ZanaAfrica Vacancies in Kenya

Such activities include but are not limited to team deliverable management, budget development and management, contractor and personnel hiring and management, government relationship management, local stakeholder relationship management, study site preparation activities (such as sourcing field offices and relevant field personnel), stakeholder sensitization, meeting organization facilitation, protocol preparation, etc.


Relationship Management:- The Program Manager will play a key role in maintaining strong relations at the county and national level, with government authorities as well as ZanaAfrica’s implementing CBO partner at the study site.

In addition, the Program Manager will likely represent the project to other ZanaAfrica partners, including the project funders, in the interest of maintaining strong communications and relationships.

Additional responsibilities associated with this role may include but are not limited to grant writing, partnership development, and attendance at local or international conferences.

Required Qualifications:
  • Graduate-level degree in Public Health, Public Policy, Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Behavioral Economics, or a social science field, or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years relevant work experience that includes implementing and monitoring large-scale, girl-focused programs in Kenya or an East African country with a high level of detail. Experience running interventions for randomized controlled trials is a plus.
  • Go-getter attitude with an unabashed commitment to doing whatever it takes to get a job done, on time, while motivating others to do the same.
  • Demonstrated ability to execute project, personnel, and partnership management to an extremely high caliber. Enthusiastic and collaborative team player.
  • Outstanding attention to detail and proactivity in carrying out tasks. Analytical and strategic approach to project management is a must.
  • Demonstrated skills in overseeing the coordination, collection, and management of large data sets. Expertise using mobile apps to collect field-based data is a plus.
  • Previous experience coordinating field teams in resource-limited environments.
    Humility. We are a small, gritty team achieving big things. We check our egos at the door.
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili. Fluency in Giriama is a plus. Excellent written and oral English communication skills.
  • Unbounded enthusiasm for realizing, and advocating for, girls’ sexual and reproductive health and rights.
  • Kenyan or East African candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

    Working at ZanaAfrica: We’re a growing group of now 18 bold, smart, dedicated individuals from diverse backgrounds who are passionate about empowering girls and women using all the tools available of non-profit and for-profit acumen.

    We work smart, we work hard, and we learn fast. Our tight knit team of big thinkers and visionaries puts girls’ needs first, always, and is constantly pushing ahead, innovating, and driving towards having the greatest impact on the lives of girls and society as a whole.

    ZanaAfrica values girls and womens’ right to choice in their reproductive health management, including access to family planning and abortion services. Any hired candidate will be expected to represent such values internally and to external partners.

    Application Instructions:
    Interested applicants should send their CV and a cover letter outlining their qualifications and enthusiasm for the Program Manager role, both in PDF format, to careers@zanaafrica.com.

    Use the email subject line, APPLICATION FOR PROGRAM MANAGER – THE NIA PROJECT.

    Closing date: 30 Nov 2016


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