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Programme Manager Job, NGO Jobs 2020,
The Embassy’s role is to deepen bilateral political relations between Ireland and Kenya, serve the needs of Irish citizens and those looking to visit Ireland, strengthen trade and investment opportunities between our countries and support the strengthening of institutional partnerships that respond to the development needs of the country.
The Embassy wishes to contract the services of a full-time Programme Manager to work with the Embassy team, in support of the management, oversight and implementation of the country programme.
This is a senior position based at Embassy Nairobi and covering all four countries of accreditation: Kenya, Somalia, Sudan and Eritrea.
The Embassy is seeking a highly motivated and experienced manager with excellent knowledge of international development issues, substantive experience at a senior management level and, ideally, knowledge of the Horn of Africa.
The Mission is looking to recruit a Programme Manager on a two-year contract.
Overview of Role
The Programme Manager will report to the Deputy Head of Mission/Head of Cooperation and will have particular responsibility for country programme components including our education, agriculture and private sector development programmes; small grant funding; humanitarian engagement; mainstreaming Ireland’s international development policy priority areas (including gender and climate); and, monitoring, evaluation and learning. The role includes responsibility for assessing programme partners’ proposals and monitoring of agreed programme outcomes using a whole of embassy approach. A critical understanding of the determinants of good governance, gender equality and human rights and their application and relevance to the political and governance context in Africa will be essential.
Terms and conditions of employment:
The successful candidates will be hired on a 2 year fixed-term contract and will be based at the Embassy Nairobi office.
The salary for the position is 4,658,646Ksh per annum, paid locally on a monthy basis. Salaries are paid direct to a bank account; therefore, the successful candidate must have a bank account.
The positions will have an annual leave allowance of 21 days per annum, exclusive of public holidays, adjusted pro rata.
How to apply
The Job Description for this position is available on our website https://www.dfa.ie/irish-embassy/kenya/about-us/job-opportunities/
Applications should include a cover letter of no more than 2 pages, and a CV of no more than 3 pages sent via e-mail only to VacanciesNairobiEM[at]dfa.ie, with the subject line Programme Manager.
Applications must be received before 16:30 hrs. (Local time) on Friday 11th December, 2020.
No applications will be accepted after this deadline. Please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted.
The successful candidate must have a legal entitlement to live and work in KENYA prior to recruitment.
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