Oxfam International Jobs in Kenya
9. Oxfam Women's Rights Strategist Jobs in Kenya
Throughout Kenya's history, the women in your life may have been subjugated to consistent rights abuses while shouldering an overwhelming amount of responsibilities. With women comprising over 50 per cent of the Kenyan population, how can you contribute to address the unacceptable gender inequalities?
Putting women at the heart of what Oxfam does, you can be part of realising women in marginalised areas gain power over their lives to participate and contribute to public life, county and national development agenda. Join the team at Oxfam who envisage a transformed Kenyan society in which each individual, is able to access basic services, and fully participates in decision making processes on issues that affect their lives and can be heard.
As part of Oxfam International (OI), an international confederation of 18 Oxfam affiliates working together in more than 90 countries, with partners and allies around the world together we can find lasting solutions to poverty and injustice to realise OI’s vision of a just world without poverty. Here is how:
As the Women’s Rights Strategist, you will lead in the design of Women’s Rights programme and implementation - piloting innovative programme approaches, building partnerships, coalitions and networks and supporting partners to develop organisational capacity building to deliver high quality women’s rights programmes.
You will also establish and maintain linkages with other thematic areas and link with Oxfam campaigns, policy influencing and advocacy teams and, be to fundraise for the programme and to generate and manage knowledge resources through linkages with knowledge hubs and other institutions. You will have:An Undergraduate/Post Graduate in a gender related field e.g. Gender studies, International development, Development Studies, etc.
and/or at least 5 years experience in a similar programme role. Have the ability to build a people’s movement around the program theme and inspire followership; comprehensive knowledge and experience of implementing Women’s Rights or Gender programs and initiatives, ideally built on mature understanding of relevant issues derived from field experience. Proven management experience and high impact influencing at a strategic level in a complex, dispersed organisation with evidence of leading, facilitating and integrating a specific area of expertise across a wide network, providing clarity and focus of vision and impact, strategic planning and decision making and the delivery of agreed results. Have good knowledge of and experience in developing advocacy and campaign strategies and plans and successfully achieving external impact and change and, experience in donor funding environment with good financial management skills.
If you are the candidate Oxfam is looking for, please submit your application by 17th February 2017.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
At Oxfam we are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equity within our organization.
For more information and job application details, see; Oxfam Women's Rights Strategist Jobs in Kenya
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