Senior Manager, Classroom Africa Jobs in Kenya

Senior Manager, Classroom Africa Jobs in Kenya

Job Details

  • The African Wildlife Foundation, together with the people of Africa, works to ensure the wildlife and wild lands of Africa will endure forever.

  • The Senior Manager of Classroom Africa will be responsible for overseeing the strategy development and implementation of Phase 2 of the program while ensuring that ongoing support through conservation education activities, partnership development, and fundraising are provided for six schools in DR Congo, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania, and Zambia.

  • Required capabilities for this position are a strong commitment to the program and organization by the willingness to travel 50% of the time; being a team player with interpersonal skills, confidence, and ability to work and communicate with staff, senior management, donors, and/or trustees.

  • Experience managing a large (5 – 7 ongoing projects) multi-million dollar portfolio is necessary

  • Adaptability, flexibility, and commitment to the strategy are all necessary attributes.


    Development of new strategy for Classroom Africa

    Lead the development of a new strategy for Classroom Africa that:

  • Takes into consideration the successes and challenges experienced during the ‘first phase’ of Classroom Africa

  • Aligns with and helps implement AWF’s new strategy

  • Aligns closely with AWF’s priority landscape programs in Kenya, Uganda, Zimbabwe, and Cameroon

  • Aims to maximize and expand on the conservation impact of Classroom Africa interventions and engagements

  • Engage with senior management, key landscape managers and Country Directors in the development of the new strategy

  • Present and receive feedback on the program to strengthen the strategy

    • Support fundraising
    efforts for effective implementation of the new strategy.

    Manage and expand the Classroom Africa program
    Program Implementation

    • Develop and oversee the implementation of work plans for the Classroom Africa program.

    • Integrate program-planning documents to the chosen program management system for general operations, new school development and ongoing support for each school.

    • Ensure project plans are updated on a weekly basis to set priorities and ensure effective management of the program.

    • Track progress of project activities by following work plans and leading weekly progress meetings with the team.

    • Coordinate school project activities with Classroom Africa team members and AWF field teams.

    • Ensure program strategies are adhered to and updated as needed.

    Infrastructure development

    • Supervise Construction Project Manager to ensure any school infrastructure projects align with Classroom Africa’s new strategy, are thoughtfully identified and coordinated through country programs.

    • Support any maintenance activities of ongoing schools by developing and adhering to maintenance plans.

    How to Apply

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