The Manager will be responsible for expanding Instiglio's services and strengthening the project pipeline in Nairobi, advising clients, and managing RBF, performance management, and other projects from beginning to end. He/she will coach clients through difficult, yet important, adaptations of their practices, coordinate the project team to deliver high-quality, socially impactful work, establish and monitor work-plans, and be accountable for the results of projects. The role will be challenged to balance and strategize around the triple constraints of quality, time, and budget in Instiglio's project work.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Project Management and delivery:
    • Mastering all elements of Results-Based Financing and Performance Management advisory work to effectively advise technical decisions in projects.
    • Actively improving our Results-Based Financing and Performance Management services and our delivery approaches.
    • Developing from scratch technical components of Results-Based Financing and Performance Management instruments, assessing the considerations and trade-offs unique to each design.
    • Developing and managing project scope and budget, and adjusting and course-correcting to meet execution needs.
    • Leading the day-to-day work plan, overseeing the project team to ensure that we reach short- and long-term targets.
    • Monitoring and understanding all project details, including complex technical concepts.
    • Designing and delegating activities and tasks to achieve the most effective results within the team.
    • Coordinating and motivating project teams and assigning tasks and responsibilities based on individual strengths.
  • Business Development:
    • Building strong relationships and managing multi-stakeholder partnerships.
    • Engaging in Business Development activities to build Instiglio’s pipeline.
  • Client Management and advisory:
    • Communicating Results-Based Financing and Performance Management in an eloquent and approachable manner for diverse stakeholders.
    • Actively improving our Results-Based Financing and Performance Management services and our delivery approaches.


  • At least eight years of experience, including six years of relevant work experience in international development and/or in the public sector.
  • BA degree in economics, development economics, statistics, or related fields. Master’s degree in economics, international development, or related fields.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English C2.
  • Proven track record in client management (multiple stakeholders in complex settings).
  • Experience growing and managing teams.
  • Exceptional strategic thinking, problem solving, and structured thinking.
  • Exceptional people skills: Ability to relate well with people from different backgrounds, build trust, and solve problems.

About this Opportunity

Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted
Closing Date
Remote work