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  • Posted: Oct 2, 2020
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    The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is an international organization driven by the vision of a world without malnutrition. OUR METHODOLOGY / At GAIN, we believe that no one sector alone can solve the complex problem of malnutrition. We work closely with partners including governments, civil society, businesses, UN agencies, and academic ins...
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    Communications Associate

    Salary 1,775,359 – 2,026,067 KES per annum (depending on experience)

    The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is seeking a highly talented Communication Associate to organise and manage the internal and external communications activities of the commercialisation of Biofortified Foods Programme and heighten the visibility of the projects in six selected countries in Asia and Africa. This role will be based out of Nairobi, Kenya and will have a truly global impact.

    About GAIN

    GAIN is a Swiss-based foundation launched at the UN in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition. Working with both governments and businesses, we aim to transform food systems so that they deliver more nutritious food for all people. In particular, we aim to make healthier food choices more desirable, more available, and more affordable. GAIN’s mission is to advance nutrition outcomes by improving the consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially those most vulnerable to malnutrition.

    About the role

    As Communications Associate, you will be responsible for organising the internal and external communications activities of the Commercialisation of Biofortified Foods Programme at global and country levels as well as developing co-branded materials.

    Role specifics include; 

    • Work with the global and country commercialisation of biofortified foods team to develop and implement a communications plan that will guide the programme’s internal and external communication.
    • Work with country teams in 6 countries where the programme is active to develop quality co-branded advocacy/communications materials (e.g. flyers, leaflets, fact sheets, success stories, media kits, photographs, video clips, documentaries, radio programs etc).   
    • Work with the global and country teams to synthesise research reports into high-level highlights that guide decision making and promote learning within the programme and across the two partner organisations.
    • Support the global and country teams to generate content for social media outlets including Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Blogs and website
    • Support Project Managers in coordinating events and information and knowledge needed by the various crop platforms.

    About you

    You must be a self-starter with proven experience of working in a similar role, preferably with an NGO or international organisation. You will be an effective communicator and be able to use this skill to develop positive relationships to motivate the team and external stakeholders. In addition, you will have professional experience working in communications, directly or indirectly related to food supply chains, SMEs. You must be confident and fully conversant in business English, both written and verbal. Fluency in another GAIN country language would be an advantage. 

    About our offer

    In addition to a competitive salary, GAIN offers 25 days holiday (plus public holiday), flexible working, home working and professional development opportunities. We will support you to grow in your career and offer this within a supportive and collaborative environment. Additional country-specific benefits may apply.

    Salary 1,775,359 – 2,026,067 KES per annum (depending on experience)

    The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is seeking a highly talented Communication Associate to organise and manage the internal and external communications activities of the commercialisation of Biofortified Foods Programme and heighten the visibility of the projects in six selected countries in Asia and Africa. This role will be based out of Nairobi, Kenya and will have a truly global impact.

    About GAIN

    GAIN is a Swiss-based foundation launched at the UN in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition. Working with both governments and businesses, we aim to transform food systems so that they deliver more nutritious food for all people. In particular, we aim to make healthier food choices more desirable, more available, and more affordable. GAIN’s mission is to advance nutrition outcomes by improving the consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially those most vulnerable to malnutrition.

    About the role

    As Communications Associate, you will be responsible for organising the internal and external communications activities of the Commercialisation of Biofortified Foods Programme at global and country levels as well as developing co-branded materials.

    Role specifics include; 

    Work with the global and country commercialisation of biofortified foods team to develop and implement a communications plan that will guide the programme’s internal and external communication.
    Work with country teams in 6 countries where the programme is active to develop quality co-branded advocacy/communications materials (e.g. flyers, leaflets, fact sheets, success stories, media kits, photographs, video clips, documentaries, radio programs etc).   
    Work with the global and country teams to synthesise research reports into high-level highlights that guide decision making and promote learning within the programme and across the two partner organisations.
    Support the global and country teams to generate content for social media outlets including Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Blogs and website
    Support Project Managers in coordinating events and information and knowledge needed by the various crop platforms.

    About you

    You must be a self-starter with proven experience of working in a similar role, preferably with an NGO or international organisation. You will be an effective communicator and be able to use this skill to develop positive relationships to motivate the team and external stakeholders. In addition, you will have professional experience working in communications, directly or indirectly related to food supply chains, SMEs. You must be confident and fully conversant in business English, both written and verbal. Fluency in another GAIN country language would be an advantage. 

    About our offer

    In addition to a competitive salary, GAIN offers 25 days holiday (plus public holiday), flexible working, home working and professional development opportunities. We will support you to grow in your career and offer this within a supportive and collaborative environment. Additional country-specific benefits may apply.

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    Project Accountant

    Salary 1,775,359 – 2,026,067 KES per annum (depending on experience)

    The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is searching for a Project Accountant to be based in our International Finance team. This role is based in the GAIN Kenya office and is offered on a full time, permanent contract.

    About the role

     

    The Project Accountant is a key member of the Finance Team. The Finance Team is based in two locations, London and Geneva. The remit of the International Finance Team is to provide accurate and efficient reporting in line with best practice, donor regulations and organisational policy. Reporting to the International Finance Manager (based in London) you will be responsible for ensuring effective donor reporting processes are in place for their overseas offices.

    You will gain exposure to budgeting, system reporting, forecasting, financial donor reporting and all of this will involve significant dealings with both finance and non-finance staff who are based overseas in developing countries, you will also work in partnership with Project Managers, providing strategic and technical oversight of all aspects of financial management.

    Key duties include:

    • Ensuring all Project reporting is reviewed on a monthly basis with implementing managers and cost allocations made appropriately for the donors
    • Review project income and expenditure to ensure it is compliant with expenditure restrictions specified within donor agreements
    • Providing budgeting support (including the annual budget and quarterly forecasting cycles) and critical review on funding proposals
    • Ensuring Programme Leads/ Managers / Coordinators have carried out the required due diligence processes for all partners/suppliers contracted
    • Ensuring all reports are submitted accurately and on time to donors with sufficient variance analysis and context to enable transparency
    • Ensuring project cash flow and restricted income balance is correctly managed
    • Contributing proactively with the design of financial policies, planning and monitoring tools in the organisation
    • Ensuring project donor audits are organised and conducted to achieve compliance.
    • Assisting in supporting information for the Annual Statutory Accounting process

    About you

    The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant (or current studier) with a practical project or management accounting background with business partnering experience. You will ideally have some relevant international NGO and major donor (EU /DFID/BMGF/SDC/ Dutch MFA/BMZ) experience. You will have strong interpersonal skills to enable you to communicate at all levels of finance and non‐finance staff and you will have the ability to present complex financial matters in a straightforward way.

    There are no direct supervisory responsibilities in this role but the ability to coordinate and communicate effectively with colleagues is critical.

    About our offer

    In addition to a competitive salary, GAIN offers 25 days holiday (plus public holiday), flexible working, home working and professional development opportunities. We will support you to grow in your career and offer this within a supportive and collaborative environment.

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