Country Director, Kenya Country Program

  • PATH
  • Nairobi County, Kenya
  • Dec 15, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017
Full time Business Development

Job Description

Required Experience

  • 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.