|Date Posted||March 26, 2020|
Kenya or United Kingdom 2020
Closing date 31 Mar 2020
Chemonics seeks a programme director for the anticipated UK-funded What Works to Prevent Violence: Impact at Scale, a £45.5 million, seven-year programme, the second phase of the DFID-funded Prevention of Violence against Women and Girls: Research and Innovation Fund. The programme aims to prevent and contribute to eliminating violence against women and girls by designing, implementing, and evaluating approaches to scaling up violence-prevention efforts, translating evidence into robust, large-scale programmes; by designing, piloting, and testing new theory-driven violence prevention approaches; by strengthening long-term capability and capacity to deliver innovative violence-prevention programmes across grantees and the U.K. government; and by using evidence to influence a more effective global response to end violence against women and girls. This position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya, or London, United Kingdom. Applicants in either location are encouraged to apply. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
A minimum five years of experience in a senior management role overseeing donor-funded international development programmes, a research consortium, or managing funds or grant programmes.
Prior experience implementing DFID-funded programmes and a deep understanding of DFID’s policies, programmes, and operations in preventing violence agains women and girls strongly preferred.
Serve as DFID’s key focal point and coordinate with the research supplier charged with evaluating the programme