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Christian Aid Business Systems Manager Job in Kenya

Category: General Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Mar 5, 2014

Business Systems Manager, Kenya

Christian Aid is a UK based organisation partnering with others to end poverty in Africa. At the heart of this vision is transforming of the lives of people who live in poverty, empowering them to have a brighter future.

We are looking for a dynamic and organised individual who will play a major role in the management of the administrative and operational systems within the country office to enable the team to function smoothly and effectively.

The Kenya programme works with different types of partners and your work will help enable those partners deliver results for several million of the most marginalized people.

In this role, you will be responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining essential HR, IT, Information Management, security, administrative and operational systems within the Kenya office.

Being part of the Senior Management Team, he/she will also contribute to strategic decisions and will manage a small team which provides daily support to line managers and staff based in the Nairobi office.

To be successful in this role, you will need to be confident, approachable and adaptable. You will need to demonstrate an appreciation of organizational objectives and be adaptable to organisational culture.

We are looking for someone who has at least three years’ experience in business administration, gained ideally in a NGO based in Africa. As well as an excellent communicator, you will be an organised and dynamic team player. You are self-motivated and with an ability to manage a wide range of issues, some not always straightforward. Preferably you have a first experience in managing a small team.

If you are interested, please show your suitability for this post by giving answers to the following questions: Using the guidance notes may help you formulate your answers.

Build partnerships

Please tell us about a time when you had to introduce a new way of working within a team: What challenges have you faced and how have you built a partnership approach to successfully implement the new process?

Communicate effectively

Give us an example of when you enabled a colleague to understand an essential HR or administrative process.

Deliver results

Tell us about a time when you planned, prioritised and monitored your own work to meet the team’s objectives to the standards required.

We value the contribution each person makes to the success of our organization, so you can expect a range of rewards and benefits that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

As this post is based in the Nairobi, you will require current and valid permission to work in Kenya before being considered.

Download the role profile here (210 KB pdf)

To apply for this post, please download an application pack hereand email your completed International application form to:  [email protected]  quoting the reference number given below.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted and that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job reference: KP/066/GN

Closing date: 12 noon (GMT) Wednesday 19 March 2014

Interview date: To be confirmed

Christian Aid values diversity and aspires to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief

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