Program DirectorBOMA Project
About BOMA Project
BOMA is working to lift 3 million people out of extreme poverty by 2027. BOMA’s mission is to provide the people and governments of Africa’s drylands with economic inclusion programs that increase resilience to multiple crises. Founded 15 years ago to eliminate extreme poverty among pastoralist women in Kenya, BOMA has since transformed the lives of more than 350,000 women, youth and refugees in East Africa. BOMA stands out for its focus on last mile populations of the drylands of Africa, who are most at risk to shocks from climate change and COVID-19, tech savvy and data driven approach, impressive graduation rate and 99% local structure based in Africa.
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About the program
BOMA Project is currently seeking qualified candidates for Program Director position for the newly awarded Livelihoods and Inclusion for Transformation (LIFT) Northern Kenya project. The Livelihoods and Inclusion for Transformation (LIFT) Northern Kenya project will implement a climate crisis-adapted “green” version of The BOMA Project’s proven poverty graduation model, the Rural Entrepreneur Access Project (REAP) to provide market-based pull by facilitating more competitive, profitable Green Enterprises for women, youth, and refugees within the forest ecosystems in Marsabit, Samburu and Turkana counties and in Kakuma and Kalobeyei Refugee Settlements over a period of 3 years. BOMA will be the Lead partner of the project and will collaborate with Danish Church Aid (DCA) and Smart Regional Consultants (SRC) in implementing the project.
About the role
The LIFT Program Director will be responsible for driving performance, support the implementation of the project to achieve programmatic excellence, delivery of results with sound financial management, and contractual compliance. S/he will lead the team to deliver timely project implementation, monitor project activities, and ensure quality. This position will be based in the BOMA’s office in Nairobi, Kenya, with frequent travel to Turkana, Samburu, Marsabit, Kakuma and Kalobeyei settlements.
The ideal candidate is an experienced project manager with prior experience working with large bilateral donors. S/he is effective at project planning and management, managing employees, and relationships with partners and stakeholders in challenging environments and is passionate about women’s, youth, and refugee’s economic empowerment.
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Does this sound like you?
Persons of all gender, race, sex, orientation, age, and identity are encouraged to apply. If you have any questions concerning the role you can write to Sarah Ndegwa at firstname.lastname@example.org and cc Shivani Nair on email@example.com.
About BOMA Project
BOMA Project is a U.S. nonprofit organization and Kenyan NGO that empowers women in the drylands of Africa to establish sustainable livelihoods, build resilient families, graduate from extreme poverty, and catalyze change in their rural communities. They work at the nexus of four of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: ending poverty, eradicating hunger, combating gender inequality, and mitigating the effects of climate change.