Regional Finance Coordinator - Country and Network Support (Kenya, open to Kenyan nationals only)

Open to Kenyan nationals only

Based in Nairobi, Kenya

Contract Duration:  2 years

HelpAge International is the secretariat to the HelpAge Global Network, which brings together a wide range of organisations and individuals working to promote the rights and meet the needs of older women and men, nationally and/or internationally.

Our long-term vision is to establish a global movement of strong connected age focused and older people led platforms in every country in the world. Only by collaborating together can we achieve a world in which all older people can lead dignified, active, healthy and secure lives.  We aim to extend the reach and influence of the HelpAge Global Network to all those in a position to help bring about our vision for older people– including Governments, regional institutions, policy makers, development partners, the private sector, UN organisations and academic institutions.

In the Africa region, we will deliver this through a combination of programme, policy and communications work focused on our core themes of social protection, health and care.

HelpAge International Africa regional office seeks to hire a Regional Finance Coordinator who will provide support to country offices and network members, particularly in grants and contracts management, timely financial planning, analysis and reporting as well as finance and operations support in delivery of HelpAge strategy in Africa.

The candidate will have Minimum of 5years experience in an INGO in a similar position, proven leadership skills and the ability to manage, motivate and inspire a diverse regional operations team, superior numeracy and information analysis skills and experience in managing and supporting teams remotely.

Good working knowledge of SUN Systems, word processing, spreadsheets, power point and database packages, ability to work independently and make good routine decisions and knowledge of statutory requirements for countries in Africa region is essential to this role. 

A detailed job description is available on the right side of this page.

To apply, send your CV and cover letter explaining how you meet the criteria for this position to jobs.africa@helpage.org by 31 January 2018.

 

Applications for this position will be reviewed on a rolling basis.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to send their applications as soon as possible.

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