Grants Deputy Manager at World Agroforestry Centre

Grants Deputy Manager at World Agroforestry Centre


Deputy Finance Manager Grants

  • Job Type:  Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 7 years
  • Location: Nairobi
  • Job Field: Finance / Accounting / Audit


fills in for the Finance Manager – Grants and is in charge of CIFOR-ICRAF, Africa Hub’s finances. Maintain and update the list of assigned projects, and assign new tasks to Senior Finance and Finance Officers as needed. Manage the CIFOR-ICRAF, Africa Hub’s Annual Programme of Work and Budget, including the creation of budgets for restricted projects.

A Brief Synopsis of Duties


Manage the tracking of restricted grant spending in the Africa Hub of CIFOR and ICRAF.

  • Maintain a comprehensive archive of all project-related paperwork, work in tandem with higher-level finance personnel and other project managers to ensure that the financial aspects of project implementation are consistent with other considerations, and so on.
  • relevant to the project contract.
  • Work together with funders, partners, project managers, and researchers to sort out money matters.
  • Make sure the finance officers have addressed any questions and provided an update on the budget and finances of the allocated projects.
  • Take a look at the Senior Accountant and finance officers’ reports on the project’s financial standing.
  • Spending on allocated restricted projects must be reviewed and verified to ensure it stays under budget and meets donor guidelines.
  • Coordinate with the Program Management Unit (PMU) on LoA creation with partner institutions, project setup in Mytree and OCS, budget management in OCS, and project tracking and closures.

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  • Minimum of seven years of professional accounting experience after earning a bachelor’s degree
  • Knowledgeable in accounting and finance
  • Competence in cost or project accounting
  • Skilled in both written and spoken English
  • Prior experience with Enterprise Resource Planning systems, especially Agresso Unit 4 and Vision XL, is desirable.
  • Ability to use word processing, database, and other office software effectively.
  • Superior abilities in analysis and leadership
  • Capable of maintaining focus and getting things done despite interruptions and competing demands on one’s time.

Application Method

Interested and qualified individuals, Go to World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) on to apply