Assistant Program Manager Job Options Kenya 2020
Career Employment Kenya: Assistant Program Manager Job Options Kenya 2020
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Company Description

Options Consultancy Services Limited is a leading global health consultancy established in 1992 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Marie Stopes International. We manage health programmes that ensure vulnerable women and children can access the high-quality health services they need. We work with partners to co-create and implement locally informed solutions to complex health problems. This includes governments, development partners, NGOs, civil society and health workers. Our programming is flexible, evidence-based and politically informed. This means we adapt to changing contexts, use data to inform our decisions and ensure our approach is appropriate. Our focus is always on building local skills and systems that last.


Options Consultancy seeks for an Assistant Programme Manager to support the project management and administration of the Africa Led Movement to end FGM programme.

Under the guidance of the Programme Manager, the Assistant Programme Manager will provide project financial and administrative support to enable the appropriate tracking and monitoring of the Africa Led Movement to end FGM programme.

Approximately 80% of the role will be providing Project, Financial and Contract Management Support to the programme and the programme team. This aspect of the role will be wholly focused upon the Africa Led Movement to end FGM programme which is in its start-up phase.

The other 20% of the time you will be working across the organisation with business development and technical teams to provide support on bids and other pieces of work.


To be considered for this role, you will have:

  • Experience in project cycle management including budgeting, project planning, financial and narrative report writing
  • Experience of working in international development
  • Experience of managing donor-funded budgets
  • Experience of contracts and contracting
  • Experience of close working relationships with partners and consortia
  • Experience of managing complex logistic arrangements within tight timelines and to budget
  • Experience in distance management of relations between a head office and an internationally based team

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 UK work permit.

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