Danish Refugee Council – Admin and Finance Assistant (A&FA)


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The Admin and Finance Assistant (A&FA) supports the Project Coordinator in implementing the CIBS programme in Wajir, in relation to all financial aspects of the project. The A&FA will ensure efficient and effective financial/administrative operation of DDG’s Wajir office and the project activities. She/he will ensure compliance with DDG’s Operations Handbook alongside donor policies, procedures, guidelines and rules. She/he will seek and receive policy guidance/ instructions and support from the Head of Admin and Finance and the Regional Finance Officer.

A recognised accounting qualification (CPA or ACCA)
A basic degree (Economics / Accounting / Finance or Business Administration) or compensating relevant work experience.
2 years experience in financial management/administration within an non-governmental organisation (NGO)
Experience in donor compliance
Experience of donor reporting ideally within the NGO sector
Experience of analysing financial information
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Fluency in one of the local languages spoken in Wajir is an advantage;
Fluency in English. Strong command of written English and ability to speak clearly to various audiences;
High degree of computer literacy; including high capacity to use excel.

Duty station: Wajir with extensive field travel within Wajir and Nairobi for official duties.
Contract: 12 months – with possibilities for extension. Salary and conditions in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Kenyan National staff.
Start date: As soon as possible.

Application Process
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications which should include a 1-page cover letter clearly stating their motivation and qualifications and a CV. Applications should include contact details of three professional referees who have supervised the candidate in the last five years. One referee must be the applicant’s most recent manager. Only applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications will be considered.

We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.ngo under Vacancies. Applications should be sent no later than: 13th June, 2017.








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