ILRI - Program Coordinator Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

ILRI - Program Coordinator Jobs in Nairobi Kenya


  • TAHSSL will be formed through a strategic partnership to leverage the comparative advantages of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), a CGIAR global livestock agriculture research for development center, ClinGlobal, an African based private contract research organization (CRO) that supports research and development (R&D) programs of Global Animal Health Companies (GAHC), and the Global Alliance for Livestock and Veterinary Medicine (GALVmed), a product and market development organization improving access to Veterinary Medicinal Products (VMPs) by smallholder farmers in Africa and Asia.

  • TAHSSL will build a “one-stop-shop” to conduct research on animal-health product technologies to generate robust proof-of-concept results that are of high quality and to facilitate with the private sector product development, registration and use.

  • The focus will be on developing veterinary medicines and diagnostic solutions to address animal health disease constraints in low-middle income countries (LMIC) and providing services to help fill the product development pipeline.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the operational and tactical aspects of all TAHSSL projects - keep all partners of the platform up-to-date with relevant project information and ensure maximum efficacy

  • Lead the planning and coordination of the TAHSSL program and its activities

  • Responsible for overall project and program activity reporting ( including to TAHSSL Advisory Committee (TAC) and funding organizations)

  • Ensure the implementation of common policies and practices of all three TAHSSL partners through close collaboration with partner members of
    the TAHSSL Coordination Team

  • Responsible for TAHSSL budget and track expenditures and transactions - handle the TAHSSL related financial administration in close alignment with ILRI’s finance department

  • Help build positive relations within the tripartite platform and additional partners - schedule and organize the TAC, coordination and project meetings & minimize exposure and risk across multiple projects

  • Manage communications through media relations

  • Support scientists in proposal writing.

    Requirements

  • PhD in Life Science;

  • At least 10 years’ experience in coordinating multi-disciplinary and multi-partner projects;

  • Thorough understanding and experience of Animal Health issues in LMICs, especially infectious disease control and treatment;

  • Proven track record of successfully managing multi-disciplinary and multi-partner programmes ensuring efficiency and effectiveness;

  • Proven track record in successfully managing multiple donors;

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

    Added Advantage

  • Expertise in the commercial sector;

  • Expertise in management of BMGF grants;

  • MBA/Certification in Program/project management.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; ILRI - Program Coordinator Jobs in Nairobi Kenya


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