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Deputy Programme Officer

Job Summary
Transparency International Kenya (TI-Kenya) is an autonomous chapter in the Transparency International movement, a non-partisan global coalition of like-minded individuals and organizations against corruption with which we share knowledge and exchange ideas for the greater good of Kenya.
The Policy, Legal and Institutional Frameworks programme seeks to contribute to the existence of a conducive operating environment for effective public accountability. The programme’s overall objective is ‘to support the existence and enforcement of appropriate policy, legal and institutional frameworks through influencing, coalition building, and capacity development.
It seeks to address challenges in the operationalisation of the Constitution of Kenya, various anti-corruption laws and policies and capacity gaps within institutions charged with the fight against corruption.
Under the overall supervision and guidance of the Programme Coordinator – Policy, Legal and Institutional Frameworks, the Deputy Program Officer will primarily support implementation of the projects under the program with a particular focus on the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors.
TI-Kenya seeks to recruit a Deputy Program Officer to be responsible for ensuring that these activities are executed in the stipulated timeframes.
Responsibilities
Programme Management
·         Assist in designing projects, develop work plans/activities schedules and ensure successful implementation to achieve overall programme objectives aligned to TI-Kenya strategic goals.
·         Ensure the smooth day to day delivery, running and project management of organizational interventions in the pharmaceutical and health sectors.
·         Support the identification and recruitment of qualified service providers as well as procurement of assets/utilities and consultants for tasks specific to the programme.
·         The Deputy Programme Officer shall also assist in preparation of the terms of reference, expression of interest and contracts in accordance with TI-Kenya policies and procedures and will facilitate successful delivery of work by such service providers.
·         Provide technical support to ensure that technical documents of the programme are fully reviewed, discussed and appropriately disseminated. This task includes support to research, data collection and reports.
·         Develop and implement national advocacy strategies and actions to promote and improve transparency, accountability and integrity in the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare sectors.
·         Project organization and co-ordination including meetings, dialogues with partners, development of research and learning tools for stakeholders.
·         Build capacity of staff and relevant stakeholders on salient issues transparency, accountability and integrity in the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare sectors and development of IEC materials.
Strategy Development
·         Development of programme priorities and objectives and communicate to staff, partners and other stakeholders for mutual understanding and ownership.
·         Development of TI-Kenya national, regional and global strategies and implementation of governance in Pharmaceutical and Healthcare sectors
·         Development of national advocacy actions and strategies to promote and improve transparency, accountability and integrity in Pharmaceutical and Healthcare sectors which includes policy development, designing and producing policy and working papers, convene high visibility events and campaigns to increase awareness on governance in Pharmaceutical and Healthcare sectors.
Management of TI Kenya partners/partnerships
·         Develop and maintain local and National networks and communities of practice involving stakeholders in the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare sectors.
·         Where necessary, prepare Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) with key stakeholders;
·         Develop collaborative programme strategies, resource mobilization, concerted efforts and collective results for desired impact;
·         Liaise with other TI chapters and partners, to exchange lessons learned and implement regional advocacy strategies as required as well as liaise with other staff within TI-Kenya implementing programs in the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare sectors.
·         Coordinate meetings with government, civil society and private sector stakeholders and other related parties
·         Manage diverse and sometimes competing stakeholder interests
·         Develop links and share experiences with relevant stakeholders to promote and mainstream Open contracting to achieve the TI-Kenya vision and mission;
·         Provide technical support to project partners in the development of sound policies for transparent and accountable institutions of governance;
·         Support national and local capacity building actions for local stakeholders to better understand and participate in national policy development and monitoring;
·         Develop and maintain a database of relevant stakeholders involved in any projects the officer is involved in.
Institutional learning
·         Support the development of e-learning, networking and knowledge/content management platforms for communication and share-learning.
·         Supporting organizational transparency though adherence to the IATI standards
·         Support the development of learning materials and advocacy within TI-Kenya and the broader movement that are relevant to the pharmaceutical and health sectors
·         Provide technical support for the development of structured opportunities of institutional learning including project monitoring and evaluation, highlighting success stories and lessons learnt and development of good practices.
·         Track and monitor project deliverables using M&E frameworks, produce M&E reports defining project progress and, analyse results in contribution to overall strategic development of the Policy, Legal and Institutional Frameworks.
Budget Management, Resource Mobilization, and Business Development/Social Enterprise
·         Map out the resource requirements for the Policy, Legal and Institutional Frameworks and mobilize resources targeting development partners whose criteria match the needs of the programme.
·         Develop exceptional proposals and/or concepts for financial support and sustainability of the programme. This task includes maintaining a well-managed proposal tracking matrix.
·         Develop strategies for sustainable funding for Policy, Legal and Institutional Frameworks programme.
·         Develop and track budgets, and monitor programme expenditure against budgets for Open Contracting for health sector projects.
·         Manage donor contracts.
·         Carry out donor research and advocacy.
Reporting
·         Ensure timely submission of monthly, quarterly and annual reports in the prescribed organisation format;
·         Ensure financial and narrative reports are submitted to respective donors according to the agreed deadlines and to donor requirements
·         Work with other programme team members to do timely and appropriate narrative and financial reporting with respect to all activities and grants in the Policy, Legal and Institutional Frameworks programme.
Public Communication and Social Media Advocacy
·         Write well thought out publishable articles every two months for management’s consideration focusing on the work of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare sectors and AntiCorruption generally.
·         Maintain an active presence on social media that is interfaced with TI-Kenya’s presence in line with the organisation’s social media policy and guidelines.
·         In consultation with the Executive Director and the Programmes Manager, attend a minimum of one radio/TV talk show per quarter to discuss technical issues of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare sectors as well corruption issues unique to the sector as disseminate TI-Kenya’s work.
·         Attend a minimum of one radio talk show on corruption per year in an FM station broadcasting in a language other than English.
Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related tasks as allocated from time to time
Qualifications
·         A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Law, Economics, Public Policy, Public Health, Development Studies, Public Administration, or any other relevant qualifications from a recognized institution of higher learning.
·         At least 1-year relevant work experience with an emphasis on public health, governance and community engagement.
·         Be proficient in computer applications
·         Shown merit in work performance and results.
·         Experience in project design, implementation and management.
·         Result oriented, team player and self-motivated
·         Excellent Writing, Research, Communication and interpersonal skills
·         Extraordinary initiative, creativity and capacity to think strategically
·         Ability to work independently and deliver quality work within tight deadlines.

Project Assistant
Job Summary
Transparency International Kenya (TI-Kenya) is an autonomous chapter in the Transparency International movement, a non-partisan global coalition of like-minded individuals and organizations against corruption with which we share knowledge and exchange ideas for the greater good of Kenya.
TI-Kenya has established Regional Offices in Kisumu, Eldoret, Mombasa and Nairobi to enhance its presence and impact in these regions. The Regional Offices incorporate the Advocacy and Legal Advice Centres (ALACs) established in collaboration with partners as a strategic initiative aimed at empowering citizens to actively participate in the fight against corruption and demand for accountability.
TI-Kenya seeks to recruit a Project Assistant in the ALAC Eldoret office to strengthen the operations of the office.
Responsibilities
Under the guidance and supervision of the Regional Officer, the Project Assistant will perform duties that include:
·         Ensure logistical and administrative preparation of all project activities including advocacy meetings, workshops and public forums, and ensuring production and or documentation of activity reports and minutes.
·         Support publicity campaigns, including providing logistical support for the radio talk shows and other media engagements for the office.
·         Assist in project documentation including maintaining a photo database for all activities, and ensuring a comprehensive record of all undertakings (Including documents, minutes and reports).
·         Support Regional Officer ALAC Eldoret in undertaking legal aid at the office and in the field.
·         Update the Client Data base and proper keeping of Clients records.
·         Offer support in all ongoing projects being implemented by ALAC Eldoret.
·         Assist in conceptualisation and documentation of joint advocacy initiatives of the North Rift Coalition for Good Governance activities
·         Support the identification and recruitment of qualified service providers and consultants through circulation of terms of reference and expression of interest documents and compilation of bids received for the tender review process.

·         Ensure that all vendors, suppliers and consultants are paid on a timely basis.
·         Maintain an up-to-date list of contacts and profiles of partners and stakeholders relevant for the Regional Office.
·         Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related tasks as allocated from time to time
Qualifications
·         A degree in Law from a recognized University with at least one (1) year of proven experience in; Participatory community-based approaches, dissemination strategies, research and advocacy skills, legal aid, community mobilization and organization.
·         Fresh graduates may be considered on the basis of exemplary performance and outstanding skills.
Competencies
·         Understanding of data entry
·         Good knowledge of TI-Kenya and the environment in which it operates;
·         Knowledge of Kenya’s governance systems, institutions and their decision-making procedures;
·         Willingness to undertake regular field and other external visits;
·         Ability to productively interact with different stakeholders and citizens to advance TI-Kenya work;
·         Good oral and writing communication skills both in English and Kiswahili
·         Organized, detail oriented, able to prioritize and consistently produce high standard work.
·         Familiarity with basic computer packages.

Regional Officer
Job Summary
Transparency International Kenya (TI-Kenya) is an autonomous chapter in the Transparency International movement, a non-partisan global coalition of like-minded individuals and organizations against corruption with a shared vision of a corruption- free world.
In its strategy 2017-2022, TI-Kenya has established Regional Offices in Kisumu, Eldoret, Mombasa and Nairobi to enhance its presence and impact in these regions. The Regional Offices incorporate the Advocacy and Legal Advice Centres (ALACs) established in collaboration with partners as a strategic initiative aimed at empowering citizens to actively participate in the fight against corruption and demand for accountability.
In partnership with like-minded CSO groups, TI-Kenya through ALACs carry out the following functions:
·         Promote legal advice and assistance to victims or witnesses of corruption through partnership with legal aid organisations
·         Enhance citizen’s access to legal services through information, education and communication support
·         Undertake advocacy on a broader anti-corruption reform agenda
·         Enhance institutional capacity in complaint assessment and processing to enable citizens pursue corruption-related issues.
TI-Kenya seeks to recruit a Regional Officer in the Nairobi Office to strengthen the operations of the office.
Responsibilities
Programme Management and Project implementation
·         Design and implement outreach initiatives on good governance and corruption prevention around Nairobi and its environs.
·         Develop and implement strategies for community mobilisation and empowerment to enable community groups to promote transparent and accountable institutions locally and nationally.
·         Develop effective local community organisation resources and learning materials and effective strategies to be used in advocacy work.
·         Build linkages with county government institutions within the region, national government agencies, independent commissions and other relevant stakeholders in implementing ALAC and other TI-Kenya activities, and institutional strengthening, policy and legislative advocacy interventions.
ALAC Coordination
·         Receive and book appointments for clients, conduct initial interviews and where appropriate provide legal advice, make records of clients’ calls, make referrals and follow up cases reported to the ALAC.
·         Produce awareness materials for ALAC.
·         File ALAC documents and other information relating to the Regional Office.
·         Develop project reports and documentation of all ALAC and other TI-Kenya activities in Nairobi region.
·         Represent TI-Kenya in national and regional initiatives of the Integrated Public Complaints Referral Mechanism (IPCRM) and provide leadership in execution of IPCRM interventions as necessary.
·         Support monitoring, evaluation, reporting and learning for IPCRM initiatives.
·         Closely liaise with partner institutions such as IPCRM and other referral partners, and track progress on complaints referred to them.
·         Overall management and weekly updating of the ALAC database.
·         Constantly review the ALAC database to identify and document trends, and develop effective advocacy strategies.
·         Establish and facilitate cross-functional and multidisciplinary teams of pro-bono advocates to represent qualified clients in public interest cases on corruption and integrity.
·         Identify potential public interest cases from the ALAC case log, research on them and develop multi-pronged strategies of dealing with them, including but not limited to public/strategic/impact litigation.
Advisory/Strategy Development
·         Define institutional and programmatic priorities and objectives advised by the regional dynamics.
·         Support effective implementation of the TI-Kenya Strategic Plan by implementing plans for the region and reporting accordingly.
Coalition Building, Networking and External Relationships
·         Raise awareness on the interventions of the Nairobi Regional Office and TI-Kenya in general to the public and stakeholders in the region
·         Build sustainable partnerships with community groups, county authorities and other development actors in order to ensure that transparency and accountability issues are mainstreamed into local and national social-economic and development programmes.
·         Support the coordination of CSOs (good governance coalitions) within the region.
Institutional Learning
·         Support the development of learning, networking and knowledge/content management platforms for Nairobi region for communication and shared learning.
·         Provide technical support for the development of structured opportunities of institutional learning including project monitoring and evaluation, highlighting success stories and lessons learnt and development of good practices.
Budget Management, Resource Mobilisation, and Social Enterprise
·         Support mapping of the resource requirements for the regional office and mobilise resources targeting development partners whose criteria match the needs of the region and TI-Kenya.
·         Develop exceptional proposals and/or concepts for financial support and sustainability of the programme. This includes maintaining a well-managed proposal tracking matrix.
·         Develop strategies for sustainable funding for the regional office and the organisation.
·         Develop and track budgets, and monitor programme expenditure against budgets for the regional office.
·         Develop social enterprise and local resource mobilisation initiatives for the regional office through generating additional resources from paid services such as trainings, research, and other consultancies pertaining to TI-Kenya interventions, and mobilise resources from the private sector and citizens.
Reporting
·         Ensure timely adherence to donor reporting requirements.
·         Work with regional team members to draft and submit timely and appropriate narrative and financial reporting with respect to all activities and grants for the region.
Public Communication and Social Media Advocacy
·         Write well thought out articles every three months for the management’s consideration focusing on the interventions of TI-Kenya and Anti-Corruption generally to be published in the TI-Kenya blog, and appropriate print media and journals among other platforms.
·         Maintain an active presence on social media that is interfaced with TI-Kenya’s presence in line with the organisation’s social media policy and guidelines.
·         Provide support for the TI-Kenya website and other online updates by highlighting the activities of the regional office.
·         In consultation with the Executive Director and the Programmes Manager, attend a minimum of one radio/TV talk show per quarter to discuss corruption as well as disseminate TI-Kenya’s work.
·         Attend a minimum of one radio talk show on corruption per year in an FM station broadcasting in a language other than English.
·         Produce a minimum of two audio-visual clips on corruption for each project per year.
·         Performing such other job-related duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Programmes Manager or other duly authorised staff member.
Qualifications
·         A degree in Law from a recognized University
·         Atleast one (1) year of proven experience in Participatory community-based approaches, dissemination strategies, research and advocacy skills, legal aid, community mobilization and organization.
·         Fresh graduates may be considered on the basis of exemplary performance and outstanding skills.
Competencies
·         Understanding of data entry
·         Good knowledge of TI-Kenya and the environment in which it operates;
·         Knowledge of Kenya’s governance systems, institutions and their decision-making procedures;
·         Willingness to undertake regular field and other external visits;
·         Ability to productively interact with different stakeholders and citizens to advance TI-Kenya work;
·         Good oral and writing communication skills both in English and Kiswahili
·         Organized, detail oriented, able to prioritize and consistently produce high standard work.
·         Familiarity with basic computer packages.
How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit one document as a PDF attachment (combining the application letter and CV with at least three professional referees) via email to hr@tikenya.org.
Please include the reference Regional Officer, Nairobi as the subject of your email applications. Do not attach your testimonials or certificates. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Applications will be processed on first come basis. The recruitment is open until filled.
Disclaimer: Please note that TI-Kenya does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process and we do not recruit through recruitment agents

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