Programme Adviser - Technical Allyship Jobs in Kenya

Programme Adviser - Technical Allyship Jobs in Kenya


Job Purpose

  • The Programme Adviser - Technical Allyship will help shape and implement the role of SAAF as a convenor of technical support. They will understand the grantees-partners’ needs and the technical capacity available within the SAAF portfolio, within key actors in their ecosystems and other grant-making mechanisms.

  • The Programme Adviser - Technical Allyship will play a matchmaker role to ensure that grantees tap into local/regional expertise provided by other organizations and form new partnerships as a result.

  • The Adviser will also be responsible for managing relationships with a subset of SAAF’s grantee-partners, acting as the reference point for them within the SAAF Secretariat.

    Key Tasks

    Technical Allyship

  • To lead the design of the technical allyship strategy, in coordination with the Deputy Director.

  • To engage with external stakeholders with technical capacity role in order to build a network of available sources of technical support for grantees.

  • In coordination with other SAAF Programme Advisers, to map, analyse and prioritise grantees’ needs in capacity strengthening for program management, SRHR (with focus on abortion) and gender programming.

  • To map out external stakeholders’ capacity support opportunities and link them to grantee-partners.

  • To provide direct capacity support to grantee-partners through webinars and other initiatives.

  • To develop with the SAAF Evaluation and Learning Adviser metrics to measure SAAF performance and impact with its Technical Allyship approach.

  • To support and monitor some capacity strengthening initiative with visits to grantee partners and external stakeholders.

  • To document and share successful and/or innovative capacity strengthening approaches within the SAAF Portfolio.

    Program Management

  • To manage the relationship with a subset of grantee-partners, with regular direct communications with the organisations. To act as reference point for the grantee partners within the SAAF Secretariat.

  • To ensure that projects from the subset of grantee partners are aligned with SAAF’s overall programme strategies and are compliant with SAAF’s grant management system and procedures.

  • In close collaboration with the SAAF Finance Adviser(s), to manage the programmatic side of the granting process for a subset of grantee-partners: includes inception period, contracting, monitoring and reviewing procedures.

  • To support the SAAF
    Evaluation and Learning Adviser in ensuring that grantee-partners MEL systems, and in particular data capture, are adequate for SAAF requirements.

  • To provide direct support to grantees for all aspects of project implementation, both remotely and through country visits.

  • To identify technical support needs and coordinate their provision.

  • To support the maintenance of a standardised review process for SAAF grantee-partners, including data entry in dedicated systems or database.

  • In coordination with the SAAF Evaluation and Learning Adviser, to document and share successful and/or innovative projects’ best practices, tools and lessons learnt from the projects’ implementation with the wider SAAF portfolio for learning purposes.

    General

  • To keep up-to-date with relevant technical and other abortion-related knowledge.

  • To ensure gender is effectively mainstreamed within the remit of the post and in line with IPPF’s Gender Equality Policy.

  • To build and maintain positive relationships with all members of staff, and contacts within and outside the Federation.

  • To become familiar with the Federation’s Health and Safety Programme and Guidelines for using Visual Display Units. To do everything possible to ensure a healthy and safe working environment, including following instructions and guidance.

  • To take collective responsibility for safeguarding

  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as may be requested from time to time.

    Responsibilities

  • The post holder supervises external consultants and temporary staff from time to time.

  • The post holder advises the SAAF Director and Deputy Director on the design and implementation of the Technical Allyship strategy.

  • The post holder advises the SAAF Deputy Director on progress in relation to a subset of grantee-partners’ projects.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Programme Adviser - Technical Allyship Jobs in Kenya


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