Advanced degree in public health, medicine, business or related field, and a minimum of 12 years of experience that includes advanced technical competency in one or more of the following areas: Health systems, maternal child health and nutrition; HIV/TB; non-communicable diseases; sexual and reproductive health and rights; or technology innovations such as digital health. A combination of education and experience will be considered.
Demonstrated success serving in an executive or senior leadership role, preferably as CEO, overseeing all of the functions and operations of the entity.
Proven record of business development, resource mobilization, and partnership building in a competitive landscape.
Proven ability to develop business and organizational vision by implementing a strategic roadmap.
Record of accomplishment in successful networking as well as effective interactions with donors and collaborating agencies, including private, public, government and non-profit entities.
Knowledge in development of new health technologies, product development, and implementation of programs in low resource settings.
Knowledge of in-country needs and opportunities,
Effective leadership skills and progressive people management experience, including managing through senior leaders, systems and processes.
Ability to effectively scope problems, anticipate and pre-empt emerging issues and make decisions with conviction even in highly ambiguous contexts.
Reputation as a flexible team player with the ability to forge alignment in a matrix organization and effectively collaborate across boundaries and teams.
Record of accomplishment in creating and leading high-performing and adaptable teams across cultures and geographies and mentoring global health professionals at different career stages.
Proven ability to oversee leaders that are responsible for the conceptualization and design of projects from proposal development and fundraising strategies to program delivery and monitoring and evaluation.
Knowledge of global health trends as well as East African regional health issues, particularly the devolution and decentralization of Kenya’s health sector.
Demonstrated emotional intelligence, discretion and strategic agility.
Fluent in English with excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
Willing to travel internationally and domestically and internationally up to 25%.
PATH seeks to employ a workforce that reflects the communities it serves; ideal candidates will be residents of Kenya or citizens willing to return.
PATH is the leader in global health innovation. An international nonprofit organization, we save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.