Secours Islamique France Regional Finance & Admin Coordinator Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Jul 14, 2017

Secours Islamique France
To alleviate suffering of the poorest population in France and around the world

Job Re-Advertisement: Finance / HR / Admin Coordinator (Kenya / Somalia Mission)
Nairobi, Kenya
Duration of Contract: 12 Months, renewable
Expected starting date: ASAP

Secours Islamique France (SIF) is a Non-Governmental Organization based in Paris, France.

Founded in 1991, SIF is a non-profit and non-political organization dedicated to alleciate the suffering of the most vulnerable people around the world.

SIF intervenes wherever humanitarian and social needs require mobilization of emergency relief and/or implementation of development programs without any discrimination as to ethnicity, age, religion or sex.

The senior position of Regional Finance & Admin Coordinator reports to the Head of Mission, Kenya / Somalia.

S/he will manage and supervise the support services of the mission and will manage the finance, human resources, accountancy and overall administrative functions of the mission.

S/he is also responsible for ensuring that all SIF and donor procedures, and laws of the country are strictly adhered to by everyone in the Mission.

Special duties include:
  • Managing accounting, budget monitoring, expenditure planning and treasury management for the mission
  • Assisting in developing reports, analysis and project proposals
  • Managing National Staff policies / procedures including: Recruitment, Contracts, HR Files, payroll, Leave / Overtime planning, training Plans etc
  • Interacting with the local authorities to obtain Expatriate Visas & Work permits
  • Updating HR and administrative procedures and ensure compliance in accordance with local laws / SIF procedures
  • Managing the National Staff salary administration process
  • Reporting on Financial, HR and administrative matters to HQ
  • representing SIF at meetings with other humanitarian actors, local authorities and donors as required
Minimum Knowledge / Skills / Qualifications
  • University degree in Economics / Finance or other directly related studies
  • Minimum 5 years of previous directly related experience, preferably in the humanitarian field
  • Previous international experience in dealing with rules / regulations of donors
  • Good knowledge of standard logistics and procurement procedures
  • Microsoft Pack office proficient and familiar with accounting software packages. Note: Sage is used within the mission
  • Proven experience in mentoring and capacity building of National Staff
  • Ability to work effectively / accurately within tight deadlines with minimum support / supervision
  • Proven interpersonal / conflict management skills together with demonstrated team-building and leadership skills
How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter, CV and 3 references to the attention of (using basic excel, work or pdf document not later than 28th July 2017.
The position title (Finance / HR / Admin Coordinator)
SIF is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are encouraged to apply
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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