Team Leader – Bid proposal

Company Description

Options Consultancy Services Limited is a leading global health consultancy established in 1992 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Marie Stopes International. We manage health programmes that ensure vulnerable women and children can access the high quality health services they need. We work with partners to co-create and implement locally informed solutions to complex health problems. This includes governments, development partners, NGOs, civil society and health workers. Our programming is flexible, evidence-based and politically informed. This means we adapt to changing contexts, use data to inform our decisions and ensure our approach is appropriate. Our focus is always on building local skills and systems that last.


Options is preparing a proposal for the World Bank to deliver Technical Assistance towards Primary Health Care Financing in Kenya counties. The intended impact of this programme is to address public financial management (PFM) and health financing challenges that have the potential to impact on service delivery.

We are seeking a Team Leader to be responsible for the overall strategic leadership, managerial oversight and technical direction of the programme. S/he will lead a team of technical experts and administrators and serve as the key point of contact for the World Bank, government, programme consortium partner, and other stakeholders.

The Team Leader will report to the Kenya Country Representative based in the Options Nairobi office and work closely with Options’ management and administrative colleagues.

Coordinating the inputs of a team of technical experts from Options and partners, s/he will ensure that programme objectives, outcomes, and deliverables are met and that financial, operational, and reporting requirements of the donor are adhered to.


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Postgraduate qualification or degree in health economics, economics, health policy, or other related discipline
  • Strong influencing, diplomacy, and leadership skills
  • Strong administration, budget management, and organisational skills, good time management
  • Excellent communication skills, including demonstratable experience of developing reports and learning document for a broad range of audiences, including donors

Please refer to the job description for more details

Other information

  • Options is an equal opportunities employer
  • Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment.
  • We seek people who are pro-choice, energetic and enthusiastic about Options’ vision.

How to apply

  • To apply, please fill in the form here
  • Closing date for applications is: 13th June 2021
  • Please note that this role will be subject to full pre-employment background checks including criminal record check, identification check, employment references and right to work verification (where appropriate).
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