Cancer Alliance Program Manager Jobs in Kenya

Amref Health Africa is the largest international health development organization based in Africa.

Working with and through African communities, health systems and governments, Amref Health Africa’s vision is to bring lasting health change in Africa and is committed to improving the health
of people in Africa by partnering with and empowering communities, and strengthening health systems.

With headquarters in Kenya, Amref Health Africa has offices in Ethiopia, Uganda, South
Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Southern Africa and West Africa providing services to over 30 countries.

Employing over 900 staff and with an annual operating budget of approximately $100 million,
Amref Health Africa is a knowledge resource for donors and partners.

Through its initiatives, the Cancer Alliance aims to improve:

  • Access to diagnostics
  • Affordability of high quality medicine
  • Transportation to healthcare facilities
  • Patient education and family services,
  • Healthcare practitioner education
  • Data collection and dissemination
  • Legislation and public policy.


  • Develop and lead implementation of the Cancer Alliance’s strategy, working in collaboration with the Cancer Alliance
  • Ensure efficient set-up of the entity and all financial, human resources, compliance, management, and monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) systems.
  • Closely manage financial resources to ensure transparent and effective use of resources. Oversee and ensure
    sustainability of the Cancer Alliance budget.
  • Through effective management, supervision and accountability practices, ensure that staff and consultants supporting the Cancer Alliance complete the day-to-day program and administrative operations of the Cancer
  • Support staff to develop and measure key performance indicators
  • Manage and support the operations and governance functions of the Cancer Alliance Board.
  • Serve as Ex-officio of the Cancer Alliance
  • Manage the overall relationship with the host organisation.


  • Experience engaging diverse stakeholders and partners toward common goals
  • High level contacts and relationships at national, regional and global levels in Africa
  • Demonstrated ability to ensure knowledge management and sharing of skills and
    information with diverse communities.
  • Proven experience effectively managing staff and consultants for high performance.
  • Successful experience fundraising and managing budgets.
  • Demonstrated experience fostering and strengthening relationships and partnerships with targeted stakeholders.
  • Experience in communication, including writing and public speaking.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, negotiation and networking skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Ability to exercise confidentiality, tact and discretion when dealing with diverse groups of people.
  • At least 7 years of experience in a leadership position in a Health Sector Organization in Africa

    How to apply

    To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to with the subject line:

    REF: Amref/PM - Cancer Alliance /2018/05-01.

    Duly note that Amref Health Africa does not require applicants to pay any fee at whatever stage of the recruitment and selection process and review of applications will be ongoing.

    Deadline 31st May, 2018

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