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Vacancy: Finance and Administration Coordinator (Leave No Girl Behind, LNGB) 

Location: Nairobi, Kenya 

About us: CMMB is a global non - governmental, humanitarian and development organization with a special focus on making healthcare available to all.
 
The Leave No Girl Behind (LNGB) is a project under the Girls’ Education Challenge (GEC) of the United Kingdom Department for International Development. 

This initiative aims to support the hardest to reach, highly marginalized out-of-school adolescent girls aged between 10 and 19 years in Isiolo, Marsabit and Garissa to gain basic literacy, numeracy and other relevant skills.
 
CMMB will work with the Ministry of Education’s Council of Nomadic Education, County Education Boards and Gender Departments to help these girls achieve foundational-to-fluent literacy, numeracy and life skills thus improving their learning opportunities in order to realize their full potential and transform their future. 

The Position: CMMB is recruiting for the position of Finance and Admin Coordinator to be based at our offices in Nairobi, Kenya for an anticipated award under the DfID-funded LNGB solicitation. 

The position will report to the Project Manager (LNGB).
 
As Finance and Admin Coordinator (LNGB), your primary function will be to ensure all necessary support services are provided as needed to the project team. 

This will require preparing and presenting all financial reports, developing responses to any management or audit queries and ensuring the integrity of all procurement of goods and services under the award.

You will set an example of high ethical standards in all matters related to the use and reporting of resources. 

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Provide to Project Manager (LNGB) accurate, complete and timely financial and operational analyses and briefings for decision-making purposes.
  • Lead the accurate, complete and timely production and distribution of all monthly, quarterly and annual project budgets and reports in collaboration with the LNGB team.
  • Ensure DfID and internal reporting compliance requirements are completed in line with agreed standards and on a timely basis.
  • Comply with CMMB indirect cost recovery policies and ensure that all shared program costs for LNGB are properly calculated and allocated.
  • Ensure the cost-effective and timely procurement and receipt/disbursement of services and materials required by the LNGB project through the application of CMMB and donor procurement policies and procedures relating to: 
  1. adequacy of competitive bidding; 
  2. technical competence; 
  3. timeliness of delivery; and 
  4. value for money. 
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting or Administration.
  • At least four years’ experience in Finance with two of these involving grants in the international NGO sector.
  • Demonstrable experience of managing project administration and procurement needs.
  • Strong analytical and problem resolution skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively under time pressure, and with auditors.
  • Demonstrated record that reflects high ethical standards and fiscal stewardship, good business judgement and financial acumen.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster collaborative relationships with other teams.
  • Models teamwork behaviour and team building skills.
Terms of offer

We strive to live out our core values of collaboration, love, excellence and respect every day. 

We provide our employees with a competitive salary and a meaningful benefits package, with opportunities to learn and grow. 

We especially encourage all persons of diverse backgrounds to apply.

Vacancy: Technical Adviser (Leave No Girl Behind, LNGB) 

Location: Isiolo, Kenya 

About us: CMMB is a global non-governmental, humanitarian and development organization with a special focus on making healthcare available to all.
 
The Leave No Girl Behind (LNGB) is a project under the Girls’ Education Challenge (GEC) of the United Kingdom Department for International Development. 

This initiative aims to support the hardest to reach, highly marginalized out-of-school adolescent girls aged between 10 and 19 years in Isiolo, Marsabit and Garissa to gain basic literacy, numeracy and other relevant skills. 

CMMB will work with the Ministry of Education’s Council of Nomadic Education, County Education Boards and Gender Departments to help these girls achieve foundational-to-fluent literacy, numeracy and life skills thus improving their learning opportunities in order to realize their full potential and transform their future. 

The Position: CMMB is recruiting for the position of Technical Adviser to be based in the field (either Garissa, Isiolo or Marsabit) for an anticipated award under the DfID-funded LNGB solicitation. 

The position will report to the Project Manager LNGB.
 
As Technical Adviser (LNGB), your primary function will be to ensure high technical standards for all project deliverables under the LNGB project as awarded. 

This will require provision of technical advice and guidance to county-based team member as well as other stakeholders the project engages with.

In addition, you will provide technical summaries and briefings for the Project Manager as required to national-level engagements. 

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Remain up-to-date on all relevant Ministry of Education policies and guidance regarding pastoralist education, especially about girls.
  • Provide technical guidance and implementation support to all project teams.
  • Provide technical review of all project reporting and other external documents.
  • Work with county-level stakeholder (including Ministry of Education representatives of the Nomadic Education Council) to ensure the LNGB project’s implementation is in support of government policies and plans.
  • Work with local advocacy and legal organisations to promote girls’ rights (both regarding education and more broadly). 
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelors degree in education or related field.
  • Five or more years’ experience in the education, gender and/or pastoralist sectors
  • Five or more years’ prior experience working in the field with an international NGO.
  • Three or more years’ experience a technical advisory role.
  • Experience working with children and youth programs that promote livelihoods.
  • Demonstrated record that reflects high ethical standards and a strong result-driven work ethic.
  • Good communicator with experience in coaching and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated experience earning the trust of others and fostering collaborative relationships.
  • As both a listener and leader, models teamwork behaviour and team building skills. 
Terms of offer 

We strive to live out our core values of collaboration, love, excellence and respect every day. 

We provide our employees with a competitive salary and a meaningful benefits package, with opportunities to learn and grow. 

We especially encourage all persons of diverse backgrounds to apply.

Vacancy: County Coordinator (Leave No Girl Behind, LNGB) 

3 Positions

Location: Marsabit, Garissa, Isiolo Counties, Kenya 

About us: CMMB is a global non - governmental, humanitarian and development organization with a special focus on making healthcare available to all.

The Leave No Girl Behind (LNGB) is a project under the Girls’ Education Challenge (GEC) of the United Kingdom Department for International Development. 

This initiative aims to support the hardest to reach, highly marginalized out-of-school adolescent girls aged between 10 and 19 years in Isiolo, Marsabit and Garissa to gain basic literacy, numeracy and other relevant skills.
 
CMMB will work with the Ministry of Education’s Council of Nomadic Education, County Education Boards and Gender Departments to help these girls achieve foundational-to-fluent literacy, numeracy and life skills thus improving their learning opportunities in order to realize their full potential and transform their future. 

The Position: CMMB is recruiting for three County Coordinators to be based in Marsabit, Garissa and Isiolo counties for an anticipated award under the DfID-funded LNGB solicitation. 

These positions will report to the Project Manager (LNGB).
 
As County Coordinator (LNGB), your primary function will be to ensure all planned activities in your county of assignment are carried out as scheduled with effective involvement of other county-level stakeholders such as government agencies, religious and local community leaders. 

You will ensure open communication between the project and its stakeholders to ensure buy-in and support for achieving the LNGB objectives. 

You will demonstrate CMMB and Caritas’ high ethical and programmatic standards in all you do. 

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Oversee day-to-day LNGB project implementation in the county of assignment.
  • Liaise with government officials and other leaders (inc. all faiths) within the county to ensure the project is understood, accepted and supported.
  • Work closely with assigned representatives of pastoralist communities the project is focused on to ensure their full engagement.
  • Guide local civil society actors to engage positively with local government to ensure workplans and budgets are developed in support of county development plans.
  • Work closely with civil society groups who are active in the field of Gender-Based Violence and Girls’ Rights. Qualifications and Experience:
  • Certificate/Diploma in development studies or related field.
  • At least four years’ experience in rural development in pastoralist areas.
  • Experience working with girls’ issues (either directly or supporting those who are).
  • Proven skills in planning, implementing and reporting on field-level development projects.
  • Demonstrated record that reflects high ethical standards and taking responsibility to deliver results.
  • Demonstrated ability to build good relations with the full range of local stakeholders active at county level.
  • Ability to communicate in the applicable local dialect for your county of assignment. 
Terms of offer 

We strive to live out our core values of collaboration, love, excellence and respect every day. 

We provide our employees with a competitive salary and a meaningful benefits package, with opportunities to learn and grow. 

We especially encourage all persons of diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to apply

Interested applicants should submit their application together with resume/CV to hrkenya@cmmb.org indicating position applied for on the subject line by 30th June 2017. 

Include telephone and email contacts of 3 references and your daytime telephone/cellphone contact. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

To learn more about us, visit our website at www.cmmb.org

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