(Jobs in Kenya) Program Officer Accountability and Justice at Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa - Gazeti Jobs

(Jobs in Kenya) Program Officer Accountability and Justice at Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa

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The Program Officer – Accountability and Justice is an individual contributor role reporting directly to the Accountability and Justice Program Manager and is responsible for managing a portfolio of grants, development of strategies for the portfolio and maintaining relationships with grantees and key contacts. The role provides the program with technical and administrative services relating to projects/grants and program administration and implementation as well as a variety of support in the area of information collection.

The Program Officer – Accountability and Justice represents the foundation in the public and makes decisions on the allocation of funds according to the strategy within their portfolios.

As a Program Officer – Accountability and Justice at Open Society-Africa, you will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing Open Society-Africa’s Corporate Accountability program portfolio including identification of novel partners and initiatives in selected priority countries.
  • Monitoring national, regional and international legal and policy developments on business and human rights.
  • Contributing to shaping Open Society-Africa’s Corporate Accountability strategy through research, advocacy, strategic litigation and other tools.
  • Building partnerships with key national, regional and international partners, including other philanthropies working in the area of business and human rights.
  • Budgeting
  • External Communications and Advocacy
  • Internal Communications
  • Project Management
  • Research and Recommendations
  • Strategic Planning
  • Grantmaking to Individuals
  • GrantMaking to Organizations
  • Knowledge Management



  • Analytical Processes, Assessment, Planning and Organizing, Presentation Skills, Reporting, and Writing Skills.


  • Advancing Diversity and Inclusion, Expertise, Getting the Right Things Done, Leading Change, Managing Time and Money, Strategic Thinking, Working Well with OSF Colleagues, and Working Well with Others.


Postgraduate degree.


  • Substantial work experience, including proficiency in field of expertise.
  • Minimum number years of relevant working experience—7 years.
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