Partner employment opportunity

Extended deadline for applications: 13 August 2013

Family Care International: Country Director, Kenya

The national office in Kenya for PMNCH member Family Care International (FCI) is based in Nairobi and is legally registered as a national non-governmental organization. The Country Director (CD) provides leadership and vision in the development, implementation, and assessment of FCI’s program in Kenya. The specific duties and responsibilities of the Kenya CD, carried out under the supervision of the Vice President for Regional Programs (who is based at FCI’s global headquarters in New York), include the following:

  • Strategic planning and program/project development: Play a lead role in designing and guiding strategy, generating new project ideas, and shaping project opportunities;
  • Resource development: Lead fundraising efforts, setting fundraising priorities and identifying and cultivating potential Kenya-based and regional institutional donors;
  • Program management: Assume primary responsibility for the safe, efficient, and effective management and administration of the Kenya office and for the security of the national team;
  • Staff management and team building: Ensure the appropriate allocation of responsibilities and tasks within the Kenya national team;
  • Administrative and financial management: Manage and provide oversight of the national budget and financial functions;
  • Represent FCI nationally, regionally, and globally: Represent FCI at conferences, workshops, and other forums in Kenya, regionally, and globally making presentations and speeches, or writing papers, as required; and
  • Technical assistance: Provide technical assistance on regional and national projects.

Please note: Candidates should be legally authorized to work in Kenya