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Influencing Programme Manager at Tear Fund International

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Job Description

Tearfund is looking for an experienced Influencing Programme Manager in Kenya. The Influencing Programme Manager will be responsible for implementing Tearfund’s advocacy and influencing work in Kenya in line with the organization’s strategy. They will be required to build networks and partnerships to influence government policies and social-cultural practices. Additionally, they will develop a preparedness plan to respond to crises and promote Church and Community Transformation, Environmental and Economic Sustainability, and Reconciled and Peace Filled Societies.

The scope of the role involves:

  • Influencing change, via networking, opinion shaping and/or policy making
  • Working with local church-based organisations
  • Substantial community development experience working in the local context
  • Substantial influencing, church mobilisation approaches and advocacy experience
  • Leading teams, including performance management and capacity building
  • Commitment to project quality, and associated assurance processes

Qualifications 

  • Degree and/or equivalent qualification in a development or management related discipline
  • Relevant post-graduate qualification
  • Management Training Experience
  • Proven ability to promote integral mission,
  • Advocacy experience
  • Proven track record in influencing change, via networking, opinion shaping and/or policy making
  • Well networked among church leaders, civil society, governments and other key development actors
  • Proven ability in working with local church-based organisations
  • Substantial community development experience working in the local context
  • Substantial influencing and advocacy experience
  • Experience leading teams, including performance management and capacity building
  • Commitment to project quality, and associated assurance processes
  • Proven ability in strategic planning, project management and budget management
  • Implementing and working in accordance with corporate structures, policies and practices
  • Involvement in key movements
  • Experience with church mobilisation approaches

Closing Date: 15 May 2023

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Tear Fund International on jobs.tearfund.org to apply
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