Chief of Party, Deputy Chief of Party, Finance & Administration Manager and Monitoring & Evaluation Manager Jobs in Kenya 2013

Creative Associates International is hiring the following positions for an upcoming regional crossborder conflict management project based in Kenya:
1. Chief of Party 
Job Code: COP
Required Skills:
  • Minimum of advanced degree in a related field, & 10 years’ experience implementing int’l development activities, 5 years senior program management directly supervising professional & support staff;
  • Experience designing & managing early warning systems, and working with civil society development;
  • Experience awarding & managing grants to local organizations, and facilitating collaboration among different technical fields & various stakeholders;
2. Deputy Chief of Party 
Job Code: DCOP
Required Skills:
  • IGAD member state nationality;
  • Minimum of an advanced degree in related field, and 7 years’ implementing int’l development activities, and 3 years in senior program management, directly supervising professional and support staff;
  • Experience in conflict mitigation and management programs, as well as facilitating collaboration among different technical fields & various stakeholders;
  • Experience awarding & managing grants to local organizations;
3. Finance & Administration Manager 
Job Code: Finance
Required Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Business Administration and an ACA/ACCA/CPA or other recognized professional accounting qualification;
  • Minimum 5 years’ progressively relevant experience managing finances of US$20mil to $50mil project (including subgrants), including work for U.S. gov’t agencies and/or other donors;
  • Thorough knowledge & understanding of professional accounting principles, theories, practices, & terminology (private sector, governmental, & non-profit), narrative reports, workflow charts, etc; and
  • High proficiency Microsoft Excel, Word, & accounting software programs.
4. Monitoring & Evaluation Manager 
Job Code: M&E
Required Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field;
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience designing, managing & implementing results-based M&E activities (including for M&E role on USAID conflict program), & analyzing quantitative & qualitative data;
  • International development organization experience & knowledge of reporting procedures, best practices, guidelines & tools for monitoring & evaluation, especially impact evaluation, as well as USG & other donor contract, cooperative agreements, and grant regulations.;
  • Excellent computer software skills in Excel & other data management systems; and
  • Applicants for all positions must have excellent written & verbal communication skills in English, familiarity with USAID policies & procedures, & experience working in IGAD member states.
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