Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Peace Winds Japan Job in Dadaab Kenya

Duration: Initially 03 months (renewable)

Location of work: Dadaab

Direct supervisor: Field Coordinator


Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) is an INGO, dedicated to the support of people in distress, threatened by conflict, poverty, or other turmoil. With its headquarters in Japan, PWJ has been active in various parts of the world.

From March 2012, PWJ launches a new SHELTER project in Dadaab Refugee Camp, North eastern Province, Kenya.

Principal responsibilities
  • Ensuring administrative functions are in a prompt manner
  • Maintenance of office and PWJ properties
  • Maintenance of financial accountability of PWJ programme
  • Monitoring of overall implementation process of projects
Tasks in details
  • Updating all administrative documents in the office
  • Ensuring necessary welfare provided to staff
  • Support in all aspects of human resource management
  • Ensuring incoming and outgoing messages/packages to be delivered
  • Regular checking of PWJ properties (inclusive of stock control)
  • Assisting check payment, acting bank transaction, collection of receipts, coding items and checking of voucher
  • Preparation of Monthly Financial Report
  • Preparation of Monthly salary sheet, ensuring the appropriate payment
  • Keeping receipts, records and all administrative and financial files in a safe place
  • Assist any required matters instructed by supervisor
Knowledge and experience required
  • Sufficient experience and knowledge in humanitarian work and the administration
  • Computer literate (Word. Excel)
  • Fluent English level – both spoken and written.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to organize tasks simultaneously and prioritize work.
  • Honest, responsible and in good physical condition to meet the job’s demands.
  • Willingness to adhere to and carry out Peace Winds Japan rules.
Working hours
  • Standard working hours according to Peace Winds Japan regulations.
  • A reasonable degree of flexibility is expected when and where required.
The interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV (in English) to PWJ.

Email address: kenya@peace-winds.org Ref: Application/ AFO / SURNAME No later than 11th of March 2012.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Note: As work permits for foreigners assigned to PWJ are limited, we are obliged to
recruit for the present position a Kenyan national only.
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