Job Description

As a Project Lead, you will be responsible for expanding our services and strengthening our project pipeline in Nairobi, advising clients and managing Results-Based Financing, Performance Management, and other projects from beginning to end. You will coach clients through difficult, yet important, adaptations of their practices, coordinate the project team to deliver high-quality, socially impactful work, establish and monitor work-plans, and be accountable for the results of projects. You will be challenged to balance and strategize around the triple constraints of quality, time, and budget in our project work.

You will be an integral part of Instiglio’s Management, advising clients on important decisions and helping Instiglio as an organization to make smart and effective decisions on growth, strategy, and sustainability. With the high-level support of the partners and implementation support of the project teams, you will be strategizing the vision to reach short- and long-term project goals. As a Manager, you will also be an ambassador for Instiglio’s mission and work globally. Tasks may include:



● Mastering all elements of Results-Based Financing and Performance Management advisory work to effectively advise technical decisions in projects.

● Actively improving our Results-Based Financing and Performance Management services and our delivery approaches.

● Developing from scratch technical components of Results-Based Financing and Performance Management instruments, assessing the considerations and trade-offs unique to each design.

● Developing and managing project scope and budget, and adjusting and course-correcting to meet execution needs.

● Leading the day-to-day work plan, overseeing the project team to ensure that we reach short- and long-term targets.

● Monitoring and understanding all project details, including complex technical concepts.

● Designing and delegating activities and tasks to achieve the most effective results within the team.

● Coordinating and motivating project teams and assigning tasks and responsibilities based on individual strengths.

● Building strong relationships and managing multi-stakeholder partnerships.

● Engaging in Business Development activities to build Instiglio’s pipeline.

● Communicating Results-Based Financing and Performance Management in an eloquent and approachable manner for diverse stakeholders.

● Actively improving our Results-Based Financing and Performance Management services and our delivery approaches.


Skills and Qualifications

● Experience: At least 8 years of experience, including 6 years of relevant work experience in International Development, Consultancy and/or in the Public Sector

● Education: Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Development Economics, Statistics, or related fields. Master’s degree in Economics, International Development, or related fields.

● Language skills: Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English C2.

● Skills

○ Proven track record in client management (multiple stakeholders in complex settings).

○ Experience growing and managing teams.

○ Exceptional strategic thinking, problem solving, and structured thinking.

○ Exceptional people skills: Ability to relate well with people from different backgrounds, build trust, and solve problems.

● Experience:

○ Demonstrated experience in Results Based Financing and/or Performance Management.

○ Working with Governments and Government Agencies.

● Knowledge: Results-Based Financing Mechanisms and/or experience related to the field.

● Language skills: Professional working proficiency in French - C1.



Please apply here, submitting your CV and Cover Letter (in English). In your cover letter answer the following questions: (1) Why are you a good fit for this role? (2) What is your motivation to apply to Instiglio? Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Job Details

Level : Senior level
Industry : Business
Salary : Confidential
Experience : 8 Years
Applications : 0
Locality : Nairobi, Kenya
Eligibility : Bachelor
Company :
Posted By / 30 Apr 2021

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