NGO Jobs in Nairobi – CAK 2019
Career Employment Kenya: NGO Jobs in Nairobi – CAK 2019
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CEO

The
CAK is an umbrella body with a membership of over 50 conservation NGOs working
to advance the protection and management of biodiversity in Kenya. Through
their expertise and resolve they address the challenges and opportunities in
national wildlife policy, protection and conservation collectively. The
Alliance aims to be at the forefront of setting the national wildlife
conservation agenda in collaboration with the Government of Kenya. Thematic
areas of the Alliance include: Conservation and Development, Research and Data
Sharing, Wildlife Crime, and Communities and Livelihoods.

The
Alliance is recruiting a CEO to manage the day-to-day affairs of the
organization, to be more effective in harnessing our expertise and collating
our agenda.
Serve
as the day-to-day manager and administrator to the Alliance’s membership on all
matters related to the functions of the Alliance as embraced by its
Constitution and Articles of Association
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Serve as manager of the Secretariat
designated to serve the Alliance.
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Represent the Alliance on all matters
as assigned by the Board of Directors
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Supervise development of the 5-year
Strategy for the Alliance
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Develop and maintain the following
systems that support the role of the Alliance:
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Membership recruitment and management
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Communications and Outreach
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Contract/Grant management
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Financial management
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Conservation resource data base
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Technical services data base
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Board Administration
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Prepare and consolidate quarterly
organisation’s performance management reports for presentation to the board
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Oversee the organisation’s operations
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Serve as the representative of the
Alliance on matters related to conservation policy, strategy, legislative
development, and similar
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Supervise the formation of thematic
groups and develop ways of supporting their functions, operations, and success.
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Represent CAK to key GoK, Partner and
Donor groups supporting conservation in Kenya
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The successful candidate will have at
least 5-10 consecutive years of experience with conservation matters in Kenya,
and organizational leadership, finance and administration.
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Excellent communication skills
(written and verbal).
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Knowledge of donor programmes and
systems an advantage.
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Relevant degree
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Excellent diplomacy and social skills
are required.
Dependent
on experience and qualifications with a performance-based increase based on
mutually agreeable performance indicators
Communications & Administrative
Officer
The
CAK is an umbrella body with a membership of over 50 conservation NGOs working
to advance the protection and management of biodiversity in Kenya. Through
their expertise and resolve they address the challenges and opportunities in
national wildlife policy, protection and conservation collectively. The
Alliance aims to be at the forefront of setting the national wildlife
conservation agenda in collaboration with the Government of Kenya. Thematic
areas of the Alliance include: Conservation and Development, Research and Data
Sharing, Wildlife Crime, and Communities and Livelihoods.
The
Alliance is recruiting a Communications and Administrative Officer to
systematize the affairs of the organization and build the brand of the
Alliance.
Serve
primarily as a communications specialist for the Alliance, executing
communication tasks based on an action plan and strategy that supports the
Alliance’s strategy, membership, roles and responsibilities.
Secondary
function is to assist the CEO with normal administrative duties.
Responsibilities       
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Develop and maintain CAK
communications activities – mass media, social media, branding, marketing, and
publicity
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Support the development of regular
fundraising and membership drives and maintain an updated members’ database
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Manage the communications budget in
keeping with the terms and conditions of funding organizations
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Provide formatting and branding
services for CAK products, including reports, proceedings, and CAK
publications.
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Develop the Alliance’s communications
strategy in support of the CAK Strategic Plan for the next 5 years.
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Maintain all CAK documentation and
relevant communication to and from CAK whether physical or electronic formats
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Schedule and co-ordinate meetings and
follow up on board of directors meetings and external partners meetings.
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Identify and employ the best and most
cost-effective communication tools in support of  CAK thematic groups.
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Assist with other basic
administrative tasks as assigned by the CEO
Dependent
on experience and qualifications with a performance-based increase on mutually
agreeable performance indicators
·        
This is a challenging position
designed for a multi-tasker who enjoys multiple, simultaneous challenges.
Excellent work organization skills are required.
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At least 3-5 years of demonstrated,
successful, prior work in the field of communications, branding, marketing, and
publicity.
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Computer literacy with at least
proficiency in at least one desk-top publishing software.
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Excellent communication skills (both
written and verbal).
·        
Prior communication strategic
planning an advantage with a good understanding of mass and social media, audience
identification.
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Demonstrated team work skills.

Submit
a cover letter outlining relevant experiences, addressing the qualifications
and expectations stated above and CV.Email cover letter and CV to
 recruitment@conservationalliance.or.ke before the 23rd July 2019.

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