Program Manager – Partnership & Growth at US Pharmacopeia

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  • Company: US Pharmacopeia
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: NGO Jobs in Kenya
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Job Description

Users and Survivors of Psychiatry in Kenya (USP Kenya) welcomes all members of the public and relevant stakeholders to be partners in promoting the human rights discourse of persons with psychosocial disabilities.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Partnering with Country level Chiefs of Party and other Country Office staff, the Program Manager has operational accountability of timely and successful implementation and roll out of assigned Africa strategy activities focused on increasing USP’s funding pipeline and strengthen partnership
  • Develop activity budgets and monitors expenditures to ensure activities are implemented
  • Work closely with Africa Regional Lead and country teams to identify potential funders and partners and subsequently contribute in building relationships to grow USP Africa portfolio with special emphasis on pharmaceutical, diagnostics and other medical products regulation and quality assurance, strengthen laboratory management system, COVID-19 and other emerging pandemic response interventions
  • Provide inputs during proposal development based on understanding of Africa landscape
  • Manage selected small-scale projects in Africa region. This include manage timelines/deadlines and provide quality control support for project deliverables to ensure effective, efficient, and compliant deliverables.
  • With support from the Africa Regional Lead, Senior Manager for External Engagement, and country teams proactively identify and participate in various meetings with the aim of increasing visibility and identifying opportunities for partnership and business development
  • Critically review strategic plans and long terms investment commitments of key donors and provide update to Africa Regional Lead and Business Development Teams
  • Participate in Identification and fostering new partnerships with local and regional NGOs, private sector companies, regional donors and influencers
  • Participate in selected regional harmonization initiatives in the continents
  • Contribute to developing communication and marketing materials as appropriate
  • Ensures good report writing and records management, according to USP policies.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in international affairs, international development, public health/international health or a closely related field
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in international development, including 2 years contributing to new business efforts
  • Strong communication skills and fluency in spoken and written English required; in French or Portuguese language preferred.

Skills Sought

  • Experience working with teams operating from countries
  • Experience of working in 2 more countries is added advantage
  • Proven experience driving growth and increased visibility for an international NGO

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to make significant contributions to development and execution of business plans, including marketing strategies and tactics.
  • Ability to build relationships and interact effectively with technical experts, other partners and donor agencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate, influence and manage risk.
  • Professional and able to communicate effectively with colleagues and key external stakeholders.
  • Prior experience and success working in complex environments, with teams whose members are physically located in different time zones and geographic areas.
  • Professional and able to communicate effectively with colleagues and key external stakeholders.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to demonstrate the highest degree of ethics and integrity.
  • Ability to work in cross-cultural settings
Method of Application
Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 20 April. 2022
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