Project Director - Male Circumcision Consortium

EngenderHealth works worldwide to improve health and well-being of people in the poorest communities of the world.

We do this by sharing our expertise in sexual and reproductive health and transforming the quality of health care.

We promote gender equity, advocate for sound practices and policies, and inspire people to assess their rights to better, healthier lives.

Working in partnership with local organizations, we adapt our work in response to local needs

EngenderHealth is partnering with Family Health International and the University of Illinois at Chicago on the Male Circumcision Consortium (MCC), in Kenya.

MCC works to improve and expand access to voluntary medical circumcision services in Kenya as part of an overall strategy to reduce HIV infections in men.

EngenderHealth seeks to recruit a Project Director for its MCC Project in Kenya.

Job Scope

Reporting to the Area Director ~Africa , the Project Director for EngenderHealth MCC Project will have responsibility for management, implementation and achievement of MCC project results.

  • (S)he manages relationships with Consortium partners and other in-country agencies, EngenderHealth Headquarters, EngenderHealth Global Project’s management, partners, and other key stakeholders.

  • (S)he has program, managerial and fiscal responsibility for implementation of the project activities in Kenya under a pre-defined strategic framework for the project, including ensuring compliance with donor’s and EngenderHealth’s regulations, policies and procedures.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in health sciences or related advanced degree relevant to the field of RH/FP.
  • Minimum of 10 years senior level programmatic and technical experience
  • At least 5 years experience with management of donor programs.
  • Demonstrated management and leadership skills working with the staff of large, complex programs addressing a variety of social and health issues, particularly pertaining to HIV, reproductive health and family planning in developing countries.
  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of HIV/AIDS, RH/ FP, Gender, Male Engagement and experience in the design and implementation of RH and FP / HIV/AIDS, Gender/ Male Engagement programs
  • A proven leader, manager, and mentor, with excellent interpersonal skills, capable of directing and managing change, and inspiring teamwork and high-performing teams.
  • Demonstrated leadership in working and collaborating with donors and other donor-funded organizations.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills applicable in a wide variety of settings.
  • Demonstrated leadership in working with country officials from the public, private commercial, and NGO sectors.
  • Experience of working at a senior level in international organizations.
  • Significant experience of providing field – based programmatic leadership.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Ability to travel up to 35%.

    To Apply,

    Please send resume and cover letter to hrinfo @ with the subject line “Project Director - MCC”

    Application Deadline; October 17,

    For More Information and Application, Please Visit;EngenderHealth Website

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