Mannion Daniels Technical and Business Manager Job in Kenya

Technical and Business Manager
 
We are recruiting for a new position of Technical and Business Manager to head up our Kenya-based subsidiary company, Mannion Daniels (Africa) Limited.  
This a senior full time position within the Mannion Daniels Company and combines both consultancy work and business development and as such will require a person with multiple skills.  
The post holder will report to the UK Director.

Working with the senior management team the Technical and Business Manager will establish and implement the Mannion Daniels East Africa Business Plan.  

The aim will be to establish MD Africa as a recognised provider of high quality consultancy and programme management services in the region.

We are seeking a dynamic, self-motivated individual with a keen interest in public health and international development work in the East and Horn of Africa. 

The position of Technical and Business Manager is a senior full time position within the Mannion Daniels Company and will head up the newly established Kenya-based subsidiary company, Mannion Daniels Africa Limited.   
The post combines both consultancy work and business development and as such will require a person with multiple skills.  The post holder will report to the UK Director.

Working with the senior management team the Technical and Business Manager will establish and implement the Mannion Daniels East Africa Business Plan.

The aim will be to establish MD Africa as a recognised provider of high quality consultancy and programme management services in the region.

Contract Type: Permanent
Salary:Negotiable
Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Responsibilities:

  • Undertake an initial scoping exercise and develop a communications strategy to introduce MD in East Africa.
  • Establish links with national government and health sector institutions,  major international donors, UN agencies and leading development organisations and NGOs.
  • Identify and develop business development opportunities and lead in securing contracts with support from the UK office.
  • Lead proposal/bid development process with support from the Bath (UK) office.
  • Undertake consultancy assignments in line with area of technical specialism.
  • Technical oversight of contracts and projects won, using Mannion Daniels performance management approach working with the Senior Management team. 
  • Support recruitment of and subsequently line manage local staff member(s) and local consultants.
  • Establish database of local/regional consultants
  • Travel in East and Horn of Africa required as well as possibly wider travel in Africa.
Personal Specification:
  • Postgraduate qualification in public health, health sector management, health economics or related subject.
  • 10+ years experience working in health and social sector, preferably with East Africa experience.
  • Proven experience of sourcing and delivering consultancy work and working in the private sector.
  • Proven track record of successful business development in an international development context, preferably in East Africa.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English essential.  Knowledge of Swahili and/or other East African languages desirable
  • Self-motivated, flexible and good team player essential.
To Apply

Please send a cover letter and CV to matthew.wiltcher@manniondaniels.com.  Closing dates for applications is 12 November 2012

Closing date for applications is Monday 12 November 2012.

Mannion Daniels is an equal opportunities employer.



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