Institute for Strategic Dialogue Senior Manager Jobs in Kenya

Institute for Strategic Dialogue Senior Manager Jobs in Kenya

Job Details

SD is a global counter-extremism organisation dedicated to powering solutions to hate and extremism.

ISD has established itself as one of the leading global authorities on extremism and security.

Combining research and analysis with government advisory work and programme delivery, ISD has been at the forefront of forging real-world, evidence-based responses to the challenges of integration, extremism and terrorism.

As a global non-profit organisation with teams in London, Beirut, Toronto and Washington D.C., ISD enjoys strategic partnerships with the world’s leading technology companies and supports more than a dozen prominent governments and institutions in stemming the rise of violent extremism and hate speech.

Job Responsibilities

  • Management of the PROACT programme abiding by the scope, schedule and budget
  • Delivery of our grant commitments and coordination between different aspects of international programming
  • Leading on all Kenyan programming and the development of future opportunities in the East African region
  • Managing an expanding portfolio of programming in East Africa
  • Monitoring regional trends in East Africa, as well as national, sub-national and local development
  • Leading on national stakeholder engagement and managing high level Kenyan and East African relationships
  • Overseeing delivery in Kwale, Isiolo, and Nakuru and county level stakeholder engagement
  • Strategic management of local partners, including regular field visits and participation in key events
  • Working with local partners to identify and recruit local stakeholders to form the Community Teams for locally-led policy and activities

    Job Qualifications
  • Understanding of US State Department strategies and policy
    objectives
  • Understanding of Kenyan government strategies and policy objectives
  • Previous experience managing, and overseeing, the work of teams delivering violence prevention, conflict de-escalation, and peace-building programmes in Kenya
  • Previous experience advising high-level government stakeholders and local government stakeholders on best practices and policy recommendations
  • Previous experience working with local government and civil society organisations in Isiolo, Nakuru or Kwale
  • Understanding of human rights frameworks and the application of human rights frameworks in Kenya
  • Knowledge of Kenyan violence prevention strategies, policies, programmes and priorities
  • Knowledge of violence prevention, conflict de-escalation and peace-building models and frameworks
  • Previous experience working with, and supporting, the National Counter Terrorism Center (NCTC) in Kenya
  • Extensive experience developing and delivering programmes with a range of government stakeholders and community groups

    How to Apply
  • If you would like to apply for this position, please send a one-page cover letter and up-to-date CV (no more than 2 pages) to vacancies@isdglobal.orgby Friday 1st November 2019.
  • Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted and applications without a covering letter will not be considered.

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