Norwegian Church Aid Regional Peace Programme Manager Jobs in Kenya
Norwegian Church Aid Regional Peace Programme Manager Jobs in KenyaAbout the Role
Based in Nairobi and reporting to Regional Representative. the Regional Peace Programme Manager will ensure effective planning and implementation of the Regional Peace Programme in line with NCA current Global Strategy “Faith in Action” and the 2020-2024 Regional Peace Programme Strategic Plan.
The Manager contributes towards the coordination of peace work in the region with NCA Head Office/ Global Peace Programme, NCA country offices in the region and implementing partners.Provide guidance on programme planning and implementation
Ensure timely and high-quality donor and internal reporting
Provide support and technical guidance to NCA regional partners
Support the development and application of regional (and international) responses to conflict and insecurity in the region
Organise and lead programme coordination meetings
Support the implementation of the NCA Regional Advocacy Strategy
Actively support knowledge generation and sharing
Establish and manage relationships with key stakeholders
Ensure effective communication and cooperation between the RPP and NCA Country Offices
Facilitate exchanges and lesson-learning between implementing partners and the broader civil society in the region
Support and link up partners’ advocacy initiatives
Support partners institutional and organisational capacity development
Undertake resource mobilisation for the programme’s activities
Financial management of programme budget in collaboration with the finance department
A Master’s Degree minimum in Development Studies/ International Relations/ Social Studies /Peace and conflict studies or related areas
A minimum of 7-10 years professional experience in Programmes development and management within an international NGO.
Proven experience of working with Faith Based Institutions and religious leaders
Knowledge of the socio-political landscape of the Eastern Africa region
Experience of working with regional partners in an accompaniment and mentoring role, including capacity building and technical support
Experience in advocacy towards policy makers
Knowledge of gender including practical experience of designing and implementing interventions with women, youth and marginalised groups respectively
Experience in training or possession of facilitation skills
Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation
Experience of working on peace and conflict transformation
Experience of using Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
Legal permission to work in Kenya without a work permit
Other Competencies and Attributes
Demonstrates well developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills both verbal and written as well as negotiation skills
Is able to work independently with minimum supervision
Adherence to deadlines
Proficiency in the use of word, Excel and Power Point
Must have good knowledge of Humanitarian Standards and Principles including ‘Do no Harm’, SPHERE, Child Protection and Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS) etc
Language: Excellent spoken and written English. Ability to communicate in French will be an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants who meet the requirements and qualifications outlined above, should submit an application letter indicating expected remuneration and attach copies of their CV and any other supporting documents to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 14th July 2019.
Successful candidate will be expected to show commitment to NCA’s vision, mission, values and strategies.
NCA upholds the right of equal opportunity, and qualified female candidates are encouraged to
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.
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