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Finance and Administration Director Job in Kenya

The Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (KEMSA) is a State Corporation established in 2000 with the mandate to Procure, Warehouse and Distribute medical commodities to over 6,000 public health facilities countrywide.

The Agency wishes to recruit a competent candidate to fill an existing vacancy in its Finance and Administration Directorate as outlined below:

Director, Finance and Administration

Ref: No. 

The Director, Finance and Administration will report to the Chief Executive Officer and will be responsible for the finance and administration function including advising the Board, the Chief Executive Officer and Management on strategic financial performance of the Agency.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership in the formulation and implementation of financial management strategies and policies
  • Oversee the development and implementation of sound financial management systems
  • Assess business risks and create financial awareness on resource allocation, cost reduction and financial discipline
  • Manage the organisation’s human resource and other staff matters
Qualifications, Competencies and Experience:
  • A Masters in Business Administration or related field
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Economics from a recognized university
  • A qualified accountant (CPA-K / ACCA)
  • At least eight (8) years relevant experience, 5 of which with a reputable organization and at least 3 years at senior management level. (Experience in the public sector will be an added advantage)
  • Demonstrated experience using and complying with international accounting standards
  • Knowledge of donor contracting policies and reporting standards
  • Well developed IT skills with proficiency in computerized accounting applications and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems
  • General management skills
If you believe you are the right candidate and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application together with copies of your certificates, detailed CV, stating your current position, current remuneration level, email and telephone contacts quoting the job reference number for this position as indicated above so as to reach us on or before 20th April 2012 addressed to:

The Chief Executive Officer,
Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (KEMSA)
13 Commercial Street, Industrial Area,
P.O. Box 47715, 00100
Nairobi, Kenya

Any direct or indirect canvassing for this position will lead to automatic disqualification of candidates.

‘The Kenya Medical Supplies Agency is an equal opportunity employer.’

An ISO Certified Agency. KEMSA: Your Partner In Healthcare

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