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International Advocacy Coordinator Job in Nairobi Kenya


International Advocacy Coordinator 

DSW (Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung) is an international development and advocacy organisation with headquarters in Hannover, offices in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, and liaison offices in Berlin and Brussels. 

In addition, we are working in partnership with sub-grantees in Burkina Faso, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, India, Indonesia, Nepal, and Pakistan.
 

For more information see www.dsw-online.org
 
DSW seeks to recruit an International Advocacy Coordinator (IAC) to be based in  Nairobi with international Travel.  

The International Advocacy Coordinator will be supervised by International Team Manager, Advocacy South.
 
The international Advocacy Coordinator supports the programs and projects department in successfully implementing its goals.  

(S)HE works under supervision of the International Team Manager Advocacy South (ITM-SD) and in close cooperation with National Advocacy Coordinators and the Senior EU Liaison Officer responsible for the development and the implementation of one or several specific advocacy areas or projects.              

Areas of responsibility for the position include:
  • Observation and analysis of political processes affecting SRHR in DSW target countries.
  • Support to Euroleverage Project Grants and Sub-grants Management.
  • Support in provision of frameworks, tools and support for coherent collaboration FP policy and budget analysis baselines to support advocacy implementation and reporting
  • Support in preparing strategic recommendations to advance DSW advocacy work
  • Monitoring and seeking national and international funding opportunities in support of DSW’s strategic plan.
  • Support national team coordinators and partners in ensuring the delivery of high quality project results.
  • Support the ITM  in preparing regular reports according to DSW guidelines and procedures.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Requirements
  • University degree (MA preferred)
  • Fluent English language skills (oral and written); additional language skills are beneficial (esp. French and Kiswahili)
  • Very good communication and computer skills
  • At least 5 years of working experience
  • Must be  a resident in East Africa
DSW is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability or sexual orientation.
 
If you are interested, please send your application (CV and motivation letter) with the reference “( International Advocacy Coordinator)” to: vacancies@dswkenya.org
 
Deadline for application: 24th May 2013
 
Ideal start date: 1st July  2013
 
Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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