Senior Programme Manager (International NGO) – Nairobi, Kenya

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Our client, an International NGO, is looking for an enthusiastic and skilled in Nairobi. The client, boosts the impact of development programmes through data services and tech solutions. With a team of data and development experts and a proven methodology, they help governments and non-governmental organisations become data driven so that they can improve the results of their programmes and achieve sustainable change for all. The core responsibility of the senior programme manager is to ensure the consistency and quality of delivery and help achieve a high level of customer satisfaction in an effective and cost-efficient manner. The programme manager is expected to identify client issues and needs by maintaining an excellent relationship with end-users and stakeholders. This role is best suited for a skilled and hard-working individual who possesses superb leadership and interpersonal skills. If you’ve got good communication skills, have a hands-on pragmatic attitude, like to work with people and deliver results, this might be the role for you. You should also be passionate about delivering end-to-end customer-driven solutions with high client satisfaction. He/She will work closely with the tech, data and the design teams and define the vision, keep the project execution team on the right track, and ensure tasks are carried out according to priority.

Key Requirements:

  • Manage several key projects within Kenya or Anglophone Africa
  • Monitor and keep an overview of all the projects executed in Anglophone Africa
  • Remain on top of financial numbers vis-a-vis progress of the various projects
  • Hold monthly meetings with all the project managers, review progress, and set goals for the next month/quarter
  • Work closely with the global delivery manager and align the project tracking process


  • Postgraduate with at least 10 years’ work experience
  • Solid project management credentials (PRINCE 2, PMP etc.)
  • Excellent stakeholder management
  • Prior experience with agile project management methodologies and the ability to deliver multiple projects at the same time will be considered an advantage.
  • Some background in development studies, agriculture, water, climate sciences will also be useful.

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Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Career Level: Management level
Job Type: Full Time
Deadline for applications: 23/07/2023