Senior Project Manager Job in Kenya

Job Title: Senior Project Manager – Training,

Industry: Training,

Location: Nairobi,

Salary: Competitive,

Our Client is a Training institution on digital programs. They are seeking to hire an experienced, creative and strategic Senior Program Manager who is passionate and knowledgeable about online work and its potential in unlocking digital jobs for youth.

The Program Manager is the point of contact for the Program’s activities and will oversee the Country-wide development/rollout of the Program. She/He will also be responsible for supervising the Team- Centre Managers, Trainers and project staff as well as overseeing the effectiveness of the entire program for scale and impact.

Roles and Responsibilities


Lead the development, implementation and reporting of the Program and alignment with Digital strategic plan indicators. 

Oversee overall coordination of Country-wide Activities including Program activities, training, key events and meetings. 

Overseeing the effectiveness of the entire program for scale and impact. 

Driving results – monitoring the success of youth trained getting linked to Online Work. 

Develop and implement appropriate tools and related guidelines for continuous improvements of the program 

Implementation and impact assessment in close consultation with the Management. 


Leading, mentoring and supervising the Team- Centre Managers, Trainers and Project staff and providing overall direction and leadership. 

Effectively communicate with team members and management. 

Assess staff’s skills, performance and productivity to identify areas of improvement. 

Oversee the monthly and quarterly plans for the program activities at the Centres. 

Drive program values and philosophy in the Team and through all training activities. 


In collaboration with the Management, lead and support resource forecasting, mobilization and allocation in accordance with the implementation plan and client guidelines. 

Lead and oversee the development & implementation of overall work plans. 

Proven track record of delivering on budget requirements. 

Partners/Stakeholder Management 

Build and manage relationships with stakeholders from the Public and Private sectors in order to identify and catalyse strategic opportunities to develop and support initiatives that align with the program’s core objectives. 

Establish and/or maintain relations with implementing Collaborators including Universities, Colleges, and Technical and Vocational institutions, for the program work. 

Build a database of interested stakeholders in an effort to create the pool for Program stakeholders. 

Represent the Program’s overall interests and perspectives towards external and internal stakeholders. 

Quality Control/Reporting 

Quality control to ensure program results, effective delivery of training and impact – youth getting linked to Online Work. 

Ensure proper documentation of project work, including best practices, evaluation reports, etc. 

Oversee overall coordination of success stories, social media and engagement and documentation.

Keep abreast of ICT and digital trends, developments and best practices of online work. 


Bachelor’s degree in a business or related field.

A minimum of 5 years’ experience in management, preferably youth, training and development management. 

Experience with program management, digitally savvy, experience managing a team (delegate, organize work and people, hold meetings), prior experience working in large projects or with a large company/NGO etc. will be an added benefit. 


Experience with online work/freelancing is an added advantage

Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

Strong Leadership skills

Superb track record in developing and executing successful youth training programs.

Strong leadership skills, resourceful, and self-motivated

Detail-oriented, results-oriented, and great communication skills

Proficient at reporting and working in a target-oriented environment

Highly organized, reliable, and professional

Thoughtful, values/morals, and has integrity even under pressure.

Female candidates encouraged to apply

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Senior Project Manager – Training) to before 20th May 2023.