AAH-I Programme Director Job in Nairobi Kenya

Job Opening: Programme Director

Work Location: Nairobi, with frequent travel to AAH-I field locations
 

About Action Africa Help International: Action
Africa Help International (AAH-I) is an African-led, regional
organisation, working in Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Uganda, and Zambia
with Board approval to expand to Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania and
Burundi. 
It
brings over 25 years’ experience working with communities in conflict
and post-conflict situations, including refugees, internally displaced
people, host communities and communities in urban slums.
 
AAH-I
is looking for a suitable candidate who, will be responsible for
developing and maintaining AAH-I’s capacity in humanitarian and
development programming.

 

Reporting
to the Executive Director, the Programme Director (PD) is expected to
contribute actively to the growth and development of the organization. 
S/he
will provide overall leadership to the programme design and
development, programme implementation oversight, AAH-I visibility and
engagement with strategic stakeholders thus contributing to the delivery
of AAH-I’s Mission and Vision.
The PD will foster collaboration with relevant external agencies and within AAH-I and AAH Country Programmes. 

Qualifications
  • MA/MSc
    Degree in any development field: social sciences, development studies,
    management, education, agriculture or public health.
  • Thorough
    understanding of project / programme assessment, design, monitoring,
    evaluation and report writing gained through at least 10 years of
    relevant experience in programme development and management in AAH-I or
    similar organization.
Skills and Competence
  • Knowledge
    and familiarity with rules and regulations of major donors &
    partners: USAID, EU, Bread for the World, UNICEF, UNDP, etc.
  • Demonstrated excellent stewardship of resources and able to hold others accountable.
  • Proven ability in leadership, team management and strategic thinking.
  • Demonstrated ability to envision programming trends and set relevant strategies;
  • Previous experience working in both humanitarian assistance and development programming.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse community needs and develop effective technical specifications for intervention projects;
  • Ability to provide coaching, mentoring and leadership to team members;
  • Integrity, honesty, and accountability to both the quality and programming teams and the community.
Application Instructions
Interested
candidates should email application letters and CVs (with 3 referees)
addressed to recruitke@actionafricahelp.org to be received by 11th
March, 2016. 
The email Subject Line must show the job title of the position applied for. 
AAH-I is an equal-opportunity employer. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The full Job Description is available on the AAH-I website: www.actionafricahelp.org


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