Plan International Grants Accountant and Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

Aug 5, 2016

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. 

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children. 

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. 

We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.
We are inviting applications for the following positions:
1. Grants Accountant  
(Based in Nairobi)
Plan International Kenya is implementing different donor (institutions, corporate & foundations) funded projects in different parts of the country. Reporting to the Country Finance Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for maintaining financial, accounting and grant support services in order to meet the needs of the organization and the respective donors. 

This position is responsible for preparing financial statements, maintaining cash controls, providing financial reporting and analysis of budget and expenses.
This position is also responsible for the operations of post-award grant administration (partner financial management) and related accounting duties. 

Working closely with the Program teams, Program Units, Grants and finance team, the Grant Accountant will focus heavily on budgeting, compliance, reporting and variance analysis functions.
2. Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator – ECCD 
(Based in Kisumu)
The purpose of this role is to ensure M&E data is constantly used to report on the project performance including designs and improvements as maybe necessary. 

The M&E Officer will also be responsible for ensuring adherence to Plan Kenya’s ECCD project M&E Framework.

The position holder will support quality and effective program design by ensuring that project implementation incorporates key monitoring information and learning. 

The position holder will drive learning, innovation and program accountability and will work together with the ECCD Project Manager to ensure quality and timely reporting in line with the grant requirements.

The focus of the role will be on data collection, analysis, documentation of effects and outcomes, compiles the most significant stories of change that could be used to shape ECCD programming and cross learning within Plan and beyond. 

The incumbent will ensure gender responsive analysis is appropriately addressed in data collection, analysis and reporting.

Plan International is a development organization uniting people to advance the rights of all children. Accordingly, we are an equal opportunity employer and employment is subject to our child protection standards including appropriate background checks and adherence to our Child Protection Policy.

If you meet the above requirements and are interested, please visit to access the full job description and make an online application. 

The closing date of applications is 14th August, 2016.

We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Disclaimer: Plan International Kenya does not require applicants to pay any fee at whatever stage of the recruitment and selection process. We therefore advise the general public to exercise due diligence when applying for employment.

To read more about Plan International Kenya, visit our website


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