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FMS System Administrator

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Information technology, software development, data
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

As part of their long term strategy, Save the Children is building regional hubs of technology specialists to service their global IT needs. This role is part of the Nairobi technology hub focused on delivering a global service to all Save the Children countries. The Nairobi team will be responsible for developing and maintaining the Finance Management System (FMS) implemented on Agresso.


• Proven technical skills in a mainstream programming language, or database system (cross training will be provided if required)

• Good T-SQL language skills
• Strong understanding of the business processes of a financial Management systems preferably an ERP
• Experience of solving complex business and technical issues through trouble shooting and analysis, defining a clear way forward and ensuring buy in
• A desire to work on an enterprise level ERP / finance system based on the Microsoft stack (Windows Server, .NET, SQL Server, IIS)
• Ability to explain complex technical and non-technical information in a succinct and compelling manner to all levels of seniority
• At least 2 years' experience working in an IT development role
• Strong Excel skills
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Commitment to Save the Children values

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Information technology, software development, data
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required skills: System administration; Enterprise Resource Planning - ERP system (use of); Database administration; Database query languages (SQL, others); IT support
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Save the Children (Kenya)

Non-profit, social work

Save the Children has been operational in Kenya since the 1950s, providing support to children through developmental and humanitarian relief programmes delivered both directly and through local partners. Current programming focuses on child protection, child rights governance, education, health, HIV/AIDS, livelihoods, nutrition and WASH. In 2012, as part of a global reorganization process, Save the Children combined the programmes of SC UK, SC Canada and SC Finland to create a single operation in Kenya.

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