Kelin – Programme Manager – Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Thematic Area (Nairobi).

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Job Description/Requirements

KELIN is looking to hire a Programme Manager for the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) thematic area.

The position will be based in our Nairobi Office. The Manager will be tasked with the growth and strategic direction of the thematic area, and shall work collaboratively with other thematic area managers to ensure inter-thematic synergies and the growth of the organisation. This post requires an experienced, proactive and results oriented person, networker and advocate, to guide the implementation of the existing projects, capacity and systems strengthening, growth, engagement with existing and new partners and resource mobilisation within the thematic area. The candidate must be a strategic thinker with the ability to work through an analytical and logical framework. In addition, the candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong writing skills, community organisational and mobilisation prowess and the ability to facilitate high level consultative processes and mobilise joint actions with other likeminded civil society organizations.

Full Job Description

Key Competencies and Requirements
  • A degree in Law with admission to the Bar in Kenya (preferable). A Master’s Degree in law, public health or social sciences will be an added advantage;
  • At least three years post graduate experience in designing, managing and implementation of sexual and reproductive health rights programmes. Youth targeted programmes and human rights programmes will be an added advantage;
  • At least two years’ experience in the management of projects, programmes and persons within the civic space;
  • Advanced knowledge on the legal environment on sexual and reproductive health and rights and a well-informed understanding of the linkages between health and human rights;
  • Experience in conceptualisation, design, and implementation of sexual and reproductive health and rights programmes;
  • Knowledge and appreciation of devolution processes is an advantage;
  • Previous experience in implementing similar projects is also an advantage;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to think and operate strategically;
  • Ability to provide leadership and work independently, and as part of a team;
  • Strong analytical, organisational, planning, and problem-solving skills;
  • Self-motivated and dynamic;
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a rapidly changing environment; and
  • Keen sense of professionalism, ethics, integrity and commitment to KELIN’s mandate

Method of Application

Interested applicants should address their application and CV, information on current salary and benefits, as well as contact details of three referees to the Finance and Human Resource Manager on e-mail address; copied to by 25 January 2021.

KELIN values diversity and inclusivity in all areas of its operations. We welcome and encourage diverse applications. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted





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