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The Royal Danish Embassy in Nairobi represents Denmark in Kenya and manages development and stabilization cooperation, promotes green growth and trade between Denmark and Kenya, follows political developments and supports regional cooperation in East Africa.

The Embassy is seeking to recruit a Programme Manager who will be part of the Governance and Health Team at the Embassy which implements a range of thematic programs under Denmark’s Kenya strategic framework for the period 2021-25.

The Programme Manager is primarily responsible for managing the Primary Health Care (PHC) Engagement between the Embassy, National Treasury, Ministry of Health, Council of Governors and the 47 counties. The role holder will be expected to oversee the following tasks below;

  • Handling administration,
  • Budget/financial management,
  • Performance, monitoring & evaluation (M&E),
  • Act as the primary liaison between internal and external stakeholders.

The ideal candidate should have the following qualities and qualifications;

  • A Master’s degree, ideally in Public Health, Health Economics Development studies or other disciplines within a related field.
  • Seven (7) years progressive experience in Programme Management in Health sector development in Kenya with good knowledge of results-based management, administration, financial management and monitoring & evaluation.
  • Extensive experience in managing high budget programmes, including project cycle management and notable experience in financial monitoring of large budgets.
  • Experience working for and/or interacting with development partners (‘donors’), international organizations, government and other key stakeholders with the ability to organize and participate in and facilitate multi-stakeholder processes.
  • Experience advocating for policy or programmatic changes.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to write high-quality communication products (reports, papers

Further details of this role are detailed in the job description, which you can download from the following link ( If you have any issues downloading the job description, kindly reach out to; [email protected].

How to Apply

This recruitment is supported by Preferred Personnel Africa (, a recruitment and outsourcing provider that has been in operation for the past 25 years.

To apply for this role; kindly share a copy of an up-to-date CV to the following email address; [email protected], with the subject ‘Application for Programme Manager – Health’.

If interested, send your application by Sunday 14th February 2021, any applications received post this date will not be considered.

We look forward to receiving your applications.

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