Duma Works is recruiting a Programme Manager in Nairobi for Mawazo Institute. The Mawazo Institute is a non-profit research institute based in Nairobi, Kenya. In Kiswahili, “mawazo” means “ideas.” Founded in the US in late 2016, Mawazo was registered in Kenya in mid-2017 and will launch operations in late 2017. We support the next generation of female thought leaders and scholars in Africa, and get policymakers and the public engaged with their work.
Our goal is to help female scholars become recognized as experts in their fields, and connect them with leaders in government and industry who could benefit from having access to timely, high quality research on the development issues facing Africa today. Mawazo runs programmes which build research capacity for women in academia, and conduct outreach related to their work.
We are currently seeking a programme manager to support our core operations and assist with our strategic planning for the next several years.
The PM will join the current management team of the CEO and COO in managing Mawazo’s day-to-day operations; continually learning about how we can refine our model and meet our strategic goals; and building relationships with funders and other institutional partners to support our organizational growth.
The position offers the chance to build managerial and research skills in a dynamic environment focused on women’s empowerment.
The programme manager’s responsibilities fall into three main areas.
These tasks listed are representative, and other duties may also be assigned.
· Strategic Planning
Education and Skills Required
Terms of Offer
Compensation and benefits for the programme manager position include:
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