Administrative Assistant, SDGs Kenya Forum
Support the SDGs Kenya Forum with day-to-day management
- Location:Nairobi, Kenya
- Salary scale:Attractive remuneration will be offered commensurate with work experience
- Closing date:28 May 2023
- Start date:June 2023
The SDGs Kenya Forum is an inclusive membership national platform and a convener on the 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It provides space for structured and coordinated civil society organisation (CSOs) engagement with (national and subnational) governments, citizens, the private sector, media, academia and development partners. The forum engages with the Government of Kenya and all stakeholders involved in the implementation, review and follow up on 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals. Development Initiatives (DI) hosts the SDGs Kenya Forum Secretariat.
About the role
The purpose of the consultancy is to provide the SDGs Kenya Forum (‘the Forum’) with day-to-day management including all substantive and administrative matters. 50% of the consultant’s time will be allocated to strengthening the Forum as a convener and an accountability platform for SDGs, 30% of the time shall be spent on strengthening overall SDG Kenya Forum programs work while 20% will draw on your extensive experience to offer general administrative support to all members of the Forum and to ensure all payments, receipting and reconciliations have been done in a timely basis.
The Administrative Assistant will be reporting to the Forum’s Grants Officer and will work closely with the Development Initiatives (DI) team to finalise deliverables in the project. The DI Project Lead will work closely with the Forum to facilitate coherence across all outputs in the project, ensuring a DI approach in all processes and reports submitted to the donor under this project.
You will have:
- Bachelor’s degree in Finance or any related field.
- 1 year of relevant work experience in an NGO set-up.
- Knowledge of the issues in the relevant areas of the Forum’s work.
- Proven experience working with government, civil society, international organisations and donors.
- Experience in the usage of Microsoft package facilities and accounting packages.
Please read the full terms of reference and apply by emailing your CV and cover letter to [email protected] with the subject header “Administrative Assistant”.
This opportunity is advertised by DI on behalf of the SDGs Kenya Forum. This role will receive a consultancy contract with DI.