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Progressio Jobs: Progressio works to help people in developing countries gain power over their lives and overcome barriers that keep them poor.
The following position is being recruited for:
1. Governance Specialist
Master degree level qualification in Law, Political Science, International Relations, Public Administration, Development Studies, Social Sciences, or related fields.
A minimum of three years’ experience of advocacy work as well as relevant work experience in national policy reform issues are essential, as are previous experience working in, and with, NGOs/faith based organisations in an organisational development capacity.
Developing and delivering training materials and group sessions/workshops on the themes of this placement, and working with the Catholic Social Teachings.
You should have a sound understanding of the Catholic Church structures and its Social Teachings; the fundamentals of good governance and human rights as development issues.
Capacity building techniques and methods, with the ability to share skills/mentor staff, and an understanding of gender implications in programme design and management
Maturity, sound political judgement, negotiation and mediation skills, and the ability to work and act under pressure and with discretion in a politically sensitive and rapidly evolving environment.
Effective interpersonal, communication and networking skills, and an ability to promote good working relationships; excellent research and analytical skills.
Excellent project management, self-organising and prioritising skills, and the ability to explore potential donors for governance-related work and to support fundraising efforts are also key.
You also need to have initiative and proactivity.
Excellent command of both spoken and written English.
A preparedness to work and engage with people from different Christian denominations with a variety of theological backgrounds and understandings, and demonstrable commitment towards the aims and objectives of CCJPZ.
For more information and application, see: Governance Specialist
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