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  • Proposal Development Technical Lead Consultant 79 views0 applications Nairobi
  • Population Council in Nairobi, , Kenya
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  • 1 week ago

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JOB TITLE: Proposal Development Technical Lead Consultant

LOCATION: Nairobi, Kenya, Remote

ASSIGNMENT LENGTH: 45 – 60 Days ((depending on the duration of proposal development)

PERIOD OF ENGAGEMENT: May – September/October

Population Council (PC)-Kenya’s mission is to co-create ideas, produce high-quality evidence and implement proven solutions to improve the lives of the underserved. Our work focuses on two core areas: 1) Expanding sexual and reproductive health and rights for all; and 2) Empowering the largest generation of children, adolescents, and young people to thrive. In addition, we are working to address evidence gaps on the intersections and interactions of gender equality and climate change across these areas. Through the delivery of our mission, we envision an equitable and sustainable future for the health and well-being of all people in Kenya and the region. Population Council-Kenya is a local entity, registered in 1993 with the Kenyan NGO Coordination Board, and is... an affiliate of Population Council, Inc., a global leader in high-quality program-relevant research. The organization aspires to become a recognized national and regional centre of excellence for research, providing realistic and scalable solutions for equitable social development and a secure environment.

POSITION SUMMARY: PC–Kenya is seeking to hire a Proposal Development Technical Lead Consultant (Implementation Science) for an upcoming USAID opportunity in East Africa. This position will support the capture effort and technical design for proposal development for the opportunity. This Activity will focus on identifying programmatic needs to drive adoption, utilization, and impact of research results.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Lead proposal preparation work pre-release of the solicitation, gathering key documents;
• Identify potential partners and staff from East Africa development implementers and local partners;
• Work in collaboration with core proposal team members, including a dedicated proposal writer, to develop a responsive, technically sound and competitive proposal;
• Write programmatic sections of the proposal in close collaboration with the Lead Technical Writer; review technical drafts and ensure overall quality of the proposal submission;
• Lead on technical design through to final proposal submission, including research, partnering, and supporting writers of all proposal sections;
• Review technical drafts, develop win themes, and support developing partner scopes of work, and
• Support the collection of budget numbers for inclusion in technical proposal/review

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Master’s Degree in Degree in Public Health, Biostatistics, Health Economics or relevant social science discipline, PhD preferred;
• 8+ years of professional, progressively more responsible management experience of international public health program phases (design, implementation, monitoring, reporting, and financial management) is required;
• Experience as a principal investigator in research protocols including implementation science preferred;
• Knowledge of the landscape in the region with international donor experience required, USAID program experience required;
• Experience in proposal writing is preferred;
• Professional written and spoken fluency in English is required. Understanding of local languages is preferred.

CONSULTANT FEE: USAID max.

Population Council – Kenya (PC – Kenya) seeks to improve the health and well-being of vulnerable and marginalized populations in East Africa and other countries in the region. We support the design, testing, and scale-up of interventions on sexual reproductive health and rights, develop sustainable programme solutions that respond to girls’ educational needs and build their social, economic, and health assets; reduce HIV transmission; prevent and respond to sexual and gender-based violence; assess various service-integration models; and strengthen evidence for programmes related to unintended pregnancy.

Population Council – Kenya provides equal opportunity; it does not discriminate against any person regarding age, colour, national origin, disability, political belief, religion, marital status, gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Decisions on employment are based on an individual’s qualifications as related to the position for which they are being considered. The Council especially encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups including but not limited to women, people with disabilities, youths, and those from communities with the most to gain from expanded access to sexual and reproductive health services and information. Population Council – Kenya is international in the composition of its board of trustees and its staff, as well as in the nature and deployment of its activities.
• We are seeking an individual to fill the position described. If you know of a qualified candidate or are interested in applying for this position, please send resume and cover letter to: [email protected] by **20th May 2024.*Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. .

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