DSW Finance and Administration Manager – Kenya Country Office Job Vacancy today

Job Title: Finance and Administration Manager (F&AM)

Reports To:
Country Director (CD)
Location: DSW Kenya Country Office (KCO) – Nairobi

Overall Responsibilities

The Finance and Administration Manager (F&AM), is the primary Financial, HR and Administrative officer of the DSW Kenya Country Office (KCO).
The F&AM is responsible for ensuring human resources, information technology, administrative and financial functions support the timely and effective implementation of the project’s technical scope of work.

With the CD, the F&AM ensures that resources are allocated and used in compliance with contractual requirements, applicable EU, US and other donor regulations, and appropriate DSW standards and procedures.

He/She works in close collaboration with the CD to liaise with local partners and with DSW’s headquarters regarding aspects of project implementation related to finance and administration.
He/she establishes and adheres to recruitment and project procurement Integrity standards in all activities and is responsible for raising the awareness of staff regarding procurement integrity regulations.

Specific Responsibilities

In close collaboration with the CD, the F&AM is primarily responsible for ensuring that DSW-KCO runs efficiently and is in compliance with relevant Financial, HR, Administrative, and logistical regulations.


  • A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university majoring in Finance or Accounting with a professional accounting qualification such as CPA (K), ACCA or equivalent. A Master’s degree will be an advantage.
  • At least 8 years progressive working experience, 3 of which should be in a managerial position in an international organization preferably EU and/or US donor funded environments.
  • Excellent working knowledge of integrated accounting packages; Hands on experience with SUN Systems accounting software is particularly required.
Apply by 22nd October, 2013 indicating current and expected salary.
Full job description can be accessed at: http://www.dsw-online.org/about/our-structure/jobs.html