Gold Star Kenya – Director of Finance & Administration – GSK/DFA/061.

The Director of Finance and Administration will be responsible for the financial management and administration of the project, including sub-award or subcontract management, human resource (HR) management, procurement & inventory management and travel & logistics.

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Gold Star Kenya (GS Kenya) was established in 2010 as a local Non-Governmental Organization; GS Kenya was born out of the success of the Gold Star Network, a social franchise program initiative established in 2006 to promote comprehensive quality HIV care amongst a network of private health providers in Kenya. GS Kenya implements health related projects in Kenya.
 
Goldstar Kenya seeks a Director of Finance and Administration for an anticipated, USAID-funded program to support, expansion and provision of quality integrated HIV/AIDS clinical services in Kenya. This position is contingent on award.
 
Position Purpose:
 
The Director of Finance and Administration will be responsible for the financial management and administration of the project, including sub-award or subcontract management, human resource (HR) management, procurement & inventory management and travel & logistics.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Establishment and maintenance of a robust financial, administrative and sub-award management and monitoring system to support program activities towards project objectives, in accordance with GS Kenya policies and practices as well as USG regulations governing awards
  • Ensuring transparent, responsive and compliant financial management system that tracks and monitors project expenditures against budget;
  • Contributing to short-term and long-term program planning, as part of the management team
  • Overseeing implementation of financial and administrative systems, including cost containment measures and systems to mitigate waste, fraud and abuse
  • Development and submission of quality financial reports and prime award deliverables
  • Overseeing the HR, procurement, travel and logistics functions for program;
  • Overseeing procurement and inventory procedures, in accordance with United States Government (USG) policies and regulations;
  • Collaborating closely with the relevant GS Kenya technical teams on financial, administration, sub-award management, HR and procurement matters; Managing contractual negotiations and agreements with local consultants, vendors and service providers; and
  • Supervising financial and administrative staff
  • Performing any other duties as directed by the Chief of Party
Minimum Requirements:
  • A Master’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field relevant to the position requirements.
  • At least eight years of experience in financial management for large complex projects, of which at least five years were working in the field of international development.
  • Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language.
HOW TO APPLY:
 
Gold Star Kenya has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply via email to: gskenya-hr@goldstarkenya.org. Please quote the Requisition ID provided on the subject line while sending your application, CV/resume including salary requirements, to be received by 27th September 2019.
Kindly note that only shortlisted persons will be contacted.

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