VSO Regional Grants and Contracts Manager Job in Kenya

VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries.

Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

Regional Grants and Contracts Manager

Location: Pretoria, Nairobi or any VSO African Countries, Kenya

Salary: ZAR588,043 / KES 5,429,419.00 Per Annum

Contract type: Permanent

Full Time: 40 hours per week

Application Closing Date: 7 Oct 2018

Interview date: TBC

Start date: As soon as possible

Role overview: Working as part of Decision Support Finance Team, this role will review donor proposals to ensure accuracy and full cost recovery.

The role will also drive forward organisational cost recovery policies and working closely with Regional Finance Managers, Country Finance Managers for managing Grants and Contracts.

Skills, qualifications and experience

  • Fully Qualified accountant
  • Overseas experience working with International NGOs
  • Strong background working with larger grants and commercial contracts. Extensive knowledge of the requirements and rules of institutional donors like USAID, DFID, DFAT, EU etc.
  • Advanced Excel skills (pivot tables, lookup functions, Vision Excel reports etc), plus a familiarity of working with computer based financial systems

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

Unfortunately we are unable to provide sponsorship for this position, so please ensure you have the right to work in Nairobi, Pretoria or any VSO African Countries before you apply.

VSO offers a flexible working arrangement, such as working from home on a regular basis.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description here for more information.

CLICK HERE to submit your application and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.


Accounting and Finance, NGO and UN
Updated: September 27, 2018 — 6:40 am