Options Programme Manager – Africa Led Movement (ALM) Programme to End Female Genital Mutilation - Kenya Jobs

Options Programme Manager – Africa Led Movement (ALM) Programme to End Female Genital Mutilation - Kenya Jobs

Company Description

  • 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.


  • Options Consultancy Services seeks a Programme Manager who will be responsible for the effective and efficient management of the Africa Led Movement (ALM) programme to end Female Genital Mutilation.

  • Under the guidance of the Senior Programme Manager and the ALM Team Leader, the Programme Manager will work closely with other Options’ departments and the ALM programme team to enable the programme to be carried out on time and to budget and within Options’ quality standards of delivery.

    The programme Manager will be responsible for:

  • playing a coordination role between the ALM/FGM programme teams in Kenya and other countries of operations, and Options’ headquarter departments, such as finances, human resources, legal and compliance, technical teams and the programme management team,

  • working with consortium partners and various external stakeholders, and

  • ensuring that workplans, budgets, reports and
    contracts are completed following Options and the client’s requirements, at high quality and on time.


    To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • Significant experience of working in international development at Programme Management level

  • Extensive experience of the development and implementation of programmes

  • Experience in people management and management of teams

  • Experience in distance management of relations between a head office and an internationally based team

  • Experience of managing large, complex donor-funded budgets

  • Experience in strategic planning

  • Experience working in developing countries

  • Experience of close working relationships with partners and consortia

  • Experience of contracts and contracting

  • Excellent financial management skills

    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 require a valid Kenya work permit.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Options Programme Manager – Africa Led Movement (ALM) Programme to End Female Genital Mutilation - Kenya Jobs

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