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Executive Director Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Partner Africa is a pioneer in ethical and socially responsible business practice, providing ethical audits, impact assessments, training and consulting services across 20 countries to international brands, retailers, producers and the smallholder sector.

We are now recruiting for the following position:

 Executive Director

 Nairobi, Kenya

Partner Africa is seeking to appoint an Executive Director, to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

The position will have a dual focus. Partner Africa offers ethical trade services, audits, assessments and training to multinational companies operating in and sourcing from Africa.

We also develop and implement trade development projects funded through institutional bodies, governments and public private partnerships.

The Executive Director has lead responsibility for these streams of work throughout Africa, as well as for the accounting, finance and reporting functions of our work.

The Executive Director will manage a team of employees in Nairobi, Egypt and South Africa as well as associates within 20 countries across the continent. 

This role will be supported by a Director of Programmes and a Director of Business Development.

Experience Required

The successful candidate will:

  • be a graduate with a professional management qualification;
  • have worked in a senior management role for over 10 years;
  • possess excellent financial, analytical and managerial skills;
  • be capable of building, managing and motivating teams;
  • have experience within the ethical trade sector, audit sector and/or trade development projects.
Further details are available upon request.

Interested candidates are asked to send a copy of their CV, along with a cover note, to

The closing date for consideration of candidates is December 16, 2011.

We will review all applications and respond to the successful candidates after December 12th with details regarding an interview.

We kindly ask for no phone calls as this process will be managed via email.

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