Team Leader, Kenya


Team Leader, Kenya


Department Name
Program Delivery

Pact Overview

At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future.
Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development.
Department Overview
Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. Pact Kenya contributes to realizing this purpose by: •Forging smart partnerships and treating all people with dignity and respect;
•Applying organizational policies and regulatory compliance appropriately and consistently;
•Facilitating team spirit among colleagues and promoting the organization through communications;
•Influencing decision makers through focused, relevant communications;
•Continually striving to learn and share knowledge and find small ways to make the workplace more enjoyable for all;
•Cultivating and harvesting innovation;
•Contributing to the organization’s ability to think and act strategically at all times;
•Inspiring and spreading our desired organizational culture across the global enterprise.

Position Purpose
Reporting to the Deputy Chief of Party, the Regional Team Leader, Garissa, will be responsible for facilitating the planning and implementation of Pact’s projects in the Somali Cluster (cross border of Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia) with particular emphasis on program delivery, networking and financial accountability under the Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Activity in Kenya. The purpose of this activity is to contribute towards the reduction of VE among at-risk individuals and communities in VE hotspots.
Key Responsibilities
•Implementing Pact’s programs in the assigned regions in consonance with the organization’s vision, mission and strategy
•Coordinating, monitoring and evaluating the progress and performance of regional programs/ projects to ensure acceptable performance standard
•Managing regional staff/teams and resources for successful delivery of planned outputs, both in terms of quality and quantity
•Initiating and maintaining collaborative arrangements between Pact and strategically-chosen partners at regional and county level
•Representing Pact in forums in the assigned region, as required.
•Providing direction and oversight in annual planning and budgeting for the programs in the respective regions
•Coordinating programs within assigned regions and managing capacity building programs.
•Providing technical support to the partners funded by Pact
•Submitting periodic progress reports
•Any other duties as may be assigned

Basic Requirements
•A degree in social sciences or related field with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience.
•Experience working for an international NGO experience working with USAID funding preferred
•Expertise in CVE, peace building, conflict resolution and management
•Proven capacity building experience
•Strong project management skills
•Demonstrated supervisory experience including experience leading a team with a large geographical span.
•Computer software abilities (including, at a minimum, the standard applications in MS Office)
•Good presentation and facilitation abilities
•Ability to work under minimum supervision
•Leadership skills
•Analytical skills
•Interpersonal skills
•Planning skills
•Team playing skills
•Communication skills
•Report Writing Skills
•Initiative, diligence and attention to detail

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

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  • Organization: Pact World
  • Location: Nairobi
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
  • Closing Date: 2016-06-27

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