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Monday, March 19, 2012

Moving The Goalposts: Executive Director Vacancy in Kenya

The Executive Director has the overall responsibility for strategic direction of the organization, leadership, staff development, institutional growth and accountability for contractual and statutory obligations.

The ED is responsible to the MTG Board and is the primary liaison officer with donors, government and other stakeholders.

The Executive Director Is responsible for: 
  • Driving the vision and mission of MTG by providing oversight and strategic direction to MTGs programs as well as leadership and mentorship to staff
  • Maintaining existing and negotiating new donor relations and contracts
  • Mobilizing MTG resources, overseeing budgeting, and ensuring timely financial reporting.
  • Ensuring performance targets are met and MTG’s strategic plan is implemented.
  • Ensuring MTG’s compliance with contractual and statutory obligations
  • Developing MTG’s financial and human resource management systems to meet international standards
  • Providing oversight and support to the senior staff including the Finance and Administration and Programme Managers
  • Acting as the main liaison between MTG staff members, the Board and Trustees and coordinating the Board meetings, Demonstrable skill and competencles
  • Ability to identify, negotiate, and harness funding and programme development opportunities.
  • Capacity for decision making and sound judgment.
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills
  • Proposal writing skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Relationship building and people management skills
  • Commitment to the sport for development approach
Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in development studies, social sciences or related fields.
  • 5 years experience in senior leadership and management position in an NGO setting
  • Experience in strategic programme planning, implementation, M&E
  • Background in sexual & reproductive health, rights and advocacy for girls and young women
Women are particularly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please send your application letter and detailed CV addressed to:

The Chair
MTG Board
Moving the Goalposts
P.O. Box 605 —80108, Kilifi

Applications should be sent via email to infomtgk.org before March 30, 2012.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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