|TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) is funded by a range of development agencies with the aim of growing prosperity in East Africa through trade. We believe that enhanced trade contributes to economic growth, a reduction in poverty and subsequently increased prosperity.
TMEA, with an annual expenditure of around US$100 million, is now the largest aid-for-trade facility in the world. We have vibrant and successful country programmes in Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, and South Sudan. The first phase of TMEA has delivered exceptional results which have directly contributed to substantial gains in East Africa’s trade and regional integration environment in terms of reduced transit times, improved border efficiency, and reduced barriers to trade.
The second phase, which has just started, aims to deliver even more large-scale impact to maximise the potential benefits of aid-for-trade interventions. We are looking for a high calibre, results-oriented and experienced professional to join our team in the position below.
|Chief Strategy & Results Officer|
|A key member of TradeMark East Africa’s (TMEA’s) Senior Leadership Team (SLT), the Chief Strategy & Results Officer will oversee TMEA’s corporate performance framework, including results monitoring, evaluation and reporting. S/he will also responsible for TMEA’s learning, research, knowledge management, communications functions as well as mainstreaming the key cross-cutting thematic areas spanning gender, poverty and climate change.
The ideal candidate will possess an advanced degree in areas relevant to TMEA’s focus, such as Development Studies, Economics or Trade. S/he will have at least ten years’ management experience in leading business units or development programmes, particularly in areas related to the functions of the position and TMEA’s core focus areas. Extensive knowledge of and professional experience gained within the East Africa region are essential for this role.
|The detailed job profile for this post can be accessed on our website www.trademarkea.com.
This position is available on contract to 30 June 2020 with the possibility of renewal. Please apply online through http://www.trademarkea.com/work-with-us/ by Friday, 9 March, 5.00pm East African time and attach your cover letter and detailed CV, including details of your qualifications, experience, and present position. Your application should also include a working e-mail address, daytime telephone contacts, and names and contact details of three referees. Interviews will be conducted in early May 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya.
Please note that we will only consider applications received on-line through the link provided above. Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted. We reserve the right to accept or reject any application. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
TMEA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to open and transparent recruitment processes.