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Senior Finance Director Job in Kenya

Abt Associates, a mission - driven global leader in research, technical assistance, and program implementation across more than 40 countries worldwide in the fields of health, social / environmental policy, and international development.

Abt Associates, seeks qualified candidates for potential employment opportunities in an anticipated USAID-funded HIV Service Delivery Support Activity (HSDSA) in Kenya.

Senior Finance Director

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides overall leadership and direction for the financial management, operations, and administrative support functions of the project.  
  • Develops and tracks budgets, manages payroll and vendor relations, and controls all financial transactions and reporting, both for the client and for Abt associates headquarters.  
  • Responsible for contract management, sub-award contracting, procurement, budgeting, and financial reporting, human resources, and commodity logistics.  
Qualification Requirements:  
  • Bachelors Degree (minimum), or a Masters Degree (desirable), in Business, Administration, Finance, or Accounting and 10+ years of professional experience managing financial and contractual aspects of large international development programs, preferably USAID-funded.  
  • Requires significant experience in managing financial and procurement personnel, in developing and managing large budgets; and in developing and managing donor-funded grants programs.  
  • Demonstrated knowledge of US Government Cost Accounting Standards, supervisory skills, and proficiency in relevant computer applications, with an emphasis on budget and financial analysis, are required, as is experience in logistics and procurement.
How to Apply

To be considered for any position, an applicant must submit his/her CV and an application letter that provides details of the applicant’s specific qualifications for the desired position to:

In the subject line of the email, write the title of the position for which you are applying. 

If you wish to apply for more than one position, please submit separate applications for each position.  

Deadline for applications is Monday, July 4, 2016.  

Applications that do not follow these instructions, or that do not meet the stated minimum qualification requirements, or that are received after the deadline, will not be considered.   

All positions are contingent upon project award and funding, and all positions require the following: 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively manage relationships with the Ministry of Health, other government representatives, for-profit private sector entities, local community organizations, donors, and other stakeholders, particularly at the sub-national level.
  • Professional level of oral and written fluency in the English language.
  • Ability and willingness to travel frequently to program sites throughout the country.
  • Candidates who are Kenyan nationals are highly preferred.
Interested individuals can learn more about Abt Associates at

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