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Director of External Relations - Marie Stopes International Job in Kenya

Job Reference Number: P1393



 Programme Management

Marie Stopes International (MSI) is one of the largest international family planning organisations in the world. We are a marketing focused, results oriented social enterprise that develops efficient, effective and sustainable family planning programmes in the UK and 43 countries around the world. Every year MSI provides over six million people with high quality health services.

Marie Stopes International (MSI) seeks a Director of External Relations, Kenya, to develop high-level associations with key stakeholders (public sector, national and international NGOs, and the donor community), ensure effective management of donor-funded projects, lead in raising awareness of the organisation, and leverage additional large-scale funding to support the organisations’ continued growth. The role will also deputise for the Country Director.

The Director of External Relations is an exciting role requiring an experienced and dynamic individual with first-hand international development experience, international donor expertise and highly-developed communication skills. The role is varied and offers the opportunity to develop internal and country-specific donor strategies, engage donor representatives, lead project designs including teaming, develop first class proposals and budgets and build internal capacity.

MSI seeks a talented individual with proven skills and experience in leading successful external relations efforts, involving national government, bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID (required), the Global Fund, DFID, KfW, PEPFAR and other European donors.

This post attracts an in-country salary package, plus assistance with visa applications and relocation.

Based in Nairobi with some extensive travel throughout Kenya and beyond, we are offering you the opportunity to take your career to the next level, whilst putting your skills to use assisting us to achieve our Mission of ‘Children by Choice, not Chance’. You must be pro choice on abortion.

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Closing Date for Applications:
 14th January 2011

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