GAIN Senior Associate, Policy and Advocacy Jobs in Kenya

GAIN Senior Associate, Policy and Advocacy Jobs in Kenya

  • The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is seeking a Senior Associate, Policy and Advocacy to strengthen GAIN’s policy and advocacy work. This position is open to GAIN’s country offices in Nairobi, Kenya or London, United Kingdom and will be on a one year fixed-term contract basis, subject to availability of funding.

    About GAIN

  • The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is a Swiss-based foundation launched at the UN in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition. Working with both governments and businesses, we aim to transform food systems so that they deliver more nutritious food for all people. In particular, we aim to make healthier food choices more desirable, more available, and more affordable.

  • GAIN’s mission is to advance nutrition outcomes by improving consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially the most vulnerable to malnutrition.

    About the Role

  • Reporting to the Policy and Advocacy Manager, you will engage with and influence global and national policy processes around food and nutrition security.

    Key Responsibilities include;

  • Drafting reports, policy papers and briefs, factsheets and other documents which synthesize GAIN learnings, values and priorities

  • Handling research, edit, and produce policy documents, in collaboration with the Policy and External Relations team, Knowledge Leadership (KL) department, Programme Services team, and GAIN Country Offices

  • Monitoring, engaging and representing GAIN with key global policy fora

  • Supporting Country Directors in policy areas
    and key communications activities

  • Identifying key data and learnings to be used on GAIN website and Knowledge Leadership system

    About You

  • The ideal candidate should have demonstrated senior experience in strategic policy research and communication within an advocacy/action-oriented context, either within an NGO, government or policy context.

  • In addition to this, you will have proven report writing and analytical skills, with the ability synthesize information and review literature and documentation to turn complex technical and project reports into clear stories.

  • You should have strong stakeholder management and communication skills and be willing to work within a multicultural and multi-lingual environment. Experience in food and nutrition security, wider development issues and food systems would be a strong asset.

  • The postholder should have clear and systematic thinking that demonstrate good judgment and expert problem solving. Also, you should be highly flexible and willing to travel occasionally.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; GAIN Senior Associate, Policy and Advocacy Jobs in Kenya

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