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Regional Finance, HR / Administration and Compliance Manager Job Vacancy

ACTED Kenya is looking for experienced self-driven and self-oriented professional to fill the below position.
 Regional Finance, HR / Administration and Compliance Manager
Department: Coordination

Contract Duration: One Year
Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya with frequent travels to other countries

Under the authority of the Country Director, her/ his specific duties will include:
Accounting and Financial Management
Accountancy and Treasury
  • Supervise accountancy procedures: filing of documents, allocation of expenses, vouchers registration, balance checking, etc.;
  • Oversee the management of bank accounts: follow transfers, check balances, check authorised visas; 

Commitment of expenditure:
  • Set up and formalise procedures for the commitment of expenditure, conform to ACTED procurement guidelines: collect visas of authorised staff members, set-up commitment ceiling in local currencies, define methods and timescales for payment according to local practices;
Develop project budgets:
  • Develop budgets for project proposals according to project needs and Donor constraints;
  • Draft financial reports (mid-term and final) respecting contractual deadlines;
  • Guarantee the respect of Donor procedures for each financial contract.
HR Management and Administration

Staffing & recruitment:
  • Overall supervision of the recruitment processed at Field and Capital levels;
  • Management of appraisals, salary increments and disciplinary actions in conjunction with the line managers at the duty stations.
Administration & governing laws:
  • Ensure that all HR, PBO, NGO board and Immigration acts are duly implemented within the ACTED mission.
Capacity Building
  • Ensure training and capacity building for the Finance, HR/Admin and Compliance team members in ACTED in order to increase the level of technical ability and skills within the organization.
  • Facilitating on-the-job training to empower staff in her department to enable them achieve their objectives.
  • Conduct the Regional risk assessment, draft and implement the approved Annual ACTED Global Audit Plan.
  • Manage the Regional Audit Teams and organize specific regional audit missions where personal technical intervention is required.
  • Be the Ultimate focal point for information and interpretation of ACTED’s & Donor’s processes and Procedures
Requested Profile
  • Master Level education in a relevant field such as International Relations or Development
  • Masters Level education in Finance or equivalent will be highly desirable
  • 5+ years of solid experience in financial management and monitoring systems, HR management and Audit preferably of large development programs, possibly complemented by academic expertise;
  • Must be proficient in French to enable easy flow of communication with French speaking countries in the
  • At least 2-3 years of working experience in regions with unstable security either in Africa, Asia, or the Middle East;
  • Demonstrated communication and organizational skills;
  • Ability to train, mobilize, and manage both international and national staff
  • Proven ability to work creatively and independently both in the field and in the office;
  • Knowledge of local languages and/or regional experience will be an added advantage
Application Procedure
Qualified persons with the required skills are invited to submit their applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae detailing three work related referees and contacts to and received on or before 5.00PM on 22 May 2015.

Please do not attach any other documents while sending your applications, if required they will be requested at a later stage

Kindly note that due to the urgency of the positions; CVs will be shortlisted on on going basis.

Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ACTED is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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