Deloitte Consulting Head of Programmes - MESPT Jobs in Kenya

Deloitte Consulting Head of Programmes - MESPT Jobs in Kenya


  • Our client, Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust (MESPT), is a development organization mandated to support sustainable economic growth and development of Small Holder Farmers, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), through a value chain approach and offers sustainable credit to financial institutions for improved business competitiveness and job creation.

  • MESPT is seeking to recruit a highly motivated and results-oriented individual to take up the position of Head of Programmes.

  • Reporting to the CEO, the Head of Programmes will be responsible for the implementation, overall management, and reporting of all programmes executed by MESPT. The jobholder will design and implement Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) efforts across all the programmes and will coordinate technical grant writing.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Provide lead in planning, formulation, and implementation of all programme strategies, including design of programmes in line with MESPT’s Vision, Mission, Thematic priorities and programme guidelines;

  • Support the CEO in programme fundraising, identifying new areas of need and potential areas for programme development and coordinating grant writing;

  • Manage MESPT programmes, monitor and maintain programme compliance with donor requirements, MESPT’s policy guidelines and ensure responsible and ethical business engagement with all MESPT’s stakeholders;

  • Design, implement, and manage rigorous Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) approaches and strategies in support of new business development;

  • Foster good working relationship with stakeholders including government, civil society, private sector, and beneficiaries;

  • Ensure good planning (annual, quarterly, and monthly) and execution of all programme implementation processes, including preparation of timely investment reports for the programmes;

  • Oversee the implementation of Risk Management framework on all the programmes and ensure expenditure and budget tracking are compliant with programme scope,
    MESPT and donor guidelines and requirements;

  • Ensure adherence to timelines for all organization and donor reports, proposals and annual institutional workplans;

  • Manage performance of Programme Managers and Technical Advisors and facilitate capacity development for all programme staff;

  • Mentor and coach direct reports as part of people management, including timely comprehensive performance appraisals to ensure MESPT attracts and retains the best talent; and

  • Represent MESPT at national and international levels to donors, local and national government authorities, other NGOs, and any other parties as required.


    Personal Specifications

  • Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Economics, Development Management, Economics, Business Administration or equivalent, and a Master’s degree in related field;

  • Must have post graduate qualification in Project Management;

  • Certification in Monitoring and Evaluation will be an added advantage;

  • Must possess ten (10) years’ of practical, relevant work experience in Programme Management, with not less than five (5) years in a senior leadership position;

  • Have demonstrable experience in leading development or donor funded projects and managing multiple donor projects; and

  • Must be a strong team player with demonstrable experience in leading Programme teams.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Deloitte Consulting Head of Programmes - MESPT Jobs in Kenya

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