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  • Posted: Dec 4, 2020
    Deadline: Jan 7, 2021
  • It’s estimated there are 328,000 blind people in Kenya, with another 750,000 visually impaired. Cataract is the largest cause of avoidable blindness in the country, making up 43 per cent of all cases of blindness. The Fred Hollows Foundation is working with the Government of Kenya to improve health services. Our focus is on the rural areas where 8...
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    Group Security Manager


    This newly created greenfield position will play a lead role in driving a comprehensive program of change and awareness to promote physical and personal security aligned to The Foundation’s strategy and developed in collaboration with key partners and like-minded organisations. Ensuring COVID-19 practises are in place, this opportunity will involve extensive travel to most of our country offices including Africa, Asia, Australasia and Middle East where you will have the opportunity to make a great tangible impact for the welfare of our teams and partners, as well as develop longstanding relationships globally!


    As the Group Security Manager, your first year will entail the following:

    Strategic Safety and Security Planning 70%

    • Support countries to develop or review context risk ratings, standard operating procedures and contingency plans
    • Support country teams to develop country security plans in alignment with global strategies and policies
    • Visit country / sub-country offices to conduct security risk assessments and help The Foundation’s country teams and implementing partners to put in place adequate preventive measures
    • Develop and disseminate security guidelines, policies and procedures, and monitor implementation for compliance

    Capacity-building and knowledge-management 30%

    • Coach country and global teams to enhance an appropriate safety and security culture at The Foundation
    • Identify security capacity needs and develop contextualised training and development plans
    • Facilitate delivery of specialised security training to global, country and partner teams


    You are a natural leader! You have a global lense on all initiatives and are culturally tuned with each interaction. You have lived experience implementing safety and security measures within fragile or complex environments. You thrive in working independently and take pride in providing technical expertise to all stakeholders at all levels. You understand the importance of implementing security measures within an INGO context. You may already have established relationships or connections with similar implementing partners/organisations within the 25 countries in which we operate.


    • More than 7 years of experience in safety and security, preferably (not essential) in an INGO setting
    • Experience implementing Core Security Requirements
    • Evidence of membership / participation in safety and security networks at global, regional or country level
    • Proven experience in safety and security themed capacity-building including Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT)
    • Experience in the facilitation delivery of specialised security training to global, country and partner teams
    • Willingness to travel extensively (occasionally at short notice, in difficult circumstances to countries with limited infrastructure

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    Procurement & Logistics Manager

    Purpose of the role:

    The Procurement & Logistics Manager will be responsible and accountable for the delivery of all procurement and logistics related activities in accordance with the organization’s procurement and logistics policies and procedures. Leads operational country-assessments, including supply chain management, purchasing, facilities, and fleet management. Serve as the procurement specialist and will be responsible for developing and standardizing operations processes and systems in accordance with country office guidance and directives.

    Collaborates with colleagues across departments to identify system needs, process bottlenecks, and to develop unique solutions to enable more timely, efficient, and accountable operations. Support preparedness planning across country programs, developing instructional material, facilitating training, and mentoring staff.


    • Masters degree in Procurement, Supplies or Logistics

    Essential Experience:

    • Evidence of practical experience in procurement and logistics management including pharmaceutical supplies within the field of supply chain management and medical distribution support within a public health context.
    • At least 7 years of relevant experience in non-governmental sector at managerial or coordination level.
    • Proven record of experience in the management of strategic procurement and logistics at a management level.
    • Experience in the management of budgets and the ability to prepare timely, complete and accurate reports.
    • Excellent knowledge of the local regulatory environment, including knowledge of customs clearance and importing processes.
    • Experience in pharmaceutical and general supply chain management
    • Previous experience in a management capacity

    Desirable Experience:

    • Basic knowledge on Ophthalmic equipment

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    Finance Assistant

    Reports to: Finance Coordinator

    Purpose of the role:

    Reporting to the Finance Coordinator, the Finance Assistant is primarily responsible for providing The Fred Hollows Foundation Kenya country office with bookkeeping, accounting and reporting support duties, as guided by the financial policies, procedures and practices and accepted local practice.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Ensure that daily accounting and transactional entries are captured well in the system.
    • Capture financial data into the financial system by following the relevant FHF and donor regulations.
    • Preparing payment requisitions and relevant documents and processing payments.
    • Maintaining payable schedules and records of all invoices received from vendors and service providers.
    • Ensuring timely payments of monthly bills and utilities to vendors, suppliers and service providers.
    • Managing schedules and files for statutory deductions.
    • Preparing statutory payments such as withholding tax, withholding V.A.T, HELB, NSSF, NHIF, NITA and ensuring compliance with the regulatory bodies.
    • Ensuring regular monitoring of the bank account(s).
    • Preparing bank reconciliations and follow up on any outstanding items.
    • General office bookkeeping covering preparation of payment vouchers and writing of cheques.
    • Undertaking a monthly cash verification procedure to ensure proper use of the imprest.
    • Maintaining an updated filing system and ensuring posting of all transactions.
    • Support in preparation for statutory, donor, internal & external audits.
    • Maintain a monthly creditor aged analysis.
    • Maintaining proper and the appropriate filing of the electronic and hard copies of the financial documents and reports.
    • Preparing monthly reconciliations of balance sheet items with all necessary supporting documentation(invoice/vendor statements, bank statement and staff travel and other advances).
    • Other tasks as requested by your supervisor.


    • Degree in accounting or finance.
    • Part II qualified in a recognized professional qualification in Accounting (CPA, ACCA)

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.


    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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