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  • Posted: Oct 23, 2020
    Deadline: Nov 8, 2020
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    Options Consultancy Services Limited is a consultancy organisation providing technical and management expertise in the health and social sectors to governments and international development partners to transform the health of women and children. We provide information, expertise and influence to governments, health workers, NGOs and businesses to catalyse ch...
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    Programme Manager – Africa Led Movement (ALM) Programme to End Female Genital Mutilation - Kenya


    Options Consultancy Services seeks a Programme Manager who will be responsible for the effective and efficient management of the Africa Led Movement (ALM) programme to end Female Genital Mutilation.

    Under the guidance of the Senior Programme Manager and the ALM Team Leader, the Programme Manager will work closely with other Options’ departments and the ALM programme team to enable the programme to be carried out on time and to budget and within Options’ quality standards of delivery.

    The programme Manager will be responsible for:

    • playing a coordination role between the ALM/FGM programme teams in Kenya and other countries of operations, and Options’ headquarter departments, such as finances, human resources, legal and compliance, technical teams and the programme management team,
    • working with consortium partners and various external stakeholders, and
    • ensuring that workplans, budgets, reports and contracts are completed following Options and the client’s requirements, at high quality and on time.


    To succeed in this role, you will have:

    • Significant experience of working in international development at Programme Management level
    • Extensive experience of the development and implementation of programmes
    • Experience in people management and management of teams
    • Experience in distance management of relations between a head office and an internationally based team
    • Experience of managing large, complex donor-funded budgets
    • Experience in strategic planning
    • Experience working in developing countries
    • Experience of close working relationships with partners and consortia
    • Experience of contracts and contracting
    • Excellent financial management skills

    Other information

    • Options is an equal opportunities employer
    • Our organisation 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, energetic and enthusiastic about Options’ vision
    • Overseas candidates require a valid Kenya work permit.

    Method of Application

    • To apply, please fill in the form by clicking the Apply Now Button.
    • Closing date: 8 November 2020
    • Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is for guidance only. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis so candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
    • Please note that this role will be subject to full pre-employment background checks including criminal record check (CRC), identification check, employment references and right to work verification (where appropriate).
    Interested and qualified? Go to Options Consultancy Services Limited on to apply

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