International Rescue Committee Jobs in Kenya

International Rescue Committee Deputy Regional Director Jobs in Kenya

Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Regional Director to ensure that the IRC's global strategy is understood and guides decision-making throughout the region.
  • Drive institutionalization of the Outcomes and Evidence Framework, IRC's program design tools.
  • Support delivery of country-level strategy action plans (SAPs).
  • Facilitate and coordinate regional participation in global strategy discussions, initiatives and pilots.
  • Oversee implementation of SAP monitoring mechanism and review process, including leading annual SAP reviews and reporting.
  • Build consensus around a common vision of what shared success in the Great Lakes looks like, including developing and tracking appropriate indicators.
  • Supervise and mentor direct-report staff, including communicating clear expectations, setting performance objectives, providing regular and timely performance feedback, and leading documented semi-annual performance reviews.
  • Manage the region's relationships with the Technical Units (TUs), and support TU-country program collaboration to optimize impact on program quality within and across country programs.


  • 7-10 years in senior program management roles, with several of these being in an international NGO.
  • Post-graduate qualification or equivalent relevant experience in a relevant discipline.
  • A diverse background in programs, with strong understanding of DM&E, strong analytical skills, and experience leading strategic planning processes
  • Demonstrated ability to influence peer agencies, local government
    and community leaders to work effectively towards a common and agreed upon result.
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate and implement best practices and processes affecting multiple technical specialties to achieve rapid, consistent and high quality outcomes.
  • Demonstrated expertise in representation and negotiations, resulting in securing significant new opportunities for the organization
  • Highly-developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching. Must be able to give direction from a variety of management styles and roles.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Strong commitment to the IRC's mission, purpose and values
  • Fluency in French is highly preferred;
    Previous experience with IRC is desirable

    How to apply
    Candidates should apply online by 27th October, 2017

    For more information and job application details, see; International Rescue Committee Deputy Regional Director Jobs in Kenya

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