Finance and Operations Manager Kenya | Jobs – HelpAge International

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Department:             Kenya Finance, HR and Support Services
 
Location:                   Nairobi, Kenya with some travel
 
Responsible To:       Country Representative
Responsible For:     Finance Coordinator; Procurement and Logistic officer; and HR and admin staff
Closing Date:         22 July 2022
 
Relations with Others: Reports and is accountable to CD, close working relationship with the other Programme staffs, close liaison with global Finance, HR and Portfolio teams, donors, affiliates and partners.
 
Background
HelpAge International helps older people claim their rights, challenge discrimination, and overcome poverty, so that they can lead dignified, secure, active and healthy lives. Our work in over 86 countries is strengthened through our global network of like-minded organisations – the only one of its kind in the world. In 13 countries Helpage International also operates from a country office, while a global team provides operational and technical support to the Global network including the country offices. The HelpAge International country office manages finance and administration functions for the country team and global team members based in Kenya.
 
Job purpose: To develop, manage and implement financial, administrative processes and policies of the HelpAge International Kenya country programme to ensure that they are relevant and functioning efficiently and effectively, compliant with HelpAge International financial system, policies and procedures, donor requirements and national legislation. To monitor and proactively detect risks and opportunities and bring these to the attention of management and to ensure that administrative and financial service support to the programme is adequate and timely. To build capacity of the functional finance and administration team and to ensure  the team has appropriate skills to perform tasks assigned to required standards and oversee procurement functions to ensure compliance and efficiency. 
 
Job responsibilities:
 
1.1       Treasury
 
1.2      Management Accounting
 
1.3       Financial Management
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Person Specification:
 
Essential:
 
Desirable:
 
 
In addition, as an HelpAge employee you are expected to:
 
Our Values  
At HelpAge International we work hard to achieve our goals together as a team with a clear shared purpose. Our values inform how we work together:  
  
Inclusive  
We respect people, value diversity and are committed to equality.  
  
Impact  
We value and recognise the contribution of our staff and network members, as we put older people at the center of everything we do.  
Partners  
We work alongside network members and others to increase reach, influence and impact. We are committed to a culture of collaboration and building positive relationships.  
Learning  
We are passionate about learning, accountable and work together to find creative solutions.  
  
Everyone who works at HelpAge share our values and are committed to behaviors that demonstrate and support them.  
 
Safeguarding  
 Everyone has a role in creating and sustaining a safe and respectful working environment, where no one comes to any harm or is maltreated. At HelpAge we take our responsibilities very seriously and will take action against wrongdoing. We will do everything we can to ensure that we do not engage people that pose a safeguarding risk and will undertake criminal record checks as required.    
 
Equal Opportunities  
HelpAge International is committed to creating an inclusive working environment, promoting and providing equal opportunities and respecting diversity in employment. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of their age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.   
 
How to apply
To apply for a job at HelpAge, please submit the following documents:
 
To be considered, please email your application to hr.kenya@helpage.org  before the closing date.
 
Important Message: Please ensure that you remove personal information including your date of birth, age, gender and marital status from your CV. Please do not include any photographs.
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