East Africa Regional Director – Kenya

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi


We are searching for an exceptional and entrepreneurial leader to lead and represent IDinsight in the East Africa region.

If this sounds like you, we invite you to apply for the East Africa Regional Director (EARD) position at IDinsight.

The EARD will, with the support of dedicated and talented teams, be responsible for driving IDinsight’s strategy, projects, growth, and operations across East Africa, in addition to being an ambassador for IDinsight’s mission and values both within and outside the organization. The EARD responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Lead IDinsight towards social impact across the East Africa region
• Envision and execute IDinsight’s East Africa strategy
• Lead and represent IDinsight East Africa externally
• Lead, mentor and guide project teams
• Support organizational development
• Exemplify IDinsight’s mission and values

The East Africa Regional Director (EARD) role will be supported by the Head of Africa and IDinsight’s CEO, and will assume critical responsibility for driving large pieces of IDinsight’s work and strategy in East Africa. The EARD will be supported by high quality research teams, an excellent operations team that ensures a well-functioning organization, and a communications team to help amplify the Director’s voice in policy circles. They will be also provided with bi-annual performance reviews (including feedback from peers and direct reports) to help them continuously grow and learn as professionals.

 The EARD will be provided significant autonomy to leverage IDinsight as a platform to drive social impact (in consonance with our mission and strategy), while also being held accountable to clear goals that they will set for themselves in consultation with the Head of Africa and other leaders at IDinsight.

Please apply online through the link provided above. You will be asked to submit a cover letter and resume. Cover letter should include a compelling explanation of your interest and fit for this role. Please also include your preferred start date or range. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please direct any questions to careers@IDinsight.org.

About IDinsight

IDinsight uses rigorous evidence to help leaders improve lives. We tailor a wide range of data and evidence tools, including randomized evaluations and machine learning, to help decision-makers design effective pro- grams and rigorously test what works to support communities. IDinsight works with governments, multilaterals, foundations, and innovative non-profit organizations in Asia and Africa. We work across a wide range of sectors, including agriculture, education, health, governance, sanitation, and financial inclusion. Our team is made up of exceptional economists, data scientists, policy experts, and development professionals.

IDinsight’s East Africa office is located in Nairobi, Kenya. We’ve worked in 21 African countries on around 90 projects, with nearly 40 in East Africa, and we’re continuing to grow. IDinsight Africa is a critical contributor to national and state level policy decisions, and pivotal to IDinsight’s presence on the continent.

To learn more about us, please visit our website: www.IDinsight.org.

To apply for this job please visit www.idinsight.org.

East Africa Regional Director – Kenya 2020-11-21 KES Nairobi full-time 2020-12-12 IDinsight