Job Opportunities

1.     Fund and Grants Manager

We are currently looking for Fund and Grants Managers to support us in the delivery and management of client engagements in the across the above-mentioned sectors. The role will be based in Nairobi, Kenya but would require occasional travel across Africa.

Key roles and responsibilities

  1. Lead engagement teams in delivery of client projects including managing and reviewing outputs, while ensuring full compliance with KPMG’s quality, risk and management requirements.
  2. Coordinate review of funding requests and budgets from prospective funding recipients including assessment of financial management capacity to provide detailed analysis and recommendations.
  3. Coordinate monitoring of projects and programmes to assess performance against budgets and work plans, and compliance with funders’ policies, procedures and guidelines.
  4. Develop quality deliverables for clients including detailed analytical reports.
  5. Support generation of new business through development of concept notes and proposals.
  6. Manage teams including allocation of work, performance management, coaching and training.

Qualifications and experience

  1. At least 8 years’ working experience in the international development sector, auditing, grantee management, advisory/consulting and other assurance services.
  2. A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Social Sciences or similar field and a professional qualification in Accounting (CPA, ACCA or similar);
  3. Well-developed presentation, proposal and report writing, leadership, communication and interpersonal skills;
  4. Ability to lead and manage a team in a large professional services firm
  5. Well developed computer literacy skills including use of Microsoft Office

We offer

  1. An exciting opportunity to work with a Big 4 firm on cutting edge development programmes across Africa
  2. Continuous learning and development
  3. Exposure to multi-disciplinary client service teams
  4. Unrivalled space to grow and be innovativeCompetitive remuneration package

 

2.     Gender Equity and Social Inclusion (GESI) Manager

We are looking for a Manager to support us in incorporating gender equity and social inclusion in our projects and client engagements in the development sector. The role will be based in Nairobi, Kenya but would require occasional travel across Africa.

Key roles and responsibilities

  1. Provide technical leadership and support in the integration of gender equity and social inclusion (GESI) into IDAS projects.
  2. Collaborate with project managers, technical leads, and partners to review and ensure integration of GESI in projects and proposals.
  3. Provide input into project deliverables including reviewing and/or writing the GESI sections of work plans, project MEL plans, and reports
  4. Provide leadership in the delivery of evidence-based technical advice to support mainstreaming of GESI throughout the project life cycles including design, implementation, and monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL).
  5. Undertake research and analysis, maintain progress trackers and databases, and contribute to reporting and capacity building activities.
  6. Lead development of and support IDAS teams to implement and monitor integration of the GESI strategy across projects.
  7. Support project start-up and planning, attend staff meetings, and provide input into project deliverables including reviewing and/or writing the GESI sections of annual workplans, project MEL plan, quarterly reports, and annual reports
  8. Design and facilitate GESI training modules for project staff, partners, and stakeholders
  9. Support generation of new business through development of concept notes and proposals.
  10. Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and experience

  1. Master’s degree (or equivalent) in social work, development studies, gender or related humanities field;
  2. Proven experience of supporting integration of GESI in development programmes across a range of sectoral areas;
  3. At least 9 years’ working experience in the international development sector with at least 4 on GESI
  4. Well-developed presentation, proposal and report writing, communication and interpersonal skills;

We offer

  1. An exciting opportunity to work with a Big 4 firm on cutting edge development programmes across Africa
  2. Continuous learning and development
  3. Exposure to multi-disciplinary client service teams
  4. Unrivalled space to grow and be innovative

 

Method of Application

If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunity, please forward your application letter and CV quoting Funds and Grants Manager/2021  or Gender Equity and Social Inclusion (GESI) Manager) by 31 July 2021 to dasrecruit@kpmg.co.ke.

*Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted”.

 

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