Finance and Administration Manager at Education Development Center

Finance and Administration Manager at Education Development Center,

Finance and Administration Manager at Education Development Center

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Who We Are Education Development Center (EDC) is a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity. Since 1958, we have been a leader in designing, implementing, and evaluating powerful and innovative programs in more than 80 countries around the world.

Finance and Administration Manager

Job Description

Project Description

The purpose of the Activity is to assist USAID and the MOE to deliver interventions at scale as well as pilot and expand new innovations that address the language and literacy needs of primary grade learners while building more inclusive, accountable, and resilient education institutions and systems. The Kenya Primary Literacy Program will reclaim and build upon the learning outcomes achieved at 2019 Tusome EGR endline evaluation.

Position Description

The Finance Manager shall work under the leadership of the COP or DCOP and will be responsible for all aspects of operations, including administration, finance, procurement, and human resources, if relevant.

The candidate for the position of Finance and Administration Manager shall have at a minimum the following qualifications:



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or equivalent from an accredited university. Relevant professional certifications and membership from accredited accounting institutions.

Skills and Experience:

  • At least 10 years of experience as a Finance and Administration Manager on donor-funded projects;
  • Experience with USAID projects, including contracts, and understanding of USAID rules and regulations’
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices, financial reporting standards, financial management processes, and procedures;
  • Demonstrated exemplary management, supervision, communication, and interpersonal skills to ensure internal coherence among diverse team members and productive relations with the GOK, donors, and the international community; and
  • Logistics experience, such as large-scale textbook procurement and distribution, in a developing country, preferably in Kenya or East Africa, is highly desired.
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  • Professionally proficient and fluent in written and spoken English.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Education Development Center on to apply