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NGO Regional Administrator Job in Nairobi Kenya (202K)

Vacancy: Regional Administrator
Location: ActionAid International Africa Regional Office, Nairobi
Terms: Local Terms and Conditions apply
Salary: KShs 202,262.00 per month
The Organization: ActionAid is an international organisation, working with over 15 million people in over 45 countries across the globe in the achievement of a world free from poverty and injustice. 

Its vision is “a world without poverty and injustice in which every person enjoys their right to a life of dignity”. 

Our mission is “to work with poor and excluded people to eradicate poverty and injustice.” 

ActionAid International Africa Regional Office is part of the ActionAid International Secretariat and provides leadership and management support to all countries in Africa where ActionAid has presence. 

ActionAid International has approved its Strategy for 2012-17, ‘’People’s Action to End Poverty’, which reaffirms the organizational commitment to a human rights-based approach to development.

The Position:
 ActionAid is looking for a qualified candidate for the position of Team Business Administrator for the Africa Region. 

The purpose of this role is to provide administrative support to two Africa Regional Directors in the Institutional Development Directorate in planning and delivery of annual priorities and plans.

The role enables effective communications within the directorate; with countries and the International secretariat. 

It supports the Regional Coordinators to collate and review country plans, progress reports, risks and plans by ensuring regular updates are provided as required. 

The role supports the management of the team calendar as it coordinates engagements with colleagues from within the organisation. 

The role also manages logistics around meetings, travels and key events.

Desired qualifications, Skills, knowledge & Experience
The successful candidate will have:
  • A first degree or Higher Diploma in Project / Business Administration / Management or other relevant field from a recognized institution; 
  • At least 5 years’ experience in the development sector and in project management; 
  • Proven administrative / office experience where initiative, problem solving, liaison and diplomacy are required; 
  • Excellent liaison, diplomacy, problem solving and organisational skills; 
  • A self-starter, requiring little supervision to prioritise tasks and produce high quality work under pressure; 
  • Excellent demonstrable written and verbal communication skills. 
  • A high level of proficiency in English is essential. Knowledge of French will be an added advantage;
  • Excellent analytical, planning and presentation skills;
  • Practical knowledge of microsoft applications (PowerPoint, excel, word and access);
  • Strong team working abilities and a strong commitment to ActionAid values including a human rights based approach to development, championing women’s rights and value working with diverse cultures and the poor and marginalized groups.
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Application Procedures:
Applications should be sent with your CV, motivation cover letter and two names of your nominated referees to: by no later than the May 5, 2015. 

Although all applications will be considered on their individual merit, suitably qualified women are especially encouraged to apply.

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