We seek an experienced professional to act as the foundation’s Regional Representative, East Africa. This role will be responsible for working with internal foundation teams and leveraging an ecosystem of partners at the country, regional and global levels to support the continent-wide spread and scale of the foundation’s programmatic priorities, with a focus on the East Africa region. The focus of the Africa team is to enable collective impact for the foundation in Africa by influencing policy and finance towards key development priorities, strengthening capacity and enabling systems for delivery, and innovating and leveraging cross-cutting enablers for impact at scale. The Regional Representative, East Africa will guide foundation teams in the management of their investment portfolio in East Africa, and work with external partners to drive progress. As part of this responsibility, this role will manage relationships with country officials, grantees, contractors and key partners to achieve the foundation's desired impact, provide project briefings and updates to foundation leadership. The Regional Representative will be based in Johannesburg, South Africa and will report to the Director, Africa.
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