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Thursday, March 15, 2012

The CRADLE Financial Manager and Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

The CRADLE is a non-governmental, non-partisan and not- forprofit organization committed to the promotion, protection and enhancement of the rights of the child through legal aid; legislative
and policy advocacy; awareness creation; and research, monitoring and documentation of the rights of the child.

The CRADLE is seeking for qualified and experienced personnel in following positions:

Financial Manager

Reporting to the Executive Director

  • Providing leadership in the formulation and implementation of financial management strategies, policies and systems.
  • Preparation of financial budgets and reports, ensuring integrity in reporting and adhering to strict deadlines.
  • Provide technical financial support and advice to all programmers’.
  • Maintain management accounting
  • Monitoring of expenditure to ensure appropriateness and obtain required documentation.
  • Manage human resource systems in consultation with the Executive Director.
  • Providing office administrative and logistical support services.
  • Professional representation of The CRADLE and its interests at key donor meetings.
  • A university degree in Commerce or Business from a recognized University.
  • CPA (K).
  • Minimum 5 years experience in management of donor funds.
  • Excellent interpersonal, management and teamwork skills.
  • Excellent IT user skills including QuickBooks, Sage Pastel, Excel and Word.
Legal Officer
Reporting to Program Manager, Access to Justice Program
  • Preparation of case histories for The CRADLE clients.
  • Conducting pretrial briefings for children.
  • Assist in the management of the legal aid clinics and Child Help Desks.
  • Interviewing clients, fact finding and drafting pleadings and court attendance.
  • Undertake litigation on child rights in courts all over the country.
  • Undertake implementation of assigned projects
  • Minimum First degree in Law and must possess current practicing certificate.
  • Atleast two years experience in litigation
  • Should have management and organizational skills.
  • Have a good understanding of child rights issues especially in Kenya.
If you meet the above qualifications kindly submit your hard copy application by postal mail or hand delivery to the address below by the 20th of March 2012 noting to include the names and addresses of atleast two referees, copies of relevant certificates and telephone and email contacts.
Your application should be in The CRADLE job application format available on our website under the jobs section.
For more details of the vacancies visit our website.
The Selection Panel,
The CRADLE-The Children Foundation,
Wood Avenue, Opp. Wood Avenue Apts.
Box 10101-00100, Nairobi.

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