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Public Relations Research and Advocacy Manager Job in Kenya


The KEC- Catholic Secretariat is the National Administrative, facilitative and Coordinative arm through which the KEC implements and co-ordinates various Pastoral programs at the National level and undertakes all those responsibilities which express the mission of the Catholic Church in Kenya.

It is seeking an outstanding, dynamic and results oriented individuals to fill the following key position.

Public Relations Research and Advocacy Manager

Reporting to the Secretary General, He/ She will join the Executive team of the Organisation and will be responsible for the Public Relations Research and Advocacy Strategy for KEC – Catholic Secretariat

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Driving Public Relations Research and Advocacy functions of KEC ;
  • Management and support of strategic planning Public Relations Research and Advocacy for KEC-CS ensuring that robust Management Information Systems and processes are in place;
  • Policy analysis, development of advocacy strategies and elaboration of annual national KEC-Catholic Secretariat advocacy plans
  • Coordination of advocacy activities and development of policies for KEC-Catholic Secretariat
  • Developing and implementing a Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) system for KEC
  • Contribute to monitoring and evaluation of the programme, including through input on methodologies, indicators and processes
  • Developing close working relationship with all Commission of KEC and other key stakeholders (including donors) to establish a shared vision of KEC systems for M&E and adaptive management learning
Required Core Competencies
  • Analytical and Research skills
  • Communications Technology
  • Problem-solving and decision-making
  • Good inter personal relationships, good interactive communication, and natural leadership and high stress tolerance level.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy, planning and organizing Strong communication skills
  • This is a high profile role and an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional with the following credentials:
  • Master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent, Policy Analysis. Knowledge of the research
  • Demonstrated ability to understand, analyze and explain clearly, issues and events in complex policy fields; to develop policy options and to work to a deadline
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills in English
  • Superior oral and written communications skills in administrative, problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Computer skills and familiarity with standard software packages.
  • Able to manage a Website
Personal Qualities
  • Able to work under minimum supervision
  • Has good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills in English
  • A good knowledge of social teachings of the Church, and Ethical principles
  • Group facilitation skills an added advantage
Applications should be addressed to:-

Secretary General
Kenya Episcopal Conference-Catholic Secretariat
P.O Box 13475-00800

To reach him on or before 25th November 2011

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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