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  • Posted: Jul 9, 2024
    Deadline: Jul 15, 2024
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    Safaricom is the leading provider of converged communication solutions in Kenya. In addition to providing a broad range of first-class products and services for Telephony, Broadband Internet and Financial services, Safaricom seeks to uplift the welfare of Kenyans through value-added services and support for community projects.
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    Programme Manager


    Reporting to the Senior Manager – Foundations’ Programmes, the position holder will be responsible for: 

    • Overall programmes/projects life cycle management 
    • Smooth execution of programmes and projects 
    • Management of programme budgets 
    • Development and nurturing strategic partnerships. 
    • Due diligence for project/programme development 
    • Manage programmatic reporting and reviews by partners. 
    • Build and manage relationships with external partners
    • Resource mobilisation/fundraising 
    • Programme/projects continuous improvement. 
    • Management of regional engagement initiatives 
    • Continuous programme/project improvement 
    • Adherence to ISO 26000 on CSR 


    Project/programme Management 

    • Develop and implement programme/projects to achieve the Foundations’ strategy.
    • Conduct due diligence of all programmes/projects 
    • Manage partners’ work plans to ensure alignment with financial disbursements – reviews, reporting, dashboards.
    • Develop and implement knowledge sharing culture among the Foundations’ partners in the Foundations’ strategic areas of focus related to national, regional, and international priorities. 
    • Lead the delivery of the respective region’s CSI engagement for impactful projects/programmes.
    • Conduct routine programme/project progress reviews 
    • Identify and pursue funding/resource mobilisation opportunities to sustain and expand programme initiatives.
    • Conduct and share contextual research on topical areas related to the Foundations’ strategies to ensure that investments remain aligned to local and global priorities.  
    • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure alignment and maximize program impact.
    • Identify opportunities to leverage technology to improve programme efficiency, impact and scale 
    • Stay up to date with industry trends and best practices in philanthropy. 


    • Masters/bachelor’s degree in development studies, social sciences or related field 
    • Proven competencies in programme/project management
    • Strong leadership and team management skills
    • Prove communication and interpersonal skills
    • Competences to build and nurture relationships with diverse stakeholders
    • Knowledge of resource mobilisation/fundraising strategies and grant writing
    • Experience in data analysis and presentation 
    • Attention to detail and competences to manage multiple projects simultaneously


    • Program/project management.
    • Budget management 
    • Stakeholder management 
    • Strategic thinking
    • Communication
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Fundraising/resource mobilisation 
    • Grant/proposal writing.
    • Data analysis and presentation 
    • Application of technology in programme/project management

    Method of Application

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