Africa - Director

Location
Nairobi (KE)
Salary
Negotiable on Experience
Posted
20 Feb 2018
Closes
20 Mar 2018
Job Type
Permanent

A Large European Consulting firm are currently seeking a Director to head up their International Development Team for the African region. 

This role will be full time in Nairobi, Kenya and will be responsible for identifying and leading Business Development activities, leading the company amongst clients and partners in Africa, management of the Nairobi office and being responsible for the growth of the business into other regions on the continent. 

My client has a large portfolio of development programmes in Africa with solid pipeline, quality existing projects and a strong growing team in Africa. 

Requirements for the role are as follows:

- Degree qualified (International Development, Governance, Infrastructure, Economic Development related fields)

-Over 15 years of proffessional experience

-Extensive experience in Africa working with donor programmes (DFID, EuropeAid, EIB, World Bank)

-Strong background in Business Development, Tendering, Client relations + possess active network of contacts and relationships in Africa

-Hands on Project Management experience and previous knowledge of delivery requirements of donor funded projects