Country Director Job in Kenya

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Country Director Job in Kenya

The International Centre for Reproductive Health Kenya (ICRHK) is a local Non-Governmental Organization with headquarters in Mombasa.

The Organization has more than 80 full-time staff working in over 12 different research and intervention projects in over 20 counties in Kenya.

The Organization seeks to recruit a candidate for the position of Country Director, based in Mombasa.

Summary of main tasks and responsibilities

The Country Director is the most senior member of staff and sits on the Board as an ex-officio member.

S/he will be responsible for strategic leadership and oversight of the Organization.

S/he should ensure the research and programs are innovative, progressive and impactful. S/he will lead the Senior Management Team and oversee both technical and financial / administration / human resource
management.


Qualifications and Experience:

·  A medical degree (MBChB/MD or equivalent qualification), Master’s degree in a health-related area (MPH/MMED/MSC, etc) with research output to match.

·  Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a leadership role

·  A solid understanding of the national and global public health scene, including current health priorities and innovative approaches to solving public health problems

·  Proven experience in building, leading and developing a team of senior staff with different backgrounds and expertise

·  Proven experience in resource mobilization as evidenced by previously successfully writing, and winning grants from diverse funding sources

·  Proven experience in research and program development and good knowledge of donors (including multilateral, institutional & corporates) and in Kenya and internationally.

·  Solid, hands-on, research experience in sexual and reproductive health as demonstrated by at least three publications in a peer-reviewed journal

·  Ability to work with the National Government and the County Governments in Kenya

·  Track record of building personal networks at a senior level, both locally and internationally

·  Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task
facilitation

·  Proficient in mixed (qualitative and quantitative) research designs and data collection methods

·  Good understanding of operational and financial management processes

·  Ability to communicate efficiently in written and in spoken English and Kiswahili

A full job description is accessible on our website: http://www.icrhk.org click on vacancies.

Applicants must upload their application letter, an up-to-date CV with names and addresses of three referees and telephone contacts and the bio data form on the ICRHK job application portal by 30th November 2022.

ICRHK is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from appropriately qualified people from all sections of the community.

ICRHK does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment