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Data Analytics & Forecasting Associate in Kenya , Kenya

Job Title: Data Analytics & Forecasting Associate
Location: 70% Homabay 30% Nairobi
Company Name: Victory Farms Limited
Reports to: Aquaculture Cage Production Manager
Start Date: Immediate

Are you looking for rapid professional development in on of Kenya’s fastest growing young companies? Victory Farms is recruiting a Data Analytics & Forecasting Associate to be responsible and accountable for the smooth running of our production units within the limits of requirements, specifications, costs and timelines. This is an opportunity to help shape the development of an organization that aims to be a sustainable leader in large scale aquaculture production. Professionally, you would be joining a business with ever-growing opportunities and responsibilities, providing a profound exposure to high-growth business environment.

Come join us at Victory Farms as a Data Analytics & Forecasting Associate.

1. Working with systems, building reporting structures, creating automated data flows, working across multiple departments to facilitate accurate data entry.
2. Lead forecasting and analytics activities and bring key data-driven business insights to leaders within the commercial organization in a proactive manner.
3. Building monthly, quarterly and annual forecasts for production, feed, costs.
4. Directs the collection and analysis of relevant information concerning business and channel performance and provides insights and recommendations for improving performance.
5. Investigates analysis and forecasting techniques, new trends, and seeks ways to utilize data and analysis to support Company initiatives.
6. Work cross-functionally with Data management and leadership to ensure information and insights are being cascaded throughout the commercial organizations and supporting functions.
7. Collaborate with global brand teams, regions and markets as well as new product planning and business development to define and assess opportunities, threats and evaluate assets of interest.
8. Maintains regional forecast and budget inputs for marketing and sales channels. Coordinates with division to develop, revise and track budget and performance. Examines ways to improve processes and enhance accuracy.
9. Collaborate with commercial, marketing and finance leadership to define and quantify the impact of commercial market opportunities.
10. Create objective patient/volume/revenue outlook and work with business units to create accurate forecasts (budget and long-range strategic planning).
11. Liaison with Analytics vendors as needed.
12. Contribute to monthly patient reporting, analytics, and forecasting reviews for operations and commercial leadership; provide monthly updates to the business unit and leadership - outlook vs. forecast (integrating performance, analytics)
13. Consolidate and summarizes data for ad hoc analysis (e.g. ROI analysis)

1 Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in computer science or related field.
2 Work experience, 2-5 years in a systems role, dealing with analytics, data, and planning.
3 Experience with data analysis and data visualization tools with data from EMR/EHR, Claims data, Sales Data, and Rx Data (e.g., IMS, Symphony, etc.).
4 Proven track record developing and supporting effective business systems.
5 Strong proven leadership, analytical and communication skills, ability to collaborate cross functionally with all stakeholders in an entrepreneurial team
6 Proven analytical skills. Thorough knowledge of and possess high skill level in advanced analytics and patient-based forecast modeling
7 Expertise with statistical software, databases and MS Office programs (e.g. advanced Excel skills to include pivot tables, filtering, vlookup and macros)
8 Experience with quantitative techniques including smoothing, regression, and simulations.
9 High ethical standards, including demonstrated adherence to all corporate, Compliance, and Regulatory guidelines and procedures
10 Ability to interact and communicate with all levels in the organization.
11 Develops solution by preparing and evaluating alternative workflow solutions.
12 Provides reference by writing documentation.
13 Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
14 Analytical skills. Analysts must interpret complex information from various sources and be able to decide the best way to move forward on a project. They must also be able to figure out how changes may affect the project.
15 Communication skills. Analysts work as a go-between with management and the IT department and must be able to explain complex issues in a way that both will understand.
16 Creativity. Because analysts are tasked with finding innovative solutions to computer problems, an ability to “think outside the box” is important.

About Victory Farms
Victory Farms aims to become the leading tilapia farm in Africa over the next 5 years while maintaining the highest environmental and social standards. We endeavor to be the most sustainable tilapia farm in the world, adhering to global standards and best practices, and producing affordable, sustainable protein to feeding millions of people across the Africa.
VF is the fastest growing aquaculture business on the continent and the largest producer of Tilapia in East Africa. The company is rapidly expanding its vertically integrated model: production, processing, and sales & distribution to keep pace with the rapid growth in demand for protein. Victory Farms is employing world-class technologies, people, and processes to build a model for sustainable protein production on the continent. The Company strives for the highest standards in performance, execution, culture, and integrity.

Victory Farms was established on Lake Victoria in 2015 with both on-shore and off-shore facilities. The head office is in Nairobi, and its farm site is in Homa Bay County, and distribution across Kenya. Since inception, Victory Farms has become one of the fastest growing companies in aquaculture globally. In its first eight months of operation, the Company became the largest aquaculture producer in Kenya. Today, it is the largest aquaculture player in East Africa and operates one of largest hatcheries on the continent.
VF’s growth trajectory provides enormous opportunity for excited professional to uplift their careers and make an impact within a diverse operation. We recognize the utmost importance which contributions by individuals and teams have to the success of Victory Farms. We work to create a fantastic environment for our employees. An environment where employees to have an opportunity to develop professionally and personally.

Are you interested in becoming a Data Analytics & Forecasting Associate in Kenya? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Oct 28, 2019
WWF Director Conservation Impact in Kenya , Kenya

Founded in 1961, WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) is a non-governmental organization working on issues regarding the conservation, research and restoration of the environment. It is the world's largest conservation organization with over 5 million members and 20 million supporters worldwide. WWF has 6,500 staff globally working in more than 100 countries and supporting around 1,300 conservation and environmental projects.

WWF seeks to appoint an experienced and inspiring leader to take on the exciting role of Director, Conservation Impact- Africa.

Reporting to the Regional Director, Africa, and based in Nairobi, Kenya, the Director, Conservation Impact will be responsible for working with both the Regional Director and Practice Leaders to identify and accelerate the development, design and implementation of the most promising initiatives within Africa that deliver the greatest impact on WWFs Practice Outcomes.

Other key functions include:
• Working with Practice Leaders, Focal Points and Conservation Directors in Africa to develop a common understanding of regional trends and opportunities and to identify and accelerate the development, design and implementation of high quality initiatives that capitalise on these opportunities and deliver the greatest impact against our Practice Outcomes.
• Ensuring the fulfilment of the organizations mission of ‘people living in harmony with nature’ by ensuring relevance of our conservation work to people and development in Africa
• Acting as a regional accelerator for moving regional ideas and smaller initiatives into bigger, focused, well designed and impactful initiatives that deliver the conservation outcome against WWF Goals and are also appealing to funders.
• Prioritizing and aligning institutional partnerships and country strategies based on the pan-Africa conservation strategy as it develops.

Required Qualifications:
• Post-graduate qualification in Environmental/Conservation science;
• At least 10 years in a senior conservation leadership role;
• Experience of working in an international, matrix organisation;
• Proven track record of managing internal and external multi-cultural stakeholders to influence and drive change;
• Clear evidence of enabling conservation delivery and experience in the region;
• Fluent English- any other language/s of the region an asset.

Required Skills and Competencies:
• ‘Leading through influence’ leadership and management style with focus on creating enabling environment for others;
• Proven knowledge and experience of human rights and community based approaches to conservation
• Strong ability to bring together and inspire various teams together for impact delivery;
• Entrepreneurial approach and eye for spotting innovation;
• Superb interpersonal skills which helps connecting people, expertise and hence multiplying conservation impact;
• Superlative diplomatic and communication skills to bring teams and stakeholders together;
• Demonstrates WWF behaviors in way of working: Strive for Impact, Listen Deeply, Collaborate Openly, Innovate Fearlessly;
• Adheres to WWF’s values, which are: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging.

Does this describe you? If you feel that you possess these qualities as well as the skills and experience we are looking for and are interested in exploring this exciting and challenging opportunity we would love to hear from you!

Are you interested in becoming a WWF Director Conservation Impact in Kenya? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Sep 13, 2019
Branding and PR Manager in Kenya , Kenya

Job Summary
As the Branding and PR manager, you will manage BitPesa’s press image through direct and indirect relationships with media and ensure the consistency of BitPesa’s brand image. In this role, you will support the external-facing teams by positioning and communicating our brand. You’ll help accelerate the company's growth by creating thought leadership through our brand positioning. Over the next two years, our goal is establish a strong brand presence that compels trust and conversion in competitive markets. You’ll have the advantage of working closely with various stakeholders at the company including sales, executives, and human resources. You’ll solve a variety of challenging, real-world business challenges with press and branding, which will increase international brand image, improve fundraising and partnership prospects, and encourage profitable growth.

- Ensure our mother brand and other product brands are aligned internally and externally with clarity among brand hierarchy
- Ensure our brands are represented authentically and clearly in all manifestations of the brand maintaining brand consistency, including on webpages and with partners
- Champion the brand internally making not only sure all elements of the company understand the brand and its goals, but also they are communicating it through correctly through their personal brands and use of collateral
- Promote the brand in ways that attract our target audience to BitPesa. This may include digital engagement through SEO or ads, more effective customer journeys, PR work, etc
- Represent BitPesa and our products in press interviews and other platforms
- Research conferences and other speaking opportunities for senior leadership and sales
- Constantly seek and implement other activities than raise our brand awareness and profit on an international scale
- Govern the brand image
- Create a process to continuously innovate and strengthen the brand, keeping it “fresh”

- Curating speaking points for press and events for executives and other representatives
- Quarterly updates of all assets including sales presentations, letterheads, etc
- Working with external PR agency to align international press needs and hitting KPI’s about types of publication and coverage
- Actively reach out to and create relationships with Pan-African and regional media, managing coverage in Africa
- Support regulatory, executives, and sales team in event collateral
- Draft press releases and brand related launch strategy for company announcements, such as funding, new products, and hiring
- Work with administration team to manage communications calendar and external speaking engagements for exec team (identify events to target and/or avoid as well as key messages to communicate)

- Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a relevant role, doing branding work in a B2B enterprise or an FMCG
- Experience managing relationships with numerous and complex relationships with press
- Proven track record in creating and managing brand guidelines, PR, advertising and all digital channels to attract and retain customers
- You have an eye for design and visual identity
- Have manage external agencies and setting expectations with them
- Ability to translate business needs into impactful communications with press
- Exceptional communicator (written and oral) with strong interpersonal skills, public speaking experiences preferred
- Advanced MS Office (specifically Excel) and CRM skills along with the willingness and ability to become familiar with company-specific tools/software
- Great organizational skills ensuring nothing falls through the cracks
- You’re perseverant and willing to roll up your sleeves to do whatever needs to be done
- Ability to wear many hats and the poise to navigate the fast-paced ambiguity of our growing company
- Passionate about our mission to develop innovative digital payment and treasury management solutions to help businesses scale in frontier markets
- Bachelor’s Degree

- Competitive salary
- Casual work environment
- Great work-life balance
- We value autonomy
- Environmental-friendly (we try to use as less paper as possible!)
- Opportunity for growth for all our employees
…and more!

Are you interested in becoming a Branding and PR Manager in Kenya? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Sep 19, 2019
Aquaculture Cage Production Manager in Kenya , Kenya

Location: 100% Farm (Farm based in rural area in Homa Bay County, Kenya)
For exact location, Google “Victory Farms Kenya”
Company Name: Victory Farms Ltd.
Annual bonus: 0 – 30% of gross basic
Start date: Immediately

We are looking for a capable and experienced Aqua culturalist to come in and immediately make an impact within our company. We are a rapidly growing organisation and as such are seeking to recruit highly experienced, qualified and motivated individuals who are capable of immediately having a positive impact, helping us to achieve our goals. The ideal candidate will have obtained a university degree (or equivalent in work experience). They will
have 5+ years’ experience working in commercial aquaculture.

Experience & Attributes:
 Experience in cage aquaculture in large-scale production systems, including cage and mooring installation, fish handling, grading, harvesting and feeding.
 Strong knowledge of fish biology, nutrition and water quality, as well as animal health and pathology.
 Strong logistical and operational mindset
 Experience of establishing and implementing protocols and SOPs.
 Able to lead large teams (6-8 direct reports, overall responsibility for >100 people) in multiple work streams, including technical and logistics-intensive activities.
 Efficient in multi-tasking and accomplishing range of projects on schedule.
 Strong teamwork and ability to function well in groups, including strong communication skills.
 Desire to learn and progress within the organization.
 Efficiency focussed, with strong problem-solving skills.
 Incredibly diligent and able to follow projects through to completion.
 Dedicated to excellence and detail-oriented execution.
 Furthermore, the ideal candidate would have experience in using Aqua Manager or similar fish management software, be a competent swimmer and scuba diver and experienced in handling small boats. Also, specific knowledge and experience with tilapia would be advantageous.

Ideally, the candidate will also have experience of working in a rural environment within a developing country. In cases without developing country experience, candidate must demonstrate a strong willingness and desire to relocate to Kenya.

In addition to the daily workload within the production department, we expect the Production Manager to assist in supporting and creating processes within other departments.

About Victory Farms:
Victory Farms is an integrated tilapia fish farm established in 2015 producing fish in Lake Victoria with distribution capacity throughout Kenya. VF is rapidly expanding its farm operations, fish processing, and sales & marketing capabilities. We employ world-class technologies, people and processes, aiming to build the leading sustainable tilapia farm globally. The Company has the highest standards for performance, execution, culture, and integrity.

Since inception, VF is among the fastest growing companies in aquaculture globally. In its first eight months of operation, VF became the largest aqua player in Kenya. In its next eight months, VF became the largest aqua player in East Africa. The company added 100 employees in its first year of operation and will likely add about 150 staff per 12 months in future periods.

VF’s first location is licensed for and operationally on track to produce 10,000 MT p.a. by 2020, which would make the company both the largest in Africa and the fastest growing

Victory Farms Vision:
Victory Farms aims to become the leading tilapia farm in sub-Saharan Africa over the next 3 years. The Company will achieve this whilst maintaining the highest code of environmental and social standards.
Environmentally, we will endeavour to be the most sustainable tilapia farm in the world. This means we aim to sink carbon for every fish produced – a feat not yet achieved by a commercial fish farm globally. In practice, we will build infrastructure and smart grids to utilize 90% renewable energy. We will preserve the integrity of our site and everywhere we operate our business. And we will support local wildlife and native fish species in every way possible.

Socially, we want to create a fantastic environment for our employees. We want employees to have an opportunity to develop professionally and personally. We want employees to feel safe, respected, and valued by both fellow staff and management.

Are you interested in becoming an Aquaculture Cage Production Manager in Kenya? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Sep 15, 2019
Harvest Director in Kenya , Kenya

Who We Are
Komaza is revolutionizing African forestry by unlocking the potential for small-scale farmers to serve booming wood markets. By combining high-scale operations with digital intelligence, we are currently planting commercial-grade forests at a rate of over 1 million trees with 5,000+ new farmers per year, making us Kenya’s largest industrial tree planter. We hold the only sustainable blueprint for meeting Africa’s $30B wood supply crisis - by leveraging farmers’ contribution of land and labor, Komaza can access nearly limitless land and establish a hectare of trees for far less than big plantations.

We have been recognized with numerous awards and investments, including The Climate Policy Initiative, The Nature Conservancy, Forbes, and Novastar Ventures.

About the Team
Komaza partners with rural farmers to plant and grow thousands of hectares of new woodlots. We sustainably manage the woodlots we’ve planted through efficient harvest operations. We lead research and innovation in technical forestry for smallholder farmers. The Harvest Department leverages data, mobile technology, training, and user-centered business systems to empower Komaza make better farmer related decisions to become the future of African forestry. We are equally comfortable whiteboarding new solutions to complex business problems, digging into excel and GIS, or getting our boots muddy talking to farmers in their fields.

About This Role
The Harvest department is one of the newest teams at Komaza and is expected to grow dramatically over the new few years - hiring dozens of staff, investing in mechanization, adding new teams in Kwale county, and providing some support to our pilot in central Kenya. In this role you will build, lead and grow our harvest planning and operations. You’ll work closely with company leadership to develop and refine the strategic vision for the Harvest department for the next 3-5 years and prioritize activities to achieve this vision. You’ll develop, implement and optimize the management systems, training materials, and SOPs to enable significant growth of Harvest operations. As Harvest Director, you will directly report to the VP Forestry Operations.

What You Will Do
- Harvest OMS: Build the harvest operations management system (OMS) which will allow the harvest operations coordinators to manage dozens of staff and thousands of farms remotely.
- Team: Build the team needed to design our harvest systems and execute them at scale.
- Harvest Systems: Build efficient, effective systems to ensure all farms are thinned/clearfelled/coppice clearfelled at the right time and at the right $/CBM.
- Harvest Data: Work with our technology and growth modeling teams to collect, validate, store, analyze and report the huge volumes of data needed to managed thousands of wood lots across Kilifi and Kwale counties.
- Harvest Innovation: After building the basic systems above, take the lead on designing step-change improvements or modifications to our harvest systems.
- Harvest Execution: Manage, inspire, coach, and problem-solve with the team to hit forest management, CBM, and cost per CBM targets.

What You Have
- Systems Design: You love iterative systems design with a focus on efficiency and effectiveness. You get out into the field personally to try systems and field-test with harvest teams. You are comfortable designing materials and write SOPs personally in addition to working through associates.
- Attitude: You lead from the front and by example. You have a passion for both creative office work and field time. You are a compassionate leader who also pushes team to excel. You own results and get stuff done.
- Data-Driven Decision Making - You collect and draw upon data to improve operational systems and make decisions. You support recommendations with both quantitative and qualitative data (but primarily quantitative data).

If you enjoy learning and are eager for career growth, then join us! This role is based at our headquarters in beautiful Kilifi, Kenya. This role offers competitive salary and benefits with potential for further career growth.

Are you interested in becoming a Harvest Director in Kenya? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Sep 11, 2019
CFO in Kenya , Kenya

T3 is a local Kenyan business currently in the final stages of launching a recycling and manufacturing operation in Athi River (Nairobi) where we will be recycling post-consumer PET into textile fiber while at the same time striving for environmental, social and financial sustainability. The operations are to take a high degree of consideration of empowering women, youth, and marginalized individuals. This business model will create employment; restore dignity for waste collectors and financial independence for women and youth.

T3 CFO Role Description:
The ideal candidate for the CFO position will have considerable experience in manufacturing and/or processing operations at a senior financial management level, a high degree of entrepreneurial drive coupled with a can-do attitude manifested by commercial mindset, strong numeracy and problem-solving skills underpinned by business ethics and values aligned to those of the T3 project. Furthermore, the ideal candidate recognizes the T3 project as a green field venture, and as such has the capability and willingness to structure work and carry out tasks that once the project is fully operational will be handled by more junior members of his or her team.

• Responsible for the efforts, results, and deliverables of T3’s finance department
• Oversees all activities of the finance department including the selection and implementation of appropriate accounting systems
• Provides financial advice and support to help senior executives and board of directors make key decisions

• Reports directly to T3 CEO
• At the disposal of T3 board of directors as and when needed

• Take ultimate responsibility for all reporting matters during the project launch and going forward into the operational phase
• Identify, procure, implement and manage the appropriate accounting software system for T3, including training of any clerks if required
• Assist heads of departments in company-wide bottom-up budgetary planning
• Oversee, review, and report on the agreed budgets for each business department and for T3 as a separate legal entity
• Ensure that all of the company's financial practices are in line in statutory regulations and legislation
• Interpret complex financial information and provide updates and information as needed
• Monitor cash flow, accounts, and other financial transactions including the administration of procurement, sales and logistics
• Supervise financial assistants and other employees in the facilitation of day-to-day operations, including tracking financial data, invoicing, payroll, etc.
• Prepare official reports on a monthly and annual basis in compliance with local Kenyan GAAP and International IFRS
• Seek out methods and practices to minimise financial risk with a focus on procurement, sales and logistics
• Contract auditing services to ensure financial monitoring and regulatory reporting requirements are fulfilled
• Create and maintain relationships with service providers and contractors, including banking institutions, auditors and system providers
• Update and implement financial policies and procedures, including a policy manual for the finance department
• Work with HR to secure candidates who will be an asset to the finance department
• Establish and implement a training program for new finance employees

Qualifications and Background:
• Business ethos and values aligned to those of T3
• Registered practitioner with the local Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) or similar body
• Post-graduate degree in accounting, business, finance, or a related field
• 5 – 7 years + of experience in a similar sector (manufacturing) in a managerial role within the finance function

Skills and behavior:
Excellent mathematical skills; leadership skills; management experience; integrity; honesty; exceptional written and verbal communication skills, thorough understanding of business principles and practices; superior attention to detail; organisational skills; planning skills; problem-solving skills; research skills; analytical skills; critical thinking skills; computer skills; multi-tasking skills

Competitive market-rates based on requirements

Are you interested in becoming a CFO in Kenya? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

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Expiring: Aug 02, 2019
Project Officer in Kenya , Kenya


Terre des Hommes Netherlands is looking for a full time project officer for its ‘Safe online - prevention of online child sexual exploitation’ project, to be based in Nairobi, Kenya with frequent travel within the country. This is a national position, open to applicants who can prove the right to live and work in Kenya. Initial contract period will be for one year.

Terre des Hommes Netherlands (TdH-NL) is an international NGO committed to stopping child exploitation. In East Africa, Terre des Hommes Netherlands works in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia. We support child victims of exploitation with education, psychosocial support, legal assistance, shelter, job opportunities and medical care; while at the same time targeting highly vulnerable children, who are at risk of being exploited, in our prevention activities. We launch public and media campaigns to create awareness on our focus issues and carry out local research into the extent and nature of abuse and exploitation of children.

TdH-NL in East Africa works within four child protection themes: the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC), the Worst Forms of Child Labour (WFCL), Child Trafficking and Unsafe Migration (CTM), and Child Abuse (CA) specifically focusing on Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights. Through collaboration with local civil society organisations (CSOs), TdH-NL implements development, humanitarian/relief and advocacy interventions in various parts of Kenya, supported by own TdH-NL funding and from various foundations.

Our Vision: Terre des Hommes Netherlands works towards a world where all children have a decent life and can grow up to be independent adults. A world in which children are no longer exploited. We will continue our work until this is accomplished.

Our Mission: Terre des Hommes Netherlands prevents child exploitation, removes children from exploitative situations and ensures these children can develop themselves in a safe environment.

Objective of the position
To act as the point person for the coordination, communication, monitoring, reporting and liaison with the consortium partners implementing the Safe Online Project in Kenya. Undertaking implementation of (joint) project activities assigned to TdH-NL as well as supporting consortium partners including documentation of new developments in online protection, lessons learnt, challenges and innovations in the implementation process.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Support implementation of the Safe Online Project in Kenya
- Liaise with the consortium members to ensure timely, efficient and effective implementation of the project.
- Undertake planning, implementation and reporting of project activities in close collaboration and consultation with the consortium partners in the project.
- Undertake field monitoring visits in collaboration with the consortium members to the project sites.
- Lead project review meetings and documentation of lessons learnt, challenges and new thinking in the project implementation.
- Maintain contacts with government agencies, the private sector and other key stakeholders involved in online protection of children and act as link between these actors and the Safe Online Project.
- Represent TdH - NL in technical networks and meetings that are relevant to the Safe Online Project.
- Ensure efficient use of project resources and fulfillment of the programme and finance commitments as per the partner contracts.
- Monitor the context of online protection and technological advancements as well as the child protection discourse in Kenya (specific focus on project sites) and provide feedback to the project implementation team and advice to the Country Manager (CM) and others as appropriate for decision making.

2. Programme results for the partner and programme portfolio
- Support and monitor the project partner through regular communications and programme visits. Liaise with the Finance and Administration Officer regarding budgets and expenditure.
- Ensure that all scheduled partner and project reports such as progress and financial reports are delivered timely and that they are of good quality, according to Terre des Hommes Netherlands’ standards, analyse the received information and compile the necessary reports for the CM.
- Support the Senior Communication Officer at the Regional Office with information and materials for marketing and communication, e.g. news items (case stories) and photos.
- Inform relevant persons/organisations/institutions on support given to project partners, project activities and expected results. Maintain the database and regularly update project documentation/ files for reference by all concerned.

3. Capacity building of partners
- Apply Terre des Hommes Netherlands’ tools in organisational assessment, M&E and capacity building.
- Identify together with project partner areas for further improvement on management and/or programme quality of project partner and define frameworks, procedures and indicators oriented towards improved organisational and project management.
- Guide project partners and give direction so that they improve on quality of work, efficiency, effectiveness of the desired outputs and sustainability of results.
- Safeguard project quality by maintaining an overview of supported projects and evaluating the quality of work and results. Ensure that project partners follow the terms and conditions of the signed partner contract; facilitate them to keep track of key factors in project management, implementation and monitoring of results.

Knowledge and experience
- University degree in a relevant field, such as development cooperation, child rights, etc.
- Minimum of three years of experience working in the development sector.
- Proven experience of working with local partners, engagement with government and private sector.
- Experience of writing, reviewing and analysing programmes and reports.
- Experience with Child Rights based programming is an advantage.
- Proven experience in capacity building of civil society organisations.
- Knowledge of and experience in project cycle management, including the use of logical framework, theory of change and other planning tools.
- Understanding of project financial management.
- Knowledge of the political, religious and social structures of the project sites.
- Excellent writing and communication skills in English and Swahili.

This position will be based in Nairobi with frequent travel to the project sites.

- Shows initiative
- Able to plan and organise well
- Able to work in a team
- Strong skills in partnership management
- Able to set goals and achieve results in line with the goals set
- Able to communicate well, both verbally and in writing

How to apply
Please send your motivation letter and curriculum vitae, clearly demonstrating how you meet the qualifications for this position, not later than by Thursday, 27th June 2019.

Please note that this is a national position. Applicants must be able to provide proof of the right to live and work in Kenya.
Kindly also note that due to the expected large responses only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The selection procedure will include an assessment test, and checking of recent professional references.

Are you interested in becoming a Project Officer in Kenya apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

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Expiring: Jun 28, 2019
Finance Officer Jr. in Kenya , Kenya

The fourth largest seed company in the world, Limagrain is an international cooperative group created and directed by French farmers. As a creator and producer of plant varieties, Limagrain markets field seeds, vegetable seeds and cereal products.

HM.CLAUSE, Business Unit of Group Limagrain, is an innovative global leader in the development, production, and commercialization of vegetable seeds. HM.CLAUSE belongs to the top 5 vegetable seed entities in the world. With over 2,000 varieties in more than 20 vegetable crops, HM.CLAUSE provides innovative solutions to growers worldwide.

Job family : Finance
Job title : Finance Officer Jr. (M/F)
Business Unit : HM Clause Kenya
Contract : Regular Full Time
Contract duration :

The Finance Officer is responsible for all financial topics of HM Clause Kenya. Ideal candidate will oversee the implementation and follow the proper application internal controls as well as having primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the Kenya Subsidiary, ensuring compliance and consistency of accounting policies and practices with all local requirements.

The position reports to the HMCK Finance Officer and has a functional direct link with the Finance Manager, based in France.


Roles & Responsibilities

Finance tasks:
• Responsibility for financial administration
• Control on margin and expenses
• Control on stock, receivables and cash flow
• Cash management (including banking relationships)
• Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports
• Execution of the annual year-end close (including auditors)
• Preparation of annual budgets and forecasts
• Management of payroll and tax
• Implementation and follow-up of proper application of all HMCK procedures
• Record keeping: organization and maintenance of paper & electronic files
• Other analysis and reports as may be required by the company

Administration tasks:
• Management of formal company matters and procedures as required by law
• Management of all legal documents in coordination with the internal and external legal support
• Implementation of company procedures
• Management of IT and insurance matters
• Maintaining contacts with other service suppliers (e.g. lease companies)
• Contract management
• Other tasks as may be required by the company

Education and experience:
• BA in Economics or Finance
• At least 5 years of relevant experience
• Fluent in English and Kiswahili, both spoken and in writing
• Knowledge of Accounting CPA…..
• Proficient with Microsoft Office products; Proficient with Quickbooks ERP systems and ……..

Personal skills:
• Team player with hands-on mentality
• Good communication skills
• Strong analytical skills
• Proactive attitude
• Able to work independently and to take decisions
• Multi-tasking and thoroughness
• Be customer and business oriented
• Service-minded, enthusiastic and high sense of responsibility
• Strong management skills and ability to work well with all levels of an organization

Are you interested in becoming a Finance Officer Jr. in Kenya? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Jul 20, 2019

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