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Financial Specialist Job in Kenya - NGO

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions.

Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology, creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges.

FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates to fill the positions below:

Senior Health Sector Financial Specialist
Location: East African Region
Requisition ID: FHI360-SHSFS-094

Position Summary: We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Senior Health Sector Financial Specialist for a USAID-funded East, Central and Southern Africa regional project addressing the health and development needs of vulnerable populations living and working along major transport corridors in the region.

He/she will provide support to regional East, Central and Southern Africa intergovernmental bodies to develop and implement regional policies, agreements and regulatory processes which reflect shared priorities in health, economic integration and development for communities along transport corridors.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Advanced degree in health financing, health economics, development economics or related field
  • Minimum seven (7) years of relevant professional experience managing and implementing health financing programs with a minimum of (5) years’ experience in sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Africa experience preferred.
  • Experience working with technical and political leaders in Eastern, Southern and Central African regional intergovernmental institutions in advocacy, policy, and regulatory processes development.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively across a broad range of stakeholders including government representatives, for-profit private sector entities, local community organizations, donors and other stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to problem-solve and recommend corrective actions as needed.
  • Has sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas.
  • Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff.
  • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private company preferred.
  • Use independent judgment and initiative to manage high volume work flow and determine priorities.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with using Microsoft Office Suite required.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports

FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested candidates are encouraged to register online through FHI 360’s Career Center at https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com or through the Employment section at www.fhi360.org where a detailed Job description will be availed.

Alternatively you can apply via email to: Kenya-HR@fhi360.org  

Please specify source in your application and quote the Requisition ID provided on the subject line while sending your application, CV/ resume including salary requirements, to be received not later than May 23, 2014.

Kindly note that only shortlisted persons will be contacted.


Availability of this position is contingent upon successful award of the project to FHI 360 and selected candidate is subject to USAID approval

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