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  • Posted: Dec 9, 2016
    Deadline: Not specified
  • IPE Global Limited is an international development consulting group providing expert technical assistance and solutions for equitable development and sustainable growth in developing countries. The group’s areas of expertise includes Health, Nutrition and Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), Urban Development, Education and Skills Development, Infra...
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    Program Manager

    Scope of the Position:

    The Program Manager (PM)-Urban will be responsible for business development and project management of IPE Global urban and infrastructure projects in Africa aligned with corporate project management protocols. The position is based in Kenya, with travel to other countries of Africa as required. The PM will report to Country Head (Kenya), and work closely with India, UK and Ethiopia offices.

    Specific Responsibilities:


    1. Oversee management of project accounts and contract compliances;
    2. Disseminate findings from projects that are of importance to decision-makers
    3. Provide inputs in strategic meetings to counterpart staff in Kenya, UK and India


    1. Oversee and coordinate IPE Africa projects to ensure the highest level of quality and accountability, while building local capacity of project staff
    2. Manage key project personnel including quality control of their deliverables, timesheets, invoices
    3. Keep national partners and donors informed about progress of the project activities
    4. Regularly visit clients to assess performance of project teams;

    Business Development

    1. Identify business development opportunities from international and bilateral agencies, as well local Ministries in alignment with the strategic plan of IPE Global, Africa;
    2. Lead proposal development in the areas of technical content, financial planning, human resource planning and management;


    1. Minimum seven years’ experience in key management position including demonstrated experience in project management and evaluation;
    2. Minimum master’s degree in urban planning, civil engineering or construction management;
    3. Familiarity with multi-lateral and bilateral policies and regulations;
    4. Demonstrated ability to manage project staff and financial activities;
    5. Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to make timely and transparent decisions, and manage conflicts;
    6. Demonstrated ability to develop and create budgets and monitor financial status;
    7. Ability to design and implement workshops, seminars, surveys, monitoring systems and evaluations;
    8. Experience in research design, data analysis and interpretation;
    9. Excellent oral and written skills in English;
    10. Experience of working in fragile countries of Africa.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to IPE Global Limited on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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