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NGO Project Jobs in Eldoret, Mombasa, Nairobi and Machakos, Kenya

RTI is an independent organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition. 

With a worldwide staff of more than 4,000 people, RTI offers innovative research and development and a full spectrum of multidisciplinary services. Universities in North Carolina founded RTI in 1958 as a centerpiece of the Research Triangle Park.
RTI anticipates staffing the following expertise in long term job positions for the donor funded TUSOME Early Grade Reading Project. 

TUSOME is focused on curriculum support, teacher training and teaching material development to improve the quality of early grade instruction in formal and non-formal schools through a reading intervention. 

The positions will be based in the counties of Nairobi, Eldoret, Mombasa and Machakos.

Administrative Assistant 

3 Positions 

(Eldoret, Mombasa and Machakos) 

Ensures that administrative systems in the field office are conducted according to all RTI policies, client regulations, standard operating procedures and good business practices. 

In addition, he/she provides reception, secretarial, administrative and logistics support management to the field staff. 

She / he will facilitate effective communication between the Field Office, Project Office in Nairobi and its key clients and partners. 

Required qualifications and experience: 
  • A minimum of three (3) years relevant experience and a Higher Diploma in Administration or Secretarial studies; 
  • Additional qualification in office management, business management or accounting preferred. 
  • Experience in logistics management, organizing workshops and training courses, preparing and monitoring budgets and petty cash management in an international organization preferred. 
  • Previous work in the Not for Profit sector and familiarity with donor reporting requirements is preferred. 
  • Candidates from the local county locations preferred.
Finance Assistant

1 Position


Will be responsible for providing support in overseeing smooth accounting, and tax operations of project efforts including field activities, linking with administrative and logistical teams on key procurement tasks for implementation of project activities within Tusome Early Grade Reading Activity.

S/he works with the Finance Specialist in ensuring effective and efficient invoices tracking, staff Advance tracking and liquidations, vendor engagement, and follow through DA1 processes. 

Required qualifications and experience: 

Bachelor Degree in Finance related field, CPA part II or equivalent and 2 years of experience in the finance department of a USAID funded project, Knowledge of general finance and accounting procedures. 

Experience with Supplier payments and invoice processing. 

Good problem solving skills. 

Good interpersonal communication skills. 

She /he needs to be a detailed oriented person with excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team and to learn complex procedures. 

The potential candidate needs to have the ability to work independently, prioritize tasks and to take initiative. 

In-depth understanding of major donors such as USAID and DFID tax regulations and procurement procedures a plus.


1 Position 


Drive project / office staff members, consultants and other visitors on project / office business. 

S/he will ensure that the vehicles have all required registrations / licensing and inspections, and that necessary documentation is retained with the vehicle, sufficient amount of gas. 

He/she will maintain the vehicles’ cleanliness and its security and maintain a record of trips including kilometers traveled, fuel consumed and dates of oil changes, all according to established reporting framework. 

Required qualifications and experience: 
  • A minimum 5 years relevant experience with valid Kenya driver’s license; 
  • proof of good driving record; 
  • Previous work in the Not for Profit sector and familiarity is through rural terrain preferred. 
  • Oral and written English and Kiswahili language fluency 
Candidates from the local county locations preferred.
To apply, please email cover letter and CV to by 3rd June 2016 at 2.00pm. 

Applicants must include the, POSITION and REGION in the subject line of the email. 

Please do not attach copies of certificates. 

We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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