DAI PIMS Program Delivery Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya


Terms of Reference: Program Delivery Manager – Promoting Inclusive Markets in Somalia (PIMS)

1.1. Overall Project Objective: The overall Project Objective of the Promoting Inclusive Markets in Somalia Programme is to encourage the growth of the private sector, job creation and, as a result, reduce poverty in Somalia.

1.2. Project Purpose: PIMS will build on the achievements of the Sustainable Employment and Economic Development (SEED) programme which begun in December 2010.

PIMS will work through the private sector to support the functioning of markets in key sectors, through addressing failures in terms of small—scale productive infrastructure, market information, co—ordination failures, and access to finance.

It will continue much of the work of the successful SEED programme, while extending value chain activities into new geographical areas and new sectors. The intervention will contain two components: value chain development and, integrated with this component, cash for work. Cash for work interventions will be used to build market infrastructure, tackling the extensive need for productive infrastructure investment following 20 years of conflict.

The programme will address the market constraints to development of the private sector through improvement to key value chains and hence strengthen focus and investment in economic development.

2.1 General Job Description: To manage the programme work planning, resourcing process and reporting ¡n support of the team leader’s strategic direction. To manage key stakeholder relationships at Somali Government levels across the peninsular and maintain communications with private sector partnerships as directed by the team leader. Oversee the organisation of events, managing the engagement of short term consultants where necessary.

Key deliverables include:

  • Managing workplan with strategic inputs from team leader. Oversee sector leads to monitor task completion and to ensure teams maximise their productivity and coherence of activity.
  • Collating feedback from team on ongoing basis to monitor and report to team leader on progress through workplan and results tracker.
  • Overseeing programme resourcing, in particular the identification of the requirement for surge capacity and support recruitment of individuals.
  • Managing key relationships with government stakeholders in dairy/livestock, fisheries and Sesame as well as as private sector partnerships as delegated by the team leader.
  • Overseeing organisation of key events such as investment forums, programme governance meetings and training events. Manage associated stakeholder relationships.
  • Deputise for team leader as required.

2.2 Location of Work: The Program Delivery Manager will be predominantly based in Nairobi, Kenya with regular travel to Somalia.

2.3 Lines of reporting: The Program Delivery Manager will report to the Team Leader.

Required Qualifications:

  • Advanced Degree in relevant field
  • 10 years of relevant experience in development sector or related
  • Programme management roles on major donor programmes
  • Understanding of Somali context and ideally familiarity with government stakeholders
  • Somali speaker highly desirable

Interested and qualified persons with the required qualifications are invited to submit their application together with their CV to the recruiter at pimsrecruitment@dai.com by 22nd June 2018.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Community Development, NGO and UN, Project Management
Updated: June 15, 2018 — 8:29 am