International Planned Parenthood Federation Lead Project Delivery Management Jobs in Kenya

International Planned Parenthood Federation Lead Project Delivery Management Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

  • The job holder is responsible for ensuring the achievement of the regional approved projects in order to sustain and attract donor funding and continuously serve beneficiaries.

  • Provide strategic direction and coordination of IPPFAR Restricted Funding Projects (RFP) technical teams in pursuit of IPPF Mission, Vision, and values through the provision of programmatic leadership to contribute towards achievement of IPPF strategic framework.

  • The job holder is to be accountable for the achievements of IPPFAR restricted funding projects expected results as provided for in the relevant and approved restricted funding projects documents.

  • Ensure that IPPFAR Restricted Funding Projects (RFP) are managed efficiently in accordance to donor requirements, through high performance, high quality programme and service delivery in an accountable manner.

    Key Tasks

    Project Management

  • Coordinate the implementation of a harmonized approach to Restricted Funding Project design, implementation, monitoring and reporting in line with existing best practices and IPPFAR policies/procedures

  • Maintain the overall integrity and coherence of the Restricting Funding Projects and maintain the programme environment to support each individual project/staff member within it

  • Ensure the delivery of projects is to the appropriate level of quality, on time and within available resources and according to the programme and the M&E plans

  • Ensure that implementation of Restricted Funding Projects is up to donors’ expectations

  • Oversee project budgets, monitor expenditure and costs against results that are realised as the programme progresses

  • Ensure Restricted Funding Projects reports are in line with IPPF/other donor requirements
    Work with other members of the Programme
  • Department to contribute to the delivering of the agreed department priorities – quality of care, enabling services, MA capacity programme management/capacity building among others

  • Conduct regular assessments and provide regular updates to IPPFARO’s program team as well as ARO SMT when needed

    Team Management

  • To manage the team of Project manager and/or coordinators on a day to day basis to support the program department delivering on its performance objectives in line with IPPFAR joint priorities and deliverables.

  • Assist Project managers and/or coordinators to set annual goals and performance objectives against achievements of the departmental team

    Lead and provide support during the development of Annual Work Plans (AWP) of the RFP team against the priorities of the region by setting out clearly defined roles and responsibilities for each team member

  • Strengthen the capacity of Project managers and/or coordinators to develop and to implement innovative SRHR programmes

    Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Oversee the preparation of annual program and budget, progress reports, donor reports

  • Develop sound M&E plan to monitor and evaluate the implementation of the Annual Work Plan budget for the Restricted Funded Project team

  • Coordinate and proactively monitor overall progress of the implementation of the IPPFAR

  • Restricted funding projects and assess results against objective indicators

  • Track the implementation of restricted projects at ARO and in the region by providing timely feedback to the Head of Programmes Department

  • Coordinate documentation of best practices and case studies from restricted projects for internal and external dissemination

  • Work with the Strategy & Organizational

  • Development department to oversee research studies.


  • Participate as a member of the senior staff in program department to provide guidance on department-wide management decisions

  • Assist RFP delivery team members to set and to assess annual goals and performance objectives against achievements of the departmental team

  • Work closely with the Head
    of Programmes department as well as other senior program specialists to advance departmental agenda

  • To ensure gender is effectively mainstreamed within the remit of the post and in line with IPPF’s Gender Equality Policy

  • To contribute to the overall goals of IPPFARO

  • To undertake any other duties as may be requested by her/his supervisor from time to time



  • Knowledge and experience of working with International Non-Governmental Organization.
    Knowledge of wide range of SRHR programs and innovations, specifically related to Gender, Inclusion and Humanitarian response

  • Knowledge of the region and/or countries in the region as per IPPF delimitation, including the political, economic, and social dimensions
    In-depth understanding of reproductive health issues for vulnerable groups in the Africa Region, including IDPs, Refugees, women, adolescent and young people

  • Ability to identify and to formulate conclusions/recommendations to resolve a wide range of complex issues/problems

  • Ability to work under extreme pressure, on occasion in a highly stressful environment (e.g. civil strife, natural disasters and human misery).

  • Ability to relate SRHR and Humanitarian issues and perspectives, including gender and inclusiveness issues, to human rights Programmes

  • Show pride in work and in achievements; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.

    Planning and Organizing

  • Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies

  • Identifies priorities and knows when to adjust priorities if necessary

  • Allocates appropriate amount of time and other resources for completing work

  • Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning

  • Organizes training sessions, e-training and facilitate same

  • Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary


  • Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals

  • Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise

  • Is willing to learn from others

  • Places organizational and team agenda before personal agenda

  • Works independently and as a team member

  • Supports and acts in accordance with the final team-decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position

  • Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.


  • Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honors commitments

  • Delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards

  • Works on multiple deliverables simultaneously, independently and meet deadlines without compromising quality

  • Strong report writing and presentation skills

  • Operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules

  • Takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.


  • Speaks and writes clearly and effectively
    Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately

  • Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication
    Tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience

  • Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

    How to Apply

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