Thomson Reuters Project Contractor - Inclusive Economies Jobs in Kenya

Thomson Reuters Project Contractor - Inclusive Economies Jobs in Kenya

Scope of Work:

Thomson Reuters Foundation is recruiting a contractor for the Inclusive Economies programme who will:

  • Co-ordinate and deliver an alliance on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and its outputs.

  • Co-ordinate the delivery of a series of online and face-to-face convenings.

  • Provide logistical support for projects, events and travel.

  • Develop and maintain all systems and processes needed to run convenings and projects efficiently.

  • Be responsible for stakeholder outreach, and developing and maintaining engagement databases and tools.

    Projects Deliverables and Tasks:

  • Co-ordinate and deliver an alliance on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and an event series:

  • Organise convenings and support the development of an alliance around ESG indicators.

  • Co-ordinate the development of the ESG alliance outputs such as white papers and toolkits.

  • Provide logistical support for events, convenings and overseas travel.

  • Draft material needed for the implementation of the events and alliance.

  • Draft proposal and concept note for funders and partners to grow alliance and event series

  • Estimate costs, timescales and resource requirements for the successful completion of each project to agreed scope and constraints.

  • Update project finances monthly, co-ordinating with the finance team.

  • Liaising with the Foundation’s communications and digital teams, to produce material and social content for events and alliance.

  • Responsible for tailored stakeholder outreach and engagement and for the development and maintainance of the systems and tools needed to deliver the inclusive economy programme effectively:

  • Develop and maintain systems and documents for stakeholder outreach and management on the IE economies three pillars with a specific focus on fostering fair and sutainable economic models, capital markets and ESG indicators.

  • Co-ordinate new partnerships, coalitions, and networks and deliver the agreed programme outcomes.

  • Support with partnerships outreach and management with a specific focus on ESGs and sustainable investors, and data and digital rights key players.

  • Help co-ordinate internal groups across the Foundation teams on data and digital rights and shifting economic

  • Support with the outreach in Africa for the Stop Slavery Award.

  • Work in collaboration with TrustLaw Africa team to align projects and convenings with their strategy.

  • Support with administrative tasks such as diary management, invoices and expenses, travel and logistics.

    Key skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Strong administrative experience.

  • Experience in project management and/ or running capacity-building initiatives and coalitions.

  • Experience in co-ordinating researches and toolkits scope, development and launch.

  • Experience with databases and survey tools (knowledge of Salesforce and/ or SurveyGizmo would be an advantage).

  • A proactive, process-oriented individual with strong attention to detail.

  • An excellent communicator with first-class written and verbal communication skills.

  • A highly motivated self-starter, with an ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

  • A good understanding of ESGs and sustainable investment in the Africa region preferred or a strong interest in developing expertise in the area.

  • Fluent in English, other languages highly desirable.

  • Have the right to work in Kenya.

    How to Apply

  • Deadline for applications: Wednesday 15th July 2020

  • First Round Interviews will take place on the 21st & 22nd JulySecond Round Interviews will take place on the 28th July

  • The daily rate is relative to the charitable sector.An accurate work statement will be developed with the appointed contractor as part of their services’ agreement contract.

  • To apply for this contract, please send your CV and cover letter describing how you will deliver the scope of work to


  • Please use as subject: Inclusive Economies Contractor.

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