Finance Manager Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya - Girl Child Network

Girl Child Network (GCN) is an independent, non-political, non-religious, non-profit organization registered in Kenya, Reg. No’ OP.218/051/12 – 0334/8160, established in 1995 after the Fourth World Conference on Women, in Beijing by participating Kenyan Civil Society Organisations to facilitate in implementation of the Beijing Plan of Action, specifically Article 12. Key programming Strategic Objectives include; education for inclusion, green skills for a greener future, gender and governance, research& documentation, human rights and legislation, institutional strengthening, climate change adaptation, and health on wheels.

Green Youth 360 Project

GCN is anticipating receiving grants to implement a project dubbed, “Green Youth 360”, a 3-year project that will be implemented in Dadaab and Kakuma Refugee Camps and within the host communities. The Project target to work with public primary and secondary schools with a view of supporting the youth and the children to acquire green skills needed to adapt processes, services, and products to climate change and the environmental regulations and requirements related to it. These skills include; knowledge, abilities, values, and attitudes needed to live in, develop and support a sustainable and resource-efficient society for a greener future and sustainable development.

The Finance Manager will be in charge of all finance-related functions of the project that will include; grants management and coordination, conducting due diligence to the project implementing partners, partner capacity strengthening on GCN’s finance and policy procedures, funds disbursement and monitoring of partner’s budgets burn rates and prudent management of resources, budgeting and reporting among other functions

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree in B. Com (Finance option) and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and CPA (K) professional qualifications. A minimum of ten (10) years of experience working in the NGOs sub-sector in a similar position is also required for this position. Candidates who have previously served as Grants Managers will have an added advantage**.**

How to apply

Interested applicants who possess the above-specified qualifications and experience can share a detailed CV and a formal application letter (indicating their expected salary) through the email address. Applications for the above-stated position will close on Thursday 20th April 2023 at 4.00 p.m.

NB: GCN is an equal opportunity employer. We DO NOT charge any fee to process applications nor do we request any medical tests/checkups for applicants. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.