Executive Director Office (EDO) Analyst Job in Kenya

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Executive Director Office (EDO) Analyst Job in Kenya

Executive Director Office (EDO) Analyst

About the Role

Reporting to the Executive Director, you will be responsible for coordinating with the Senior Management team across GAIN.

The postholder will be critical in supporting GAIN’s influencing agenda, bringing in a variety of skills to identify, evaluate, analyse, and present qualitative and quantitative data across the full extent of the food system; and in supporting proposals to donors.

This role will require innovative thinking and new narratives about nutrition; scanning of the emerging ideas of partners and other actors in this space; interpreting GAIN’s strategy and helping to translate this into proposals and presentations; and supporting and co-creating with the EDO analysis.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Identifying, analysing, and organising information and briefing materials for the EDO to facilitate engagement in events and meetings
  • Developing compelling, authoritative and evidence driven slides/presentations for a wide range of external and internal audiences
  • Participate as appropriate in reports dissemination, via presentations, publications and other media as appropriate
  • Representing GAIN during key industry discussions/presentations, while providing analysis, technical insights and disseminating lessons learnt
  • Supporting the EDO internal communications strategy across GAIN. Facilitating the coordination, planning implementation and delivery of internal communications initiatives
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with key partners and experts

About You

The ideal candidate will have substantial experience in advocacy, communications, external engagement and/or fundraising within an international INGO or CSO environment. You should have a proven track record in cultivating and developing relationships with key partners and engaging with donors.

The postholder will be able to demonstrate a strategic understanding and strong conceptual and analytical skills in the areas of food systems and nutrition or closely related domains. In addition to this, , you should have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively through oral and presentation skills in multicultural, multi-lingual environments as well as excellent and compelling writing skills.

Candidates with in-depth knowledge of the international development agenda with experience in global health/nutrition is preferable. A Master’s degree level in field relevant to food systems or equivalent work experience is desirable. You should be highly flexible and willing to travel as and when required.

About our Offer

The starting salary for each office is as follows, depending on experience:

  1. United Kingdom: From GBP 47,438 – GBP 50,844 per annum
  2. Switzerland: From CHF 104,004 – CHF 111,444 per annum
  3. India: From INR 1,699,368 – INR 1,944,456 per annum
  4. Kenya: From KES 4,058,496 – KES 4,639,992 per annum

GAIN has a fair and competitive salary structure that allows for annual progression subject to good performance. In addition, GAIN offers a total of 37 days holiday per year (including annual leave, public holidays and additional office closure days), an attractive pension scheme and competitive insurance cover including health, travel and life assurance.

We are committed to the health of our staff, especially in these challenging times, and have developed a programme of wellbeing that includes flexible working, additional leave allowances, wellbeing days, mindfulness coaching and access to independent and confidential counselling.

GAIN also has a strong commitment to professional development. We will support you to grow in your career through both formal and informal training, and are committed to providing opportunities through internal recruitment, secondments and promotion. All of this is delivered in a supportive and collaborative environment.

Our Working Culture and Environment

We provide a flexible working environment that includes a combination of home and office working opportunities through our global hybrid working policy. This encourages our staff to have a healthy work-life balance and increases staff motivation, enriches employee wellbeing, and improves performance and productivity.

All of our positions are based in one or more of GAIN’s designated offices as stated on our job advertisements. Successful candidates will be based in one of GAIN’s country offices and must have the existing right to live and work within a reasonably commutable distance of the relevant city / cities in which the role is advertised. Please note, that GAIN does not sponsor working visas and relocations. 

GAIN reserves the right to withdraw an offer of employment for candidates who are considered to ineligible under the above conditions during or after the recruitment process.

For more detailed information please see the attached job description. To apply, follow the “Apply Now” link.

This advert closes on 15th November 2022. Early applications are encouraged. GAIN reserves the right to close this advert early should we receive suitable candidates ahead of the closing date.

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition is committed to equality of opportunity and creating an inclusive environment where diversity is valued.  We are keen to reflect the diversity of our society at every level within our organisation and therefore welcome applications from talented and committed people from all backgrounds, representing the diverse societies we operate in.

How to Apply


Job Description


Additional Information

·         KE_Staff_benefits_summary_Recruitment.pdf

Closing Date

15 November 2022