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ActionAid International Kenya (AAIK) is a National Non- Govermental Organisation ( NGO) with a National Board and  Management Stucture. We work in over 16 Counties  in the places where we can make the biggest impact. We tackle poverty and denial of human rights at the local level, and we challenge the causes behind them locally, nationally and globally. We work with in solidarity with women and people living in poverty and exclusion; connecting their voices, sharing ideas, spreading inspiration, campaigning, advocating and formulating public policy to eradicate poverty and ensure social justice.

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  1. Closing date for applications: 

    JOB TITLE:

    POLICY, ADVOCACY AND CAMPAIGNS CO-ORDINATOR, SHIFTING THE POWER PROJECT

    LOCATION:

    Nairobi with frequent travel to Isiolo, Marsabit, Turkana, Samburu, Wajir, West Pokot counties

    REPORTING TO

    HEAD OF POLICY AND CAMPAIGNS – ActionAid Kenya

    CONTRACT PERIOD

    9months

    Overview:-

    Six international organisations – ActionAid, CAFOD, Christian Aid, Tearfund, Concern and Oxfam – are working together in the Shifting the Power project, supporting 54 of their local and national NGO partners who share the vision and ambition of playing a leading role in decision making and responding to crises in their countries. The project is being implemented until December 2017 in 5 countries (DRC, Ethiopia, Kenya, Pakistan and Bangladesh) and is a START Network project supported by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) through the visionary Disasters Emergency Preparedness Programme (DEPP). 

    The aim of Shifting the Power is to support local actors to take their place alongside international actors in order to create a balanced humanitarian system. To do so, it will work around 3 main areas:

    1. Strengthen local and national organisational capacity for preparedness, response, decision making and leadership in humanitarian response
    2. Support local and national organisations to have greater representation, voice and recognition in their relevant networks and platforms,
    3. Work with the consortium member INGOs for them to recognise and respond to local/national organisations capacity, leadership & voice