Program Assistant Job 2023 at Nairobi by IFC

Program Assistant Job 2023 at Nairobi by IFC Career. IFC, an international NGO operating in Kenya, is currently searching for a highly qualified Program Assistant to join their team.

Program Assistant Job 2023 at Nairobi by IFC

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is an international financial institution that offers investment, advisory, and asset-management services to encourage private-sector development in less developed countries. The IFC is a member of the World Bank Group and is headquartered in Washington, D.C. in the United States. It was established in 1956, as the private-sector arm of the World Bank Group, to advance economic development by investing in for-profit and commercial projects for poverty reduction and promoting development.

Vacancy Post Name:

  • Program Assistant

Number of Vacant Post

  • 01 Post

Organization Name:

  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Last Date to Apply

  • 16th March 2023

Job Location

  • Nairobi, Kenya

Employment Type

  • Full-time

Recruitment Type:

  • Local Recruitment.

Education Requirement:

  • Minimum of Bachelors’ degree and/ college diploma.

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience in similar role, preferably in a large international organization.


  • English

Roles and Responsibilities:

Key roles and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide primary assistance to the Finance officer including specialized support accounting and SAP related operations;
  • Assist with any other administrative matters in the Eastern Africa sub-region or corporate initiatives;
  • Back-up other ACS in the office and in the region when needed;
  • Undertake ad hoc duties that may be assigned by the Supervisor, or the designated Task Team Lead.
  • Provides quality control of internal and external documents; reviews documents for accuracy and adherence with IFC and World Bank guidelines and procedures;
  • Assists staff for the drafting, editing, formatting, and production of documents and correspondence;
  • Coordinates schedules taking priority into account, monitors changes, and communicates the information to staff inside and outside the immediate work unit, including officials outside the bank;
  • Maintains current distribution lists, phone/addresses list of project/product contacts, and distributes documents for relevant task teams to the main data;
  • Assists in preparation of conferences, seminars, workshops, analyze budgetary scope, build a database of participants and draft event reports, etc.

Other Requirements:

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills to interact effectively with a range of contacts internally and externally and deal effectively with diverse situations which require good judgment, tact and diplomacy;
  • Effective analytical, research and problem-solving skills and ability to work independently and make judgments and decisions with minimal supervision;
  • Strong communication skills in English (verbal and written), including ability to draft, proofread and edit correspondences and ensure quality of written outputs;
  • Demonstrated ability to respond and deal effectively with diverse situations which require good judgment, tact, diplomacy and confidentiality;
  • Good computer skills; proficiency with various software technologies such as MS Office, Outlook, One Drive and other standard office productivity software. Ability to learn quickly new software applications.

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