WeForest Africa Programme Director Jobs in Kenya

WeForest Africa Programme Director Jobs in Kenya

The Africa Programme Director will coordinate and reinforce WeForest’s existing restoration activities in the region and focus on developing new project opportunities.

We currently have a strong presence in Ethiopia (3 projects) and Zambia (2 projects), we are scaling-up in Tanzania, and we are starting a new project in Malawi.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Co-Responsible for the Operational strategy (with the other Regional Director and the Ops P&Q Director).
  • Initiates and develops new projects in the region (ensuring they are science-driven, innovative, scalable and eventually self-funded).
  • Accountable for the timely delivery of agreed project timelines.
  • Actively support the country directors on project management, priorities management, acting as back up when needed.
  • Supports the HR manager with staff development (needs and delivery).
  • Responsible for programme budgets validation and follow-up.
  • Risk analysis for current and potential projects.
  • Manages and coordinates regional and country reporting.
  • Building and consolidating a strong partnership network at a regional level.

    Person Specification
  • Proven senior management experience and results in the environmental sector, with at least 5 years in a leadership role.
  • Leadership: ability to support, inspire and coach/train country directors and project managers.
  • Ability to drive planning, reporting processes and teamwork.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, open to coaching and collaborative teamwork.
  • Proven ability to work with a wide variety of people and partners and to meet deadlines.
  • Proficient financial and analytical skills.

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Fluent spoken and written English. French is a strong plus.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 7th September 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; WeForest Africa Programme Director Jobs in Kenya

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