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The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to support and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide through citizen participation, openness and accountability in government. NDI has supported democratic institutions and practices in every region of the world for more than two decades. Since its founding in 1983, NDI and its local partners have worked to establish and strengthen political and civic organizations, safeguard elections, and promote citizen participation, openness and accountability in government. NDI works in Kenya to support democratic institutions, including political parties, better able to engage with stakeholders and citizens on national policy, legislation development and citizen concerns and priorities.
NDI invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the vacant post in Kenya detailed below. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The Program Director will serve as a technical lead for NDI programs in Kenya. With guidance from the Country Director, the Program Director will work with civil society groups, political parties, and government officials to develop and implement programs in the pre-election period in Kenya. The Program Director will play a lead role in the design and implementation of programs and local partner engagement across Kenya. This role would manage other team members and contribute to the larger strategic elements of the programmatic themes, planning and execution. The position will be under the supervision of the Country Director. The hiring of this position is contingent on donor funding.
Experience and Skills Required
How to Apply
Applications for the above positions should include a cover letter, updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) with names and telephone numbers of three traceable references as a single document i.e cover letter being on the first page and the CV starting on the second page. The application documents should be e-mailed to: [email protected] indicating the position title in the email subject as “Program Director” by close of business September 17, 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
NDI will at no stage of the recruitment process request candidates to make payments of any kind.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Reasonable Accommodations
NDI welcomes and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment. As such, our commitment is to promote equal employment opportunities (EEO) for all applicants seeking employment and NDI employees. NDI makes employment decisions based on organizational needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, personal appearance, military status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation, educational status, unemployment status, place of residence or business, source of income, or reproductive health decision making. Additionally, harassment or discrimination based on these characteristics will not be tolerated at NDI. To perform the essential functions of this position, reasonable accommodations are available to qualified individuals with disabilities and qualified individuals who have limitations due to pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical-related condition