13 May 2016

Career Opportunities at IRDO Kenya – 2016 Jobs

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Impact Research and Development Organization (IRDO) is a registered Kenyan Non-Governmental Organization with with the head office in Kisumu and regional offices in 10 counties and 42 sub-counties.
We are looking for qualified and experienced persons to fill the following positions, based in Kisumu.
1) Finance Manager
Reporting to: The Director
Key Responsibilities
  • Act as the lead person for all financial matters under IRDO.
  • Oversee staff in the finance department and provide regular capacity building to all existing and newly recruited staff to enable them perform efficiently.
  • Supervise the preparation of accurate and timely financial reports.
  • Ensure internal and external audits are performed in a timely manner and corrective action plans are implemented thereafter.
  • Ensure compliance with IRDO, donors, and the government financial policies and procedures.
  • Formulate, plan and prepare financial, statutory and management accounts, budgets and forecasts and ensure compliance by use of appropriate accounting systems, standards and procedures.
  • Participate in the preparation of annual organization budgets and budgets for individual projects.
  • Monitor budget performance of all funding sources and projects, and provide regular briefing to IRDO Management, Board of Governance and other entities as required.
  • Oversee the management of the sub granteeson financial matters.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Masters Degree in Finance/Accounts or its equivalent; must be a CPA or ACCA finalist; must be registered with ICPAK.
  • Over ten years of proven work experience in a high-level leadership position, with at least 5 preferrably in USG-funded projects.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in a busy organization with multiple concurrent projects; proven teamwork and flexibility in demanding situations.
  • Good negotiation, diplomacy, communication, planning and coaching skills.
  • Demonstrated competency in computer applications; proficiency in relevant computerized accounting system mandatory.
  • Highest level of professional integrity, responsibility and accountability.
2) Internal Research Monitor
Reporting to: The Research Manager
Key Responsibilities
  • Monitor ongoing studies to ensure compliance with GCP
  • Keep and manage regulatory binders and other essential documents
  • Track submissions to IRBs and other regulatory bodies
  • Conduct routine internal site monitoring for the studies and follow up on action plans
  • Work with external monitors during monitoring visits
  • Participate in staff training and preparation of study SOPs, job aids, etc.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Diploma in Nursing (KRN) a must; Bachelor of Science in Nursing highly recommended.
  • Must have at least three year’s experience in a busy health facility.
  • Must have at least 3 years additional experience in a research setting, preferably a clinical trial.
  • Must have excellent documentation skills and willing to work under pressure.
  • Attention to detail paramount.
  • Must be registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya, and have a valid practicing licence


How to Apply

  Submit your application, complete with CV, copies of certificates, names and telephone numbers of three professional referees, current and expected salary, to reach the undersigned not later than May 27, 2016.
Non-responsive applications will not be reviewed.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Human Resources Manager Impact Research and Development Organization P. O. Box 9171 – 40141 Kisumu.

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