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Data Clerk

Purpose
This role will ensure that sponsorship communications are entered in child data as per the corporate standards.  This will ensure production and quality standards are met for continuous relationship between the Organization and National offices.
Dimensions of the Role
The post holder reports directly to the Sponsorship Coordinator.

Responsibilities
·         Ensure that all sponsorship communication items are accurately entered into the child data system before the close of every month.
·         Tracking and processing of incoming communications in a timely manner and as provided for by the sponsorship guidelines.
·         Ensure all outgoing communications are processed in child data system after quality checks to meet corporate requirements.
·         Utilization of the child data system as per Plan International policies.  This is as regarding access, uploading & extracts processing.
·         Regular tracking and updating of to-do’s to aid in timely feedback.
·         Maintain a good filing system for sponsored children data (cancelled files) in the office.
·         Ensure availability of credible and usable sponsorship information in child data system
·         Provide monthly feedback to sponsorship field staff and partners to enhance quality communication products.
·         Ensure all processed sponsored children files are dispatched to the field in a timely and organized manner.
·         Ensure stock and inventory control for the sponsorship department
·         Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Child Protection (CPP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.
Key relationships
Communication is very vital and this position maintains a daily contact with Sponsorship Coordinator and the Sponsorship Officers in order to achieve the desired targets.
An effective working relationship with other functional networks within the Program Office and with the Sponsorship Administrator at the Country Office for technical back up is necessary.
Technical expertise, skills and knowledge
Educational Qualifications, skills and experience
·         Diploma in community Development or related field.
·         Computer literate (MS Office Word, Internet Explorer, Excel etc.)
·         At least two years’ experience working in similar position.
·         Fluent in written and oral English and Kiswahili.
·         Computer skills and Internet knowledge.
·         Proven typewriting and proof reading skills.
This position requires integrity, a team player, a person keen to detail and one with a positive disposition, in the way they relate to people in order to achieve the desired outputs and deliverables.


Grants Accountant

Dimensions of Role
·         The position holder coordinates the Accounting and Finance in an assigned entity working closely with the Country Finance Managers.
·         The role has no budget management responsibility and no direct reporting
·         Tasked with ensuring performance of mission critical ERP systems, currently in SAP & HRIS and implementation progress versus standards.
·         Support in training and capacity building at different levels i.e. Country office
·         Remit of role covers the 12 countries, Regional office & Pan Africa office of RESA and Middle East Sub region.
·         Act as the roving SAP SME.
·         Offers on site and remote troubleshooting to issues and where necessary, relates matters to experts.
Key End Results and typical Responsibilities
Reporting and Monitoring
·         Ensure preparation and submission of Monthly Financial Report to Management working closely with the CFM and Finance team.
·         Preparation of Budget vs Actual report monthly and discussing with the various programme managers and CMT.
·         Share monthly finance update with CO management and Regional Office on the progress made so far, achievement, challenges and flag areas requiring support.
Training and Capacity Building
·         Ensure continuous capacity building and training of incoming finance team
·         In case of CO deployment, come up with a detailed deployment tasks plan that will ensure the CO team capacity is build.
·         Organise a finance training for non-finance aimed at capacity building their skills and knowledge in Finance.=
Grants Management
·         Support in preparation or review of donor reports
·         Ensure compliance in the grant funded projects being implemented by the country office
·         Working with the International Headquarters, National Office, Regional Office and Country Office teams in ensuring routine Grant Finance Remediation 3 is a success.
Support to the CFM
·         Working closely with the incoming Country Finance Manager in ensuring a comprehensive finance technical induction and continuous close engagement as the CFM settle in his/her role.
·         Ensure a smooth working finance team led by the Country Finance manager by being an advisor to the Country Finance Manager mostly in meetings through sharing of good practices.
·         Support in day to day accounting tasks i.e. Payment review and processing, payroll processing etc.
Partner Management
·         Support in management of partner and activity implementation working closely with the Grants and programme team

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