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We seek to recruit a Project Administrator (PADM) for Early Childhood Development (ECD) project. The PADM will work closely with the Office of Grants and Contracts (OGC) in the issuance of subordinate agreements, reviewing and editing of donor reports, tracking sub agreement deliverables, comparing results against stated project objectives and tracking partner budgets, analyzing project expenses, pipeline and burn-rate, including sub-recipient financial reports, on a monthly and quarterly basis; reviewing project expenses with Responsible Program Manager (RPM) on a monthly basis, providing the project with monthly expense reports, labor reports and other project financial monitoring tools and making spending adjustments (re-classes) as required. The PADM will report to the Western Region Finance and Administration Manager and will be based in Kisumu.
Bachelor’s Degree in business, finance, accounting or related field, MBA preferred.
Certified Public Accountant with at least five years’ experience in financial management.
Experience in Budget monitoring and management will be an added advantage.
Excellent analytical, financial management and budgeting skills.
Ability to coordinate project work involving team members at junior and senior levels across the organization.
In-depth knowledge of USAID and other international donor requirements as well as experience managing contracts, agreements and sub-agreements.
Ability to learn, adopt and champion new business systems and processes.
Extensive knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of tools, particularly Excel, Word and SharePoint, as well as the ability to learn other software tools readily and implement them successfully.
Project management experience is desirable.
Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken.
A high level of integrity and professionalism.
Ability to identify business needs, gather and analyze information.