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Programme Coordinator Job, NGO Jobs 2021,

Position: Programme Coordinator

Location: Nairobi

Job Description

The Programme Coordinator will oversee the project research objective on social dimensions and human dynamics of climate change adaptation and resilience. With communities providing linkages between gendered behavior responses to climate stressors in rural communities of Horn of Africa which include Isiolo County in Kenya’s/ he will model structures to assess how these behaviours might change with the implementation of new policies. The job holder with partners in the project, will translate climate information from various sources and over several time horizons into useful metrics of water scarcity/food security, decision-support tools, warning systems, media communication, and policy in the context of socio-economic data and community input.

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • More than five (5) years’ experience within civil society research.
  • Knowledge of bottom-up scientific and social oriented research processes and methodologies.
  • Experience in preparing research products for CSOs aimed at engaging public and policy makers.
  • Knowledge on various issues around disasters, climate change and vulnerability.
  • Good understanding of human rights, women’s rights, and socio-economic justice.
  • A strong commitment to adhering to and promoting AAIK’s approach to Sexual Harassment, Exploitation, and Abuse and other Safeguarding concerns (including child abuse and abuse of adults at-risk).
  • Experience in research aligned to livelihoods, Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate change.  

How to apply

Please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected] by close of business on the 10th February, 2021.  You are requested to highlight in the cover letter how you specifically meet the criteria for this role. PLEASE CLEARLY INDICATE WHICH POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR IN THE SUBJECT LINE.

Due to high volumes of applications received, we can only correspond with short, listed applicants.  ActionAid International promotes diversity and welcomes applications from all section of the community.

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