Senior Program Manager, “Terimbere” SME Support Facility

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Program Director

Program Director

Job summary:

The Program Director is the lead for all projects and program related activities in CPHD. Working closely with the Executive team, Senior Management Team and all the relevant stakeholders, the Program Director is expected to successfully ensure effective management of donor funded projects while driving the program to sustainability through leveraging on the existing organizational structures to cover operational costs that are not directly grant funded and mentoring teams on cost effective
grant management practices. The role will also deputize the Executive Director.

The role requires an experienced and dynamic individual with first hand international development experience of over 5 years, international donor expertise and highly developed writing and communication skills. The role is varied and offers the opportunity to develop internal and country specific donor strategies, engage donor representatives, lead project designs including teaming and support in developing first class proposals and budgets to build internal capacity.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application deadline: 09/06/2023

Research Monitoring and Evaluation (RME) Manager

Research Monitoring and Evaluation (RME) Manager

Job summary:

Working under the direct supervision of the Programmes Director, this role is responsible for offering technical and operational support to all projects implemented by CPHD and also in partnership with other stakeholders’ projects with CPHD while ensuring CPHD and donor expectations requirements and timelines are achieved. The role is also to ensure that systems and mechanisms for excellent data collection are embedded across all projects, that all research, monitoring and evaluation meets excellent standards (including ethics and accuracy) and meets CPHD’s needs for information on a macro and micro level; that relevant and timely research is conducted that furthers the strategic effectiveness of CPHD’s operations; and that information on which resource mobilisation rests is available and accurate. It is a Senior Management Role.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application deadline: 31/05/2023

Business Development Representative- Uganda

Business Development Representative- Uganda

Job summary:

As part of our growing footprint, we are looking to engage a Business Development Representative to cater to our clients in the Ugandan market. The Business Development Representative will work with the Marketing and Growth team responsible for building brand awareness, promoting brand engagement and delivering revenue and positive growth.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a proven track record selling consulting solutions to senior leaders in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. We are looking for an ambitious team player that won’t shy away from aggressive growth targets.

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Application deadline: 17/03/2023

Senior Program Manager, “Terimbere” SME Support Facility

Senior Program Manager, “Terimbere” SME Support Facility

Job summary:

The Senior Program Manager, “Terimbere” SME Financing Facility bears the prime responsibility for the impactful implementation of two components/interventions under the Facility:
• SME Financing Readiness Support
• Credit guarantee scheme
In addition, s/he is responsible for strategic networking and relationship-building with implementing partners and other key stakeholders within the SME support space and acts as AFR’s primary representative; providing thought leadership and utilising influencing strategies to support the achievement of the Facility’s objectives.

Location: Kigali, Rwanda

Application deadline: 31/03/2023

Chief Finance Officer

Chief Finance Officer

Job summary:

Hewatele is looking to recruit a Chief Finance Officer (CFO) with a commercial focus who will provide strategic direction and leadership to manage the fast-growing business. The CFO will oversee the development and ongoing management of all financial systems across the organisation in order to support the delivery of Hewatele’s objectives.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application deadline: 17/02/2023

Fintech Product Specialist and Advisor

Fintech Product Specialist and Advisor

Job summary:

The Fintech product specialist is responsible for developing and executing the fintech strategy implementation plan. He/she will collaborate with key public and private sector stakeholders to create an environment for the growth of local, regional, and global FinTech's, to thrive in Rwanda. The role requires an experienced business development or product professional who can build relationships with FinTech's, understand their challenges, identify opportunities, structure, and coordinate discussions with key players to support growth of fintech in Rwanda. The fintech product specialist will work with the Rwanda Finance Limited team to develop an implementation plan based on the Rwanda fintech strategy and oversee its implementation.

Reporting line: The position reports to the Chief Investment Officer at Rwanda Finance Limited.
Supervises: The Fintech Legal and Compliance Expert

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application deadline: 10/01/2023

Project Accountant

Project Accountant

Job summary:

The Project Accountant will support the Senior Finance Manager in ensuring all UK-PACT financial accounts are accurately maintained and in compliance with the donor guidelines, statutory and company processes.

She/he will also oversee expenditures and reporting under the project both at the organization and consortium level. The project accountant will also provide 40% of her/his time to support Gatsby Africa (GA) Kenya finance related work.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application deadline: 15/11/2022

Learning Facilitator, Africa

Learning Facilitator, Africa

Job summary:

The Learning Facilitator reports to the Program Manager, Africa Strategy in Canada and works closely with the Health Collaborative partners, the U of T Secretariat, U of T program leaders, and other health ecosystem stakeholders.

You will be responsible for supporting the monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) processes of programs across the Health Collaborative. The incumbent evaluates programs to identify synergies, best practice, successes, and challenges, supporting the sharing of learning across the collaboration.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application deadline: 14/11/2022

Program Officer, Eastern Africa

Program Officer, Eastern Africa

Job summary:

Reporting to the Program Manager, Africa Strategy in Canada, the Program Officer works closely with the Africa Health Collaborative Partners, OVPI Africa team, students, and employers in identifying opportunities for experiential learning, internships, and full-time jobs to students and alumni.

You will contribute towards the development and strengthening of an Africa-centric health ecosystem necessary to produce long lasting systems change. You will actively contribute to 3 key pillars: Health Employment, Health Entrepreneurship; and Health Ecosystem.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application deadline: 14/11/2022

Aquaculture Roles

Aquaculture Roles

Job summary:

The roles being recruited will initially work within Gatsby’s Aquaculture Programme. Aquaculture is the fastest growing agri-food sector globally. Gatsby’s East African Aquaculture Programme is entering an exciting expansion phase after some strong initial success.

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to play a central role in this expansion, working with the private sector and at senior levels within governments to deliver support that can create a step-change in the growth of the sector, leading to major livelihoods and nutritional impact for the region.

Gatsby is recruiting a range of roles from mid-career roles at Senior Manager level through to entry level roles from Manager level to Internships. Specific role offers will be designed based on successful candidates’ experience, capabilities and interests.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application deadline: 14/10/2022

Analyst – Water Programme

Analyst – Water Programme

Job summary:

The primary purpose of this new role in Gatsby's Water Programme is to support the research and analysis for the design of interventions under the programme component and to support its implementation, monitoring and reporting in consultation with the Deputy Director.

The Water Programme team intends to use evidence base to form strategic partnerships with other organisations to increase the reach, scale and impact of our work. The Analyst will be at the core of this team, with responsibilities ranging from designing surveys, analysis of sector growth opportunities, and packaging of evidence into thought leadership to support brokering of new partnerships.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application deadline: 06/10/2022

Analyst – Commercial Forestry Programme

Analyst – Commercial Forestry Programme

Job summary:

The Analyst role will form a key role in the Private Sector Investments’ team. This team is responsible for designing and implementing sector-level interventions to unlock new investments at scale in Kenya and Uganda’s commercial forestry sectors, with a focus on wood processing and high-employment downstream industries such as furniture and joinery, and construction. The Analyst will play a key role supporting/ leading the exploration of opportunities in the construction sector. The construction sector is the largest consumer of wood and given the underlying drivers of high population growth and urbanisation in East Africa, presents a huge opportunity to create a market demand pull at scale for sustainable wood, and in turn drive investments across the commercial forestry value chain.

The Analyst will have the opportunity to support the development and implementation of a new strategy to see increased uptake of sustainable timber in the built environment. Responsibilities will range from undertaking analysis to identify high potential growth opportunities, designing surveys and studies, packaging evidence into thought leadership to influence stakeholders, and engaging a broad range of private and public sector actors.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application deadline: 06/10/2022

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