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Program Director - Talent For Clean Energy

Closing: Dec 31, 2022

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Published: Dec 19, 2022 (2 months ago)

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We are growing quickly, and we’re now looking for exceptional leaders to grow our Talent Drives team, to be based in Nairobi, Kenya. We are currently seeking a Director, Talent for Climate & Clean Energy, to lead one or more programs to support green jobs programs across Africa and promote more gender equitable hiring practices in the clean energy sector.

Who you are…

  • Background in consulting, project management, operations, or similar types of roles, ideally with significant exposure to and passion for clean energy and/or climate issues.
  • Success in forging strategic partnerships to drive growth and program objectives.
  • Strong preference for prior experience with education, upskilling, recruitment, job placement, or employability programs. 
  • Experience managing senior-level external stakeholders,  which could include investors, strategic clients, or global donors.
  • Track record of executing complex projects with resourcefulness, creativity and excellence.
  • Comfortable building something from nothing, rallying people to a cause, pushing through barriers to get the job done. 
  • Love for people management and developing teams to be their best.


Responsibilities
We are growing quickly, and we’re now looking for exceptional leaders to grow our Talent Drives team, to be based in Nairobi, Kenya. We are currently seeking a Director, Talent for Climate & Clean Energy, to lead one or more programs to support green jobs programs across Africa and promote more gender equitable hiring practices in the clean energy sector.

Who you are…

  • Background in consulting, project management, operations, or similar types of roles, ideally with significant exposure to and passion for clean energy and/or climate issues.
  • Success in forging strategic partnerships to drive growth and program objectives.
  • Strong preference for prior experience with education, upskilling, recruitment, job placement, or employability programs. 
  • Experience managing senior-level external stakeholders,  which could include investors, strategic clients, or global donors.
  • Track record of executing complex projects with resourcefulness, creativity and excellence.
  • Comfortable building something from nothing, rallying people to a cause, pushing through barriers to get the job done. 
  • Love for people management and developing teams to be their best.


  1. Entrepreneurial Leadership: Design and shape new programs and interventions, fundraise among existing funders and new partners, evangelize and educate stakeholders around the pressing need to address the talent gap in clean energy and the youth employment crisis in Africa, and generally build something game-changing from our current strong foundation.
  2. Stakeholder and Funder Management: Ensure close collaboration and alignment with funders and other relevant stakeholders on program design and priorities, and provide thoughtful reporting and communication on status and achievements. This will include preparing data-driven and well-written reports with the program team.
  3. Strategic Partnerships: Identifying, shaping and executing partnerships with a range of organizations around candidate sourcing and youth engagement, training and upskilling, program design, job placements, research, and advocacy. 
  4.  Managing Complexity: Manage multiple internal and external relationships with employers, clients, and team to creatively address issues as they arise and execute to project timelines and deliverables. This will mean thinking creatively about how to deploy technology and team to achieve our impact targets in the most efficient way possible.
  5. Team Leadership: Help build and lead a team of talent agents, community managers, coaches, and monitoring & evaluation specialists, along with problem solving and maintaining morale and motivation, to get the job done. 


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