Senior Development Officer (Temporary Appointment) Job in Kenya - UN

The incumbent of the Senior Development Officer position in UNHCR Country Office Kenya, while reporting to the Strategic Partnership Advisor, is required to lead in supporting the operations in strengthening the existing and building new partnerships with the actors mentioned above to advance the agenda of sustainable socioeconomic inclusion of refugees, stateless persons, and host communities.


  • Experience working on socioeconomic inclusion of forced displaced and stateless population.
  • Must experience working with multilateral development banks, international financial institutions and development programs i.e., UNDP.
  • Highly desired experience working on multi-sectoral area-based programmes for forcibly displaced populations, including integrated services, financial and digital inclusion, economic empowerment, human capital development, resilience and climate action.
  • Experience in engagement with multiple stakeholders, including the government at the national and county levels, and understanding of development challenges of refugee-hosting sub-counties.

Functional Clearance

This position requires Functional Clearance
Required languages (expected Overall ability is at least B2 level)

Additional Qualifications

  • CL-Strategy Development and Monitoring, CO-Drafting and Documentation, CO-Strategic Communication, IM-Knowledge Management, MG-Partnership Development, PG-Results-Based Management, PR-Refugee Protection Principles and Framework, SO-Critical Thinking and problem solving, SO-Networking, UN-Policy Advocacy in UNHCR


  • Bachelor of Arts (BA): Development Economics, Bachelor of Arts (BA): Development Studies, Bachelor of Arts (BA): International Relations, Bachelor of Arts (BA): Law, Bachelor of Arts (BA): Political Science, Bachelor of Arts (BA): Socio-Economic Development

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