Josphat Njeru is the Operations Director for ICRW Africa. He oversees the operations of the regional offices, working closely with ICRW Africa’s Director and ICRW’s Chief Operating Officer and Chief Finance Officer. Josphat is responsible for budget management, financial and contract management, and ensuring alignment to global finance policies and procedures. Josphat also monitors overall project spending against budget and annual targets and reviews financial projections to ensure programs are completed within budget and generating targeted overhead recovery.
As a key member of the leadership team, Josphat oversees Office Administration in Kenya and Uganda, supervising and coordinating the efforts of all administrative staff. He also supports business development efforts to ensure alignment with global business development strategy and procedures. Josphat serves as Secretary to the Africa Regional Board and the boards of ICRW Uganda and ICRW Kenya, as well as ensures adherence to all statutory requirements of the Government of Kenya and Government of Uganda.
Prior to joining ICRW, Josphat worked at Heifer International as Regional Finance and Administration Director, where he worked in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Nigeria and was responsible for overseeing the financial management and administration of the organization. He was also responsible for treasury and accounting, budgeting functions and systems, and formulation and implementation of financial strategies and policies. Prior to his work with Heifer, Josphat worked at KPMG Channel Islands (UK) and Ernst & Young (EY) for several years as audit manager.