Kenyan and East Africa nationals are encouraged to apply.
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About the East Africa Regional Director Position
IDinsight’s Nairobi-based East Africa team conducts cutting-edge work across multiple countries (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Ghana and others) and sectors (i.e., agriculture, health, education, sanitation, access to finance).
The East Africa Regional Director (EARD) will define and execute IDinsight’s regional strategy by establishing close advisory relationships, oversee the region’s operations and support directors in managing a portfolio of projects. The EARD will drive IDinsight’s work and growth in East Africa with support from IDinsight’s CEO and Partner team.
Define and execute strategy: The EARD will be responsible for realizing IDinsight’s sector- transforming vision for the region. As IDinsight’s primary regional representative, the EARD will develop new client engagements and initiatives and refine IDinsight’s multi-country model.
Particular emphasis is placed on establishing deep, trusting relationships with government policymakers in East Africa.
The EARD will establish him/herself as an expert and trusted advisor to development leaders to increase program effectiveness and shape evidence-based action in the region.
Teams and operations: The EARD will work closely with the Nairobi office operation manager to ensure smooth management of the Nairobi-based teams.
This will primarily involve participating in staffing decisions and supervising office finances and approvals.
The EARD will also contribute to mentoring IDinsight high-performing staff and supporting regional recruitment efforts.
Portfolio of projects: The EARD will also provide strategic guidance for a client portfolio in the region, and assume the responsibility for ensuring that projects improve lives via enhanced decisions and actions.
Career and skill development is a priority for all IDinsight employees. IDinsight’s entrepreneurial culture allows for the role to be tailored to individual passions, goals and preferences.
IDinsight is also committed to facilitating work-life flexibility to maximize professional satisfaction and sustainability. The EARD role is a Partner track position.