Finance and Admin Coordinator

Vacancy: Finance and Administration Coordinator (Leave No Girl Behind, LNGB) Location: Nairobi, Kenya About us CMMB is a global non-governmental, humanitarian and development organization with a special focus on making healthcare available to all. The Leave No Girl Behind (LNGB) is a project under the Girls’ Education Challenge (GEC) of the United Kingdom Department for International Development. This initiative aims to support the hardest to reach, highly marginalized out-of-school adolescent girls aged between 10 and 19 years in Isiolo, Marsabit and Garissa to gain basic literacy, numeracy and other relevant skills. CMMB will work with the Ministry of Education’s Council of Nomadic Education, County Education Boards and Gender Departments to help these girls achieve foundational-to-fluent literacy, numeracy and life skills thus improving their learning opportunities in order to realize their full potential and transform their future. The Position CMMB is recruiting for the position of Finance and Admin Coordinator to be based at our offices in Nairobi, Kenya for an anticipated award under the DfID-funded LNGB solicitation. The position will report to the Project Manager (LNGB). As Finance and Admin Coordinator (LNGB), your primary function will be to ensure all necessary support services are provided as needed to the project team. This will require preparing and presenting all financial reports, developing responses to any management or audit queries and ensuring the integrity of all procurement of goods and services under the award. You will set an example of high ethical standards in all matters related to the use and reporting of resources. Duties & Responsibilities ▪ Provide to Project Manager (LNGB) accurate, complete and timely financial and operational analyses and briefings for decision-making purposes. ▪ Lead the accurate, complete and timely production and distribution of all monthly, quarterly and annual project budgets and reports in collaboration with the LNGB team. ▪ Ensure DfID and internal reporting compliance requirements are completed in line with agreed standards and on a timely basis. ▪ Comply with CMMB indirect cost recovery policies and ensure that all shared program costs for LNGB are properly calculated and allocated. ▪ Ensure the cost-effective and timely procurement and receipt/disbursement of services and materials required by the LNGB project through the application of CMMB and donor procurement policies and procedures relating to: (i) adequacy of competitive bidding; (ii) technical competence; (iii) timeliness of delivery; and (iv) value for money. Qualifications and Experience: ▪ Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting or Administration. ▪ At least four years’ experience in Finance with two of these involving grants in the international NGO sector. ▪ Demonstrable experience of managing project administration and procurement needs. ▪ Strong analytical and problem resolution skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively under time pressure, and with auditors. ▪ Demonstrated record that reflects high ethical standards and fiscal stewardship, good business judgement and financial acumen. ▪ Demonstrated ability to foster collaborative relationships with other teams. ▪ Models teamwork behaviour and team building skills. Terms of offer We strive to live out our core values of collaboration, love, excellence and respect every day. We provide our employees with a competitive salary and a meaningful benefits package, with opportunities to learn and grow. We especially encourage all persons of diverse backgrounds to apply. How to apply Interested applicants should submit their application together with resume/CV to indicating position applied for on the subject line by 30th June 2017. Include telephone and email contacts of 3 references and your daytime telephone/cellphone contact. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. To learn more about us, visit our website at

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