The International Committee Of The Red Cross – Finance & Administration Manager.

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Overall Responsibility

The Finance and Administration Manager is accountable for the integrity of financial and analytical accounting and for reporting from the field. S/he oversees all financial resources and administrative activities such as management of premises and staff travel.$

Tasks and responsibilities.

  • Provide leadership, direction and management of the Finance, Security and Premises teams at the Logistics Support Centre(LSC) and Mombasa office(MOM);
  • Make strategic recommendations to the Head of Logistics Support Centre, Finance & Administration Coordinator and Heads of departments;
  • Manage the processes for financial forecasting & budgets, overseeing the preparation of all financial reporting and investment planning;
  • Interpret institutional guidelines and policies in light of the local context, ensuring compliance with ethical standards and mitigating financial risks;
  • Ensures that the rules on Financial Management and all ICRC procedures/processes are respected, proper financial controls are adequate and implemented;
  • Supervise the processing and authorization of all payments at LSC and MOM according to the financial rules of the delegation;
  • Evaluate the condition of site building and ground and supervise Premises and Maintenance teams to ensure strategic planning of maintenance activities, outsourced maintenance, renovation works whilst monitoring expenses;
  • Work with the Sustainable development team to lead and initiate measures to reduce energy consumption and implement sustainable development projects;
  • Support security and safety officers to analyse and evaluate security operations to identify risks or opportunities for improvement;
  • Ensure proper diffusion and access to information related to security in line with duty of care obligations;
  • Chair the Occupational Health and Safety Committee and ensure application of audited risk assessment recommendations;
  • Ensure that mandatory policies (occupational safety, fire safety) are created and implemented to ensure that ICRC maintains full compliance with all legislative acts including Occupational Health and Safety act;

Minimum Requirements and competencies

  • University Degree in Finance or Business administration;
  • CPA(K) or ACCA or equivalent qualification;
  • Ten years relevant experience in finance, general administration (travel, infrastructure, security) with a minimum of 3 years experience in financial accounting/controlling;
  • Experience in Project Management will be an asset;
  • Must have 5 years staff management experience with a minimum team size of 5 – 10 people;
  • Proven negotiation and communication skills;
  • Strong leadership skills and sense of accountability;
  • Able to work in a multi-disciplinary environment;
  • Certificate of good conduct;
  • Must be a Kenyan Citizen;


The interested candidates should submit their applications on or before 21st August 2020 at 4:30 pm with the CV, motivation letter, including references details, supporting documents (Certificates, Diplomas etc) and current and expected remuneration to ICRC Logistics Support Centre, HR Department via:

The reference Finance and Administration Manager must be stated in the application to be valid. If you do not clearly state the position for which you are applying & attach the required Degree & other supporting documents, your application will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ICRC does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. All applications are free for all candidates and no one should require any payment or compensation during the recruitment process. If the candidate is asked for any fee, he/she must report to ICRC HR Department through the recruitment contact.




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