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Nairobi, Kenya

6 months ago

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Key Responsibilities: Manage the operational and tactical aspects of all TAHSSL projects - keep all partners of the platform up-to-date with relevant project information and ensure maximum efficacy Lead the planning and coordination of the TAHSSL program and its activities Responsible for overall project and program activity reporting ( including to TAHSSL Advisory Committee (TAC) and funding organizations) Ensure the implementation of common policies and practices of all three TAHSSL partners through close collaboration with partner members of the TAHSSL Coordination Team Responsible for TAHSSL budget and track expenditures and transactions - handle the TAHSSL related financial administration in close alignment with ILRI’s finance department Help build positive relations within the tripartite platform and additional partners - schedule and organize the TAC, coordination and project meetings & minimize exposure and risk across multiple projects Manage communications through media relations Support scientists in proposal writing. Requirements PhD in Life Science; At least 10 years’ experience in coordinating multi-disciplinary and multi-partner projects; Thorough understanding and experience of Animal Health issues in LMICs, especially infectious disease control and treatment; Proven track record of successfully managing multi-disciplinary and multi-partner programmes ensuring efficiency and effectiveness; Proven track record in successfully managing multiple donors; Strong interpersonal skills. Added advantage Expertise in the commercial sector; Expertise in management of BMGF grants; MBA/Certification in Program/project management. To find out more about ILRI visit our website at

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