WFP Business Transformation Manager Jobs in Kenya

WFP Business Transformation Manager Jobs in Kenya

The Role

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as central coordinating point and support with Regional Business Engagement Managers for digital scale-up and Country Strategic Plan Alignment activities;

  • Engage with countries’ senior management at operational and strategic level to develop a Country Office-Technology Solutions Roadmap based on the Country Strategic Plans, Digital Transformation Solutions Roadmap, key digital product lines, divisional roadmaps;

  • Develop relationships with operational and executive-level subject matter experts to shape and validate demand for digital services through user research, with HQ Business Engagement Managers;

  • Initiate Country Office digital scale-up teams in alignment with the Field Digital Playbook and the defined Country Office digital roadmap.

  • Act as a primary focal point for collecting user feedback on existing technology solutions and channelling this feedback to the various product owners;

  • Understand and communicate to countries relevant user-research based value propositions of digital solutions, features and capabilities, including relevant new capabilities for beneficiaries, partners and governments as they become available;

  • Work closely with Headquarters Business Engagement Managers and Regional Business Engagement Managers to strengthen HQ-Field alignment;

  • Support training and capacity building for IT Officers in Country Offices to strengthen their business engagement and digital skills;

  • Participate in the development of Digital Transformation planning and strategy to advocate for country outcomes as well as team work plans;

  • Other duties as required.

    About You

  • The ideal profile is a professional who is highly adaptive and able to communicate effectively with diverse audiences who might not share the same technical knowledge.

  • This person enjoys working at the intersection of big picture strategy and tying it to tangible and actionable steps for execution.

  • They can juggle
    various priorities and keep things moving forward, not being discouraged by obstacles, but instead see them as challenges for ongoing growth and learning.

    Qualifications & Key Requirements

  • Degree in Computer Sciences, Business Administration, Economics, Finance or related field.

  • At least 8 years of progressive professional experience in project management, technology and/or strategy related work with a minimum of 2 years of managerial experience.

  • Strong understanding of digital technology trends and how modern technology works.

  • Strong strategic thinking skills with the ability to connect dots within the context of a large, complex organization and sector.

  • Strong relationship-building and influencing skills

  • Able to communicate effectively including translating technical language into everyday language.

  • Has experience working with human-centred design and agile methodologies

  • Strong facilitation skills and ability to listen and hear people’s needs as opposed to imposing their own knowledge or solutions.

    Additional/Nice have Requirements:

  • Project Management certification (PMP, PRINCE2)

  • Strategy and management consulting experience


  • Fluency (level C) in English language.

  • Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: preferably French and/or Arabic; otherwise Chinese, Russian, Spanish, and/or WFP’s working language, Portuguese

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; WFP Business Transformation Manager Jobs in Kenya

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