NGO Program Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Job Title: NGO Program Manager
Industry: NGO
Location: Nairobi with frequent travels across the country
Salary: 120K – 150K
Our client is a global organization with a primary mission of accelerating economic development in emerging economies through job creation (entrepreneurship & SME development) and job fulfillment (skills and vocational development). 


They seek to hire a Program manager who will work with the team and local partners to oversee successful implementation of the program.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assess the skills development need, stakeholders and framework in the country to develop a strong understanding of current status, challenges and opportunities
  • Identify the needs and define the goals and scope of the program with clear roles and deliverables of the entities involved
  • Create a detailed project plan, monitor actions and ensure timely completion of deliverables to meet the needs.
  • Liaise with all parties involved, ensuring common understanding and that deliverables meet the requirements.
  • Ensure the organization’s involvement is properly utilized and resulting in valuable deliverables that meet the objectives of the program
  • Be connected with designated points of contact from the Industry – Companies and Associations – to facilitate an industry driven program
  • Get Specification of requirements and validation of curriculum/ coursework from subject matter experts
  • Identification, networking and development of Master Trainers who can deliver the Faculty Training courses
  • Organize and deliver the training course logistics – schedules, venue, facilities, faculty registration and signup, etc.
  • Coordinate with all stakeholders including from industry, educational and training institutes and government as relevant to ensure success for the Program
Qualifications and Skills Desired
  • A degree in Business, Social sciences or a relevant field. A masters degree is an added advantage
  • Minimum 5 years with at least 3 years in roles leading projects and people in an NGO setup.
  • Previous work experience in vocational training and skilling sector; Exposure to the education structures and systems in Kenya is highly desirable.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong program management skills
  • Highly presentable, pleasant and confident and able to interface with senior executives
  • Mastery of MS Office tools – Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Any experience in Learning Management Systems/e-learning will be a plus.
How To Apply
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (NGO Program Manager) to before Friday 20th May 2016.
Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV. 
N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing. 
Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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