GROOTS Kenya Legal Advisors Jobs

GROOTS Kenya Legal Advisors Jobs


About the program

  • GROOTS Kenya (Grassroots Organizations Operating Together in Sisterhood in Kenya) is implementing a COVID recovery and resilience (RRR) program in Kakamega, Kiambu, and Tana-river with support from Master Card Foundation.

  • The project expects to achieve four result areas (1) Gender-Based Violence (GBV) service providers have the capacity to effectively and efficiently respond to reported GBV cases using the survivor friendly systems/hotlines, (2) Public awareness on ending GBV promoted among youth, men and women to change behavior, attitude and practice, (3) Evidence and data on GBV generated and used to influence and inform an institutional response to GBV, (4) Effective coordination of multi-sectoral agencies in response to GBV.

    Broad Tasks

  • Provide legal advisory services to GBV survivors in the 3 counties

  • Work closely with Community watchdog groups, Ending GBV Community Champions and Frontline workers in the evacuation and rescue of survivors

  • Provide support to GBV survivors in the Collection, storage, and preparation of case evidence

  • Support Survivors in the acquisition of protection orders

  • Submit records of all cases handled to the M & E officer

  • Submit monthly progress reports to the program manager

    Qualification

    Mandatory Requirement

  • Degree in law

  • Thorough understanding of Kenyan laws on Domestic Violence, Sexual offenses, matrimonial property and succession

  • Experience working in
    the not for profit sector preferably women right organizations

    Other Attributes

  • Ability to manage multiple demands

  • Cooperation and Teamwork

  • Self-driven Leader and a strategic and critical thinker

  • Exceptional Time Management skills with a high sense of agency

  • Highly Innovative

  • High Planning and Organization skills

  • Great Interpersonal Skills (Internal and External stakeholders)

  • Problem Solving and Decision Making

  • High performing and result-oriented person

  • Oral and written fluency in English

    How to Apply

  • To apply for this position, interested individuals should submit a CV ONLY in PDF format (with your name included in the CV file name) to

  • grootshr@gmail.com by 15th August 2020. The subject head must be specific on position applied Legal Advisory.

  • Failure to adhere to these directives, your application will be considered incomplete and will, therefore, not be processed. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.


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