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Programme Manager Job in Kenya

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Job Title: Health & Rights Programme Manager
No of Posts: 1
Reporting To: OSIEA Executive Director  & Public Health Program
OSIEA promotes vibrant, tolerant democracies in the region by awarding grants, developing programs, and bringing together diverse leaders and groups. 

We seek a dynamic Programme Manager to head the Health & Rights Programme which covers the East African region.

Overall job purpose: Responsible for the execution and advancement of health rights program in the E.A region. Provide leadership and management of grants as well as relationships with partners.

Key Responsibilities
  • Provide a bold vision for innovative work that will add value by identifying grant-making, operational, and advocacy strategies to promote health rights in Eastern Africa
  • Management: Supervise staff and ensure a team leadership approach that fosters information sharing, learning, and growth. Coordinate and serve as the key focal point with Public Health Program (PHP) for collaborative work in Eastern Africa to maximize results and impact
  • Conduct relevant legal and policy analysis for internal and external audiences. Write, edit or commission reports and advocacy documents on health rights priorities
Person specifications
  • Advanced degree in a relevant field.
  • Proven commitment to the protection of human rights and substantive knowledge of health rights issues in the East African region
  • Ten years work experience, five years of which one should have served as a Manager with an understanding of the principles and practices involved in the effective management of a complex institution.
  • Extraordinary initiative, creativity and capacity to think strategically
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with a diverse array of people
  • Team spirit and respectful working and decision-making style
  • Ability to manage several simultaneous projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills and close attention to detail
  • Integrity, diplomacy and professionalism will be essential
  • Willingness to travel as needed
At OSIEA, all staff are expected to work at integrating the organizational values into the performance of their duties and tasks on a daily basis and by participating in in-house working groups designed to uphold the values and foster healthy inter-office communication.

Suitably qualified candidates should mail their resumes and cover letters to by 31st December 2015. 

For more information on the Organization interested applicants may visit: 

The position will attract a competitive salary with good benefits package.

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