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ActionAid Kenya Job Vacancy – Country Director



Category: NGO Jobs in Kenya, Non Profit Organisation Jobs
Posted: Jun 5, 2013

ActionAid Kenya Job Vacancy – Country Director

ActionAid Kenya Country Director Job Vacancy

ActionAid Kenya is a non-political, non-religious organisation that has been working in Kenya since 1972 to end poverty and injustice. ActionAid Kenya is among the leading anti-poverty agencies working directly with over one million poor and excluded people in over 20 districts of Kenya.Starting in the early 1970s with educating children, ActionAid now focuses on tackling the root causes of poverty rather than just meeting people’s immediate needs.

The organisation is primarily concerned with defending and raising awareness of human rights, be they economic, social, cultural, civil or political.

Employing local staff in its work, the organisation supports projects and programmes that promote the interests of poor and excluded people at all levels.

Our client, ActionAid International Kenya (AAIK), a member of ActionAid Federation is looking for a dynamic and inspiring Country Director.
Job Ref. MN 5784
Salary: Kshs.7,610,202 Per Annum
Reporting to the Board, the Country Director will oversee implementation of ActionAid Kenya ’s Country Strategy Paper; ‘Making Our Rights Count’ 2012-2017 which focuses on four strategic objectives namely;
  • Securing basic rights for women and girls
  • Access and control of land and natural resources
  • State and its institutions are just, democratic and accountable to communities
  • Disaster Risk Management and Resilience building
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  • The candidate must hold a post graduate degree in social sciences, development studies or a development related field and possess at least 10 years proven track record in leading and managing institutions and development programs as well as either being part of social movements or an active member of civil society.
  • S/He should be committed to gender equity, a strong believer in Human Rights Based Approach to development and must demonstrate courage of conviction to tackle injustices.
  • S/He will have competencies in campaigns and policy advocacy; fundraising and donor relations; and have sound organizational development skills.
  • The candidate must have excellent communication skills in English.
  • Fluency in Kiswahili is an added advantage.
Interested candidates can access the application pack by downloading below: Click Apply Button
To apply, submit your application forms by email to both [email protected] and [email protected]
Closing date is 19, June 2013.
ActionAid is an equal opportunities employer.
Qualified women candidates are encouraged to apply
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