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AKDN Eastern Africa COVID19 Response Partnership
Opportunity to work with a dynamic team
Are you a dynamic, pragmatic, and outgoing personality, able to think on your feet as you analyse complex situations on the fly, and looking for an exciting opportunity? Are you cut out to nurture a team of multiple implementing partners, engaged in diverse interventions, across Kenya, targeting the most marginalised communities? If yes, then apply for this position at Aga Khan Foundation, East Africa (AKF EA) to be based in Nairobi with frequent field travel to the Coast and Western Regions of Kenya (25% travel). This position reports to the Programme Manager of the COVID19 Response Programme and collaborates with the Yetu Initiative Programme team, technical advisors, programme specialists, and consultants.
For nearly 50 years, the Aga Khan Foundation has been partnering with communities, governments, and the private sector to harness the best from people from all backgrounds to improve the quality of life. The Foundation’s work is rooted in core values of self-reliance, pluralism, and respect for human dignity. AKF is a member of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), one of the world’s leading poverty solutions networks. AKDN makes long-term investments, builds permanent institutions, and cultivates an active civil society, impacting tens of millions of people annually in 30 countries. Alongside its sister AKDN agencies, the Foundation implements innovative, community-driven solutions that are based on decades of experience, evaluation, and learning.
About the programme
The programme will be implemented across four countries: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Mozambique. This role will focus on the Kenya component of the programme. The overall objective is to improve systemic, gender-sensitive responses to overcome health, economic and social vulnerabilities caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in Eastern Africa through diverse interventions with a direct target reach of 140,000 individuals (60% female), and 604,000 indirectly.
The Programme Coordinator will be responsible for:
The ideal candidate will have:
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