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Chief Finance Officer

Chief Finance Officer

Job summary:

Hewatele is looking to recruit a Chief Finance Officer (CFO) with a commercial focus who will provide strategic direction and leadership to manage the fast-growing business. The CFO will oversee the development and ongoing management of all financial systems across the organisation in order to support the delivery of Hewatele’s objectives.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application deadline: 17/02/2023

Fintech Product Specialist and Advisor

Fintech Product Specialist and Advisor

Job summary:

The Fintech product specialist is responsible for developing and executing the fintech strategy implementation plan. He/she will collaborate with key public and private sector stakeholders to create an environment for the growth of local, regional, and global FinTech's, to thrive in Rwanda. The role requires an experienced business development or product professional who can build relationships with FinTech's, understand their challenges, identify opportunities, structure, and coordinate discussions with key players to support growth of fintech in Rwanda. The fintech product specialist will work with the Rwanda Finance Limited team to develop an implementation plan based on the Rwanda fintech strategy and oversee its implementation.

Reporting line: The position reports to the Chief Investment Officer at Rwanda Finance Limited.
Supervises: The Fintech Legal and Compliance Expert

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application deadline: 10/01/2023

Project Accountant

Project Accountant

Job summary:

The Project Accountant will support the Senior Finance Manager in ensuring all UK-PACT financial accounts are accurately maintained and in compliance with the donor guidelines, statutory and company processes.

She/he will also oversee expenditures and reporting under the project both at the organization and consortium level. The project accountant will also provide 40% of her/his time to support Gatsby Africa (GA) Kenya finance related work.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application deadline: 15/11/2022

Learning Facilitator, Africa

Learning Facilitator, Africa

Job summary:

The Learning Facilitator reports to the Program Manager, Africa Strategy in Canada and works closely with the Health Collaborative partners, the U of T Secretariat, U of T program leaders, and other health ecosystem stakeholders.

You will be responsible for supporting the monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) processes of programs across the Health Collaborative. The incumbent evaluates programs to identify synergies, best practice, successes, and challenges, supporting the sharing of learning across the collaboration.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application deadline: 14/11/2022

Program Officer, Eastern Africa

Program Officer, Eastern Africa

Job summary:

Reporting to the Program Manager, Africa Strategy in Canada, the Program Officer works closely with the Africa Health Collaborative Partners, OVPI Africa team, students, and employers in identifying opportunities for experiential learning, internships, and full-time jobs to students and alumni.

You will contribute towards the development and strengthening of an Africa-centric health ecosystem necessary to produce long lasting systems change. You will actively contribute to 3 key pillars: Health Employment, Health Entrepreneurship; and Health Ecosystem.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application deadline: 14/11/2022

Aquaculture Roles

Aquaculture Roles

Job summary:

The roles being recruited will initially work within Gatsby’s Aquaculture Programme. Aquaculture is the fastest growing agri-food sector globally. Gatsby’s East African Aquaculture Programme is entering an exciting expansion phase after some strong initial success.

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to play a central role in this expansion, working with the private sector and at senior levels within governments to deliver support that can create a step-change in the growth of the sector, leading to major livelihoods and nutritional impact for the region.

Gatsby is recruiting a range of roles from mid-career roles at Senior Manager level through to entry level roles from Manager level to Internships. Specific role offers will be designed based on successful candidates’ experience, capabilities and interests.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application deadline: 14/10/2022

Analyst – Water Programme

Analyst – Water Programme

Job summary:

The primary purpose of this new role in Gatsby's Water Programme is to support the research and analysis for the design of interventions under the programme component and to support its implementation, monitoring and reporting in consultation with the Deputy Director.

The Water Programme team intends to use evidence base to form strategic partnerships with other organisations to increase the reach, scale and impact of our work. The Analyst will be at the core of this team, with responsibilities ranging from designing surveys, analysis of sector growth opportunities, and packaging of evidence into thought leadership to support brokering of new partnerships.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application deadline: 06/10/2022

Analyst – Commercial Forestry Programme

Analyst – Commercial Forestry Programme

Job summary:

The Analyst role will form a key role in the Private Sector Investments’ team. This team is responsible for designing and implementing sector-level interventions to unlock new investments at scale in Kenya and Uganda’s commercial forestry sectors, with a focus on wood processing and high-employment downstream industries such as furniture and joinery, and construction. The Analyst will play a key role supporting/ leading the exploration of opportunities in the construction sector. The construction sector is the largest consumer of wood and given the underlying drivers of high population growth and urbanisation in East Africa, presents a huge opportunity to create a market demand pull at scale for sustainable wood, and in turn drive investments across the commercial forestry value chain.

The Analyst will have the opportunity to support the development and implementation of a new strategy to see increased uptake of sustainable timber in the built environment. Responsibilities will range from undertaking analysis to identify high potential growth opportunities, designing surveys and studies, packaging evidence into thought leadership to influence stakeholders, and engaging a broad range of private and public sector actors.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application deadline: 06/10/2022

Project Manager – Policy and Financial Market Infrastructure

Project Manager – Policy and Financial Market Infrastructure

Job summary:

The Project Manager will be responsible for executing the operational elements of the policy and infrastructure project and support the successful completion and implementation of the project’s listed objectives and deliverables.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application deadline: 07/10/2022

Grow your Career in International Development

Grow your Career in International Development

Job summary:

Are you a recent graduate with a background in Economics, International Development, Political Science, Environmental Science or a business-related discipline and describe yourself as entrepreneurial, analytical, a problem solver, inquisitive and someone able to work in a multi-cultural environment?

If this describes you, click this link to apply

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application deadline: 30/09/2022

Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Job summary:

The COO is responsible for driving all aspects of FSD Kenya’s operations to maximise the effectiveness and efficiency with which FSD is able to deliver on its goals; ensuring that FSD’s operations enable it to achieve its mission. In addition, the job holder will lead efforts to develop FSD’s operations, aligning resource use, business processes and use of technology with the evolving needs of FSD.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application deadline: 30/09/2022

Senior Agriculture Finance Specialist

Senior Agriculture Finance Specialist

Job summary:

The Senior agriculture finance specialist is responsible for leading the Agriculture and processing project, providing superior technical input leading to the development and implementation of interventions and tasks with significant contribution to other FSD projects with focus on Trade, Green finance and Health.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application deadline: 30/09/2022

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