Oxfam Women's Right Strategist Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

Oxfam Women's Right Strategist Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

The current Kenya country strategy (2015 – 2020).

Over the next five years, Oxfam in Kenya will significantly shift its way of delivering programmes that adopts an influencing and campaigning strategy to positively impact on the lives of the disenfranchised and poor people.

We will be bold yet realistic about our ambition to achieve scale. To deliver this strategy we will invest in the team capacity and skills.

The Role

Reporting to the Director-Programmes, you will lead in the design of Women’s Rights programme and implementation - piloting innovative programme approaches, building partnerships, coalitions and networks and supporting partners to develop an organisational capacity building to deliver high-quality women’s rights programmes.

You will also establish and maintain linkages with other thematic areas and link with Oxfam campaigns, policy influencing and advocacy teams and, be to fundraise for the programme and to generate and manage knowledge resources through linkages with knowledge hubs and other institutions.

What we are looking for

  • You will have an Undergraduate/Post Graduate in a gender-related field e.g. Gender studies, International Development, Development Studies, etc. and/or at least 5 years’ experience in a similar programme role.
  • Have the ability to build a people’s movement around the program theme and inspire followership; comprehensive knowledge and experience of implementing Women’s Rights or Gender programs and initiatives, ideally built on a mature understanding of relevant issues derived from field experience.
  • Proven management experience and high impact influencing at a strategic level in a
    complex, dispersed organisation with evidence of leading, facilitating and integrating a specific area of expertise across a wide network, providing clarity and focus of vision and impact, strategic planning and decision making and the delivery of agreed results.
  • Have good knowledge of and experience in developing advocacy and campaign strategies and plans and successfully achieving external impact and change and, experience in donor funding environment with good financial management skills

    How to apply
  • If you are the candidate Oxfam is looking for, please apply by 26th June 2019.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.
  • As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and respond to three key questions related to your experience.
  • Your application will be shortlisted based on your CV and your responses to the above questions.
  • You need not comment on your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Oxfam Women's Right Strategist Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

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