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Regional Head of Finance, Security and Support Services Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Regional Head of Finance, Security and Support Services
National Position
Based in Nairobi, Kenya

HelpAge International's ( vision is one of a world where older people fulfil their potential to lead active, dignified, healthy and secure lives.
The East, West and Central Africa (EWCA) Regional Development Centre works with a range of partners across Africa to deliver programming in a number of key areas: HIV/AIDS & health; social protection, income security & livelihoods; emergency response & resilience and prevention of discrimination and rights of older people. 

Programmes are implemented by the HelpAge country and regional teams as well as supporting and strengthening, HIV and health in countries with the Eastern Africa and countries in the Southern Africa region networks, affiliates and partners working in the region on the issue of older persons. 

The Regional Centre in Nairobi manages the country programmes in Tanzania, Ethiopia, Sudan, Kenya, South Sudan and Uganda. Programme development in west and central Africa are also coordinated from the Regional Centre. 

The regional office also implements multi country programmes funded by DFID, Irish Aid and SIDA on social protection.  
HelpAge International EWCA Region seeks to recruit a Regional Head of Finance, Security and Support Service functions (logistics, IT, office administration) for the region, who will lead and ensure these functions are managed in line with regional and organisation wide strategic plans.  

As a member of regional management team, the post holder will contribute to regional management decisions and be responsible for overseeing finance and support services planning and management for the regional office and support the country teams in the same. 

He/she will support programme teams in finance management and review of grants, ensure programmes strictly adhere to standard requirements of HelpAge and specific donor terms and conditions. 

The incumbent is the designated Security Focal Point (SFP) for the region and will support country teams on security matters.
The post holder will have the experience and ability to work at a regional level, providing strategic guidance to the finance and operations teams, communicating well within the teams and demonstrated experience in staff safety and security management. 

The person must be adept in multitasking, dealing with complexities of region-country relationships and seeking and providing clarity. 

The person must be flexible and hardworking and push him/ herself to achieve agreed results. 

The successful candidate will have a degree in Finance with over 7 years’ experience at senior management level preferably in an International NGO.  

Membership to an internationally recognized finance body, good working knowledge of SUN system, experience in working with a wide range of donors as well as knowledge of statutory requirements for countries under the region are essential to this role.

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