(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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JOB PURPOSE

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

REQUIREMENTS

TECHNICAL SKILLS

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

INDIVIDUAL COMPETENCIES

  • 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.

EDUCATION

Postgraduate degree.

EXPERIENCE

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