EDUCATE Director of Program Implementation Jobs in Kenya
Educate! is seeking an ambitious and experienced general manager and systems-builder
to lead expansion initiatives and special projects while ensuring strong systems for
quality assurance in our existing programs.
As Educate!’s Regional Director of
Programme Management (RDPM), you’ll help solidify our successes and chart our future
growth, building on our strengths in program management and execution and pursuing
new opportunities to deepen and expand our impact.
The RDPM will report to theWorking with executive and in-country leadership teams, set strategy to
Managing Director and join a driven, high-performing leadership team.
Lead strategy implementation to drive transformative impact
maximize success towards Educate!’s vision of measurably impacting 1 million students annually by 2024
Prioritize country activities based on Educate!’s strategic plan
Identify and act on opportunities to advance Educate!’s strategy in Kenya
Ensure country-wide performance on strategic objectives across the organization
Collaborate with management team to implement global functional initiatives to
ensure successful completion of top organization-wide objectives
Clearly articulate Educate! Kenya’s vision internally and manage changes in
country activities to maintain strong team alignment and engagement Build strategic relationships with key stakeholders
Working with other team members, drive forward relationships and strategic
partnerships with key government actors in education space to create champions
for our impact and ultimately integrate Educate!’s program into national education systems Build and plan for Educate!’s Kenya team as we continue to grow
Lead regular check-ins to Kenya team organizational chart and staffing plans to
ensure that the team has the necessary capacity to drive and execute country
Identify, develop and retain top talent to ensure a best-in-class talent pipeline
Set a high bar of performance in line with Educate! values to drive employee performance
Model cultural tenets to team and ensure Educate!’s culture is maintained and
strengthened country-wide Lead country-wide operations to drive world-class team performance
Provide financial leadership to maintain a stringent environment of financial
management and integrity
Quickly address employee performance issues with a caring approach and an eye
towards their improvement, while being comfortable exiting non-performers to
drive highest quality team performance and growth
Ensure tight financial management in line with Educate! culture
Manage financial constraints strategically to optimize impact against cost and
position Educate! to continue to accelerate growth year over year
Exemplify clear and consistent communication to all levels of the organization
Oversee strategic management of key risks facing the organization
Qualifications and Profile
Dynamic experience highly preferred, with demonstrated ability to operate well in
complex and fast-changing environments
10+ years work experience, with 5+ years of management and/or leadership experience
Success driving forward strategic partnerships (government partnerships
preferred but not required)
Proven track record of building and managing government partnerships
Financial integrity and budget management experience
Passion for Educate!’s mission is a must, but past work in education or youth
development is not required. We value diverse perspectives and encourage applications from people with a variety of backgrounds.
Fits our Five Cultural Tenets (see What is Educate! About? below); Learn more by
looking at Educate!’s culture deck here
Kenyan candidates strongly preferred
Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience
Benefits include medical insurance
This position will be based in Nairobi
How to apply
Interested candidates should apply online by 30th July, 2018
For more information and job application details, see; EDUCATE Director of Program Implementation Jobs in Kenya
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