The Rainforest Alliance – Project Administration Coordinator

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Published on June 19, 2017
Location(s) Kenya – Thika (to be confirmed)
Full-time; Fixed term – End date June 2021

Position summary:
The Coordinator will undertake the finance and administration tasks for the Rainforest Alliance project entitled “Empowering Rural Communities and Households in Kenya with Renewable Energy”, in close coordination with Rainforest Alliance’s partners in the project, the Kenya Tea Development Agency and Living Earth. The Coordinator will be responsible for preparing the project budgets and financial reports and for providing administrative support to the project team and the Global Administration unit in the running of the project office. S/he will have the support of international colleagues in accounting, finance and global administration.

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field;
2+ years of experience in project finance administration, operations, or related;
Professional experience with finance and accounting, forecasting, budgeting, and contractual management;
Solid knowledge of procurement processes and regulations;
Advanced user of Microsoft Excel;
Written and verbal proficiency in English;
Ability to handle sensitive information confidentially;
Experience in a global work environment and/or international nonprofit organization preferred;
Ability to work within a team structure as well as independently, be creative, take initiative, and possess excellent interpersonal communication skills; and
Ability to work in a multicultural, diverse, and highly performance-driven environment.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Only candidates authorized to work in Kenya will be considered

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