Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) Programme Administrative and Finance Assistant Job in Nairobi Kenya

Programme Administrative and Finance Assistant (PAFA)

Fixed term contract – September 2012 to August 2013 (renewable to March 2015)

Based in Nairobi, Kenya (with some travel)

Competitive  local salary

The Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) is dedicated to supporting the development of democratic systems of government.  Its focus is sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and North Africa, the Balkans, Eastern Europe and increasingly Asia.

The Foundation was founded in 1992 and is sponsored by the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office. 

It works to strengthen the institutions of democracy, primarily by supporting the development of parliaments, political party structures and civil society organisations.  
It is uniquely placed to draw directly on the expertise of Westminster’s political parties in all its work.

WFD is looking to recruit an experienced Programme Administrative and Finance Assistant (PAFA) to provide accurate and timely administrative, financial and logistical support to WFD’s programme ‘Kenya  – Governance Improvement Programme’  (K-GIP).  

You need to have the experience to manage the financial administration of the programme, have great attention to detail and enjoy delivering logistical support to programme activities.

The deadline for completed applications is 09.00am (GMT) 12 September 2012. 

Please send the application form, which you can download below, to recruitment@wfd.org

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Micro Africa Ltd Group Chief Finance Officer and Group Finance Manager Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

Micro Africa Ltd (MAL) is a well established micro-finance institution with operations through-out the East African region and provides credit services and financial solutions to organized groups, businesses and individuals. 
MAL is part of the Letshego Holdings Ltd, which is listed in the Botswana Stock Exchange.
For more information about us, log on to: www.microafricagroup.com & www.letshego.com.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals to fill the following positions for the East African Cluster, which comprises of Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and South Sudan. 
The positions will be based in Nairobi, Kenya.
Group Chief Finance Officer (GCFO)

The overall responsibilities of the above position will be to manage, direct and implement the financial strategies, objectives, policies, procedures, financial function control environment, reporting and planning for the Group. 

Key performance areas include, but are not limited to:

Mercy Corps Peace and Media Coordinator Job in Eldoret, Kenya

Peace and Media Coordinator position to based in Eldoret

Program / Department Summary:

Mercy Corps Kenya began its work in 2009 in the Rift Valley Province in response to election-related violence with a small recovery program, followed by a more powerful conflict management and mitigation program. 
Mercy Corps primarily focuses on environments where communities are experiencing significant transition.  
Using an evidence based approach, we came to understand that we needed to use economic incentives and build social connections, especially among youth. 
This included the creation of both short and longer-term employment opportunities for youth, and support to collective action among interethnic groups of youth. 
We also learned that there was a need to expand young people’s political and civic engagement in order to significantly reduce their risk of participation in violent movements, lending support for a cross-sectoral approach in youth and conflict programming.

Mercy Corps’ Local Empowerment for Peace (LEAP) program in Uasin Gishu, Kericho, Nakuru, Nandi and Trans Nzoia Counties in the Rift Valley builds the lessons learned of the past. 

The primary objective of LEAP is to strengthen the ability of local actors to address root causes of post-election violence and to promote peace and reconciliation at the community level. 
Mercy Corps works towards this objective by building and strengthening sustainable local mechanisms for conflict mitigation and reconciliation, supporting inter and intra-community reconciliation dialogues and community reconstruction projects.

General Position Summary:

Peace and Media Coordinator is a critical position for the Mercy Corps LEAP Program. Reporting to the Chief of Party, the Paeace and Media Coordinator will lead the components of the project related to documentation and dissemination of stories around peace. 
With emphasis on the promotion of non-violence as it relates to the upcoming election, The Peace & Media Coordinator will organize and develop information campaigns to increase of knowledge of electorate on reform efforts consistent with Agenda 4 of the 2008 peace agreement. 
Working closely with the Chief of Party, he/she will analyze media outlets and outreach, and develop communication strategy for peace initiatives by Mercy Corps and its partners.

The Peace and Media Coordinator also gives substantial technical support to Mercy Corps’ Program Officers and will be called upon to help write stories as they develop. Support will include training on USAID protocols regarding media and communication along with branding and marking requirements.

Essential Job Functions:

SACCO Manager Job Vacancy at a Medium Sized Sacco in Nairobi Kenya

One of our leading medium sized SACCOs in Nairobi has retained us to recruit & fill the following position;

SACCO Manager

Ref: USACCO/MGR/01/2012
Key Responsibilities
The job holder will be charged with the responsibility of managing the day-to-day SACCO operations in liaison with the SACCO Management Board. 
Specifically he/she will:
  • Be responsible for the management, development and maintenance of a high performance team by providing good leadership and effective supervision and guidance of staff members under his/her charge.