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Sep 22, 2017

HJFMRI Program Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

HJF Medical Research International, Inc. (HJFMRI) has the following vacancy within the Africa Regional Office based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Job Re-Advertisement: Program Manager

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation Medical Research International (HJFMRI) provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to global medical research programs.


Through funding agreements through the US Government, HJFMRI provides administrative support for research activities related to HIV, malaria, TB and other infectious diseases.
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The PM will support any program within Kenya or the Region when requested.
  • The PM will serve as a point of contact for any of the program stakeholders when requested by the supervisors.
  • The PM must be proficient in all Program Management functions and must be familiar with all HJFMRI managed activities in Kenya and the region.
  • The PM will oversee budgets to ensure fiscal compliance.
  • Assists with the preparation of requests for contract/grant actions and proposals.
  • When requested, review and approve subcontractor invoices and technical reports for accuracy
  • Review and ensure all program deliverables are accurate and submitted timely.
  • When requested, prepare timely reports in accordance with program requirements.
  • The PM is required to manage equipment, including maintenance and final disposition, and other program assets when requested.
  • The PM is required to travel for extended periods when requested.
  • The PM is required to submitted detailed trip reports to all relevant stakeholders
  • The PM must work very closely with all programs, the relevant departments at HQ
  • Coordinates and approves the initiation and processing of purchase orders, supply sources, work orders and maintenance and renovation requests.
  • Performs other duties as needed and assigned by the Contracts and Grants Manager at the HJFMRI Regional Office.
Qualifications and requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, public health or related field
  • 3-5 years Program Management experience
  • Experience managing activities funded by the US Government is required
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft applications – Proficiency in advanced Microsoft Excel is required.
  • No criminal record.
Competencies:
  • Knowledge of organizational objectives, office automation; 
  • ability to work completely independently; 
  • ability to use sound judgment in solving problems; 
  • ability to coordinate many complex systems and programs at the same time; 
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Experience with international program management desired.
How to Apply:
 
Submit CV, Cover Letter and List of References to [email protected] by October 6, 2017

HJFMRI is an equal opportunity employer.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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