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Project Managers Job Vacancies in Mombasa and Nairobi


Organization employing: Marie Stopes Kenya

Position required:
Project Managers

Report To: 
Director of Projects

1. Project Manager (Australian African Community Engagement Scheme)


Re-advertised

AACES is a five year (2011 – 2016) project funded by AuSAID being implemented in Kenya, Tanzania and Australia.

In Kenya, the project will be implemented in the coastal region with an overall goal of serving the Underserved: Expanding reproductive health choices through improved access and equity in Kenya and Tanzania.

This position will be based in Mombasa.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee and provide strategic direction, technical and programmatic leadership to the MSI project team to achieve the goal and objectives of MSK in AACES.
  • Lead the development of strategies, programs, work plans and activities to increase access to quality FP/RH to the community especially the lower wealth quintiles through the private sector in a collaborative manner with AACES staff.
  • Plan, coordinate and provide management and technical oversight to staff in program design, implementation, synthesis and documentation of lessons learned related to AACES.
  • Ensure program implementation accordance with donor and MSK/MSI policies and regulations and complimentary with other agencies’ efforts.
  • Ensure compliance to Donor, MSK/MSI and national policies, procedures and guidelines that relate to: program (monitoring, reports, evaluations, etc), health, finance, logistical and human resource management.
  • Support the project team in the fulfillment of their duties according to program design; in particular providing supervision, direction and mentoring to Team leaders, Technical Assistance Partners and implementing partner’s staff, ensuring program quality to relevant internationally recognized standards.
  • Oversee and provide leadership support in building the capacity building of government, private sector, local implementing partners and other key stakeholders in program management, technical, strategic information, leadership and communication.
  • Supervise project team activities including family planning/reproductive health training and quality assurance, demand generation, private sector, policy and advocacy, monitoring and evaluation and program management identify opportunities for their continued development;
  • Work with MSK/MSI’s administrative and technical support structure to manage all aspects of the program including strategy, budgets, implementation and team management.
Qualification and Experience:
  • Master’s degree in a Social Sciences/Health or related discipline or a Equivalent Degree with a minimum of three years of experience in managing, developing and implementing reproductive health and family planning programs at the national level.
Required Competencies:
  • Strong program management experience with proven ability to manage large diverse teams including a team of senior technical and non-technical team leaders.
  • A result-oriented approach and proven ability to work within, manage, track and or coordinate complex multi partner large-scale programs.
  • Demonstrated managerial and leadership skills and ability to provide financial oversight of large budgets.
  • Strong technical knowledge of family planning and reproductive health especially private sector approaches in FP/ RH will be an asset.
  • Ability to network and negotiate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders to achieve the objectives of the program. The position will particularly require a strong ability to engage and negotiate with private sector groups and senior government officials at national level.
  • Excellent representational and communication skills, with written and oral proficiency in English and a high degree of comfort in dealing with consortium partners, government, media, academic, corporate, nonprofit and other organizations.
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities demands and timelines through analytical and problem solving capabilities.
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills with considerable knowledge in computers
  • Ability to find innovative solutions and approaches.
2. Project Manager - FOQUS

FOQUS is a three year project that will be implemented across the country.

Reporting to the Director of projects, the project manager will oversee and provide strategic direction, technical and programmatic leadership to the MSK project team to achieve the goal and objectives of MSK in FOQUS.

He/She will also lead the development of strategies, programs, work plans and activities to increase access to quality FP/RH to the community especially the lower wealth quintiles through the private sector in a collaborative manner with FOQUS staff.

He /she will ensure compliance to Donor, MSK/MSI and national policies, procedures and guidelines that relate to: program (monitoring, reports, evaluations, etc), health, finance, logistical and human resource management.

This position will be based in Nairobi.

Qualification and Experience:
  • Master’s degree in a Social Sciences/Health or related discipline or a Equivalent Degree with a minimum of three years of experience in managing, developing and implementing reproductive health and family planning programs at the national level.
Required Competencies:
  • Strong program management experience with proven ability to manage large diverse teams including a team of senior technical and non-technical team leaders.
  • Demonstrated managerial and leadership skills and ability to provide financial oversight of large budgets.
  • Strong technical knowledge of family planning and reproductive health especially private sector approaches in FP/ RH.
  • Ability to network and negotiate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders to achieve the objectives of the program.
  • The position will particularly require a strong ability to engage and negotiate with private sector groups and senior government officials at national level.
  • Excellent representational and communication skills, with written and oral proficiency in English and a high degree of comfort in dealing with partners, government, media, academic, corporate, nonprofit and other organizations.
  • Ability to find innovative solutions and approaches. Demonstrated experience in project management
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities demands and timelines through analytical and problem solving capabilities.
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills with considerable knowledge in computers
  • Ability to bring project to successful conclusion
Those who meet the above qualifications and possess the desired attributes should submit their applications, CV and copies of their stated certificates to 

The Human Resources Director 
P.O Box 59328-00200 
Nairobi

or pd@mariestopes.or.ke;

to reach us on or before 18th February 2012.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

‘Marie Stopes Kenya is an equal opportunity employer’

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