Options Consultancy Services Country Representative Jobs in Kenya

Options Consultancy Services Country Representative Jobs in Kenya


  • Options is seeking an exceptional individual to lead our team in Kenya.

  • This exciting new role offers the successful person the opportunity to help shape and grow Options in Kenya (and regionally), ensuring we maintain and strengthen our reputation for delivering high quality programmes in the health sector.

    Responsibilities

  • The Options’ Country Representative has two core responsibilities: Drive strategic growth for Options in Kenya (and to a small extent, regionally) and ensuring Options’ effective operation in Kenya.

  • The post holder will be a senior member of Options globally, responsible for the successful execution of Option’s’ strategy at country level in Kenya.

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying, developing and delivering new business opportunities in Kenya (and regionally) and externally representing Options, increasing brand awareness and recognition.

  • They will oversee Options’ operations within Kenya and have oversight of some of our national programmes.

    Person specification

  • You will be an entrepreneurial self-starter with a track record of leading and building organisations.

  • You will bring strong knowledge of the health sector (and/or closely related sectors) in Kenya and an established reputation of delivering high quality work.

  • You will have experience of working at a senior level in a global business and the passion and drive to make a difference to the health and well-being of the most vulnerable, particularly women and children.

    About Options

  • Options Consultancy Services Limited is a leading global health consultancy established in 1992 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Marie Stopes International.

  • We manage health programmes that ensure vulnerable women and children can access the high quality health services they need.

  • We work with partners to co-create and implement locally informed solutions to complex health problems.

  • This includes governments, development partners, NGOs, civil society and health workers.

  • Our programming is flexible, evidence-based and
    politically informed.

  • This means we adapt to changing contexts, use data to inform our decisions and ensure our approach is appropriate.

  • Our focus is always on building local skills and systems that last.

    Benefits

  • Options offers a comprehensive benefits package including generous annual leave allowance, pension and medical insurance.

  • For a project position with different T&Cs from Options overall, as well as information on the salary, candidates want to know some of the key benefits and perks they can look forward to.

  • What would make them want to apply for this role rather than a similar position with a competitor?
  • Rewards don't have to be financial so think about what flexible working arrangements etc.

    Other Information

  • Options is an equal opportunities employer

  • Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment.

  • We seek people who are pro-choice, energetic and enthusiastic about Options’ vision

  • Overseas candidates need to hold a valid Kenya work permit

    How to Apply

  • To apply, please send your CV with a summary note of your skills and experience to Sarah Hepworth opportunities@options.co.uk.

  • Candidates should state the role in the subject header

  • Closing date for applications is: Sunday 5th January 2020

  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview. Interviews will be held week commencing 20th January 2020


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