Team Leader – LFA for the Global Fund job at KPMG
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Team Leader – LFA for the Global Fund

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Consulting , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Deadline of this Job:
21 August 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, August 08, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Team Leader – LFA for the Global Fund

KPMG provides Local Fund Agent (LFA) services for the Global Fund in a number of counties including in Africa. The LFAs serve as the “eyes and ears” of the Global Fund, providing monitoring and verification services of supported programmes.
We are looking for a suitable candidate for a Team Leader position in one of our portfolios. In addition to the Team Leader responsibilities, the successful candidate will also support project management and business development in our health portfolio across the continent. The role will require occasional travel across Africa.

Roles and Responsibilities
LFA team management
• Supervise and closely monitor the work of LFA teams, ensuring the allocation of tasks within the teams and the involvement of the appropriate expertise.
• Provide timely and constructive analytical feedback and guidance to the LFA teams.
• Ensure teamwork, including inputs of all technical experts, is of high quality and completed within the timeframe, and as per guidelines set by the client.
• Lead and guide, troubleshoot and advise the team on remedial actions to be taken.

Client and implementers relationship management
• Proactively monitor grant implementation and/or performance by recipients and implementers through regular contact, including with other stakeholders, and provide regular updates to the client.
• Provide the client with relevant information on issues or concerns/ risks which may affect grant performance.
• Attend meetings and other ad hoc events related to grant implementation, and in line with the scope of work agreed with the client, and keep the client informed on relevant matters.
• Facilitate visits by client staff and travel as necessary for joint monitoring visits.

Quality assurance
• Support the Engagement Partner in the quality review of deliverables and take responsibility for financial/M&E/other LFA assignments, conducted by the LFA teams.
• Ensure that relevant client guidelines and policies are adhered to.
• Oversee delivery of high quality LFA products in a timely manner to the client

Qualifications and experience
• Masters degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Public Health, Social Sciences or related field.
• Finance or accounting qualification – e.g. Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Management Accountant (CMA), Chartered Accountant Certification, Chartered Financial Analyst etc.
• A minimum of 12 years of relevant experience working in a program and finance monitoring role, with proven experience in the design, management, monitoring and evaluation of public health programmes especially in HIV/ AIDS, TB and/or Malaria.
• At least 10 years’ experience working with donors and international development agencies including in Africa. Experience with Global Fund and other major development programs in different countries is an added advantage.
• Experience in managing complex multiple projects effectively and efficiently to meet timelines and in achieving program success.
• Experience in operating in a fast paced environment, and ability to adapt own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements.
• Strong interpersonal skills, diplomacy and tact to effectively communicate with senior-level officials, multiple stakeholders and professionals from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds.
• Well-developed presentation, proposal and report writing, communication and interpersonal skills.
• Experience in provision of advisory services is an added advantage.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 144

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 21 August 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 08-08-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 08-08-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 08-08-2066
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