Manager, Social Protection: Human Development (Global), Job in Kenya

Role Description

  • You will assist clients in unlocking and realizing value in human development. This involves helping governments and their partners understand and address various risks affecting their populations. These risks encompass “fat tail” risks such as Covid-19, conflict, or catastrophic climate change, as well as risks associated with age, disease, the economy, and technological change. You will support clients in developing responsive, adaptive, and comprehensive Social Protection systems, including social transfers, social insurance, support for labour and jobs, and social care services. The ultimate outcome will be improved risk and shock management for marginalized populations, ensuring access to a minimum safe income for a decent life.
  • We offer you a steep learning curve while providing an opportunity to make a difference. We will invest in your professional development. We offer meaningful work with professional, talented and supportive teams; mentoring and regular feedback from partners; structured training and coaching programmes; and a career ladder.


The ideal Genesis candidate carries a balanced combination of powerful intellect, strong technical skills, and a consulting character to match. Such candidates:

  • Are passionate, self-motivated and energetic problem-solvers
  • Value integrity and exhibit ethical behaviour
  • Are analytical thinkers and fast learners with an excellent academic record.


  • Master’s degree in Economics, Development Studies, Maths, Statistics or similar
  • At least 5 years’ relevant professional experience in social protection.
  • Leadership skills, and the capability to lead teams and projects
  • Strong communication, writing, and presentation skills in English
  • Proficiency in Excel as a minimum; proficiency in other advanced software packages, such as STATA, R, Python, data visualisation, presentation or design software, and GIS desired
  • Consulting experience is highly desirable
  • Additional languages relevant to Genesis’ geographies, especially French are useful

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