Options Consultancy Services Programme Delivery Officer – 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 Programme Delivery Officer will be focused on providing support at the program management level to Options’ large and small programs, to ensure adherence to high-quality program management. The post-holder will be deployed to provide long and short-term guidance and support to programs across the Options’ portfolios. The role will also be responsible for developing and integrating appropriate tools and systems that are aligned with our approach to project cycle management. For smaller strategic projects, the role will also provide direct program management support.

The role has four areas of responsibility;
Support the Programme Delivery Advisor in implementing the Options project cycle management approach. Provide support and guidance to program management colleagues across a range of program management areas as required
Take ownership as the Programme Manager on Options’ small, strategic projects which will be led and managed from the UK, and when needed, be the start-up Programme Manager for larger programs, handing over to the Programme Team once recruited.
You will support business development by working closely with our New Business and Partnerships Department; providing program management inputs to the proposals, concept notes, as well as material for external dissemination.
Provide cross-organizational support by working closely with other departments, management, and administrative teams to strengthen operational delivery.
Requirements
You will have significant experience in program management, including planning, budgeting, program control, risk management, and change management in a relevant project and program environment.
Experience managing large, complex, donor-funded budgets, contracts, and contracting, and experience

managing relations between a head office and an internationally based team.
Excellent knowledge and use of program management and grant management tools, systems, and approaches. Knowledge of international development having worked with a multitude of donors, including FCDO.
You will have excellent financial management, program budgeting, and management skills with strong Microsoft Excel skills, and you will be highly organized, working well under pressure.
Being fluent in English both spoken and written is essential and fluency in French is desirable, both spoken and written.

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 the country in which they will be based, in either the UK, Kenya, or Nigeria.
How to apply
To apply, please fill in the form: https://cezanneondemand.intervieweb.it/options/jobs/programme-delivery-officer-25939/en/
The closing date for applications is Friday 19 August 2022.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview. Interviews will be held on a rolling basis.
Please note that this role will be subject to full pre-employment background checks including criminal record checks, identification checks, employment references, and right-to-work verification (where appropriate).

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