Commission for University Education Internships Economics

The Commission for University Education invites applications for Attachment/Internship into the various departments for a period lasting 3 – 6 months.

Interested applicants should have or are pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following discipline: Economics.

Requirements

  • A first Degree from a recognized university in the relevant area (Interns);
  • Students applying for attachment should be in their 4th year of study;
  • Attachment/Internship Application Letter;
  • Introductory Letter from the Tertiary Institution (Attaches);
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV);
  • Copy of National Identity Card;
  • Certificate of Good Conduct; and 8. Student Insurance Cover (attaches).

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to submit their application letter together with copies of the basic requirement documents to reach the office of the undersigned on or before 23rd February, 2018.

THE COMMISSION SECRETARY /CEO

COMMISSION FOR UNIVERSITY EDUCATION

P.O.BOX 54999 00200

NAIROBI

N/B – Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applications with scanned copies of the required documents can also be sent via email to csoffice@cue.or.ke or hand delivered to CUE Headquarters, Gigiri, RedHill Road, Nairobi.

Please Note:

The commission will not offer employment after completion of the program

Incomplete applications will not be considered

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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The Commission for University Education invites applications for Attachment/Internship into the various departments for a period lasting 3 – 6 months.

Interested applicants should have or are pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following discipline: Statistics.

Requirements

  • A first Degree from a recognized university in the relevant area (Interns);
  • Students applying for attachment should be in their 4th year of study;
  • Attachment/Internship Application Letter;
  • Introductory Letter from the Tertiary Institution (Attaches);
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV);
  • Copy of National Identity Card;
  • Certificate of Good Conduct; and 8. Student Insurance Cover (attaches).

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to submit their application letter together with copies of the basic requirement documents to reach the office of the undersigned on or before 23rd February, 2018.

THE COMMISSION SECRETARY /CEO

COMMISSION FOR UNIVERSITY EDUCATION

P.O.BOX 54999 00200

NAIROBI

N/B – Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applications with scanned copies of the required documents can also be sent via email to csoffice@cue.or.ke or hand delivered to CUE Headquarters, Gigiri, RedHill Road, Nairobi.

Please Note:

The commission will not offer employment after completion of the program

Incomplete applications will not be considered

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Commission for University Education Internships HR

The Commission for University Education invites applications for Attachment/Internship into the various departments for a period lasting 3 – 6 months.

Interested applicants should have or are pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following discipline: Human Resources.

Requirements

  • A first Degree from a recognized university in the relevant area (Interns);
  • Students applying for attachment should be in their 4th year of study;
  • Attachment/Internship Application Letter;
  • Introductory Letter from the Tertiary Institution (Attaches);
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV);
  • Copy of National Identity Card;
  • Certificate of Good Conduct; and 8. Student Insurance Cover (attaches).

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to submit their application letter together with copies of the basic requirement documents to reach the office of the undersigned on or before 23rd February, 2018.

THE COMMISSION SECRETARY /CEO

COMMISSION FOR UNIVERSITY EDUCATION

P.O.BOX 54999 00200

NAIROBI

N/B – Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applications with scanned copies of the required documents can also be sent via email to csoffice@cue.or.ke or hand delivered to CUE Headquarters, Gigiri, RedHill Road, Nairobi.

Please Note:

The commission will not offer employment after completion of the program

Incomplete applications will not be considered

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Commission for University Education Internships Social Sciences

The Commission for University Education invites applications for Attachment/Internship into the various departments for a period lasting 3 – 6 months.

Interested applicants should have or are pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following discipline: Communications.

Requirements

  • A first Degree from a recognized university in the relevant area (Interns);
  • Students applying for attachment should be in their 4th year of study;
  • Attachment/Internship Application Letter;
  • Introductory Letter from the Tertiary Institution (Attaches);
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV);
  • Copy of National Identity Card;
  • Certificate of Good Conduct; and 8. Student Insurance Cover (attaches).

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to submit their application letter together with copies of the basic requirement documents to reach the office of the undersigned on or before 23rd February, 2018.

THE COMMISSION SECRETARY /CEO

COMMISSION FOR UNIVERSITY EDUCATION

P.O.BOX 54999 00200

NAIROBI

N/B – Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applications with scanned copies of the required documents can also be sent via email to csoffice@cue.or.ke or hand delivered to CUE Headquarters, Gigiri, RedHill Road, Nairobi.

Please Note:

The commission will not offer employment after completion of the program

Incomplete applications will not be considered

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Kenya: Regional Program Quality Specialist

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 05 Mar 2018

Regional Program Quality Specialist

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose:

As a member of the East Southern Africa Program team, the Program Quality Coordinator will support Country Offices to monitor, report on and engage in improvements to program quality. The role will support alignment and tracking of strong country strategic plans with annual plans and reports that demonstrate progress in achieving our Breakthroughs in survival, learning and protection.

The position holder contributes to the following components of program quality as supported by the regional office:

1 Ensuring development and monitoring of clear country strategic plans, country annual plans and country annual reports; 2 Supporting capacity of country offices to use Save the Children Common Approaches, and access technical assistance for programme excellence through Members and Global Themes; 3 Coordinating inputs to global reports, initiatives and roll-out of new tools and guidelines; 4 Supporting the Regional Program and Quality Director to strengthen ("uplift") the Program Development and Quality function in country offices, including provision of backstopping or coordination of inputs to country office program strategies.

Contract Duration: Fixed Term

Location: Nairobi

Qualifications

  • A Master's degree in a relevant field that reflects knowledge of development, or a Bachelor's degree with at least 4 years of experience in development.
  • Knowledge of international humanitarian and development systems, institutions and donors, and of procedures, accountability frameworks and best practices.
  • Experience programming in Save the Children's thematic areas (e.g. education, public health, nutrition, child protection, child rights, food security & livelihoods and humanitarian action) is considered a plus
  • At least 4 years' experience in relevant field.
  • Ability to quickly and competently consolidate and summarise information across multiple data sources.
  • Experience developing country annual plans and/or annual reports.
  • Strong written and verbal skills in English.
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a matrix management environment.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
  • Cultural sensitive, with highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching cross-culturally.
  • Commitment to Save the Children values.
  • Ability and willingness to change work practices and hours when essential to success of endeavours
  • Willingness to travel within the region.

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at www.savethechildren.net/jobs

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=bW9uaWNhLjk5NjY2LjM4MzBAc2F2ZXRoZWNoaWxkcmVuYW8uYXBsaXRyYWsuY29t

Kenya: Deputy Team Leader, Learning and Monitoring Programme Somalia (LAMPS)

Organization: INTEGRITY
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 09 Mar 2018

1. Overview of programme – LAMPS
The Learning and Monitoring Programme Somalia (LAMPS) is a three-year programme of monitoring, evaluation, learning and consultancy services contracted to Integrity by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), supporting DFID’s Somalia Monitoring Programme II (SMP II) of which it is a component. Integrity, in consortium with Altai Consulting, delivers LAMPS in each of Somalia’s federal regions from a central delivery hub in Nairobi, Kenya. LAMPS works across DFID’s development portfolio in Somalia, helping ensure greater accountability, better risk management and improved understanding of, and learning insights from, programme performance.

2. Role Title
Deputy Team Leader

3. Role Summary
The Deputy Team Leader (DTL) is responsible for coordinating the delivery of the third-party monitoring verifications, leading the integration of third-party monitoring, digital platform and learning inputs in the production of verification summary reports, data analysis dashboards and associated learning products. They will design and administer clear processes for delivering these products, fostering an effective, efficient and collaborative approach across the different functional teams. The DTL will be required to coordinate the activities of LAMPS workstreams – to identify efficiencies and ensure learning is applied across the team.

The DTL will report to the Programme Management Unit will be actively involved in the implementation of LAMPS strategy as agreed by the LAMPS Governance Board. They are line-managed by the Team Leader. They line-manage the Third Party-Monitoring Managers and as required STTA. They will represent LAMPS TPM verification activities at meetings with DFID teams and their implementing partners and key stakeholders.

4. Activities
The Deputy Team Leader will be responsible for:

Management of TPM Verification Workstream (55%)

  • Lead the coordination of inputs from third-party monitoring, digital platform and learning personnel in the production of timely, high quality third-party verification deliverables.
  • Participate in regular meetings with the Team Leader and Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance Adviser to strategy coordination, integration and cross-pollination of workstream activities and deliverables; managing the operationalisation of this strategy.
  • Review, design and adapt delivery and resourcing plans on a regular basis to optimise workstream activities and performance.
  • Develop and improve systems for managing the flow of communications, data, analysis and learning between the different technical areas that contribute to the delivery and coordination of the TPM verification and learning workstreams.
  • Review and quality assure all TPM verification workstream deliverables; including, but not limited to, verification data and analysis, verification summary reports, Aqoonta/digital platform updates and releases, and related TPM learning reports.
  • Identify Short Term Technical Assistance needs for the TPM verification workstream; developing terms of reference, managing their activities and quality assuring their outputs.
  • Providing technical guidance, as needed, to the design, delivery, analysis and reporting of monitoring, capacity building, and learning activities, including leading on programmatic activities as required.
  • Assist the Programme Management Unit in coordinating inputs from the TPM verification workstream into learning and general programmatic deliverables (annual reports).

Learning of TPM Verification Workstream (15%)

  • Lead internal and external learning processes, reporting and events for the TPM verification workstream.
  • Ensure learning from internal processes and external sources are shared, reviewed and actioned by the workstream team; incorporating this learning into specific trainings and embedding changes in workstream processes and practices.
  • Ensure TPM learning activities are coordinated and complement the learning activities of Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance and In-field Financial Review workstreams.

Personnel Management (15%)

  • Day-to-day programme line management of the Third Party-Monitoring Managers and as required STTA; ensuring that their tasks are understood and executed to a high quality in timely manner.
  • Identify and address capacity development priorities for the TPM verification and learning workstream personnel, raising any additional resourcing requirements with the Programme Management Unit.
  • Provide ongoing professional development mentoring to the LAMPS programme personnel, including enhancing M&E capacity of all personnel, strategies for learning and management.
  • Develop and cultivate a ‘one team’ ethos across the workstreams of the LAMPS programme team; fostering a collaborative, constructive team ethos with an emphasis on flexibility, problem solving and effective communication with all parties.

Client and Partner Management (15%)

  • Represent LAMPS, including deputising for the Team Leader when required, at meetings with DFID and key stakeholders such as government, bilateral and multilateral agencies, and DFID Somalia’s Implementing Partners.
  • Provide inputs into LAMPS collective understanding of the DFID-Somalia portfolio and IPs, contributing to the database of contacts, profiles and activities.
  • Support the development and implementation of communications strategy for LAMPS.
  • Be an ambassador for LAMPS in the broader DFID and IP community in Kenya and Somalia.

5. Skills and competencies
The right candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in international development, social science or a related field from an accredited academic institution, master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation of development programming in conflict/insecure zones, preferably in governance, economic development or health.
  • Previous experience in the design and delivery of third-party monitoring approaches.
  • Previous experience with remote data collection and managing remote teams.
  • Excellent analytical competencies and ability to write concise and informative monitoring reports in English.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet deliverables within a given timeframe.
  • Experience in Somalia is preferred.

6. Additional Information

  • The position will be based in Kenya at Integrity’s Nairobi office.
  • The role will be full-time
  • Candidates must be fluent in written and spoken English.
  • To learn more about Integrity please visit the following link: www.integrityglobal.com

How to apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the application form at www.integrityglobal.com/apply and attach a CV and Cover Letter at the bottom of your application.

Closing date for applications: 9 March 2018

Please be advised that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Integrity is an equal opportunities employer. And positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We will respect your confidentiality and abide by UK data protection laws.

Kenya: Learning Analyst, Learning and Monitoring Programme Somalia (LAMPS)

Organization: INTEGRITY
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 09 Mar 2018

1. Overview of programme – LAMPS
The Learning and Monitoring Programme Somalia (LAMPS) is a three-year programme of monitoring, evaluation, learning and consultancy services contracted to Integrity by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), supporting DFID’s Somalia Monitoring Programme II (SMP II) of which it is a component. Integrity, in consortium with Altai Consulting, delivers LAMPS in each of Somalia’s federal regions from a central delivery hub in Nairobi, Kenya. LAMPS works across DFID’s development portfolio in Somalia, helping ensure greater accountability, better risk management and improved understanding of, and learning insights from, programme performance.

2. Role Title
Learning Analyst

3. Role Summary
Working under the strategic direction of the Team Leader, the Learning Analyst will lead LAMPS learning initiatives coordinating with all LAMPS team members on specific day-to-day learning activities. The Learning Analyst will support the incorporation of learning into the planning, implementation, and results-management of each technical workstream (i.e. Third-Party Monitoring (TPM), Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Technical Assistance, and financial reviews).

The Learning Analyst will support the drafting and finalisation of workstream learning deliverables. The Learning Analyst will also coordinate all internal and external learning events for LAMPS, organising inputs, supporting the facilitation of events, and conducting follow-up learning outcomes. In addition, he/she will support the analysis of qualitative data collected by the programme.

Based in Nairobi, Kenya with potential to travel to Somalia/Somaliland, the Learning Analyst will report to the Team Leader.

4. Activities
The Learning Analyst will be responsible for:

Capturing, reporting and disseminating programme learning

  • Coordinate and support the drafting of LAMPS learning products for all programmatic activities and workstreams, including ad hoc learning notes, workstream learning notes, Aqoonta synthesis reports, quarterly internal and external learning reports and annual reviews.
  • Facilitate internal learning across workstreams, leading regular sessions to capture lessons identified, support the adaption of implementation plans and approaches, track and follow-up on actions taken and results yielded.
  • Identify and disseminate learning products for external parties, adapting and refining products to suit target audiences within DFID Somalia, DFID internationally, other international donors, DFID Somalia implementing partners and other international development actors.
  • Guide the presentation and dissemination of high-quality learning products including visualisations via Aqoonta, the LAMPS digital platform.

Learning event coordination

  • Identify opportunities for learning events, in consultation with the Team Leader agreeing agendas on what’s interesting for different stakeholders based on internal LAMPS learning and external learning of what’s current in TPM and M&E.
  • Organise and support internal and external quarterly learning events, including: coordination and logistics; facilitating discussions between stakeholders; collecting and sharing lessons identified; developing action plans and follow-up steps; and producing synthesis reports.
  • Organise and support an annual event with other TPM suppliers, as well as DFID-Somalia staff (and possibly DFID implementing partners) focussing on best practice TPM, challenges and lessons learnt in delivery of M&E support in Somalia.

Qualitative analysis

  • Prepare periodic qualitative reports on Aqoonta, that combine developments and reporting from all LAMPS workstreams on DFID programmes.
  • Collect and analyse feedback from stakeholders, summarise findings and share key learning for LAMPS workstreams.
  • Third-Party Monitoring
  • Contribute to improving TPM verification data collection tools with specific focus on qualitative data questions.
  • Deliver training to Regional Coordinators and Monitoring Teams on methods for collecting qualitative data.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance
  • Support the M&E Technical Assistance Adviser and DFID implementing partners on knowledge management and learning.
  • Support the development of training materials and facilitate M&E Technical Assistance training for DFID implementing partners.

5. Skills and competencies
The right candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in international development, social science,
  • Adult learning: learning design, learning technology or directly related field from an accredited academic institution.
  • Demonstrated ability in facilitating discussions on key findings and learning with organisation key management to collaboratively identify key action points.
  • Analytical skills to identify key trends in qualitative data sets.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience managing the design and dissemination of reports.
  • Experience in developing and delivering training.
  • Demonstrated self-starter with drive and initiative
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet deliverable deadlines within a given timeframe.

6. Additional Information

  • The position will be based in Kenya at Integrity’s Nairobi office.
  • The role will be full-time
  • Candidates must be fluent in written and spoken English.
  • To learn more about Integrity please visit the following link: www.integrityglobal.com.

How to apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the application form at www.integrityglobal.com/apply and attach a CV and Cover Letter at the bottom of your application.

Closing date for applications: 9 March 2018

Please be advised that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Integrity is an equal opportunities employer. And positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We will respect your confidentiality and abide by UK data protection laws.

Kenya: RESPONSE OFFICER

Organization: World Animal Protection
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 28 Feb 2018

Background

World Animal Protection is a truly global organisation, working in over 50 countries across the world, with offices in every continent. Our vision is a world where animal welfare matters and animal cruelty has ended We protect animals because we believe a sustainable future for the planet can only be achieved if both animals and people are part of the solution.

The Africa Team is seeking a Response Officer as a key step in driving our global strategy to move the world to protect animals. The position is based at the Africa Office in Nairobi, Kenya.

Main Purpose of the Role

​The Response Officer will assist with the implementation and development of World Animal Protection’s initiatives in support of the overall objectives in disaster relief efforts. S/he will assist with the implementation of disaster response and recovery. This position will report to the Response Manager and perform these functions with guidance of the Programmes Director, Animals in Disaster.

The Response Officer represents the organisation in external fora, to governments, local authorities, INGOs and media.

Accountability

  • Achievement of the global strategic objectives associated with the Animals in disasters programme
  • Global disaster interventions, performance management & reporting

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in the humanitarian field, public health, veterinary epidemiology
  • 3+ years of experience working with animals in difficult circumstances Substantial experience of leading Emergency and Disaster response operations essential.
  • Current First Aid and Risk Assessment Qualifications
  • Trained in Veterinary Emergency Response and Livestock Emergency Guideline Standards (LEGS)

Desirable

  • Experience of working in an international NGO environment.
  • Experience of matrix management, across multiple projects in a medium/large sized organisation.
  • Disaster management, emergency response field operations or campaigns experience preferred.
  • Understanding of global and regional political and socio-economic issues and trends of relevance to animal welfare.

How to apply:

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online

For more information on World Animal Protection, please visit our website: www.worldanimalprotection.or.ke. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Kenya: Programs Support Intern

Organization: Adeso
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 23 Feb 2018

Vacancy Announcement: Programs Support Intern

Organization: Adeso – African Development Solutions,www.adesoafrica.org

Position Title: Programs Support Intern

Reporting To: Cash and Social Protection Advisor

Working With: Programs Team in Somalia and Kenya, Program Development and Quality Unit In Nairobi

Program/Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya

Duration: Three (3) Months

Starting Date: Immediately

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

Adeso, formerly known as Horn Relief, is an expanding and vibrant African based international development and humanitarian organization. At Adeso, we work with African communities who are yet to realize their full potential; working inside these communities to create environments in which Africans can thrive. Our belief that economic, social and environmental security is the bedrock of a healthy community drives the nature and intent of our programming. We work to prevent and overcome situations that adversely affect community well-being by: reinvigorating the economy, developing skills for life and work, providing humanitarian aid, and influencing policy.

For the past 20 years we have strengthened rural livelihoods through environmental awareness, training, technology transfer and innovative humanitarian projects in pursuit of a peaceful, self-reliant, and greener future.

Adeso is an exciting and dynamic organization experiencing managed rapid growth. It offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development.

POSITION PURPOSE

Adeso is seeking to fill the following position of Program Support Intern. The position holder will assist the Cash and Social Protection Advisor to coordinate the Design, development, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and administration of humanitarian relief and development programs in line with the organization strategy. The intern will contribute to managing and maintaining grant files, to the preparation of concept papers, proposals, and other funding opportunities for new projects/ programs in Adeso’s operations in Kenya and Somalia.

SPECIFIC ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

· The Intern will work with the programs team in designing new business and coordinating with the country teams. The role will include contributing to the preparation of concept notes and performing background research.

· Supporting the programs team in program management and communication including drafting of regular internal and external communications, taking minutes of meeting, organizing appointments, taking responsibility for logistics for meetings and events, and following up with key project team members to ensure that the team is making progress against deadlines, etc.

· Manage electronic resources, files and databases needed for program management and business development systems. Maintain files for each grant with regular updates on the progress and outcomes (assessment reports, studies, donor correspondences and external reports).

· Supporting the preparation of speeches, presentations and other communication materials for the programs team as needed.

· Undertaking any other assignments, as may be determined by the Head of Programs.

STIPEND AND BENEFITS

Monthly stipend of gross Ksh 25,000.00.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

· Current university student.

· Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable.

· Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to details

· Ability to write clearly and concisely.

· Excellent organizational skills.

· Willing to learn and strong interest in program management and new business development.

· Ability to prepare reports and provide information to management in a timely manner.

· Ability to communicate in a clear, positive manner with diverse clients and staff.

· Self-motivated and able to work with minimal direction.

How to apply:

This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional. If you would like to join this dynamic team, please submit your application to jobs@adesoafrica.org, quoting the position in the email subject matter, by 23rd February, 2018.

Each application should be addressed to the Regional Human Resources Manager and include the following:

· An updated CV; and

· An application letter which should include remuneration requirements and contact information for three work-related referees.

Applications not including all of the above information will not be reviewed. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Adeso is an equal opportunity employer.

Kenya: Deputy Chief of Party, Somalia (Staff)

Organization: American Bar Association
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 16 Mar 2018

ABA Rule of Law Initiative is a non-profit organization that implements legal reform programs in roughly 40 countries around the world. ABA ROLI has nearly 400 professional staff work­ing abroad and in its Washington, D.C. office. ABA ROLI’s host country partners include judges, lawyers, bar associations, law schools, court administrators, legislatures, ministries of justice and a wide array of civil society organi­zations, including human rights groups.

JOB SUMMARY

ABA ROLI is recruiting for a Deputy Chief of Party for an upcoming project anticipated through the USAID-funded Human Rights Support mechanism, entitled Expanding Access to Justice (EAJ). EAJ seeks to achieve the goal of improved access to justice and mechanisms that address grievances throughout Somalia and/or Somaliland through the following three objectives: (1) Enhanced quality and reach of legal aid services; (2) Increased capacity and sustainability of legal aid organizations which enable them to undertake actions on behalf of their clients; and (3) Improved public access to legal information through research, analysis and policy interventions.

Underpinning EAJ is an affirmative mandate to empower women and vulnerable groups at the community level to navigate the pluralistic legal context and provide realistic options, including individual rights‐based solutions and remedies, which over time will contribute towards greater peace and stability in Somalia.

RESPONSIBILITIES

● Build the capacity of legal aid and paralegal networks in close collaboration with identified local partners and stakeholders, through assessment, mentoring, training and technical assistance;

● Design a contextually specific approach to legal aid that incorporates the use of formal and informal dispute resolution techniques, including alternative dispute resolution mechanisms and mediation;

● Develop strong working relationships with local governments and government officials, academic and professional institutions, non‐governmental institutions, and with other donors;

● Collaborate with the Chief of Party, DC-based team, and other key project staff to meet all agreed-upon objectives, deadlines, and other requirements as set by the donor.

QUALIFICATIONS

● Minimum eight (8) years of experience working closely with rule of law and justice institutions (formal and/or informal) in a developing country context, preferably in a post‐conflict and politically sensitive environments, especially in Africa;

● Experience in managing legal aid networks in countries with complex legal systems and customary law, preferably in Africa;

● Understanding and experience of using alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, preferably in Islamic majority countries;

● Experience managing interdisciplinary and culturally diverse teams in centralized and remote locations;

● Strong communication and interpersonal skills;

● Appropriate and relevant university degree; and

● Fluency in written and spoken English

*Due to the high volume of applications received, we are only able to follow up with candidates who are selected for interviews. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and this position may be filled prior to the close date.*

How to apply:

Please email a CV and cover letter to jobs@americanbar.org