May 2019 Danish Red Cross Country Finance Officer Job in Nairobi Kenya

Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) is one of the largest national humanitarian organizations in Kenya. Its mission is to be the leading humanitarian organization in Kenya delivering excellent quality service of preventing and alleviating human suffering KRCS, in collaboration with its partners, seeks to help people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are as part of a global voluntary network, responding to conflicts, natural disasters and individual emergencies.

KRCS works in collaboration with other Red Cross Red Crescent partners, including the Danish Red Cross (DRC); which financially and technically contributes to disaster response and resilience programmes throughout the region.

The Society is looking for a qualified person to fill the following position:

Position Title: Country Finance Officer – Danish Red Cross

Reporting to: Africa Regional Finance Manager – Danish Red Cross (technical) and to the Country Coordinator – Danish RC (Line management)

Job location: Nairobi, KRCS Headquarters

Position Summary: The Country Finance Officer has a functional reporting line to the Africa Regional Finance Manager (RFM) for all functional finance matters i.e. Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), templates, systems etc.) and a delivery / output reporting line to the Country Coordinator (CC) for all delivery (output) matters (i.e. financial reports, budgets, advice to local DRC management, priority of tasks etc.).

The Country Finance Officer position in Danish Red Cross (DRC) forms part of the Country Office.

The Country Finance Officer supports the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) through the Country Office in ensuring effective and timely financial management in general and of DRC supported programmes in particular. The Country Finance Officer also assists the Country Coordinator (CC) in ensuring effective and timely financial management of the Country Office expenses.

Application process

Applicants should submit the following:

  • A one page cover letter, explaining how your skills and experience to match this role.
  • A CV of no more than 3 pages, including the names of three professional references.
  • Please do not send copies of testimonials, certificates or any other back-up documentation.

Applications should be sent by email to careers@redcross.or.ke and to be received on or before Wednesday, 1st May, 2019.

Note: applications which do not follow the above requirements will not be considered.

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