Country Representative

Location: 
Nairobi, Kenya
Contract type: 
Full-time, fixed term contract - 1 year
Salary: 
Commensurate with experience
Closing date: 
Sunday, 5 January, 2020
Options is seeking an exceptional individual to lead our team in Kenya. This exciting new role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to help shape and grow Options in Kenya (and regionally), maintaining and strengthening its reputation for delivering high-quality programmes in the health sector.
Responsibilities: 

The Options’ Country Representative has two core responsibilities: Drive strategic growth for Options in Kenya (and to a small extent, regionally) and ensuring Options’ effective operation in Kenya. The post holder will be a senior member of Options globally, responsible for the successful execution of Options’ strategy at country level in Kenya.  

The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying, developing and delivering new business opportunities in Kenya (and regionally) and externally representing Options, increasing brand awareness and recognition. They will oversee Options' operations within Kenya and have oversight of some of our national programmes. 

Person specification: 

You will be an entrepreneurial self-starter with a track record of leading and building organisations. You will bring strong knowledge of the health sector (and/or closely related sectors) in Kenya and an established reputation of delivering high quality work. You will also have experience of working at a senior level in a global business and the passion and drive to make a difference to the health and well-being of the most vulnerable, particularly women and children.  

Benefits: 

Options offers a comprehensive benefits package including generous annual leave allowance, pension and medical insurance.

Application process: 
  • To apply, please send your CV with a summary note of your skills and experience to Sarah Hepworth opportunities@options.co.uk. Candidates should state the role in the subject header.
  • Closing date for applications is: Sunday 5th January 2020.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview. Interviews will be held week commencing 20th January 2020.
Other information: 

Options is an equal opportunities employer.

Overseas candidates require a valid Kenya work permit.

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment.

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