KANCO Programme Manager Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya


Position Title: Programme Manager – Nairobi

KANCO is a regional membership network of NGOs, CBOs, FBOs, Private Sector actors, Research and Learning Institutions as well as associate membership that includes individuals and International Non-Governmental Organizations involved in or that have interest in HIV& AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and other public health care concerns.

Established in 1990, KANCO has over 1200 members, with implementing partners in Burundi, Seychelles, Mauritius, Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zanzibar.

KANCO is also in partnership with different regional and global advocacy networks such as ACTION and RESULTS.

Guided by the vision of healthy people, empowered communities, over time KANCO has evolved to become a premier agency for sensitizing, mobilizing and promoting collaboration among civil society organizations (CSOs) working in the region.

KANCO seeks to recruit the following;

Programme Manager – Nairobi

Job Purpose / Summary: The Programme Manager will be in charge of KANCO’s programmes and support in their overall management, oversight, working closely with projects managers and the Regional coordinators.

S/he will oversee timely implementation, documentation and reporting of all projects to funders and relevant stakeholders.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Supporting project managers and regional coordinators in work planning, execution and reviews to ensure project targets set – monthly, quarterly and Annually are met.
  • Supervising and support projects managers for timely and quality donor reporting
  • Working with communication team, support the projects managers to develop projects materials, documentation and case studies.
  • Lead and support in donors liaison, reporting and representing KANCO in donor meetings.
  • Take lead in supporting Monitoring, Evaluation and Leaning in conjunction with Project managers.
  • Take lead in support and developing KANCO Project reports, training Curriculums and Annual Reports.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Masters degree in Social Sciences
  • A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in national ,regional and international project management.
  • Should have proven capacity building experience, and good project management skills
  • Must have a proven ability in advocacy and policy development skills

Key Competencies

  • Should possess supervisory abilities as well as the ability to lead a team with a large geographical span.
  • Should possess computer software abilities (including, at a minimum, the standard applications in MS Office)
  • Should possess good presentation and facilitation abilities
  • Should have the ability to mobilize resources and network with partners.
  • Must be able to work under minimum supervision

How to Apply

Applications should be sent strictly via e-mail to jobs@kanco.org

Application Deadline: COB, 30th September, 2022

Please note that we can only accept applications received by email.

Applications received after the deadline time and date will not be accepted.

Please submit a cover letter and a résumé.

On the subject line, indicate the title of position applied for.

KANCO is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against: color, race, nationality, ethnicity, religion or belief, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, HIV/AIDS Status, and disability.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted