Position type and closing date
The closing date for applications is 2 September 2018.
Contract duration: 3 years with possibility for extension.
The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is a global communion of churches in the Lutheran tradition comprising member churches in countries all over the world, representing 70.5 million Christians. World Service is the internationally recognized humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation, assisting people in need irrespective of their ethnicity, religion or gender. We implement programs worldwide, working with both local and international partners, helping communities achieve their full potential and advocate for their universal rights. Our partners include Lutheran Churches and their related agencies, the European Commission (ECHO), the US Government (BPRM) and UNHCR, with whom we are a key implementing partner. For additional information please see www.lutheranworld.org.
Purpose of the position
Assume overall responsibility for managing all aspects of the financial and accountancy activities of LWF World Service Kenya-Djibouti country program.
Ensure that accounting systems are maintained to provide the information required for planning and monitoring and reporting for program operations, for safeguarding assets, discharging liabilities and legal responsibilities. The Finance Manager is responsible for the overall supervision, implementation and administration of the program’s financial and administrative functions as outlined in the main duties.
Required Qualifications and Experience
English advanced written and oral skills required
French would be an additional asset
Swahili would be an additional asset
Arabic would be an additional asset
As may be assigned by the direct supervisor. At the moment, financial management of our program in Somalia is also being managed from Nairobi.
To assure highest standards of financial management and accountability of the Kenya-Djibouti country program in line with LWF World Service and donor policies and international standards
The applicants are expected to share the core values of our organisation.
How to apply:
To apply please follow the link: https://lutheranworld.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk01idu?cj
Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.
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