Country Director, Kenya (3 year contract)

Nairobi, Kenya
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GAIN is seeking an exceptional leader for the role of Country Director Kenya.

The Country Director will be responsible for the development and implementation of GAIN’s strategy in Kenya, including the identification of GAIN’s niche in country, ensuring that GAIN plays a catalytic role in engaging government, donors, NGOs and business partners around strategies to end malnutrition and for in-country resource mobilization efforts.  Moreover, the Country Director will be responsible for the management of all aspects of the Kenya Country Office, including providing vision and direction for the Kenya country program, developing and maintaining strong working relationships with influential stakeholders and acting as the principal point of contact for in-country donors to secure programme funding locally.

The ideal candidate will be an exceptional leader with solid experience of working in Kenya, have an entrepreneurial mind-set with a successful fundraising track record and possess a broad understanding of our area of work. We are looking for someone who can represent GAIN in an authoritative and credible way, think critically, innovate to develop solutions that drive impact at scale and who can build and maintain strong alliances with key partners to position GAIN as a significant contributor to addressing malnutrition.
Fluency in English and proficiency in the local languages is highly desirable.

Note: If you have already applied for this position, please do not submit your application again.

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Closing Date
18 May 2017

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