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Programmes & Partnerships Manager

Amref Health Africa

Amref Health Africa is the largest Africa-based international health development organisation. We work to bring about lasting health change in Africa.

Amref Health Africa’s Headquarters are in Nairobi and Amref works in 35 countries to improve access to healthcare and to help create an environment that is conducive to good health. Amref’s programmes focus on: child health and nutrition; communicable and non-communicable diseases; health financing; maternal, newborn health; neglected tropical diseases; sexual and reproductive health and rights; and water and sanitation and hygiene. Our programmes align with our Global Strategy objectives: to increase primary healthcare access for all, and to address the social determinants of health. These are the factors that influence people’s health, from their access to education, to their gender, and their exposure to the impacts of climate change.

Amref Health Africa UK is an independent UK-registered NGO that exists to support the programme and policy activities of Amref Health Africa. With a UK-based Board of Trustees and staff team, our main purpose in the UK is to develop and manage partnerships with UK donors who want to support Amref’s work in Africa.

Role Overview

The Programmes & Partnerships Manager is a key post in the Amref UK restricted income team. You will play an integral part in our strategy to increase the proportion of restricted income and the reach of UK funded programmes through the management of projects and partnerships – ensuring timely delivery, effective monitoring, and excellent stewardship of the accounts.

In this role, you will lead on programme management, new business development, and provide line management to two team members. You will be responsible for providing overall quality assurance and oversight for projects and grants/contracts within a specified portfolio and managing related risks. You will also be responsible for maximising opportunities for new business, including proposal development in support of Country Strategic Plans and donor partnership strategies.

You will need to have knowledge of the UK donor environment, understand institutional and non-institutional donor requirements, and have experience in developing and managing relationships with a wide range of stakeholders including country office partners. You will have significant project management and grant management experience, including the development of strategic proposals and budgets. You will be able to demonstrate your experience of using an evidence-based approach to proposal creation, developing and managing Monitoring and Evaluation processes, and disseminating learning from projects.

How to apply

How to apply

Applications must be submitted through the Hireful platform where you will find the full job description: https://amrefuk.livevacancies.co.uk/#/. Please submit a cover letter of no more than two sides of A4 that demonstrates your interest in and suitability for the role, and a CV no longer than 2 sides of A4, by Monday 26th February 2024. Amref UK champions inclusion, diversity and equal opportunity in every aspect of our work. We appoint our staff on merit, respecting and valuing the wide range of ways in which they are able to demonstrate the potential, experience and skills we seek. Amref UK will consider supporting UK work permit sponsorship, however we cannot offer any relocation support or financial assistance. If you have additional access needs, require support with your application, or if you have any questions about the role, please contact Kate Burley, HR & Operations Manager at [email protected].

Deadline: 26 Feb 2024

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