the Brooke Regional Director Jobs in Kenya

the Brooke Regional Director Jobs in Kenya

The Role

  • Brooke East Africa seeks a dynamic, future-oriented Regional Director to design and deliver a strategic and cost-effective programme impacting on working equines in the East Africa region. The post-holder must interpret the potential of Brooke’s global strategy locally and design and deliver a growing and innovative programme that contributes to the achievement of the organisation’s goals in this strategic period and beyond.

  • Strategic and inspirational leadership, ability to build and maintain partnerships, manage and learn from knowledge, strong communication skills, and the ability to build coalitions and consensus are key strengths needed - along with the ability to innovate, mobilize resources, manage change, and build a strong organizational team.

  • The Regional Director will establish and sustain productive relationships with government officials, donors and strategic partners. As a senior leader the Regional Director will contribute to Brooke International’s global strategy, share knowledge and support the generation of evidence to inform Brooke’s global programming.

  • S/he will also be accountable for competent operational and risk management including the proper management, well-being and safety of Brooke East Africa staff and the proper stewardship of Brooke East Africa resources.

  • In carrying out these tasks, the Regional Director will model and ensure systematic practice of Brooke’s core values, identify new ways of working and motivate the teams toward the organizational vision. S/he will encourage on-going staff development to motivate and strengthen team resilience in the face of change.

  • This is an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant organisation and to play a pivotal role in shaping Brooke’s work to improve the health and welfare of equines that are critical for the livelihoods of their owners.

    Requires Skills and Qulifications

    Knowledge and Experience

    • 6 – 8 years experience in senior management with significant knowledge of livelihoods, women’s economic empowerment
    or similar work.

    • Excellent knowledge of the East Africa region as it relates to sustainable development

    • Knowledge of Sphere and other key humanitarian standards including sustainable livelihoods debates

    • Knowledge of local/ regional accountability frameworks/ legal environment

    • Knowledge of project design, Logframes and MEAL frameworks

    • Knowledge of strategic frameworks and strategy development models

    • Knowledge of standards associated with programming in animal welfare and equine welfare in particular would be an advantage

    • Excellent knowledge of IT programmes (Microsoft Office Suite) and social networking platforms for use in your work preferred

    • Understanding of Risk Assessment and Security Risk Mitigation preferred


    • Leadership of teams to establish strategic direction, resulting in budgeted plans and allocation of work with high performance

    • Proven experience in recruiting, managing and developing an efficient and effective team with the ability to support and devolve responsibility

    • Proven experience in establishing and managing agreements with donors as well as local governmental and nongovernmental partners

    • Ability to establish learning and reflection processes

    • Skilful in managing ambiguity and change

    • Excellent organisational and planning skills and the ability to work under pressure often to strict deadlines

    • Excellent spoken and written English. Some knowledge of local working languages advantage

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; the Brooke Regional Director Jobs in Kenya

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