OGRA Foundation Finance & Administration Manager and Monitoring, Evaluation & Research Manager Job in Kenya 2012

Background
OGRA Foundation is a tax-exempt Kenyan Non-governmental Organization founded in 2000 as a youth development group. In 2005 it was elevated to a full-fledged NGO to enable it expand its reach within Nyanza Province.
Today it is one of the leading local nongovernmental organizations in western Kenya.
OGRA Foundation is currently looking for able professional to fill the following positions in the organization:
Finance and Administration Manager
Overall Job Function:
The Finance and Administration Manager shall be responsible for overseeing the administrative, financial management and accountability requirements of the office.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Provide financial management oversight for OGRA Foundation programs.
  • Advise the management team in financial matters.
  • Establish and implement financial procedures in line with organizational requirements
  • Managing work allocation for the Accounting team
  • Planning and ensuring deadlines are met
  • undertaking strategic analysis and assisting with strategic planning
  • controlling income, cash flow and expenditure
  • managing budgets
  • developing and managing financial systems/model
  • Developing team spirit and providing able leadership to Accounting team
  • Establish and implement administration procedures in line with organisational requirement
  • Mentor and train other staff
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in commerce, business administration or equivalent
  • 3+ years relevant experience
  • Proven Account Management skills required in order to create, maintain and enhance customer relationships
  • Handles stressful situations and deadlines pressures well
  • CPA K
  • Grounded knowledge in Quick Books
  • Training in grants management including USAID rules and regulations
  • Training in human resource management will be an added advantage
Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Manager
Overall Job Function:
The M&E/R manager will develop and oversee OGRA Foundation project activities related to assessments, monitoring, evaluations of project performance, and operations research.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supervise Monitoring and Evaluation Officers, data officers and data clerks
  • Monitor track of all programs
  • Development and Implementation of an M&E system
  • Produce quarterly reports analyzing the achievements and outputs of all OGRA Foundation projects.
  • Assist in gathering, summarizing and disseminating relevant technical updates on program planning, monitoring, evaluation and operations research within the project
  • Provide specialized expertise on formative research (qualitative and quantitative) that can support the identification and prioritization of problems, as well as project design
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, statistics, computer science or related course.
  • More than 2 years experience in monitoring and evaluation especially in public health program.
  • Experience in research
  • Masters degree will be an added advantage
  • Previous research publications will be an added advantage
Application Procedure
Interested applicants are invited to send their applications detailing current and expected salary and a CV with contact details of three referees to the:
Human Resource Manager
OGRA Foundation
P.O. Box 3050-40100
Kisumu
(clearly marking the application with position applied for.)
Applications can also be emailed to info@ografoundation.org with the position applied for as the subject line by Wednesday 5th November 2012.
Canvassing by applicant is strongly discouraged.
Internal candidates will be given advantage.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
OGRA Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.
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