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Regional Campaigns and Policy Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Regional Campaigns and Policy Manager

Nairobi Based, Global Post, Open Ended Contract

The 9 countries that make up the Horn, East and Central Africa region face some of the most challenging humanitarian situations in the world. Nowhere is real and lasting change more urgent. Nowhere are your campaigning and advocacy skills more pertinent. This is why we need you to help us make a sustainable difference to the lives of millions in the region.

The role

Your challenge will be to deliver powerful communications that drive our regional strategy forward. Providing leadership and strategic direction on campaigns and policy advocacy, you will identify priority issues and develop media, campaign and advocacy work that inspire, compel and motivate decision makers to take action.

You will manage a team of campaigns and communications whilst developing approaches to impact assessment.

You will ensure that gender takes a high profile in all campaigns and communications and represent Oxfam GB as the senior spokesperson for our lobbying and media work in the region.

The person

You’re a highly motivated leader with an impressive history of policy and campaigns work that spans media management and global campaigning and policy work, including Pan-African campaigns.

You are comfortable dealing with the media, government officials and key stakeholders at country, regional and international levels and possess the skills and experience to develop effective influencing strategies against a complex political background.

What’s more, you have the charisma and communication skills needed to make people sit up and listen.

Be Oxfam

More than 8,000 people already commit their time and talents to our campaigning, humanitarian and longterm development projects. Now we’re looking for yours.

To find out more about this role and to apply, visit
 and quote Ref: INT 4911.

Closing date
 is 14
October 2011. 

The first round of interviews will be conducted on 1 November 2011 and the second and final interviews on 3 November 2011.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization.

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