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NGO Jobs in Kenya - Danish Refugee Council

The Danish Refugee Council has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa region since 1997. 

The DRC Regional Office in Nairobi is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

Regional Finance & Systems Manager
The RFSM is directly responsible for ensuring that DRC H0A financial systems operate in accordance with DRC’s operational standards as expressed in the DRC Operations Handbook, and to ensure that such systems are practical, efficient and effective. 

The RFSM will also play a significant part in qualifying and implementing systems initiatives coming from the global DRO organizational development initiatives.

Post graduate level in finance and administration or equivalent educational background, specialised expertise and at least 8 years experience in the areas of Finance, HR, Administration, Procurement/Logistics, relevant experience with an international NGO, demonstrated skills as a trainer/capacity builder, documented mid-level/senior level management experience, high proficiency in English, systematic mind-set and capability of implementing changes.
Regional Finance Manager
The Finance Manager is responsible for sound financial management and planning of DRC’s operations in the Horn of Africa and Yemen. 

The position requires a person who is dedicated to accuracy of details while at the same time able to see tasks from a more overall perspective and one who is able to manage a large number of different donors in a busy working environment.
  • Must possess a degree in accounting/management/business administration; 
  • Chartered Accountant certification or equivalent relevant education, 
  • minimum 7 years relevant experience, preferably in an international NGO, 
  • professional financial management background, 
  • demonstrated IT skills, knowledge of Navision an advantage, 
  • strong communication and inter-personal skills,
  • demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural team,
  • proven ability to manage large and varied workloads, and 
  • deal constructively with stress and periods with long hours, pro-active, stable and robust character and a good team-player.
Finance Officer
Working in close cooperation with Regional Finance Manager and Regional Finance Controller, the Finance Officer, will provide overall support on all financial matters within the Nairobi Regional Office. 

S/he will be responsible for all account payables, ensure all financial management guidelines are followed and high integrity in Navision and cashbook data. 

Initiate development of constant improvement of financial services and procedures in line with DRC guidelines.

  • Must possess degree in Finance or Accounting and at least part II certification in CPA or ACCA,
  • at least 5 years relevant experience in a similar role with international NGO,
  • strong analytical and conceptual skills, 
  • proven management and supervision skills,
  • team player and proven commitment to accountable practices,
  • Must be proficient in MS Excel, knowledge in Navision Financial System will be an added advantage.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications including a one-page cover letter together with their CV (not more than 4 pages) with current and expected salary details and contacts of three professional referees to 

Please indicate the position applied for as the subject heading. 

The closing date for receiving applications is January 25, 2013 at 1700 hours.
For a complete job description with a full description of the position and position requirements, write to 

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