Population Services International A360 Project Director Jobs in Kenya

Population Services International A360 Project Director Jobs in Kenya

PSI seeks a Project Director, Multi-Country II to lead the project through to a successful conclusion.

This is a complex and high-profile project. The Project Director will be accountable for the delivery of all aspects of the project, including technical implementation, financial and administrative compliance, and oversight and supervision of project staff.

They will lead the coordination with donors, government officials, and other international and national stakeholders.

They will be responsible for using evidence to improve project design and implementation and ensuring that learning across all project countries is shared and leveraged to improve results.

They will serve as the primary point of contact for the project’s donors.

Your Contributions

  • Program Leadership & Management, including financial oversight, compliance, and management of a consortium of partners. 20% of the Time

  • People Management. 10% of the Time

  • Thought Leadership / Knowledge Management and Technical Leadership of the project. 20% of the Time

  • External Representation. 15% of the Time

  • Internal Representation and coordination. 15% of the Time

  • Fundraising (with non-project funds). 5% of the Time

  • Donor Liaison. 15% of the Time

    The time percentages listed above are not exact.

    They are estimates and may change.

    This is also not an exhaustive list of all tasks that an incumbent is expected to perform but is instead a summary of the primary responsibilities and requirements of the job.

    The incumbent may be asked to perform duties not included above.

    PSI reserves the right to revise job profiles at any time based on changes to the required job responsibilities.

    What Are We Looking For?

  • Master’s Degree (or international equivalent) MSc, MPH, MBA, MHA, MPA or equivalent

  • At least 15 years of related work experience in public health or related field required. An equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted.

  • At least 5 years of supervisory experience.

  • At least 5 years in the relevant technical field of the project:

  • Technical expertise in sexual and reproductive health is essential.

  • Technical expertise in health system strengthening is essential.

  • Technical expertise in research and learning is preferred.

  • At least 3 years managing multi-country projects with activities in low or middle-income countries (LMICs) preferred.

  • Experience working with CIFF and/or BMGF is preferred.

  • Experience working on projects with activities in A360’s geographies is preferred.

  • Experience working on multi-sectoral programs is preferred.

  • At least 5 years living and working in 2+ LMICs preferred.

  • Demonstrated leader, ability to lead a complex team.

  • Proven ability to effectively lead disbursed and diverse teams is essential.

  • Proven ability to apply values-based leadership is essential.

  • Ability to monitor and assess performance of
    self, other individuals, and/or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

  • Demonstrated ability in developing strategy, catalyzing culture change, and turning strategy into action.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English; additional language skills are a plus.

  • Strong leadership skills, with a demonstrated ability to collaborate and work across teams and roles. Ability to persuade and motivate people and teams.

  • Ability to build and maintain productive working relationships with a wide network of partners and stakeholders.

  • Experience successfully influencing government policy and practice is essential.

  • Experience of partner management is preferred.

  • Demonstrated strategic thinking and planning skills, with emphasis on the ability to operationalize and oversee the execution of work plans.

  • Established leadership skills with a proven ability to nurture, develop and deliver through teams.

  • Ability to work effectively and sensitively in a cross-cultural context.

  • Excellent diplomatic skills and proven ability to work effectively with government officials, partners, donors, and stakeholders at high levels.

    The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values

  • Measurement: You use hard evidence to make decisions and guide your work.

    You set clear goalposts in advance and explain clearly if you need to move them.

  • Pragmatism: You’ll strive to deliver the best possible result with the resources available. You won’t be paralyzed by a need to make things perfect.

  • Honesty: You own your mistakes and are open about your shortcomings – it’s the only way you’ll learn and improve.

  • Collaboration: You’ll quickly establish a mental map of whom you can rely on for what, on your team, at headquarters, and in our country offices – if you try to do it all yourself, you won’t succeed.

  • Trust: You accept limits to your sphere of control and give colleagues the benefit of the doubt.

  • Commitment: You are in it for the long-haul and want to grow with the organization, just like PSI serves its consumers and partners with host-country governments through thick and thin.

    Deadline: 22nd September 2022

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants are encouraged to visit our career portal using the link provided below

    Applications are currently accepted on a rolling basis.

    Application Link: Population Services International A360 Project Director Jobs in Kenya

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