Civic Engagement Manager Jobs Vacancy Kenya 2020
Career Employment Kenya: Civic Engagement Manager Jobs Vacancy Kenya 2020
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Job Title: Civic Engagement Lead

Department: CEO Office

Location / Work station: Kibera

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

The Civic Engagement Lead will be charged with the task of training and supporting the Urban Slum communities through the community leaders under the SHOFCO SUN platform to articulate their needs/issues, to hold engagement forums where the community leaders can engage stakeholders such as government, potential politicians seeking office, and other relevant partners seeking to work in the urban slums with the aim of:

  • Empowering community leaders to hold potential partners accountable to delivering services such as education, water, health and influence policies that impact Urban Slums.
  • Provide training (TOT) to SUN leaders on how to engage and articulate developmental issues in an impactful and well-documented manner.
  • Identify forums for Urban Slum leaders to articulate issues/needs that are community-driven and best practice. These may include but not limited to Town Hall meetings.
  • To develop tools of monitoring and tracking deliverables once an agreement has been agreed on specific support by either government, politicians or other development partners.
  • Build capacity across the Urban slum communities for a better understanding of civic rights and responsibilities by providing TOTS through existing SUN structures.

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual with policy, advocacy, and/or campaigns expertise, who thrives in a multi-faceted role. In this role, you are part strategist, communications specialist, and influencer. You will work closely with SHOFCO’s executive leadership on our SUN Platform

You will be expected to drive relationships, be self-starting, and take on the significant responsibility for training community and youth leaders.