Deputy Team Lead Job in Kenya

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Deputy Team Lead Job in Kenya

Deputy Team Lead

The Project:

Funded by the UK Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF), the anticipated Building Resilience against Violent Extremism (BRAVE) programme in Kenya will work with communities, national and sub-national government representatives and international donors to counter violence extremism in the Kenya-Somalia border areas, including Garissa, Lamu , Madera and Wajir counties. The Programme will:  

  • Lead research and analysis to understand dynamics and structures to shape effective policy and programming. 
  • Strengthen formal and informal mechanisms in locations along the Kenya-Somalia border, which enhance resilience and counter the ability of violent groups that capitalise on division and grievance. 

  • Through small grants and technical assistance supporting shared government-community projects, address grievances and mitigate against drivers of instability and extremism 

***Please be advised that this role is contingent on award***  

Role Purpose  

The Deputy Team Lead is responsible for managing the programmatic aspects of the programme, working with staff and partners to develop, implement, and monitor and evaluate activities. The Deputy Team Lead will maintain strategic awareness of the challenges and opportunities for programmatic activities, and continuously refines processes to ensure effective program implementation.   

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Support TL in providing programmatic leadership, technical direction, and quality assurance for the activity.   
  • Manage all programmatic elements, collaborating closely with senior leadership and relevant stakeholders to continuously reflecting on activity progress, refining strategy, and applying evidence-based lessons to effectively implement workplans and achieve technical objectives.   
  • Maintain strategic awareness of challenges and opportunities for the activity  
  • Supervise staff all satellite office staff, ensuring technical harmonization among offices. Implement programmatic elements of the activity  
  • Develop/supervise/conceptualise delivery of activities under Outputs 2 and 3 

Experience, Skills and Qualifications  

  • Experience in peace and conflict, international development, or other relevant field is required.  
  • Demonstrable experience in project design and management, preferably with respect to peacebuilding, stability and transition, or social cohesion 
  • A post-graduate degree or relevant professional experience in local governance, international relations, conflict/post-conflict studies, peace-building or similar. 
  • Culturally sensitive and aware of East African countries, customs and ways of working. 
  • Fluent written and spoken English required, Swahili or other local languages would be advantageous. 

How to Apply

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