Finance and Operations Manager

We are looking to appoint an experienced Finance and Operations Manager to lead financial, procurement and operational planning and execution for existing programmes and new business development.

The successful candidate will support the Country Director to ensure robust management systems and Standard Operating Procedures are in place and implemented across LSTM’s Kenya office, within finance, programme and office management.  

Proven professional and progressively responsible experience in finance and operations management in a multinational or nongovernmental organisation will be essential. Working within a complex international environment, you will be responsible for the collation of the annual budget and forecasting to accommodate both statutory and programmatic reporting periods on an accurate and timely basis. You will possess a University degree in any business related subjects, but preferably Accounting or Business Administration.  It is essential that you already possess a professional accounting qualification such as: CPA (K), ACCA or ACA and can demonstrate proven experience in a professional accountancy-based role in a multi-national, or non-governmental organisation.  

Experience of effective staff management is an essential requirement of the role, as you will oversee the day-to-day operations of the LSTM Kenya office ensuring quality service to all teams and customers. Exceptional work prioritisation and organisational skills are essential as is a working knowledge of Quickbooks accounting software and Microsoft Applications. You will have excellent interpersonal and communications skills to develop effective working relationships both internally and externally as you will be communicating and advising a variety of different people on finance related issues. You will also be required to provide guidance and training to the LSTM Kenya programme staff on budgetary and financial policies and procedures (for a full list of responsibilities please refer to the job description).

This really is a fantastic opportunity to join a world-renowned organisation and make a significant contribution to a key element of its business.  

If you have any informal inquiries, please contact

Closing Date:  18th October 2021

We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time depending on application volumes; therefore, an early submission of application is encouraged. 

Application Process: To apply for the position click HERE and upload your CV and Covering Letter.  Only applications received via LSTM website will be accepted.


About LSTM

Founded in 1898 and the oldest of its kind in the world, the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for teaching and research in tropical diseases.  Through the creation of effective links with governments, NGOs, private organisations and global institutions and by responding to the health needs of communities, LSTM aims to promote improved health, particularly for people of the less developed/resource poorest countries in the tropics and sub-tropics.

LSTM Kenya, is an affiliate of LSTM UK, works with the Kenya Ministry of Health (MoH) at national and county level to improve health outcomes and healthcare services.   Operational since January 2013, it coordinates delivery of research programmes in close collaboration with the MoH at various levels and other stakeholders within Kenya.  

Inclusion is central to our values at LSTM 

We seek to attract and recruit people who reflect the diversity across our communities, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, nationality, faith or belief, social background, age and disability. LSTM selects candidates based on skills, qualifications, and experience. 

We welcome conversations about flexible working; and applications from those returning to employment after a break from their careers

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