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Kenya: Horn of Africa Drought Emergency Humanitarian Policy Specialist

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Plan
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 03 Jun 2017

The Role

The Humanitarian Policy Specialist will lead on the development and implementation of Plan International’s policy analysis and approach within the Drought Response. This role has a challenging scope and to be successful the candidate must have substantial experience in emergency and development work with a demonstrated understanding of context, dilemmas, challenges and ways of working as well as a track record of policy work. The individual should be a natural networker and negotiator coupled with solid experience in influencing government, donors, UN bodies and Regional Bodies such as IGAD and the African Union (AU) etc. The position will report to the Regional Communications and Media Manager

The Person

The incumbent should possess good context analysis skills, a strategic thinker and be culturally sensitive in difficult and sometimes insecure environments, have excellent communication skills, both written and oral and fluency in English. Hold a university qualification in political science, international law, international development, communications or an equivalent qualification.

How to apply:

Please note that only applications and CVs written in English will be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The position title should be clearly indicated within the email subject.

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