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    Organization: HelpAge International
    Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Closing date: 01 Dec 2019

    Our Package

    We offer flexible working, a competitive benefits package:

    · Salary - £50,000 to £55,000 gross per annum

    · 8.5% employer pension contribution

    · Scope for flexible working, including working from home

    · Opportunity to work for a leading organisation working with and for older people globally

    Other benefits include 33 days holiday (including bank holidays), life insurance, enhanced maternity and adoption pay.

    ALL APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE EXISTING RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK

    HELPAGE INTERNATIONAL

    HelpAge International is global network of organisations working towards a world where older people fulfil their potential to lead active, dignified, healthy and secure lives. The HelpAge global network is made up of 140 members in 90 countries working to support older people and promote their rights, with programmes managed by hubs in London, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

    The world HelpAge wants to see is one where everyone, whatever their age, can say:

    • I have the income I need

    • I enjoy the best possible health and quality of life

    • I am safe and secure, free from discrimination and abuse

    • My voice is heard.

    HelpAge is the only global network working with and for older people’s organisations, undertaking grassroots programming and local, regional and international advocacy work. This is an exciting time to join HelpAge as we develop our global ten-year strategy.

    The Role

    This Head of HR post retains the overall responsibility for the management and development of the HR function and representation at senior management level.

    The postholder will enable the achievement of HelpAge International’s objectives by ensuring a strategic approach to HR issues; promoting good management practice; and providing a comprehensive HR support service.

    Key Responsibilities

    · Provide strategic advice to directors and managers in the organisational implementation of HR policy and best practices and identify the HR requirements needed to meet organisational objectives.

    · To develop, implement and monitor global policies and procedures in relation to all aspects of HR management.

    · To give appropriate advice and support to managers of international, national and UK based staff in relation to best practice, the implementation and interpretation of policies and legal issues.

    · Ensuring effective management of the payroll and pension administration systems, negotiating and liaising with the providers as required.

    · Responsible for ensuring that line managers are supported to identify training opportunities for staff, in response to individual and organisational needs, in line with the learning and development policy.

    Essential skills, knowledge and experience

    · Substantial senior experience in human resource management in an international environment.

    · An understanding of the HR issues of operating globally in often complex and volatile environments.

    · Proven track record of leading, developing and managing a HR team.

    · Experience of developing a HR strategy and budget management.

    · Significant experience of working with employment laws and practice in countries where HelpAge operates as well as a sold knowledge of UK employment law.

    Our Values

    At HelpAge International we work hard to achieve our goals together as a team with a clear shared purpose. Our values inform how we work together:

    Inclusive

    We respect people, value diversity and are committed to equality.

    Impact

    We value and recognise the contribution of our staff and network members, as we put older people at the center of everything we do.

    Partners

    We work alongside network members and others to increase reach, influence and impact. We are committed to a culture of collaboration and building positive relationships.

    Learning

    We are passionate about learning, accountable and work together to find creative solutions.

    Everyone who works at HelpAge share our values and are committed to behaviors that demonstrate and support them.

    Safeguarding

    Everyone has a role in creating and sustaining a safe and respectful working environment, where no one comes to any harm or is maltreated. At HelpAge we take our responsibilities very seriously and will take action against wrongdoing. We will do everything we can to ensure that we do not engage people that pose a safeguarding risk and will undertake criminal record checks as required.

    Equal Opportunities

    HelpAge International is committed to creating an inclusive working environment, promoting and providing equal opportunities and respecting diversity in employment. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of their age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

    We encourage and facilitate a flexible working environment.

    Closing date: Sunday 1st December 2019

    Important Message:

    Please ensure that you remove your date of birth, gender and marital status from your CV.


    How to apply:

    https://www.helpage.org/who-we-are/jobs/


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    Organization: HelpAge International
    Country: Lebanon
    Closing date: 19 Nov 2019

    • Country Programme Manager, Lebanon
    • Based in Beirut, Lebanon

    · Scope for flexible working hours

    • Opportunity to work for a leading organisation working with and for older people globally

    If you're looking to progress your career in a great working environment, please read on.

    Our employees have a wide range of benefits including 21 days holiday (plus bank holidays), enhanced maternity and adoption pay, and generous employer pension contribution. We also actively support our staff with a variety of flexible working arrangements to help balance work and home life.

    The organisation HelpAge International's vision is a world where older people fulfil their potential to lead active, dignified, healthy and secure lives. We are the secretariat of the HelpAge global network, bringing together more than 114 affiliates and 200 partners working with older people in over 50 countries.

    Our Values

    At HelpAge International we work hard to achieve our goals together as a team with a clear shared purpose. Our values inform how we work together:

    Inclusive

    We respect people, value diversity and are committed to equality.

    Impact

    We value and recognise the contribution of our staff and network members, as we put older people at the centre of everything we do.

    Partners

    We work alongside network members and others to increase reach, influence and impact. We are committed to a culture of collaboration and building positive relationships.

    Learning

    We are passionate about learning, accountable and work together to find creative solutions.

    Everyone who works at HelpAge share our values and are committed to behaviours that demonstrate and support them.

    Key responsibilities

    To be responsible for all aspects of HelpAge International’s programme in Lebanon. The post holder will develop and manage the programme implementation as per the agreed objectives. Programme expansion to take place in partnership with local NGOs, INGOs and network members while ensuring quality programming, monitoring and grant management. Overall to set the Lebanon programme on a strategic direction that is in line with the new HelpAge strategy (currently being developed) and ensure the rights of older people are respected and protected.

    · Prepare, monitor and drive the implementation of an annual strategic and programme plan for HelpAge International’s work in Lebanon.

    · Ensure that HelpAge International’s programme in Lebanon encompasses the HelpAge International themes of older people’s access to secure incomes, access to quality health care services, support during emergency and recovery situations and participation in local movements that enable older people to challenge age discrimination and claim their rights.

    · Prepare, monitor and drive the implementation of annual operations plans and budgets for HelpAge International’s work in Lebanon.

    · Prepare, monitor and lead the implementation of a funding strategy for HelpAge International in Lebanon including the preparation of funding proposals, exploring and developing new partnerships and remain updated on donor intelligence (their focus, funding cycles, project proposal calls).

    · Lead timely programme implementation including monitoring, learning, accountability, timely reporting and financial management (including HelpAge International and donor reports).

    · Represent HelpAge International and the work of partners in Lebanon at meetings with donors, Lebanon INGO forum, relevant Clusters, UN agencies, other coordination bodies, national and local government and other external bodies.

    · Support the development of a network of organization’s working with and for older people in Lebanon and encourage their participation in HelpAge International’s EME network.

    · Prepare Emergency Preparedness plan for Lebanon

    · Monitor the trends in local, national and international policy and strategy that impact on the situation of older people and their organization’s in Lebanon.

    · Manage the HelpAge International Lebanon office ensuring the security and maintenance of HelpAge International staff and property, including vehicles, offices, and equipment.

    · Efficiently manage HR, plan for staff capacity building as per the organizational /programme needs and ensure all staff is performance managed

    · Roll out the safeguarding policy in the Lebanon office and ensure staff well-being is a priority.

    · Regular review of Project budgets/ spending (FPS) and performance on management and gender indicators used by HelpAge (SADDD and MMI)

    · Ensure there is zero tolerance to corruption and anti-corruption policy is exercised in the Lebanon programme, partners adhere to it and the code of conduct

    · Ensure that HelpAge International Lebanon complies with all local laws and regulations, particularly with respect to foreign exchange, taxation and employment. Priortise registration of HelpAge in Lebanon

    · Undertake any other duties as and when necessary to fulfil the objectives of HelpAge International in Lebanon and the EME region.

    The post holder is expected to operate within all HelpAge policies and procedures.

    The post holder should ensure the proper implementation of the following functions:

    Extent of Authority

    The post-holder will report to the Regional Head of Programmes, EME region. S/he will have direct management responsibility for the programme within the parameters set out by approved strategies, annual plans and budgets.

    Safeguarding and Equal Opportunities

    · HelpAge International is committed to creating an inclusive working environment, promoting and providing equal opportunities and respecting diversity in employment. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of their age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. We encourage and facilitate a flexible working environment.

    · Everyone has a role in creating and sustaining a safe and respectful working environment, where no one comes to any harm or is maltreated. At HelpAge we take our responsibilities very seriously and will take action against wrongdoing. We will do everything we can to ensure that we do not engage people that pose a safeguarding risk and will undertake criminal record checks as required.

    Other features of the job

    The post-holder will be based in Beirut and will be expected to travel regularly to project sites throughout Lebanon and occasionally within the Region.

    Essential skills, knowledge and experience

    The ideal candidate will have:

    Essential:

    · Commitment to equality opportunities; non-discrimination and gender equality

    · Commitment to the aims and values of organization

    · Demonstrated experience of programme management in an emergency and development context, to include the ability to effectively manage resources, finances, personnel and information.

    · A commitment towards working to our values, equal opportunities, safeguarding, respect and dignity, health and safety and data protection.

    · In depth knowledge of development and emergency issues gained through study and/or practical work experience at an appropriate level in the EME region

    · Experience of managing and developing a multidisciplinary and multicultural team

    · Direct experience of project appraisal, assessment, monitoring, learning and evaluation methodologies, research and advocacy

    · Demonstrated experience in preparing funding proposals and reports for a range of donors

    · Experience of working with partners and networks

    · Analytical skills and ability to think strategically;

    · Ability to foster and support capacity building in own staff and of national partners

    · Ability to influence, communicate and co-operate, and negotiate with a wide range of people and organization’s (including government) at all levels with tact, diplomacy and sensitivity to cultural differences

    · Ability to communicate well in person and in writing such as letters, reports and policy documents (in English and in Arabic)

    · Numeracy and ability to prepare and monitor budgets and accounts

    · Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

    · Competent IT skills, including experience of Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint

    Desirable:

    · Experience and commitment to work with and for disadvantaged people, preferably older people.

    · Demonstrating high level of ethical behavior

    · Multi-tasking and stress handling capacity

    · A proactive and flexible approach to work

    · An ability to work with minimum supervision

    · Good sense of humor

    To apply, please send an updated CV and covering letter outlining how you meet the required criteria to EME- HRD email at: Sarah.Taha@helpage.org

    Closing date: 19th of November 2019

    Interview week: During December

    Start date: ASAP

    This post is open for National candidates only. This is a re-advertisement who previously applied, should not apply.

    Applications who does not include a covering letter will be disregarded

    HelpAge International is an equal opportunities employer.

    HelpAge International encourages older people and people with disabilities from those who possess the minimum requirements of the post to apply.

    HelpAge International is committed to providing our staff with continuous professional development, flexible working and opportunities to thrive within an inclusive and diverse environment. As part of us

    commitment to promoting gender diversity, we are a member of the Business in the Community gender campaign


    How to apply:

    pls follow the below link:
    https://www.helpage.org/who-we-are/jobs/country-programme-manager-lebanon-/


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    Organization: HelpAge International
    Closing date: 06 Dec 2019

    Emergency Response Manager

    · Home based in the Asia region or work from Asia Pacific Regional Office (APRO) in Chiang Mai, Thailand (for Thai nationals only if Chiang Mai based).

    · Competitive Salary based on skills and experience

    • 8.5% employer pension contribution and other benefits

    · 2 years fixed term with possible extension – starting January 2020

    • Opportunity to work for a leading organisation working with and for older people globally

    The organisation:

    HelpAge International's vision is a world where older people fulfil their potential to lead active, dignified, healthy and secure lives. We are the secretariat of the HelpAge global network, bringing together more than 114 affiliates and 200 partners working with older people in over 50 countries.

    Our Values:

    At HelpAge International we work hard to achieve our goals together as a team with a clear shared purpose. Our values inform how we work together:

    Inclusive - We respect people, value diversity and are committed to equality.

    Impact - We value and recognise the contribution of our staff and network

    members, as we put older people at the centre of everything we do.

    Partners - We work alongside network members and others to increase reach,

    influence and impact. We are committed to a culture of collaboration and building positive relationships.

    Learning - We are passionate about learning, accountable and work together to

    find creative solutions.

    Everyone who works at HelpAge share our values and are committed to behaviours that demonstrate and support them.

    Key responsibilities:

    We are currently seeking for an Emergency Response Manager to join the team in our Asia Pacific Regional Office in Chiang Mai, Thailand to lead and provide technical support, capacity development and engage with the country office/partners/network members to design and deliver an appropriate humanitarian response which are in line with our humanitarian approach. There will be also expectations of you monitoring the humanitarian risk and provide information to region and HuT, ensuring mapping of inclusive emergency response projects in close cooperation with network members and country offices and managing Global Emergency Fund (GEF) grants to grantees in APRO.

    Essential skills, knowledge and experience expected:

    As the ideal candidate, you must have experience of humanitarian emergency response management and Rapid Needs Assessments, including but not limited to understanding of humanitarian standards including SPHERE, Core Humanitarian Standards and Humanitarian Inclusion Standards. It is essential that you have demonstrable experience in project management in humanitarian responses, preferably in Asia. You will have a strong technical knowledge in community based organisations, disaster risk reduction and disaster risk management at grassroots levels.

    Knowledge/experience related to Asia region is desirable but not essential.

    Closing Date: 6 December 2019. However, the applications will be reviewed as soon as they come in. Shortlisted candidates could also be invited for the interview before the closing date.

    Full Job Description can be downloaded from this HERE


    How to apply:

    Full Job Description can be downloaded from this HERE

    How to apply:

    ­ Please submit your application document consists of:

    · A covering letter outlining your suitability for the role

    · Your expected salary

    · An updated curriculum vitae (CV)

    · Three referees, including your most recent employer

    ­ Send by email to hr@helpageasia.org before the closing date of 06 December 2019

    Equal Opportunities:

    HelpAge International is committed to creating an inclusive working environment, promoting and providing equal opportunities and respecting diversity in employment. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of their age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. We encourage and facilitate a flexible working environment.

    Safeguarding:

    Everyone has a role in creating and sustaining a safe and respectful working environment, where no one comes to any harm or is maltreated. At HelpAge we take our responsibilities very seriously and will take action against wrongdoing. We will do everything we can to ensure that we do not engage people that pose a safeguarding risk and will undertake criminal record checks as required.

    Important Message:

    Please do not email any of your personal details (such as date of birth, marital status and religion), unless you are completing an Equal Opportunities form.

    With a view to minimising our administration costs we are unfortunately only able to contact again those candidates that have been shortlisted for interview.


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    Organization: HelpAge International
    Country: Myanmar
    Closing date: 29 Nov 2019

    Job Title: Project Coordinator

    Location: Nay Pyi Taw

    Reporting to: Project Manager

    Responsible for: Line management of Project Staff

    Coordination with: Ministry of Health and other government agencies at Union and sub-Union level; international organisations including WHO; partner Universities, other projects of HelpAge

    Other internal relationships: HelpAge staff in Myanmar including finance and logistics, and staff at Regional Office

    Start Date: As soon As Possible

    Duration: One year with possibility of extension based on performance.

    .

    Background

    Non-communicable diseases (NCD) have appeared as the leading causes of death in Myanmar. According to the WHO NCD Myanmar country profile (2014), NCDs are estimated to account for 59% of the total 441,000 deaths in the country. Government of Myanmar has been making several efforts for strengthening health systems for prevention and control of NCDs in the country. The Better Health Program (BHP) programme seeks to address two key health problems identified during scoping. The first is the significant challenge which Middle Income Countries (MICs), including those that are the focus of this programme, face from the rising burden of lifestyle or Non–Communicable Diseases (NCDs) – chiefly cardio vascular diseases (heart, hypertension), diabetes, cancer and chronic respiratory diseases. The long-term Impact of the programme is intended to be a healthier, and more productive female and male workforce, leading to higher rates of GDP growth, including increased labor participation by women in Myanmar with the expected outcome of reduced premature mortality and morbidity due to NCDs. HelpAge International is a consortium partner along with four South East Asian countries to implement this project in Myanmar.

    Job purpose: The Project Coordinator works in conjunction with the HelpAge public health team and three partner Universities and Ministry of Health and Sports to assists with the implementation of the projects. The Project Coordinator will also be providing support to other administrative tasks within the organization.

    Specific responsibilities:

    · Support the partner institutions University of Medicine Mandalay, University of Nursing Mandalay, University of Community Health Magway and Ministry of Health and Sports Nay Pyi Taw in the implementation of project activities.

    · Support the project manager and Principal Investigators in monitoring of the project indicators.

    · Support the stakeholders in the development of training materials through gathering needed information and coordinating with relevant stakeholders

    · Ensure technical and logistic preparation and supervision of workshops, trainings, meetings and other activities organized by the project and ensure high quality through proper monitoring and evaluation measures are followed.

    · Support Project Manager in maintaining clear project management processes, monitoring of project progress against milestones, consolidating project financial reports, budget management and timely compilation and submission of project reports to the donor.

    · Ensure proper documentation of all activities and document processes, progress and lessons learned

    · Develop and maintain good working relations with project partners, government officials and other stakeholders

    · Document and report all difficulties and relevant information in a timely manner.

    · Perform any other tasks and responsibilities allocated by the project manager for ensuring success of project activities and achieving the objectives of the project.

    Person Specification

    · Myanmar national with university degree in Medicine with advance studies in Public health or other health related fields

    · At least 5 years’ experience in coordination of project/interventions on public health issues with various departments of Ministry of Health and Sports

    · Highly skilled in training, facilitation, monitoring and reporting skills

    · High level of interpersonal, written, oral communication and presentation skills

    · Computer literate and good report writing skills

    · Ability to work effectively in a team with from various cultures and professional backgrounds

    · Fluent in English and Burmese language.

    · Flexibility and ability to change work according to the objectives

    · Ability to travel frequently within Myanmar

    Note: Those who are willing to relocate to Nay Pyi Taw will only be considered.


    How to apply:

    We highly encourage women and people from minority backgrounds to apply.

    Please submit your application (CV, cover letter, expected salary and two nominated referees contact details) by email to hr.recruitment@helpagemyanmar.org or to Admin & HR Department HelpAge International, No.5 (Shwe Gandawin Villa), Zizawar Street, Parami Avenue, 8 Ward, Yankin Township, Yangon

    Important: Specify the position you want to apply for in the subject of your application otherwise it will be considered invalid.

    Eg. Titled - Project Coordinator

    *Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be called for interview and Mentioned your Expected Salary while you apply*


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    Organization: HelpAge International
    Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Closing date: 08 Dec 2019

    Purpose of the job

    Enable the achievement of HelpAge International’s objectives by ensuring a strategic approach to HR issues; promoting good management practice; and providing a comprehensive HR support service.

    Lead the strengthening of global HR throughout the organisations through robust, fair and transparent HR policy and practice.

    Job Activities

    Strategy development:

    • Provide strategic advice to directors and managers in the organisational implementation of HR policy and best practices and identify the HR requirements needed to meet organisational objectives.
    • To lead on the development and implementation of the HR strategy in addition to the development of HR policies and processes to meet HelpAge’s organisational objectives.

    Policy development, implementation and monitoring:

    • To keep abreast of developments in the field of HR best practice and employment law and advise on the implications for HelpAge International.
    • To develop, implement and monitor global policies and procedures in relation to all aspects of HR management:
      *employee resourcing (HR planning; recruitment and retention)
      *employee relations (disciplinary and grievance; staff consultation and communication)
      *employee reward (pay and grading; terms and conditions)
      *employee development (induction; staff development and training; performance management)
    • Responsible for ensuring deployment and robust HR practices in humanitarian responses.
    • Ensure that regional and country offices are fully informed and understand the HR policy and best practices and changes as they arise.
    • Advise regional and country offices to ensure compliance, understanding and application of local employment law in their local terms and conditions and HR practices.
    • Recommend and support the delivery of HelpAge’s pay and benefits, by participating in salary surveys and analysing/interpreting pay and reward data to advise the Directors on remuneration so we remain competitive in the market.

    Advice and support to managers and staff:

    • To give appropriate advice and support to managers of international, national and UK based staff in relation to best practice, the implementation and interpretation of policies and legal issues.
    • Advice and guide staff and managers in employee relations issues.
    • Mentoring, advice and guidance to Regional HR Managers for those staff in the international offices with an HR role and remit.

    Learning and development:

    • Responsible for ensuring performance reviews are conducted in line with organisational policies and ensure that learning and development are closely linked to performance reviews.
    • Ensure each hub have staff and leadership development plan.
    • Deliver training, as necessary, on HR policy and practice.
    • Responsible for ensuring that line managers are supported to identify training opportunities for staff, in response to individual and organisational needs, in line with the learning and development policy.

    Administration and systems:

    • To ensure, through the management and support of the HR Staff, an efficient HR administration service, including the effective development and use of systems and HR database.
    • Ensuring effective management of the payroll and pension administration systems, negotiating and liaising with the providers as required.
    • Overseeing efficient office management with the support services staff.

    Staff safety and well-being:

    • Ensure staff psychosocial support system in place.
    • Be an active member of the Crisis Management Team.

    General

    • To undertake additional tasks, commensurate with status, after consultation and the provision of necessary support and training if appropriate.
    • Lead on specific HR initiatives as agreed with the Leadership Group.
    • Provide HR briefing to the board, as well as HR statistics to demonstrate staff turnover, headcount and other relevant data.
    • Set the budget for the HR department, whilst also guiding managers on budgeting for training and employment costs.
    • Represent HelpAge International on matters connected with HR management internally and externally.

    PERSON SPECIFICATION

    Essential:

    • CIPD qualified to Chartered Member or equivalent experience.
    • Substantial senior experience in human resource management in an international environment in the Charity sector.
    • Demonstrable experience in reviewing and developing employment policies, systems and processes e.g. induction, job evaluation.
    • Support and advising managers on HR-related issues, both in the UK and at a distance.
    • An understanding of the HR issues of operating globally in often complex and volatile environments.
    • Proven track record of leading, developing and managing an HR team.
    • Experience of developing an HR strategy and to the development of support budgets.
    • Significant experience of working with employment laws and practice in countries where HelpAge operates as well as a solid knowledge of UK employment law.
    • Experience of leading on change management processes.
    • Coaching, developing and mentoring senior management to enhance their people management skills.
    • Experience in delivering training on HR policy and practice.
    • Proven ability of human resource planning.
    • Ability to function with a high degree of autonomy.
    • Experience of a flexible approach to managing and prioritising a high workload and multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment often with tight deadlines.
    • Effective interpersonal, representational, negotiating and influencing skills.
    • Strong communication skills both verbal and written with the ability to communicate with a high level of sensitivity and diplomacy.
    • Good standard of IT skills, including word, excel and HR databases.
    • Experience in managing an HR budget.
    • Experience in managing payroll and negotiating with benefit providers.
    • A commitment towards the following; working to our values, equal opportunities, safeguarding, respect and dignity, health and safety and data protection.
    • Willingness to travel internationally.

    Desirable:

    • Knowledge of French and/or Spanish.
    • An understanding of humanitarian/development issues.

    How to apply:

    How to Apply

    To apply for this role, kindly send through a Microsoft Word version of your CV and a cover letter detailing why you are suited to this role. Please mark it for the attention of Gareth Griffiths, email address: applications@redseasearch.com. Please subject your email with the following reference: HAI_HHR.

    Please note that the interview dates for this role will be confirmed with you should your application be successful.


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    Organization: HelpAge International
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 03 Dec 2019

    Grants & Contracts Accountant – Kenya Programme

    HelpAge International (www.helpage.org) is the secretariat to the HelpAge Global Network, which brings together a wide range of organisations and individuals working to promote the rights and meet the needs of older women and men, nationally and internationally.

    Our long-term vision is to establish a global movement of strong connected age focused and older people led platforms in every country in the world. Only by collaborating together can we achieve a world in which all older people can lead dignified, active, healthy and secure lives. We aim to extend the reach and influence of the HelpAge Global Network to all those in a position to help bring about our vision for older people – including Governments, regional institutions, policy makers, development partners, the private sector, UN organisations and academic institutions.

    Kenya, a country of approximately 50 million has about 1.8 million older people. The Government of Kenya over the years has been developing various policies and programmes aimed at improving the wellbeing of older persons and has the potential to play an important role within Africa and international forums advocating for older persons rights. In Kenya, HelpAge International has been working closely with various ministries of the Government of Kenya and other partners to develop relevant policy framework and programming for older persons focused on the issues of social protection, health and emergencies.

    Our Values:** At HelpAge International we work hard to achieve our goals together as a team with a clear shared purpose. Our values inform how we work together:

    Inclusive

    We respect people, value diversity and are committed to equality.

    Impact

    We value and recognise the contribution of our staff and network members, as we put older people at the center of everything we do.

    Partners

    We work alongside network members and others to increase reach, influence and impact. We are committed to a culture of collaboration and building positive relationships.

    Learning

    We are passionate about learning, accountable and work together to find creative solutions.

    Everyone who works at HelpAge shares our values and are committed to behaviors that demonstrate and support them.

    Safeguarding:** Everyone has a role in creating and sustaining a safe and respectful working environment, where no one comes to any harm or is maltreated. At HelpAge we take our responsibilities very seriously and will take action against wrongdoing. We will do everything we can to ensure that we do not engage people that pose a safeguarding risk and will undertake criminal record checks as required.

    Equal Opportunities:** HelpAge International is committed to creating an inclusive working environment, promoting and providing equal opportunities and respecting diversity in employment. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of their age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

    The Grants & Contracts Accountant will be responsible for supporting the Kenya country programme in budgeting, financial accounting and reporting of assigned grants and donor projects as well as providing financial support and training affiliates and implementing partners. The incumbent will be based in Nairobi with frequent travel to field sites.

    The candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in accounting and CPAII, three years working experience in an international NGO, two years experience in preparing grant proposals and reporting, ability to work independently and make routine decisions. Working knowledge of SUN system, computer applications and ability to travel on short notice, communication, interpersonal and facilitation skills are essential to this role.


    How to apply:

    Interested candidates should send their curriculum vitae and cover letter detailing how they meet the criteria for this role to jobs.africa@helpage.org by 3rd December, 2019.Please do not email any of your personal details (such as date of birth, marital status and religion).

    For a detailed Job description and information on how to apply, please follow this link; https://www.helpage.org/who-we-are/jobs/grants-and-contracts-accountant/