Options Consultancy Services Assistant Director of Programmes – Jobs in Kenya

Company Description
We are a global team of experts and innovators tackling some of the world’s most pressing health challenges. We work with leaders and change-makers around the globe to bring health strategies to life. We provide ideas, advice, and technical know-how that enable our partners to build a path to lasting change.

With 30 years of experience in global health, we collaborate with our partners to explore existing evidence, combine expertise, scale up ideas and co-create solutions that accelerate change. This includes collaborating on policy design, managing initiatives, building powerful coalitions, and galvanizing social movements. Our impact is felt across whole communities, with a focus on women, girls, and those who have been marginalized.

As part of MSI Reproductive Choices, all our profits go back into supporting MSI’s mission of children by choice, not a chance.

We believe in a world where everyone can access the high-quality health services they need, without financial burden.

Position
The ADAP has delegated oversight of programs within the portfolio and line manages Team Leaders. The ADAP also oversees the Programmes’ Resource Unit (PRU) with line management of the Head of PRU. The ADAP works with the New Business and Partnerships Team, Technical Department, Management Services, and Country Representatives in Tier 1 countries to ensure high-quality program delivery and growth across the company. The ADAP is part of the Programmes Department Senior Management Team responsible for high-quality delivery of the Options portfolio, with cross-departmental responsibilities.

Requirements
Significant and proven work experience in the development sector at a senior level
Extensive experience in delivering health and social development programs within low-middle income countries
Experience in overseeing the delivery of large, complex programs, supporting senior leaders to deliver against agreed contracts
Strong commercial acumen and budgeting skills
Strong negotiation and influencing skills
Excellent line manager motivating and supporting teams to deliver

Benefits
Options offer a comprehensive benefits package

including a generous annual leave allowance, for more details please contact HR at opportunities@options.co.uk for country-specific benefits.

Other Information
As an equal opportunity employer, Options Consultancy Services is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination based on age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage or civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified candidates from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Options Consultancy Services.
Our organization is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment.
We seek people who are pro-choice, promote diversity and inclusion, and are energetic and enthusiastic about Options’ vision.
Applicants must have the right to work in their chosen country of employment; the UK, Kenya, or Nigeria.
How to apply

To apply, please fill in the form https://cezanneondemand.intervieweb.it/options/jobs/assistant_director_of_programmes__maternity_cover_12_months_23223/en/

The closing date for applications is 31 August 2022. Applications w
ill be considered on a rolling basis, candidates are encouraged to apply early.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Please note that this role will be subject to full pre-employment background checks including criminal record check, the identification check, employment references, and right-to-work verification (where appropriate)

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