EXPERIENCE: A minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in a major organization in budget, accounting, business administration, financial management, organizational management, public administration, project management, or grants management work is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: A good working knowledge of Kenya’s political, social and educational structure and institutions and key personalities. A working knowledge of U. S. society and culture.
English (Fluent, Speaking/Reading/Writing is required (This may be tested).
Kiswahili (Fluent, Speaking/Reading/Writing is required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Interpersonal skills, customer service skills and technical skills. Advanced skills in word processing, spreadsheet programs, databases, and Internet. Ability to engage with contacts of all levels, from high school students to Ministers and other high level government officials, as well as renowned artists in a professional and courteous manner. Ability to convey complex ideas in simple, comprehensible language for all levels of interlocutors. Ability to solve sometimes complex problems, particularly as they relate to program logistics and finances.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.