Kenya: FIDA/DED/05/2018: DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND HEAD OF PROGRAMMES (KENYAN NATIONALS ONLY)

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Organization: FIDA Kenya
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 25 May 2018

FIDA Kenya is a non-profit, non -partisan Organization committed to a society that respects and upholds women’s rights through the provision of legal aid, mediation services, women’s rights monitoring, advocacy, education and awareness creation.

FIDA Kenya seeks to recruit a suitable candidate to fill the following vacant position:

FIDA/DED/05/2018: DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND HEAD OF PROGRAMMES

Reports to the Executive Director

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Under the guidance of Executive Director, manage and ensure the formulation and successful implementation of FIDA Kenya programmes.

· Provide leadership, motivation, mentorship and productivity within the programs.

· Contribute to the development of programs and appropriate work plans and activities to be implemented.

· Providing technical support to programs and project officers in managing grants portfolio, analysis and information.

· Assist in developing and periodically reviewing resource mobilization strategies.

· Assist in developing and periodically reviewing resource mobilization strategies.

· Review and submitted funding concepts and proposals from the Finance department in consultation with the Executive Director.

· Ensure the development of quality proposals and submission of donor reports.

· Representing FIDA Kenya in external donors’ forums and partner activities.

· Coordinate the running of the three offices in Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu.

· Assist the Executive Director to build and sustain effective partnerships with government, like minded organizations and other civil societies.

· Assist the Executive Director in enhancing FIDA Kenya’s visibility.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

· Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a current practicing certificate and over 7 years’ post admission experience, 3 of which should be in senior management. A Masters qualification will be an added advantage.

· Knowledge of program planning, designing, monitoring & evaluation and financial management skills.

· Knowledge and experience in Human Rights, Gender & Women’s Rights Issues.

· Experience in litigation.

· Proven management capabilities with experience in a busy office.

· Results oriented, creative and innovative.

· Ability to manage professional staff with diverse skills.

· Must be a good team player, self-motivated & self-driven.

· Excellent writing and communication skills.

· Proficiency in computers, organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks.

How to apply:

Interested candidates who fully meet the above criteria should send their applications along with an updated Curriculum Vitae, including three referees one of whom must be a former Supervisor, also stating expected salary, and daytime contact to recruitment@fidakenya.org addressed to the undersigned to be received by 5.00 pm on 25th May 2018.

The Executive Director
FIDA Kenya
Amboseli road, off Gitanga Road
P.O. Box 46324-00100
Nairobi

Note: Only email applications will be considered.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

FIDA Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.

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