Christian Aid – Maternity Cover – Grants Officer, CASE OVC Project – January to 31st May 2020.

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  • Type of contract:Fixed Term
  • Contracted hours:35.00
  • Contract length:5 Months
  • Location:Nairobi, Kenya
  • Closing date:29 October 2019

About us

Christian Aid is a UK-based international humanitarian and development non-governmental organisation. It is currently working in more than 50 countries and has been working in Kenya since 1997. The Kenya Country Programme presently focuses on community health, inclusive markets and climate change resilience delivery interventions that influence shifts in power relations in favour of poor and marginalised communities and groups as a means to ending poverty cycles.

CASE – OVC Project

Comprehensive Assistance, Support and Empowerment of Orphans and Vulnerable Children (CASE‐ OVC) project is a USAID-funded Cooperative Agreement awarded to a consortium led by Christian Aid. CASE-OVC is a five-year initiative that commenced operations in 2017 and aims to improve the welfare and protection of children affected by HIV/AIDS in 18 target counties in Central, Eastern and Part of Rift Valley leading to resilient and thriving orphans and vulnerable children (OVC).

About the role

To be responsible for finance compliance and risk management working with programme staff and partner organizations to assist them in planning, granting, budget and financial management. Oversee partners’ financial reporting, budgeting, auditing and compliance to agreed Christian Aid’s procedures and policies. To build the financial and budget management capacity of local partner organizations through training and support. To improve the capacity of Christian Aid programme staff to understand and uphold both Christian Aid’s and institutional donors’ financial policies and procedures and proactively manage contracts and risk within respective projects and programmes

Role Context

This role sits within the Finance role family in the International Department. It is responsible for managing all aspects of the programme finance function, which will include financial records, financial reports, budgets, donor funds, internal and external audits and providing financial support to Christian Aid partner staff. This role will also manage partner financial capacity and the compliance function.

Further information

This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

You can expect flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

How to Apply

If you meet the qualifications and person specifications as outlined in the role profile, please visit the Christian Aid Website and apply online.  You are required to upload an updated CV and a supporting statement outlining concisely your strengths, and how these strengths can be leveraged to deliver on the Grants Officer role.


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