In line with its mission to reach and support vulnerable communities and low-income populations, World Diabetes Foundation (WDF) has invested substantially over the past two decades in partnerships with health authorities and stakeholders in Kenya given the high prevalence of diabetes and other non-communicable disease (NCD) and the often-limited access to care. A large-scale partnership has recently been prepared together with Kenya Ministry of Health and other stakeholders to support the advancement of the Kenyan national non-communicable disease (NCD) response with focus on diabetes and hypertension and on the decentralised health system reform towards county level, seeking to strengthen primary health care. Apply today and join us for a life-changing career. Be part of the game-changing organization and become our new Associate Programme Manager! The Position As an Associate Programme Manager, you will oversee portfolio of projects based in Nairobi and Kenya and monitor progress of the programme. You will oversee monitoring, release new funds, and check potential issues in programme. You will be also involved in small projects in Uganda, Malawi, and Rwanda. Your main responsibilities will include: In coordination with the WDF Regional Advisor for East Africa also based in Nairobi, establish, and maintain close relations with key national and international stakeholders of relevance to WDFâs operations in Kenya, including the Kenya Ministry of Health, while also expanding WDFâs stakeholder network in Kenya on a continuous basis as appropriate. Be the daily responsible for monitoring of WDF-funded project partnerships and programmes in Kenya including (at current) a large-scale national NCD response programme (co-funded by Novo Nordisk Foundation), the type1 diabetes-CDIC project (co-funded by Novo Nordisk Foundation, co-implemented with Novo Nordisk CDIC), and other engagements. The monitoring will follow WDFâs standard operating procedures and include frequent field visits, stakeholder meetings, etc., as deemed relevant, as requested by partners in Kenya, and as requested from WDF headquarters. Be the daily responsible for monitoring of WDF-funded project partnerships and programmes in 2-3 additional countries in the East and Southern African region. The monitoring will follow WDFâs standard operating procedures and include annual field visits to the countries. Prepare reports, advocacy, communication, and other formats of content, related to WDF-funded partnerships in the countries of responsibility, and pursue opportunities for profiling of WDF. The incumbent will be engaged with organising stakeholder visits from WDF and from WDFâs donors. Qualifications Masterâs degree within a field of relevance (e.g., public health/international health, political science/social science, development studies or related). Minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience in development projects within pharmaceutical industry or healthcare. The preferred candidate is Kenyan national. Track record of employment with e.g., national health authorities or public health institutions, NGOâs working in Kenya, or international development agencies. A strong network within the public health space in Kenya is an asset. Full professional proficiency in English and high-level proficiency in Kiswahili. About the World Diabetes Foundation Headquartered in Denmark, World Diabetes Foundation is a leading funder of diabetes prevention and care projects in low- and middle-income countries. WDF is a charitable foundation founded by Novo Nordisk in . The foundation employs approximately 35 employees, mainly based out of Denmark but with regional presence in Kenya, Ivory Coast, India and Jordan. Since , WDF has employed one staff member in Nairobi and the selected candidate will be based with this colleague in the Novo Nordisk Middle Africa office in Nairobi. Working at Novo Nordisk We are a proud life-science company, and life is our reason to exist. Weâre inspired by life in all its forms and shapes, ups and downs, opportunities, and challenges. For employees at Novo Nordisk, life means many thingsâfrom the building blocks of life that form the basis of ground-breaking scientific research, to our rich personal lives that motivate and energise us to perform our best at work. Ultimately, life is why weâre all here â to ensure that people can lead a life independent of chronic disease.
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