Written by Immah REID Thursday, 28 June 2012 11:28
UHAI the East African Sexual Health and Rights Initiative is an indigenous activist fund which provides flexible, accessible resources to support civil society activism around issues of sexuality,
health and human rights in the East African region (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi) with a specific focus on the rights of sexual minorities. UHAI EASHRI aims to build a strong, diverse and organised movement for change through grant making, capacity support and convening.
UHAI EASHRI is looking for a dynamic, resultoriented individual to take up the position of Finance and Information Technology (IT) Assistant. Under the overall supervision of the Finance and Administration Manager, the incumbent will, in summary, be expected to: • Manage payments, receipts and petty cash; • Maintain financial information through computerised accounting systems; • Manage the fixed assets inventory; • Provide ICT support by ensuring applications and systems are in operation for the entire organisation; • Website and social media management.
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES
• A Bachelors degree in an accounting related field or other accountacy professional training such as CPA or ACCA. Additional training in Information Technology (IT) would be an added advantage. • Demonstrable experience in finance and ICT support work of a similar nature will be an advantage. • Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train staff. • Well developed written and oral communication skills. This includes effective negotiation and representation skills. • Works with trustworthiness and integrity. • Demonstrable knowledge of and commitment to human rights and social justice approaches to promoting sexual health and rights. • Ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances including stress, short deadlines and quick changing environments. • Is well planned and organised and has a capacity for initiative and decision making. • Competent analytical and problem solving skills. • Capacity to manage several tasks simultaneously, be flexible and be willing to assume a range of unanticipated assignments. • Experience working on Linux based operating systems and Open Office software will be an advantage. • Should have excellent written and spoken English. Proficiency in French and Kiswahili will be anadded advantage.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS UHAI EASHRI
will offer competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience and ability. UHAI EASHRI is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on any basis including ethnicity, physical ability, age, gender identity and sexual orientation. The position is only open to East African nationals and residents.
APPLICATION PROCESS To apply, please send a resume and cover letter by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with Finance and ICT Assistant Application as the subject line. Application deadline is July 9, 2012 and interviews will be held on July 11, 2012 in Nairobi. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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