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Deputy Chief of Party, FANIKISHA Program

Pact is an International NGO with an office in Kenya among several other offices across the world, which enables systematic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy and take part in the benefits that nature provides. 

Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems and transforming markets into a force for development.

The Fanikisha Project is a 5-year Institutional Strengthening Project to be funded by USAID. Pact will be implementing this project jointly with Management Sciences for Health (MSH), Danya International and Regional AIDS Training Network. 

The project will seek to strengthen the technical and institutional capacity of national Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Kenya to enable them to be responsive to the health sector needs and well being of Kenyans.
This project will also strengthen the national level Kenyan NGOs, CSOs and / or CSO networks to provide national level advocacy for inclusion of CSOs in policy making and strategy development for increased health service delivery to the communities.

Purpose of position

The Deputy Chief of Party/Technical Director for Institutional Strengthening, as a key senior member of the staff, will oversee the development and implementation of standards and strategies to strengthen the institutional capacity of selected national Kenyan CSOs and their affiliates. 

S/he will ensure that institutional strengthening technical assistance to the CSOs meets the established standards in order to result in long-term sustainable impact on the institutional capacity of CSOs and their community interventions to deliver quality services and manage resources efficiently. 

The DCOP/Technical Director for Institutional Strengthening will support the project’s institutional strengthening technical advisors and consultants as they provide technical assistance to the CSOs. 

S/he will work directly with the senior advisor for institutional strengthening technical assistance, the partnership coordinator, the marketplace technical advisor and the advocacy technical advisor to ensure the adoption of established institutional strengthening standards and indicators in the course of technical assistance to CSOs.

Application Process

We encourage interested applicants to download the full terms of reference from the following website: and thereafter submit their applications to the attention of the Human Resources office in Kenya via the following email address: indicating clearly in the subject field: Deputy Chief of Party Fanikisha program.
The deadline for submission is mid-night, Thursday 27th September 2012. 

Applications will be reviewed as they come in. 

However, applications submitted after the stipulated date will not be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Pact is a fair and equal opportunity employer.

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