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Saturday, September 18, 2010

Country Director - Kenya

Country : Kenya
Company : FJA

Description : On behalf of the Partnership for an HIV-Free Generation, Cardno Emerging Markets USA Ltd., (Cardno) is seeking a Country Director, the Partnership for an HIV-Free Generation (HFG) for Kenya.

The Country Director will have overall responsibility for articulating and implementing the vision and strategic plan of the Partnership for an HIV-Free Generation – Kenya (HFG-Kenya), and will facilitate the growth and development of HIV-Free-Kenya, with the goal of its becoming a fully autonomous, non-governmental organization.

Specific Responsibilities:
• Lead the country office in defining and implementing the vision, strategy and objectives of HIV-Free Generation in Kenya
• Maintain oversight of program activities and HFG working groups
• Develop and implement an effective package of prevention programs and services
• Facilitate the branding of PEPFAR youth prevention activities under the GPANGE brand
• Serve as ambassador and advocate for HFG and the GPANGE brand
• Oversee monitoring and evaluation of partnership and program activities
• Develop and nurture relationships with key HFG stakeholders, and liaise with appropriate HFG global entities
• Lead business and resource development efforts to support HFG and activities in Kenya
• Build global and local public, private and non-profit sector partnerships
• Oversee all management and administrative functions, including programmatic, technical, financial and human resource management

Qualifications :
• Master’s degree in business, social sciences, public health or related field
• Minimum of 10 years senior level experience working in a for-profit, private sector, or development organization involving local and international markets
• At least 5 years experience leading senior and mid-level teams, and demonstrated capacity for developing, supporting and mentoring program staff
• Minimum of 3 years experience in coalition-building and managing corporate social responsibility/or PPPs, and demonstrated capabilities in partnership development, stakeholder management and facilitation.
• Experience in communications, advocacy and/or marketing
• Demonstrated capabilities in strategic planning and program management of complex, multi-stakeholder initiatives
• Must have experience establishing links with networks of private sector entities, government ministries, and development agencies
• Demonstrated understanding of HIV, public health and/or wider international development issues highly desirable
• Demonstrated understanding of youth culture in sub-Saharan Africa generally, and in Kenya specifically
• Excellent written ,oral, and presentation skills required
• Fluency in Kiswahili a plus

To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and CV to – indicate “HFG” in the subject line of your email for prompt consideration.

Filing deadline: Sept 30, 2010

To learn more about Cardno Emerging Markets USA Ltd., please visit

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Reference : FJA-FJA-CardnoEm

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