SOS Children’s Villages Kenya (SOS CV KE) is an affiliate of SOS Children’s Villages (SOS CV) – International whose mission is to build families for with adequate parental care, nurture them, help them shape their own futures and share in the development of their communities.
In Kenya, SOS CV Kenya runs five Children’s Villages in Nairobi, Mombasa, Eldoret, Meru and Kisumu.
SOS Children’s Villages Kenya also runs education, health, youth and child rights advocacy programmes and works Government, Civil Society and local communities to prevent family separation through its Family Strengthening Programs.
SOS CV Ke is seeking to recruit for the following key positions for an anticipated USAID Kenya Health Partnerships for Quality Services (KHPQS) – HIV and OVC.
Chief of Party – National Office, Nairobi
Key Performance areas and main responsibilities:
The Chief of Party (COP) will be responsible for the overall management and operations of the program and will be the key liaison with USAID.
S/he will supervise program implementation and ensure the program meets stated goals and reporting requirements.
The COP will take a leadership role in coordination among USAID and key stakeholders and other implementing partners.
The COP position requires a politically savvy individual, as s/he will interact with numerous GoK institutions and senior-level national and county-level government officials.
Required Minimum Qualifications / Abilities:
- Ten years of experience in a senior role leading a complex technical service delivery program of similar scope and dollar value.
- A Master’s degree in Social Sciences, public health, medicine, management, business administration or a related field.
- Seven years of demonstrated experience in partnership building, especially with government representatives, donors, the private sector and local community organization.
How to Apply
If you believe your experience, competencies and qualifications match the job and role specifications described; send your application letter (stating current and expected pay) & updated CV(with details of at least 3 referees one of which must be immediate or former supervisor) addressed to the Human Resources & Administration Manager to reach us on or before 31st August 2020 by email to: email@example.com
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
SOS Children’s Villages Kenya is an equal opportunity employer and its Recruitment Policy addresses itself to the core values of best practice, diversity and equality.