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Operations Coordinator Job Vacancy in Kenya

A National Network is seeking to recruit a qualified individual for the advertised vacant position.

The Network exists to empower, promote and improve programming for children.

The position is for a self driven and dynamic individual with a vision to build a high caliber team and manage a large Network with members spread all over the country

Operations Coordinator

The Operations coordinator provides critical coordination and support to Network operations countrywide.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities
  • Participate as a member of the Senior Management Team in strategic planning and decision making processes
  • Coordinate as a member of the Senior Management Team the preparation of Annual Program Plan
  • Coordinate the development of performance plans and appraisals for staff.
  • Management of Sun Systems accounting program in accordance with the Network Policies and procedures
  • Ensure financial internal control systems are documented and understood by staff
  • Coordinate cash forecasting to ensure accuracy and timely submission of reports to donors.
  • Coordinate efficient and secure delivery of cash to field officers.
  • Manage the Network Bank accounts in line with organization policies.
  • Coordinate the preparation of management, Network and Donor Financial reports
  • Provide financial training to staff to ensure staff understand the Network and Donor policies and procedures
  • Work with relevant officers in developing Budgets.
  • Ensure budgets and budget amendments are properly recorded in the Network Financial systems.
  • Coordinate the preparation of project financial reports.
  • Coordinate the process of sub-granting, grant closure with the relevant officers and partners.
  • Coordinate the allocation of costs to ensure compliance with Network and Donor policies
  • Manage Network and Donor Financial Audits to ensure recommendations are closed in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate the preparation of Network Year-end Reports.
Skills, Qualifications & Experience
  • University degree in Financial Management/Accounting /Bcom Finance or Accounting option, or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience, with supervisory responsibility of finance department upon graduation
  • Demonstrated thorough and in-depth knowledge of Government financial management regulations and requirements
  • In-depth knowledge of Sun Systems and or Quick Books financial accounting package,Vision and/or Advanced Excel
  • Ability to analyze problems and provide systematic solutions in line with established policies/procedures
  • Budgeting and budget management experience
  • Excellent communication, coaching and facilitation skills
  • Willingness to work as a member of an effective team and to undertake a wide variety of responsibilities according to program needs.
  • Experience working with local partners , government departments and other local partners
  • Ability and capacity to formulate budgets for fundraising proposals
  • Ability to work both as motivating member and leader of a diverse team
Applications and curriculum vitae to be sent to:

The Advertiser
DN/A 820
P. O. Box 49010, 00100, GPO
Nairobi, Kenya.

Deadline for receiving applications will be on 6th January 2010.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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