ActionAid International Kenya – Director of People, Finance and Operations.

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Job Title: Director of People, Finance and Operations

Job Family: Director

Directorate: People, Finance and Operations

Entry Salary: Grade G 

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa or Nairobi, Kenya, London

Reports: Secretary General

Application closing date: 24th June 2022 @ 23:59 BST

Role Overview

Drives excellence in human resources, finance, technology, and risk management for ActionAid’s Global Secretariat (GS), and provides strategic leadership in these areas for the wider Federation as well as overseeing Federation treasury management. Oversees the SHEA function and ensures its accountability to the IB.

The role will be part of a Global Management Team that provides leadership to achieve internal coherence and external impact. In addition, the successful candidate will bring initiatives and plays a critical role in strategic decision-making. This position works closely with the Secretary General and various Board to provide oversight and guidance on People and Finance related functions.

  The DPFO has five direct reports, the Head of People and Culture, Head of Finance, Head of Risk, Compliance and Assurance, Head of IT and Procurement and Operations Lead.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a similar senior ole, with outstanding numeracy and people management skills. Sh/e will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work across the team with an eye for detail.

For more details on the role, please refer to the job description.


About us 

ActionAid is a global federation working for a world free from poverty and injustice. We want to see a just, fair and sustainable world, in which everybody enjoys the right to a life of dignity, and freedom from poverty and oppression. We work to achieve social justice and gender equality, and to eradicate poverty. All our work is underpinned by a set of feminist leadership principles:  

self-awareness, self-care and caring for others, dismantling bias, inclusion, sharing power, responsible & transparent use of power, accountable collaboration, respectful feedback, courage and zero tolerance for harassment, exploitation and abuse

Our commitment to safeguarding 

ActionAid is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct. We are also committed to preventing and responding to any form of sexual harassment, exploitation and child abuse and abuse of adults at-risk, whether carried out by staff/representatives or resulting from our work. ActionAid expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us. 




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