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Working in the field of human rights is a challenging but rewarding career choice. With ARTICLE 19 you will find an international community of activists, legal specialists, and subject experts working together to protect the basic freedoms of many communities throughout the world.

You can find out more about where we work and what we do, by following the links above. In addition to a sector-competitive salary, we promote a flexible culture befitting a digitally enabled, multi-cultural workforce located in over ten cities around the world. We work hard, placing emphasis on delivery and accountability, while balancing all of this with a range of policies geared to health and well-being, including generous leave allowances and remote-working arrangements.

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Nairobi, Kenya     Competitive KSH

ROLE SUMMARY

The Admin & HR Officer organizes and coordinates administration duties and office procedures and leads in creating and maintaining a pleasant work environment, and ensuring high levels of organizational effectiveness and safety.

He/She ensures that the administrative activities within the office run smoothly on a daily basis. He/She will also handle and coordinate HR matters.

This post will be based at the ARTICLE 19 Eastern Africa office in Nairobi, Kenya.

Application deadline: 29th November 2020

London, UK     Circa £80,000 p/a

ROLE SUMMARY

The COO works in close collaboration as trusted partner to the Executive Director and the Global Leadership Team.  Using strong management and interpersonal skills, knowledge of organizational change, and financial acumen the COO is expected to establish the strategic direction for long-term sustainability of ARTICLE 19.  As such the COO plays a pivotal role in determining and implementing our organisational strategy, as well as leading our vital functions of Finance, compliance, project support and security.

This COO is a new role within ARTICLE 19 and after a period of tremendous growth is responsible for consolidating that growth to enable effective business planning; balancing our human rights goals, with the drive for organisational sustainability.   As a leader of change within the organisation, it is expected that the COO will use sharp financial and operational instincts, to positively challenge the status quo, help us evolve, and ensure that ARTICLE 19 is able to respond to external world change in a timely manner. To do this the COO is responsible for establishing the necessary systems to support staff across our international organization to respond to changes in policy and practice; to deliver impact and foster a culture of accountability where each can contribute towards our global mission. These changes will be backed up by providing effective operational leadership based in ARTICLE 19’s core values.

The successful individual with have a demonstrable track record of driving change, organisational development, financial management, human resources, and IT and security across diverse geographies. They will also have experience in international organisations, particularly with regional and country level operations. Crucially, the successful candidate will have strong people management skills, the confidence to lead, inspire and motivate multi-disciplinary teams.

Application deadline: 30th November 2020

Interviews from w/c 14th December 2020

Nairobi, Kenya     Competitive KSH

ROLE SUMMARY

The Finance & Administration Manager provides strategic and operational leadership and oversight of ARTICLE 19 East Africa’s finances, administration, human resource and procurement.

He/she ensures regulatory requirements are met, and reporting is timely and accurate.

This post will be based at the ARTICLE 19 Eastern Africa office in Nairobi, Kenya.

Application deadline: 29th November 2020

Nairobi, Kenya     Competitive KSH

ROLE SUMMARY

The Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Coordinator – PROTECT establishes and implements systems to promote adaptive programming evidence-based decision making, programme and project performance and learning, in collaboration with MEL leads in the consortium.

He/she contributes to quality programming through supporting access to, and use of, relevant and timely information on programme performance, relevance and effectiveness. Within this context, the MEL Coordinator provides technical support to ARTICLE 19’s implementation teams as well as to consortium staff, and lead in capacity-building through the implementation of effective, cost efficient and meaningful MEL systems.

This post will be based at the ARTICLE 19 Eastern Africa office in Nairobi, Kenya.

Application deadline: 29th November 2020

Nairobi, Kenya     Competitive KSH

ROLE SUMMARY

The Programme Officer of Digital Rights and Policy implements and coordinates digitally-oriented projects at ARTICLE 19 as well as leads the organization in the area of digital freedom of expression and freedom of information.

This post will be based at the ARTICLE 19 Eastern Africa office in Nairobi, Kenya.

Application deadline: 29th November 2020

Nairobi, Kenya     Competitive KSH

ROLE SUMMARY

The Senior Programme Officer of Fundraising, Development and M&E (Monitoring and Evaluation) contributes to consolidate the financial sustainability of the organisation by developing and writing grant proposals to governments, multi-lateral organisations and foundations, identifying opportunities for the organisation to diversify its funding streams and increase its income cap

He/she assembles and submits grant requests, maintains a centralized and commonly used knowledge management/sharing system on key fundraising information, conduct prospect research, and maintain a calendar of submissions and other deadlines.

He/she undertakes a supporting role to proposals developed by regional offices and programs- participating in coordination meetings, providing advice for drafting the narrative and budget, developing specific sections as required and ensuring overall quality of the proposal and compliance with the donor’s evaluation criteria- while leading on cross-programmatic, global proposals and those for core funding.

This post will be based at the ARTICLE 19 Eastern Africa office in Nairobi, Kenya.

Application deadline: 29th November 2020

Nairobi, Kenya     Competitive KSH

ROLE SUMMARY

The Senior Programme Officer for Media and Protection leads ARTICLE 19’s work to promote and protect media pluralism, media freedom and public interest so that the media landscape reflects better the interests and needs of women, sexual and gender minorities, equitable access, regional representation, media ethics, public service media, public interest journalism and other critical elements.

The Senior Programme will also work to enhance the safety and security of individuals and organizations working to protect and promote freedom of expression and information, as reflected in our strategy, bringing strong project management skills, serving as the primary focal point on our “Media and Protection” thematic areas across the organization.

In collaboration with relevant teams, this Senior Programme Officer will identify new strategic areas for ARTICLE 19 Eastern Africa’s consolidation and growth as a leading advocate organization for free expression, effective protection of activists and organizations, particularly journalists, bloggers, whistleblowers, social communicators and human rights defenders. 

Leading in advancing media and protection standards at global and regional fora, in collaboration with relevant teams, the Senior Programme Officer will be a primary force in ensuring effective coordination externally with key INGOs working on media and protection of FoE/I and internally within the organization. This Senior Programme Officer will facilitate programmatic work in the Eastern Africa regional office and programmes, with a particular focus on supporting the monitoring of attacks on communicators and human rights defenders and deploying ARTICLE 19’s Holistic Protection Training.

Application deadline: 29th November 2020