Career Opportunities at Kenyan Network of Cancer Organizations

Career Opportunities at Kenyan Network of Cancer Organizations

Work with NGOs Starting Salary- Ksh 200k
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Career Opportunities at Kenyan Network of Cancer Organizations

Kenyan Network of Cancer Organizations is the national umbrella body of cancer NGOs, CBOs and patients’ groups with a membership of over 25 organizations all united against cancer.

Under the guidance of the Kenyan Network of Cancer Organizations (KENCO) Board of Directors and reporting to the Board chairperson; the Executive Director is expected to provide overall leadership to the KENCO.

Executive Director


Strategic Leadership; Institutional Management; Resource mobilization

The key result areas include, but not limited to:

  • Resource mobilization and grant writing
  • Program planning, implementation and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Key Liaison with Government agencies, donors, media and related partners.
  • Human resource management and day to day operational leadership
  • Fiscal management
  • Development of relevant organizational documents, policies, and processes
  • Implementation of the KENCO strategic plan 2018/2022


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health or any health discipline or Social Sciences with additional qualifications in Program Management. An MBA will be an added advantage
  • A minimum 5 years of experience providing senior leadership in designing and executing strategic advocacy or fundraising programs in healthcare, preferably in NGO setting
  • Experience working with civil society. Prior experience in Cancer or NCDs control is an added advantage
  • Excellent analytical and assessment ability, writing, editorial and advocacy skills
  • Report, policy and proposal writing experience
  • Strong interpersonal, relationship building and partnership development capability
  • Extensive Knowledge of the healthcare landscape in Kenya
  • Basic knowledge of financial management systems for nonprofit organizations including legal and tax compliance
  • Proficient in computer skills: MS Office and Social Media
  • Excellent oral and written communication, and experience with donor requirements for report writing

Finance And Administration Officer

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Finance and Administrative Officer will perform a wide range of Finance and Administrative duties including but not limited to:

  • Keeping records of financial transactions and making monthly reconciliations.
  • Ensuring timely payment of various statutory deductions and other bills.
  • Assisting both internal and external auditors by providing information and documentation needed during audit exercises.
  • Ensuring organization’s compliance with the relevant statutory requirements.
  • Making timely returns.
  • Ensuring KENCO’s financial and procurement policies are followed in the conduct of all business.
  • Facilitating efficient operations of the organization.
  • Providing support to the Executive Director and Program Officers in the planning, implementation and evaluation of programs.


  • Bachelors’ degree in Business studies and or administration and a minimum certification of CPA section I or its equivalent.
  • 5 years’ experience preferably in NGO environment
  • Proficiency in MS office and Quick Books
  • Technology savvy in the use of accounting software; managing relationships with software vendors, knowledge of accounting and reporting in electronic systems.
  • Ability to translate financial concepts to user friendly financial statements, for users of financial data at different levels and for different functions within the organization.
  • A track record in grants management.
  • A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills which support and enable sound decision making.
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of the organization.

How to Apply

If you meet the minimum requirements, send your application and resume to kencocareers@stepsaheadconsulting.net . Closing date: 17th December 2018. Your application should include a day time telephone number, current and expected remuneration and benefits, and 3 professional referees.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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