Overall purpose of the role:
The Finance Coordinator is a key member of the Programme Management Unit and will contribute to ensure overall planning, implementing, and managing of the project, and assure progress towards achieving project goals and objectives. Based in Nairobi, with 10% travel to field locations in Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia, the Finance Coordinator supports in day to day routine financial duties, review of budget/budget revisions and is the lead finance focal point for the Programme Management Unit, Project Steering Committee, Technical Working Group and finance and programme staff from all Consortium agencies. The Finance Coordinator also acts as the “Technical Focal Point” to all field operations from the three consortium members across all three locations.
S/he will oversee timely project close-out process to minimize risk of disallowed costs.
The Finance Coordinator refers to and works in close collaboration with the finance and senior project staff of each of the implementing agencies. Specific responsibilities include:
Experience and technical competencies: