Options Consultancy Services Programme Manager Jobs in Kenya

Options Consultancy Services Programme Manager Jobs in Kenya

Options Consultancy Services seeks a Programme Manager who has a passion for Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) Innovation to support a Learning Platform for a network of pioneering innovators developing solutions in SRH, including safe abortion. The successful candidate will coordinate day-to-day programme management and technical support and networking opportunities for innovators.


  • This multi-disciplinary role is responsible for effective and efficient project management, and support in technical implementation of the Learning Platform, of which will operate in both French and English. This involves building relationships with and supporting organisations/innovators who are testing and scaling transformative approaches in sexual and reproductive health, from new pharmaceutical products, to digital communication technologies and community-based approaches to reducing stigma.

  • All innovators are working towards a shared vision of putting women and girls in control of their reproductive health choices. The Learning Platform aims to accelerate and track the impact of innovators by providing non-financial support.

  • The Programme Manager will ensure that the Learning Platform succeeds in providing high-quality, tailored support and networking opportunities for innovators, via providing high quality programme management oversight to the project.

  • Strategic support and technical expertise will be provided by the part-time Project Lead, and you’ll recruit and deploy a range of consultants to meet the specific technical needs of innovators (from MEL and quality standards to investment and impact strategies).

  • The Programme Manager will also contribute to their own areas of technical expertise to the Learning Platform where appropriate, feeding into the design and delivery of group sessions and one-to-one support.

  • The Programme Manager will track the team’s inputs into the Learning Platform, and monitor and report against progress and results. They will develop and manage the project budget.

  • They will ensure that our client (the funder of the Learning Platform) is kept up to date with progress and that all contractual commitments to them are honoured.

  • They will be a key contact person between the client, the rest of the Platform team and consultants, and Options’ internal departments and teams.

    Please note, this position is subject to Options receiving a signed project contract which is expected imminently.

    Person specification:

  • Experience in a professional environment and delivery of work in both French and English.

  • A relevant degree
    in relevant subject area, or comparable professional experience in a relevant field. Relevant technical expertise could include programme management, SRH including safe abortion, health innovations, gender and social inclusion, violence against women and girls or more (see the JD for more!)

  • Good experience of working in international development at Programme Management and/or Technical Officer / Consultant level

  • Experience of the development and implementation of programmes. Including supporting and co-ordinating technical or programme management work in similar organisations

  • Experience working and delivering in resource-constrained settings and low and middle-income countries

  • Experience of building and developing close working relationships with donors, partners, consultants and /or consortia

  • Experience of contracts and contracting

  • Experience in delivering high quality technical outputs (i.e. webinars, sessions, reports/briefs)
    See the Job Description for more!


  • Options offers a comprehensive benefits package specific to each country, for further information please contact HR at opportunities@options.co.uk.

    Other information:

  • As an equal opportunity employer, Options Consultancy Services is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage or civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified candidates from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Options Consultancy Services.

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

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

  • Applicants must have the right to work in the UK, Kenya or Nigeria.

    How to Apply

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