human Resource and Administration Manager
The Human Resources & Administration Manager provides personnel expertise and support on Organisation Development to the National Association. 

S/he assists and advises on staff recruitment, orientation, training and development, appraisal, compensation,
discipline, etc. 

In addition, s/he ensures all projects comply with established policies, procedures and guides the development of the Human Resources function ensuring that organisational objectives are supported, and personnel policies remain relevant.

  • Provide expert HR Management advice and information.
  • Ensure that all the organisation’s HR policies and practices remain legally compliant while developing, formulating and implementing HR procedures.
  • Plan and advice on staffing needs, oversee the recruitment process including selection, appointments, orientation & deployment.
  • Support capacity building and career development of all staff through compilation and implementation of annual HRD Plans.
  • Administer staff welfare and benefits policies
  • Ensure completeness and safe custody of personnel records for staff countrywide.
  • Manage all administrative queries for all facilities as required.
  • Support in assets and materials procurement and management processes.
  • Management of staff medical insurance and general asset insurance
  • Manage the organisation fleet of vehicles.
  • Provide support in legal matters as required.
Job specification
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences and diploma in HRM, Master’s Degree in HRM shall be an added advantage.
  • Sound knowledge of recruitment, selection and separation procedures as well as the labour laws.
  • Highly developed communication skills; both written and spoken.
  • Ability to undertake personal task planning with proven ability to work independently, thinking clearly and acting ably while under pressure.
  • 5 years working experience in a multi-cultural NGO environment in a HR field at the management level with practical experience in HR strategic planning.
  • Ability to support Administrative activities and processes at a managerial level
  • Well-developed computing skills especially MS suite of office and HR software.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
To apply for this position, please submit your application letters enclosing a detailed current CV, current and expected remuneration package, copies of academic & professional certificates, telephone contacts and details of at least 3 referees to reach us by 12 July 2012, addressed to:
The National Director,
SOS Children’s Villages Kenya,
P. O. Box 40653, 00100 GPO, Nairobi.
SOS CV KE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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