SFC Program Manager
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The Academy for Educational Development (AED), an international not-forprofit organization, working in education and training, health and nutrition, democracy and governance, and economic development seeks to recruit for the position of Program Manager for its Speak for the Child Program based in Kisumu.
Speak for the Child (SFC) supports families and communities in Kenya to improve the health, nutrition, and psychosocial care of young children orphaned and affected by HIV/AIDS, to improve the long-term health of their caregivers, and to increase food security in their households.
SFC receives funding from the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) and works with community based organizations (CBOs) to serve as key partners in the delivery of services and support to children through a multi-sectoral program approach.
The SFC Program Manager is responsible for overall management of field activities in the project’s three provinces including:
leading geographic targeting and CBO monitoring.
supervising all field staff activity.
quality assurance and activity reporting.
overseeing and troubleshooting procurements, logistics, and financial reporting; and
coordination and communication with stakeholders, collaborating organizations, AED projects and HQ staff and other funders as needed.
Bachelors degree in one of the following or related fields: Project Management, International Development, or Public Health.
Five years in HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and support programming, working with development agency coalitions, and community development work.
Experience with Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) programming and knowledge of Kenya donors and implementing agencies a plus.
Kenya residents preferred.
Strong management, coordination and leadership ability.
excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
thorough and detail-oriented; and
able to communicate effectively.
Interested parties should send a cover letter specifying their interest and qualifications for this position and their CV (in English) by E-mail to: dlusk @ aed.org.
Deadline: Jan 11th.
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