Friday, 13 January 2012

Christian Aid - Programme Performance Manager - Nairobi, Kenya

Programme Performance Manager (PPA: Community health & HIV)

Contract Period: Maternity cover fixed term contract up to 52 weeks

Based: Nairobi

Closing date: 30 January 2012

Job Reference: AFD/050/JG

With local partners working on community HIV and health issues in 17 Africa countries, Christian Aid is well placed to support the development of sustainable, community based solutions to health issues that contribute to the eradication of poverty.

This is an exciting time in Christian Aid as we bring to together our expertise on HIV, malaria and other health issues into a community health systems approach.

For you that means the chance to use your existing knowledge and experience of HIV, Malaria and other community health issues to make a significant contribution to eradicating poverty in Africa as well as informing the development of new thinking and new directions in Christian Aid.

About the Role

This role will be responsible for strengthening the performance, quality and impact of the Community Health & HIV component of Christian Aid’s Programme Partnership Agreement (PPA) in Africa.

Working with our country offices in Africa you will provide technical support to enable them to deliver against our PPA commitments and ensure timely and robust reporting and learning.

This post will have a critical role in ensuring that programme learning informs the on-going development of Christian Aid’s broader community health and HIV work and informs our future work and decisions.

The post will involve a significant amount of travel within Africa.

About You

You will have substantial experience of community health and HIV interventions in Africa and their links to gender and rights based programming.

You will have significant experience of working with donors; programme development; monitoring and evaluation and in capacity development.

You will have experience of supporting others including partner organisations to develop programmes.

You will be a strategic thinker and have a strong track record of brining innovative approaches to programme development.

You will have excellent written and spoken English and hold a university degree or equivalent qualification.

About Christian Aid

More than half the world lives in poverty. We aim to put a stop to that. So we campaign against the structures and rules that keep people poor. And we work with local organizations to give people strength to find their own solutions to the problems they face, irrespective of their religion.

If you are as determined as we are to end poverty and injustice across the world, work with us to make change happen.

About the Rewards

We value the input of everyone who works for us. That’s why you can expect a wide range of rewards that helps you enjoy a good work/life balance.

To apply for this position you need to access the full advertisement on Christian Aid website on and follow the links to download the international application form and role profile.

Please email your completed application forms to: (quoting the reference number)

You will require current and valid permission to work in Kenya.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted and that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Job reference: AFD/050/JG

Closing Date for applications: 5.00 O’clock, 30 January 2012

Interview week: 6 February 2012

Christian Aid values diversity and aspires to reflect this in its workforce.

We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief


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