We are looking for a driven, creative and independent person to join a high-performing, flexible team as Kenya Country Director. The Kenya Country Director will oversee operations of the organization in Kenya including: product development, external relations, human resources, marketing, finance and administration, and legal compliance.
Kenyan citizens are strongly encouraged to apply.
Contribute to and execute PAD research and program vision in Kenya;
Take a lead role on the implementation of new projects and the design of new products in Kenya, with input from the Global team;
Design and monitor implementation plans and budgets and supervise the implementation of field operations across all projects and scoping studies in Kenya;
Support the development and utilization of appropriate monitoring and evaluation and program management tools and systems;
Hire, train, and supervise local staff and take responsibility of local office and physical infrastructure;
Work with local legal counsel to ensure compliance with Kenyan law and to develop and implement local policies and guidelines;
Build and manage relationships with Kenyan partners to facilitate the development of PAD services, including: technology providers, agribusinesses, government, development organizations, non-profits, other service providers, and implementation partners;
Support policy dissemination and partnership development in other countries in Africa;
Assist PAD in fundraising and donor management efforts;
Take a proactive role in developing and building the mid and long term financial sustainability of PAD Kenya;
Liaise between PAD Global and Kenya-based team to ensure compliance with PAD policies and to support reporting to PAD internal and external stakeholders (research, program implementation, financial, other); and
Complete any other work determined by PAD CEO and/or Africa Regional Director as necessary to successfully grow and manage PAD Kenya.
: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience
: 7 years
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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