FHI 360 Chief of Party, Deputy Chief of Party (Programs), Deputy Chief of Party (Operations) and Private Sector Development Specialist Project Manager Jobs in Kenya

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. 
Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology – creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. 
FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. 
We seek qualified candidates for the following positions to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.
 

Chief of Party
 

Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Requisition ID: FHI360-COP-071
 
Position Description:
 
The Chief of Party (COP) shall be responsible for the overall management and implementation of the project and report directly to the designated USAID Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR).
 
S/he shall supervise project implementation and ensure the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements. 
The COP will take a leadership role in coordination among USAID and key stakeholders including other implementing partners, and will work together with USAID and national and county level government officials.
 
Minimum Requirements:
 
The COP shall have a doctorate-level degree in a relevant field from an accredited university, and at least ten years of experience in managing and implementing education programs in developing countries, preferably in the implementation of a national scale-up and active coordination of such activities with Ministries of Education and other educational institutions. 
Fifteen years of leadership and management experience is accepted in lieu of the doctorate degree. 
Previous experience in Kenya or East Africa with knowledge of the Kenyan education system is highly desired. 
Previous experience in implementing national scale-ups is also highly desired. 
The COP will have demonstrated exemplary management, communication, and interpersonal skills to ensure internal coherence among diverse team members, as well as relations with the Government of Kenya, donors and the international community.
 
Deputy Chief of Party, Programs
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Requisition ID: FHI360-DCPP-072
 
Position Description:
 
The Deputy Chief of Party, Programs (DCOP Programs) shall work under the leadership of the COP and will support the organization in appropriate technical and coordination aspects of the project.
 
Minimum Requirements:
 
The Deputy Chief of Party, Programs (DCOP Programs) shall have an advanced degree in education or social sciences (Master’s degree) from an accredited university. 
The DCOP Programs shall have at least ten years of relevant technical experience in program management in developing countries, preferably in the implementation of a national scale-up and coordination of such activities. 
Additional experience in similar type of programs may be considered in lieu of an advanced degree. 
Previous experience in Kenya or East Africa with knowledge of the Kenyan education system is highly desired.

S/he shall have demonstrated exemplary management, communication, and interpersonal skills to ensure internal coherence among diverse team members, as well as relations with the GOK, donors and the international community.
 
Deputy Chief of Party, Operations
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Requisition ID: FHI360-PO-073
 
Position Description:
 
The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP Operations) shall work under the leadership of the COP and will be responsible for all aspects of operations, including administration, finance, procurement, human resources, and grants administration, if relevant.
 
Minimum Requirements:
 
The Deputy Chief of Party, Operations shall have an advanced management or financial degree (Master’s degree) from an accredited university. 
The DCOP Operations shall have at least ten years of experience in managing and implementing projects in developing countries, specifically in the areas mentioned above, and active coordination of such activities with Ministries of Education and other educational institutions. 
Previous experience in Kenya or East Africa with knowledge of the Kenyan education system is highly desired. 
S/he shall have demonstrated exemplary management, communication, and interpersonal skills to ensure internal coherence among diverse team members, as well as relations with the GOK, donors and the international community.

Project Manager I, Private Sector Development Specialist
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Requisition ID: FHI360-PO-074
 
Position Description:
 
The Project Manager will be responsible for the private sector development fund (consisting of a minimum $2 million) and utilize it to leverage private sector support for quality education, in particular improved reading skills, and inculcating a reading culture within Kenya.
 
Minimum Requirements:
  • Advanced degree in business administration, economics, political science, or another related field from an accredited university. 
  • Five years of relevant experience will be accepted in lieu of an advanced degree.
  • The Private Sector Development Specialist shall have a proven ability to identify high-potential business ideas, 
  • demonstrated experience working collaboratively with institutional and private partners and stakeholders in Kenya, and experience implementing activities designed to leverage private sector investments to support development goals. 
  • S/he shall have demonstrated exemplary communication and interpersonal skills.
FHI360 has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer.
 
Interested candidates are encouraged to register online through FHI 360’s Career Center at www.fhi360.org/careercenter where a detailed Job description will be availed. 
Alternatively you can apply via email to: Kenya-HR@fhi360.org
Please specify source in your application and quote the Requisition ID provided on the subject line while sending your application. 
CV/resume including salary requirements, to be received not later than September 11, 2013. 
Kindly note that only shortlisted persons will be contacted.

Offers are contingent upon receipt of award and funder key personnel approval.


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