Amnesty International Kenya Inequalities and Discrimination Campaign Manager Jobs

Amnesty International Kenya Inequalities and Discrimination Campaign Manager Jobs

Job Details

  • Amnesty International Kenya an integral part of a global movement of more than 10 million people who take injustice personally.

  • Registered in Kenya and affiliated to Amnesty International, the organization has been in the forefront for promoting and protecting human rights for all.

  • Guided by our new Strategic Framework 2021-2023, Amnesty International Kenya believes in a society where every human being understands and claims their constitutional rights and freedoms. We exist to enable circles of conscience and movements capable of advancing full citizenship rights for all and an effective and accountable state.

  • Together with our national board, supporters, members and partners both in civil society and the state, we will create an activist culture that strengthens public expression, association and peaceful assembly and reduces discriminatory inequalities, corruption and impunity at national and county levels.

  • All applicants to this position will be required to demonstrate a commitment to Amnesty’s organisational values and vision and Kenyan Constitution and be familiar with rights-based organising, citizen empowerment and an anti-discriminatory approach to social justice.

  • All successful candidates will have demonstrated an ability to work in teams and proven ability to multi-task and work to deadlines, sometimes under pressure

  • The purpose of the job is to design and lead campaigns that build an inclusive anti-discriminatory national movement response to gross inequalities, corruption and impunity.

  • Delivering one of two significant pillars of the National Strategic Framework 2021-2023, this position shall manage proactive public based campaigns with circles of conscience, citizens, civic partners and key state agencies. .


    • At least a first degree in human rights, social sciences, management or another appropriate discipline

    • At least 5 years relevant experience in managing staff advocacy, campaigns or other change management;

    • Demonstrated ability to analyze
    injustice and rights violations and to develop short and long-term strategies to achieve human rights impact and change;

    • Demonstrated experience of influencing civic organisations, social movements leaders and mid-level government officials, policy makers and law enforcement officials.

    • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage budgets, strategies and plans and review/adapt them to fast changing political situations, exercising and promoting creative thinking;

    • A confident public communicator with good analytical, presentation and editorial digital skills;

    • Team leadership, outstanding social and intercultural skills and proven ability to multi-task and work to deadlines, sometimes under pressure and in challenging situations.


    • Experience of interviewing and dealing in an appropriate manner with witnesses and survivors of human rights violations especially in responding to exclusion, discrimination, stigma and conflict

    • Demonstrated expertise or qualifications in social-economic rights, identity rights, physical planning, law or another appropriate discipline.

    • Experience of independently designing and delivering impactful and fully integrated campaigns through the complete campaign lifecycle (issue identification, strategy development, campaign delivery, monitoring, campaign exit and impact assessment)

    • Experience of leading several teams simultaneously and contributing to setting priorities, motivating oneself and others, and resolving team conflicts.

    • Demonstrated extensive and professional use of social media (Twitter, Facebook among others).

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Amnesty International Kenya Inequalities and Discrimination Campaign Manager Jobs

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