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Administration Manager Employment Opportunity


Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a private, non-denominational, development agency promoting creative solutions to problems that impede social development. 

AKF (East Africa) seeks sustainable solutions to long-term problems of poverty, hunger, literacy and health, with a special emphasis on the needs of rural communities in coastal and other resource-poor areas. 

AKF(EA) works in five sectors including Health, Education, Early Childhood Development, Rural Development and Civil Society enhancement. 

Over the last several years, AKF (EA)’s programmes have evolved and expanded in response to government policies, beneficiary demand and assessment of needs. 

In order to optimise AKF (EA)’s efficiency and effectiveness as a development actor in the region, it seeks to support and improve innovations that create viable solutions to community problems that impede development.
 
Reporting to the Regional Chief Operating Officer, the Administration Manager will ensure the execution of transparent and efficient procurement and logistics processes; ensure organizational assets are appropriately recorded and insured; communicate all security matters to the units and programmes; supervise the administrative staff; and apply a result oriented management approach.
 
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field
  • Minimum five years experience in management of administration, procurement and logistics
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of project planning, implementation and good analytical skills
  • Understanding of general insurance policies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English (fluency in Kiswahili is desirable)
  • Good organisational skills, with demonstrated ability to manage and prioritise tasks.
Interested and qualified candidates should email their applications to recruitment-akfea@akdn.org with a cover letter, CV and the names and contact information of three professional referees by 3rd May, 2013.
 
Due to the high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
The Aga Khan Foundation is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (www.akdn.org).

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