International Governance Advisor

MS Kenya is looking for an International Governance Advisor to be placed with Consortium for the Empowerment and Development of Marginalized Communities (CEDMAC).

The International Governance Advisor shall strategize, coordinate and deliver outputs within the interrelated governance themes of MS Kenya and ActionAid Kenya with the overall aim to contribute to poverty reduction through involvement of national and local partner organisations.

Job Tasks:

  • Advise CEDMAC and other strategic partners on programming and engagement in national governance reform processes.
  • Train and support CEDMAC and other strategic partners in governance related campaign, advocacy and lobby skills, strategies and activities.
  • Assist MS Kenya and ActionAid Kenya in program development and alignment of ’Building Local Democracy’ and ’Just & Democratic Governance’ themes.

    Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 8 years relevant post graduate work experience
  • Practical experience with political empowerment methodologies such as mobilization, awareness raising, participation, etc
  • Experience with multifaceted governance programming
  • Familiarity with social accountability work.
  • Profound campaign, advocacy & lobby skills
  • Proven record of successful campaign, advocacy and lobby work within governance sector
  • Strong strategic and policy analysis skills
  • Proven coaching, mentoring & advisory skills
  • Minimum of 5 years work experience from developing countries
  • In depth knowledge of the Kenyan political, socio-economic and cultural context
  • Excellent communication, coordination and facilitation skills
  • Diplomatic and respectful
  • Resistant to adversity
  • Self-starter and innovator
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Multitasker

    MS Kenya is presently a country programme of MS ActionAid Denmark.

    The International Governance Advisor will thus be working within an organisational transition period.

    Deadline: 4th October

    For more information and application, visit: International Governance Advisor Website

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