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FIDA Kenya seeks to recruit a Legal Counsel to fill in the above position for a temporary period of three (3) months at the Mombasa office.

Legal Counsel (to be based in the Mombasa Office)


Duties:-
·                     Provide legal advice to FIDA clients; take their briefs; refer distressed clients for Counseling and conduct mediation between parties.
·                     Prepare pleadings, proof of evidence and legal briefs.
·                     Prepare court strategies in consultation with team leader.
·                     Attend Court and supervise Legal Clerks on Court processes and Clients services Officer/Administrative Secretary on office work
·                     Assists in the coordination open days, self-representation workshops and other workshops organized by the team
·                     Represent Organization in meetings with stakeholders and strategic partners
·                     Provide prompt response to correspondence – e-mail, telephone.
·                     Any other tasks as may be assigned by Supervisor.
Minimum Qualifications and Attributes:-

The ideal candidate should at least possess the following qualifications and attributes:-
·                     Bachelor of law degree/diploma from Council for legal Education
·                     Advocate of the High court with at least five years’ experience in trial advocacy
·                     Demonstrated knowledge of program planning, designing and monitoring & evaluation.
·                     Demonstrated knowledge and experience in gender & women’s rights Issues.
·                     Results oriented, creative and innovative.
·                     Strong interpersonal communication skills and good presentation skills.
·                     Must be a good team player, highly self-motivated & self-driven.
·                     Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and set priorities.
Interested candidates who fully meet the above criteria should send their applications along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae stating expected salary and their daytime contact, addressed to the undersigned to be received by 5.00pm on 6th August, 2012. 

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

FIDA Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.

The Senior Legal Counsel
Federation of Women Lawyers-Kenya
Kizingo Estate, David Kayanda Road
Behind Sea View Plaza 
P.O Box 80687-80100
Mombasa

E-mail: recruitment@fidakenya.org

FIDA Kenya seeks to recruit a suitable candidate to fill the position of Senior Programme Officer, Transformative Justice who will also be in charge of Treaty Monitoring and Research.

Senior Programme Officer, Transformative Justice (to be based in the Nairobi Office)

Duties:-
·                     Overall leadership of the transformative justice team and to ensure timely implementation of the strategic plan;
·                     Coordinating activities under the transformative justice programme;
·                     Carrying out duties in women rights monitoring and advocacy and running the day-to-day procedures of the team;
·                     Conducting training and awareness at different forums;
·                     Writing and collating reports related to activities in the team;
·                     Organizing and planning for meetings, consultative forums for Government agencies, civil society Organizations and other stakeholders;
·                     Conducting desk research and developing position papers on various policy issues;
·                     Donor liaison, proposal and report writing;
·                     Attending networking meetings and other collaborative initiative with partners at national, regional and international level;
·                     Lobbying and advocacy at national as well as international level; and
·                     Any other tasks as may be assigned by the Supervisor.
Minimum Qualifications and Attributes:-

The ideal candidate should at least posses the following qualifications and attributes:-
·                     Bachelor of law degree (Post graduate qualifications in gender will be an added advantage).
·                     Minimum of 5 years post qualification professional experience in a busy non governmental organization.
·                     Demonstrated knowledge of program planning, designing, monitoring & evaluation and financial management skills.
·                     Demonstrated knowledge and experience in gender and women’s rights issues and international human rights.
·                     Proficiency in computers, organizational and analytical skills
·                     Proven excellent writing, documentation and editorial skills
·                     Strong interpersonal communication skills and good presentation skills
·                     Must be a good team player, highly self motivated and self driven.
·                     Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and set priorities.
Interested candidates who fully meet the above criteria should send their applications along with their detailed curriculum vitae indicating expected salary and their daytime contact, addressed to the undersigned to be received by 5.00 p.m. 17th August 2012.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

The Executive Director
FIDA Kenya
Amboseli Road, off Gitanga Road, Lavington.
P.O. Box 46324-00100
Nairobi
 
E-mail: recruitment@fidakenya.org

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