DKT International Programs Manager Jobs in Kenya

DKT International Programs Manager Jobs in Kenya

  • DKT International is a social marketing organization whose core mission is the provision of safe and affordable options for family planning, HIV/AIDS prevention, and reproductive health.

  • DKT International is one of the largest private providers of family planning and reproductive health products in the developing world, with a presence in over 50 countries.

  • DKT began operations in Kenya and Uganda in 2017 and currently markets and sells a variety of products under four brand categories: Kiss Condoms, Fiesta Condoms, Lydia Contraceptives, and Kare Maternal Health products.

  • DKT is a dynamic, entrepreneurial and health-minded organization where individuals can make a difference in improving the lives of people.

  • A very strong sense of ethics, honesty, and integrity is assumed of all employees of DKT International.

  • DKT Kenya/Uganda is looking for committed and success-driven individuals for the position of Programs Manager to manage DKT’s grants, donor programs, research, and training activities in the areas of family planning and sexual/reproductive health.

    Basic Purpose

  • Ensure successful implementation of DKT’s donor programs through the effective management of donor work plans, training programs, and stakeholder management.

  • Identify and cultivate areas for new business development and new program development aligned with DKT’s mission in the areas of social marketing, family planning, and reproductive health.

  • Represent DKT externally to key stakeholders and through corporate communication.

    Main Duties and Responsibilities

    Programs and Grants Management

  • Oversee and lead DKT Kenya/Uganda’s donor-funded programs, ensuring programs deliver results and provide value for money.

  • Develop, execute, and effectively monitor family planning and reproductive health activities.

  • Develop program documents, including work plans, briefs, donor reports, proposals, and monitoring & evaluation reports.

  • Ensure effective management of donor relations and effective coordination with program partners to deliver and communicate results.

  • Effectively manage Programs Department staff (Program Officer and Training Coordinator)

  • Identify successful strategies for expansion beyond program territories or funding.

  • Work effectively with external research and monitoring partners to comply with donor monitoring and evaluation requirements.

  • Monitor expenditures against budgets and ensure alignment with work plans and program deliverables.

  • Be responsible for stewardship and coordination with internal and external partners across DKT programs.

    Training Programs

  • Oversee DKT Kenya/Uganda’s training portfolio and associated staff and consultants to improve knowledge, skills, and awareness of family planning and reproductive health products.

  • Develop effective, robust, and relevant training programs for various cadres of healthcare workers, including continuously updating curriculums, training materials, and guidelines.

  • Identify and build strategic partnerships
    with associations, partner organizations, and businesses to increase DKT’s training reach and build business proposition through training activities.

    New Business Development

  • Identify and cultivate opportunities for new business and funding sources for the DKT Kenya/Uganda programs; draft concept notes and proposals

  • Assist with managing the proposal process, including drafting, concept notes, proposals and budgets for new opportunities.

  • Manage quarterly corporate and external communication activities.

    External Relations

  • Representation of DKT Kenya/Uganda, it’s programs, and core business offerings to donors and key stakeholders during meetings and presentations.

  • Effectively communicate DKT’s core business offerings and program achievements to key stakeholders such as donors, NGO partners, Ministry of Health, DKT partners, bi-lateral/multi-lateral agencies, etc.

  • Lead DKT’s corporate external and public relations activities to effectively promote the organization to key stakeholders

    Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 8 years of progressive management experience in family planning and/or reproductive health programs in private sector or NGO

  • Minimum Qualification Bachelor’s degree in management, administration, project management or related discipline from an accredited institution; Master’s degree in Public Health or equivalent experience

  • Demonstrated success managing donor grants and programs

  • Extensive knowledge of family planning programming and the family planning/reproductive health context of Kenya and Uganda.

  • Excellent writing skills and demonstrated ability to synthesize information into concise reports

  • Strong command of MS Office, including MS Word and Excel

  • Excellent written and oral English and Kiswahili

    Attributes and Abilities

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to work in teams and bring together diverse groups of stakeholders

  • Passionate about family planning and reproductive health issues

  • Strong sense of integrity and motivation to succeed

  • Self-driven with a positive attitude

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants to send their applications to;

  •**; latest by 31st January 2020.

  • Kindly also indicate details of your availability, current and expected salary, names & addresses of 3 business referees, current and previous employers, roles and responsibilities handled to date, together with your day and cell contacts.

  • Original Certificates and copies of the same will be required for those selected for interview.

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