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The Lutheran World Federation / Department for World Service, Kakuma Project hereby invites applications from suitably qualified citizens for the following vacant position:


Designation: Logistics Assistant– Compound Management

Section:
 Compound Management

Responsible To:
 The incumbent will administratively report to Compound Management committee and functionally to the Logistics Officer
 
The main role of this position is to oversee management of agencies in compound I in Kakuma, ensuring that generators are serviced and fuel use is monitored.
  • Logistical management of  compound premises:
  • Supervise maintenance and repairs of premises;
  • Ensure there is a good level of cooperation between the compound management and the program team.
  •  Ensure that logistics fuel use and spares usage procedures are strictly adhered to as per the LWF standards.
  • Responsible for generator management, co-ordinate generator management reporting on monthly basis.
  • Ensure proper accounting of the Generator and fuel usage and spare parts.
  • Prepares weekly/monthly Generator usage records- fuel records, spares, monitors utilization, maintenance and fuel consumption;
  • Manage compound related budgets and ensure proper spending at all times.
  • Carries out monthly physical verifications of inventory related to generator usage within the compound
  • Work with compound staff to ensure that facilities are properly maintained.
Minimum Qualifications
  • A University degree or Diploma in logistics/ Supply chain Management / Mechanics or a related field.
  •  Experience in logistics for the support of humanitarian and recovery contexts, as well as development programmes.
  • Work experience: 2 years professional experience in a logistics or supply function, preferably in an NGO
  • Good Computer skills: Internet, Email,Very good knowledge in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Understanding of budget development and monitoring is an added advantage

Job Title: Accountant – Compound Management

Section:
 Compound Management

Responsible To:
 The incumbent will administratively report to Compound Management committee and functionally to the Finance Officer

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Payment of incentives and casual wages on a monthly basis.
  • Maintain Petty cash book (daily basis) and mark “Posted” in the voucher after entry in ACCPAC compatible spread sheet.
  • Maintain the Incentive cash book and mark “Posted” in the voucher after entry in ACCPAC compatible spread sheet.
  • Reconciliations of balance sheet account (debtors, creditors and others as decided by team).
  • Proper filling of petty cash & incentives/ mark ‘Paid” after payment. Stick clear identification label on each folder.
  • Writing of cheques and remittance advices, ensuring that all relevant documents are attached and duly approved.
  • Disbursement of cheques and maintain cheque issued register.
  • Custody of cheques and bank payments.
  • Cash withdrawals from the bank.
  • Tracking of multi installments cash payments.
  • Tracking of multi installments bank payments
  • Take back up every day of Excel cash, bank book & JV before close down computer and store out of premise.
  • Initiate to maintain professional look of finance room and filing system. Priorities always to maintain finance room tidy.
  • Update travel expenses & per diem into monitoring report on monthly basis.
  • Under take any other tasks delegated by Finance Officer.
Minimum Qualifications
  • A University degree in Finance or Accounting from a recognized institution plus a professional accounting qualification ( CPA (K), ACCA or equivalent)
  • Good knowledge of computer applications in accounting is essential
  • Work experience: 2 years professional experience preferably in an INGO
  • Understanding of budget development and monitoring
How to Apply

Please email your application letter and attach updated CV with contact emails and phone numbers of 3 professional referees, preferably your current or immediate former employer addressed by close of business on 2nd January 2015, to

The Human Resources Officer
Lutheran World Federation
Kenya-Djibouti
P.O Box 40870 - 00100
Nairobi, Kenya

or Email to: lwfkak@gmail.com

LWF is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation. 


Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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