Job Title: Finance and Administration Manager

Reports to: Executive Director

Salary: Negotiable

Background

Moving the Goalposts (MTG) is an innovative Community Based Organisation that uses football to provide opportunities for GIRLS to fulfill their potential. MTG has built up a solid reputation as an effective grass roots organization, committed to the well being of young women and girls.

It is based in Kilifi district but carries out its activities in Kilifi, Kaloleni and Ganze Districts in Coast Province. Started in 2001 with one volunteer staff member and six girls’ football teams,

MTG is now a strong and accountable organization reaching out to approximately 3000 girls in more than 150 girls’ football teams (www.mtgk.org) with a core value of girls’ participation in programme planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

MTG has 22 staff members with 16 working directly on programmes and 4 support staff.


MTG is looking to recruit a Finance & Administration Manager to lead the organizations’ financial and administrative functions.

Purpose of the job

To provide Financial and Administrative leadership and oversight to MTG’s multiple donor funded projects.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Manage the administration of all grants
  • Review and monitoring of MTG financial records
  • Provide timely and accurate financial reports in line with Organizational and Donor requirements
  • Ensure MTG’s compliance with statutory and international accounting policies as set out in the international reporting standards handbook.
  • Responsible for the everyday finance and administrative management of MTG
Person specification
  • A graduate with a degree in administration, financial management 2. Experience in managing an administrative function, with adequate exposure to project accounting, financial management including budgeting, grants and contracts.
  • Strong accounting background
  • At least five years work experience in finance and administration
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and computer skills in MS Office
  • Strong experience in grants and contracts management is a must
Application process

Please send your CV with a covering letter explaining how you meet the specifications for the post to info@mtgk.org not later than September 5th 2011

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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A leading resort in Mombasa is looking for the following positions in our Sales and Marketing department to be based in our Corporate office in Nairobi:

1. Sales Executives

3 Posts

The incumbents in this position will be responsible for managing the accounts/area of coverage assigned to him/her which includes making regular calls to assigned accounts, developing new accounts, negotiating contracts and maintaining good working relations with actual clients in order to meet and exceed the targets set and the overall hotel budget.

2. Senior Sales and Marketing Executive

1 Post

The incumbent in this position will develop and implement innovative and effective marketing and electronic marketing programs/opportunities to support the hotel in a competitive hospitality marketplace and manage the hotel’s electronic presence.

The incumbent will execute marketing campaigns (email included) from concept through completion, including analytics and recommendations.

Candidates should posses a degree specializing in marketing, communications or related field, with 3-5 years of experience in Sales, preferably for a 4-5 star hotel.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates to send their current CVs with relevant testimonials, salary expectations and references to llhjobs@gmail.com

Only qualified candidates who meet the stated criteria will be considered, and should apply no later than 15th September 2011.

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Seeking Sales / Marketing Individuals in Operations

Dynamic People Consulting is recruiting for one of its clients in the education sector. We are seeking full-time Support Officers, who will help support and monitor the operations of a group of schools within our client's network.

Support Officers work with both the school managers and the teachers to ensure that the management and monitoring systems and tools that are part of the “School in a Box” are effectively implemented at individual schools both by school managers and teachers.

This position is also critical in providing feedback to the central headquarters as to ways to improve upon these systems.

Support Officers focus on all of the elements of the operations at the school site. These include:
  • Marketing & Recruiting New Students
  • Student Payment Systems
  • Monitoring instructional delivery by teachers (using guidelines and rubrics from our instruction team)
  • Personnel Management
  • Rules & Procedures
  • Facilities Management
This is a very hands-on job, with the Support Officers spending time mainly in the field working with schools about 80% of the time.

About the individual we are seeking:
  • You are a very process or system-oriented person.
  • You have experience implementing detailed systems, processes and rules in the field
  • You have experience managing and helping grow one or more small businesses in challenging environments.
  • You have proven that you are capable of motivating, supervising and supporting other managers, being supportive or tough when the situation is appropriate.
  • You have successfully mentored individuals over a long period of time
  • Experience in working in very poor communities (slums) is a real plus
  • You are not afraid of getting your hands dirty
  • You have experience managing projects with many moving pieces, and building and managing teams of people
  • You function well in a fast-paced informal environment where constant change is the norm and the bar for quality is set high.
  • You are extremely patient and have the ability to mentor & lead people who come from disadvantaged communities
  • Bachelors degree with a major in Marketing is highly desirable
Position Requirements:
  • 3 plus years experience in operations and sales and marketing
  • Franchise or chain management experience in Kenya is a real plus
  • Driven, disciplined, self-motivated, and entrepreneurial
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be a team player and open to new approaches and ideas
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks
  • Basic computer and web skills
  • Ability to dig deeper into issues and pay attention to detail
  • Being proactive in highlighting and addressing issues
Please send all applications to: Recruitment@dpckenya.com

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Dynamic People Consulting is recruiting for a Data Entry Clerk for one of its clients in the education sector. The Data Entry Clerk is responsible for collecting, collating, analysing, summarising and generally managing the Departmental Information System.

This begins with data entry and management, updating records, production and updating of process forms, production and updating process manuals, analysis of data and producing reports as is necessary for the smooth progress of departmental processes. Often it also includes interdepartmental data handling.

Duties & Responsibilities

Data Collection
  • Devise and prepare data collection mechanisms including forms and frequencies of collection.
  • Advice on the best form of data for ease of analysis.
  • Manage the collection of site data from the construction supervisors in a complete, accurate and timely manner.
Data Entry
  • Enter data into the IT systems and organise it in an appropriate manner suitable for analysis and reporting.
  • Device systematised methods of data verification for accuracy and correctness of data analysis and reporting.
Process Forms
  • Prepare, modify or update standard departmental and inter-departmental process forms for use in materials requisition, payments and accounting, etc.
  • Liaise with Construction Supervisors for production of materials requisition information and records.
Departmental Manuals
  • Prepare, modify or update the departmental manuals including process and product manuals, training manuals, etc.
  • Devise a systematic method of performing these updates and disseminating the new updates information throughout the department or beyond.
Departmental /Project reports
  • Prepare reports as necessary for starting at the project/school level right upto the departmental level.
  • Such reports shall include daily, weekly and summative reports on a regular basis.
  • Ad hoc reports may be required from time to time.
Qualifications
  • KSCE with overall C+ or above with C+ in Maths and English
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in data analysis in a busy business environment
  • Should have good hands on knowledge of IT systems and packages at least 25 words per minute typing speed.
  • Experience with Access database or similar package will be an advantage
  • Should be a good planner, well organized and able to meet deadlines without constant supervision
  • Should posses an analytical attitude, ability to think outside-the-box and be able to carry out detailed data analysis tasks.
  • Should be a quick learner able to adjust to new work environments with ease and enthusiasm.
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills are required including specifically correctness of grammar and language.
  • Good communication and relational skills that contributing in a positive, motivating manner to timely meeting of deadlines
  • Ability and willingness to accept instructions, accept criticism and positive feedback, while being very adaptable and flexible
  • Should be a person of high integrity and able to get a good reference. A certificate of good conduct is essential
Please apply to recruitment@dpckenya.com

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