Program Manager Job in Kenya

Job Title: Program Manager

Hiring Organization: Corporate Staffing
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Financial
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 05/22/2024

Gross Salary: Kshs 100k – 150k,

Our client is seeking to hire a Program Manager who will be responsible for the delivery of company projects from end to end. Day-to-day tasks will include project planning, project management, coordinating training events, communication, content management, team support, reporting, and stakeholder and community management. 

Responsibilities:


Program Management 

Managing the project plan, using project management and communication tools. 

Regular updates of the project plan, reporting on progress, and adjusting the project plan where necessary.   

Supporting the team in shaping, maintaining, and improving project management processes. 

Keep track of key program milestones, reporting requirements, and deliverables to ensure the program is delivered in line with the program plan. 

Ensure all tracking sheets, invoicing, and payments are up to date.  

Maintain program calendars, ensuring all activities are properly planned and executed. 

Coordinate program logistics, including scheduling meetings, workshops, and events. 

Coordinate networking events. 

Business development support.

Data Management 

Prepare and coordinate the program documents related to the milestones including program guidelines, presentations, and reports. 

Maintain program databases in the shared drive, ensuring accurate and up-to-date project and participant information. 

Ensure relevant data is being collected, maintained, and stored throughout the program. 

Support any research surveys conducted by the team or partners.

Project Reporting 

Prepare reports specifically on projects’ progress, tracking cohort participation and engagement.

Draft clients and stakeholder reports, collate input from relevant team members and finalize and present to the client where necessary.

Research 

Research of best practice / relevant industry standards in relation to client briefs. 

Understand the target market and contextualize the program design and implementation.

Research potential program partners and collaborators.

Product Design 

Support across program brainstorming and design in relation to user experience, technology, and best practice

Content Management 

Responsible for content research and development, content review, drafting manuals, editing, proofreading and development.  

This may include contributing to briefs, blogs, and posts. 

Ensuring cohorts can access the relevant learning material and platforms.

Events and Training 

Planning, execution, and marketing of events and training courses. These events include webinars, training, questions and answer sessions, networking events, startup showcases, and conferences.

Communicate with the trainers, speakers, and coaches to block the training dates and participate accordingly. 

Set calendar invites and have dry-run meetings to align and contextualize the sessions. 

Keeping a record of Non-Disclosure Agreements, Attendance registers, photography, and videography consent, meeting recordings, and other survey data

Program Marketing  

Support the rollout of social media and or Communications campaigns in line with the client’s requirements and with the marketing manager. 

Liaise with the marketing manager and other stakeholders when marketing material is needed or when marketing opportunities arise.

Community Management

Creation and management of project cohort communities including recruitment, selection, onboarding, support, and engagement. 

Deliver community management communication and engagement plan so that there are consistent value-adding contact points with the community (and provide content for this, where required).

Function as an empathetic and responsive point of contact and support for program participants.

Monitor community feedback and sentiment and suggest adjustments and additions to the program. 

Manage and keep active WhatsApp groups.

Coaching 

Developing a coaching strategy. 

Consulting the broader team on suitable mentors and sourcing the coaches. 

Liaise with the coaches and participants to book their coaching sessions. 

Track the sessions attended booked and in progress. Maintain a centralized system or database to track coaching sessions. 

Generate regular reports summarizing coaching session activities including metrics such as the number of sessions conducted, attendance rates, and participant feedback.  

Provide insights into the effectiveness of coaching sessions and any emerging trends. 

Overseeing project administrator on scheduling sessions.

Stakeholder Management  

Stakeholder mapping and management, including planning and attending stakeholder meetings.

Consultancies and supplier management, ensuring deliverables are met in a timely manner and with the expected quality. 

Management and running of regular stakeholder and project meetings including agendas, capturing actions points and following through for the next steps.

Qualifications and skills

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field. 

Masters in Project Management or related field 

Certification in Project Management is advantageous.

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in leading impact-driven programs. 

A deep understanding of the entrepreneurial and investment ecosystem is advantageous with at least 2 years.

Skilled at using a range of digital/online collaboration tools and are comfortable working remotely at least part of the time. 

Experience in developing learning content and facilitations of training. 

Excellent report writing skills. 

Experience in community and stakeholder management in the innovation and entrepreneurial space. 

French level B1 is advantageous.

How to Apply

Gross SalaryKsh 100k – 150k 

If you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Program Manager –  Financial) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 31st May 2024