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This is a fixed term contract until 31 March 2023.
About the project
We are looking for an experienced professional to oversee the development and implementation of the Kenya Skills for Prosperity (KS4P) communication strategy, to increase visibility of the programme as well as it reach and impact.
Kenya Skills for Prosperity (KS4P) is a new programme that will improve access to HE and TVET education for marginalised and unemployed youth, will strengthen education to industry links and develop an enabling environment for a strong skills ecosystem through technical assistance and capacity building.
The role will lead on the development and delivery of the KS4P communications and learning strategy maximising opportunities for sharing best practice and knowledge.
You will be creative and impactful in your communication methods and be able to demonstrate fluency across digital channels and other media.
The successful post holder will be someone who has worked in disability inclusion or livelihood/employment programmes.
This role is based in Kenya. It will require frequent travel across the region.
You will have demonstrable experience in developing fully accessible communication materials and in managing inclusive events.
You will be an experienced professional in a communication discipline with experience of working collaboratively and in partnerships on multi country initiatives.
You will be at ease managing and developing media relationships with internal and external stakeholders, ensuring that all communication milestones are met.
You will enjoy reviewing and analysing performance of communication channels and driven to continuously improve and develop the communication offering.
In return we can promise a flexible and fun work environment with a strong emphasis on teamwork, personal and skills development.
About Leonard Cheshire
As one of the world’s leading charities for disabled people, we believe disabled people should have the freedom to live their lives the way they choose – with the opportunity and support to live independently, to contribute economically and to participate fully in society.
With 5,000 staff and 10,000 volunteers supporting nearly 70,000 people in the UK and around the world, we provide support to 2,500 people in a variety of UK living services including supported living, nursing, and day centre facilities. We also support 12,000 young people in the UK with skills, confidence, and employment programmes. Internationally, we are a specialist development NGO delivering inclusive education, youth leadership and access to livelihoods programmes to more than 50,000 people in 15 countries across Asia and Africa.
What we Offer
- Fair and competitive pay rates
- A generous employer contribution to a company pension scheme
- Substantial annual leave, with the option to buy or sell leave
- Medical insurance
- Travel insurance if you travel with Leonard Cheshire
We seek candidates with a genuine commitment to the values and ethos of Leonard Cheshire who are excited by this opportunity to make a difference to the lives of people with a disability.
Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community and we strongly encourage applications from persons with lived experience of disability.
A police check will be required for this role as well as the right to live and work in Kenya.
Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.
Please note that we do not accept emailed CVs. To apply for this position you need to submit your application through the system.