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Director / Senior Program Coordinator Job in Kenya

Samburu Aid in Africa (SAIDIA) seeks a new Director and/or a new Senior Program Coordinator for challenging and rewarding positions in northern Kenya.

To head and manage the organisation, SAIDIA is seeking two excellent leaders/managers with proven strategic and implementation abilities.

1. The Director will be based in Nanyuki, with key responsibilities:
  • Providing strategic direction to the organisation
  • Managing the various development programs: planning, budgeting, monitoring and reporting
  • Supervising and coaching of the SAIDIA team
  • Overseeing the finances

  • Represent SAIDIA, ensuring views and experiences from the communities are given voice.
2. The Program Coordinator will be based in Maralal /Nanyuki with key responsibilities:
  • Implementing and managing two large health programs.
  • Manage all field-based human and financial resources
Other responsiblities as outlined in job descriptions – available from

Requirements for both positions:
  • BA/BSc degree in relevant field
  • A minimum of five to eight years working experience in development organisations,
  • Leadership and communications skills with a strong emphasis on HR/financial management
  • Experience of managing development programs at community level
  • Knowledge of pastoralist communities, and ki-Maa language a plus
  • Ability to travel 40% - 60%
Applications (1 cover letter and 1 CV with names of three referees) to be sent to,

or P.O Box 741, Nanyuki, with subject either “director” or “senior program coordinator”, before 4th August 2011.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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