Handicap International Finance and Administration Coordinator Job in Nairobi Kenya

Handicap International is an independent and impartial international aid organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. 
Working alongside persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our action and testimony are focused on responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights.

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Program Director, as a Finance and Administration Coordinator , you will be in charge of:

  • Managing financial resources: budget, treasury, expenditure commitments, accounting, finance, reporting to donors/stakeholders 
  • Implementing the program HR strategy and providing administrative management of human resources : recruitment, HR policy, management of contracts, training 
  • Ensuring compliance with local laws and the establishment of a legal framework : assist the program director in drawing partnership agreements, manage contractual documents 
  • Establishing an administrative and an operational framework : management of the contracts for the living and work premises 
  • Ensuring the program’s logistics management : general services, procurement, equipment, vehicle fleet and stocks 
  • Assuring external/internal communication on administrative and financial issues 
  • Assisting the field program director
You will be in charge of managing an administrative team (including expatriates management).

Candidate Profile:


  • Graduate business school or Master degree in business management and administration, finance, economics, or Administrator training in Bioforce. 
  • At least 3 years experience in an NGO as an administrator with international experience preferred 
  • Financial management, human resource management and accounting experience 
  • Strong managerial capacity and ability to manage a team both in Kenya and Somalia 
  • Autonomy, discipline, adaptability, good interpersonal skills
  • Team management, ability to unite 
  • Knowledge of donor requirements and procedures 
  • Pedagogy, Initiative 
  • Experience of work as an expatriate would be an asset
Required Language Skills:

Fluency in English is mandatory

How to apply:

If you feel you are the right candidate, kindly send your application along with an up-to-date CV including 3 (three) referees with their current contacts by email to : recruit02@handicap-international.or.ke

The email subject line should be marked: “Application for Finance and Administration Coordinator position”

Only short listed candidates with the above qualifications and skills will be contacted.

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