Options UK National Ownership and Health Financing Lead Kenya Jobs

Options UK National Ownership and Health Financing Lead Kenya Jobs

We’re seeking an experienced individual to join our team in Nairobi, to successfully lead on national ownership & health financing across the UKAid-funded Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (WISH) programme Lot 2.

The successful individual will provide excellent leadership & support to teams & consultants based across Asia & Africa, & enable us to achieve above & beyond key performance indicators.


  • The Regional (multi-country) National Ownership and Health Financing Lead will be responsible for leading and coordinating the approach to achieving national ownership across WISH Lot 2 countries.
  • The successful applicant will engage with consortium partners to ensure alignment and buy-in to the overarching approach to national ownership.
  • The Regional National Ownership Lead will provide technical, strategic and management backstopping support to the National Ownership Leads based in Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Madagascar, Bangladesh and Pakistan.
  • The successful candidate will also ensure learning as well as tools and approaches are used to inform roll-out of national ownership interventions in the rest of the Lot 2 countries.

    Person specification:

    To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • At least a Master’s Degree in public health, health economics, health management or a related field.
  • Significant experience in a senior role in the provision of technical assistance for health including remote support.
  • Considerable experience in leading the delivery of donor-funded programmes, particularly those funded by DFID.
  • Relevant and demonstrable experience in domestic financing and/or strengthening policy and
    legislation, using evidence to hold the government to account for sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) outcomes and promote quality control and standards of service provision and care programmes settings.


  • Basic salary will include the following allowances and benefits: housing, transportation and meals.
  • 25 days Annual Leave per year in addition to Kenyan public holidays.
  • Employer 5% pension contribution
  • Medical insurance
  • 13th month bonus pro rata
  • Relocation package for international applicants can be considered

    Application process:

  • To apply, please send your CV with a summary note of your skills and experience to Michael Cavanagh at wish@options.co.uk. Candidates should state the role (Regional National Ownership Lead WISH Lot 2) in the subject header.By 15th October, 2018
  • Applications will be reviewed and invited to interviews on a rolling basis.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview. Interviews will be organised directly with shortlisted applicants on a rolling basis.

    Other information:

  • Options is an equal opportunities employer
  • Overseas candidates require to have the right to work in Kenya.

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