ICJ Deputy Executive Director Jobs career in Kenya 2013

The Kenyan Section of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ Kenya)
Vacancy Re- Advertisement

Position: Deputy Executive Director
ICJ Kenya seeks to fill the vacancy as detailed below. Suitably qualified Kenyans are invited to apply.
Overall Purpose of the Job
  • To deputize the Executive Director in the development of strategic direction of the organization.
  • To deputize the Executive Director in the provision of leadership and management of ICJ Kenya operations.
  • To assist the Executive Director in the development of concrete interventions in discharging ICJ Kenya’s mandate.
Duties
  • To initiate policy proposals for consideration by Council
  • To raise funds and negotiate grants
  • To liaise with Government, NGOs and International agencies on matters touching on ICJ Kenya’s mandate
  • To act as Secretary to the Council and the Executive Committee
  • To act as an official spokesperson and PR officer for the Organization (under the delegation of the Executive Director or direction from Council).
  • To initiate, prepare and promote membership activities.
  • To take overall responsibility for the implementation of the Strategic Plan.
  • To lead a team of professionals and support staff at the Secretariat.
  • To ensure all legal obligations of ICJ Kenya are fulfilled.
  • To work with the Programme Management Team in designing strategic goals and objectives of the organization.
  • To represent the organization at human rights meetings and conferences where designated to do so.
  • To maintain close and constructive relationships with regional partners to ensure smooth running of programmes.
  • To edit donor reports and grant proposals to ensure consistency and adherence to donor guidelines.
Qualifications
  • LLM or its equivalent from a reputable Institution.
  • LL.B from a reputable Institution.
  • Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Posses over 5 years experience working with non – governmental organisations
Skills
Candidates should be hard working, dynamic and self-motivated, with excellent interpersonal skills and good writing skills.
Qualified candidates should send in their applications to be received not later than 31st May 2013, addressed to the
Executive Director
P.O. Box 59743-00200 Nairobi 
 
or email info@icj-kenya.org
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