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Opportunity: Coalition of African Lesbians Openings

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DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS 5 P.M. NAIROBI TIME MONDAY 22 JUNE 2015

We are concluding our recruitment process for Phase I which entailed senior staff: Operations Manager; Learning and Development Manager and Advocacy Manager. As part of the PHASE II of the Recruitment Project at the Coalition of African Lesbians, we are pleased to circulate our Call for applications for these newly created positions:

  • Programme Coordinator: East Africa
  • Programme Coordinator: Southern Africa
  • Programme Coordinator: West and Central Africa
  • Project Manager
  • Communications Officer

Those interested in being a part of an active vibrant team and an organisation committed to radical African lesbian feminist organising and who meet the criteria should apply by submitting

  • Motivation letter
  • Up to date CV
  • 3 Contactable referencesKindly assist us by forwarding this advertisement to your networks and encourage applications.

    PLEASE SEND TO: [email protected]

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS 5 P.M. NAIROBI TIME MONDAY 22 JUNE 2015

    NOTE:

  1. Applications will be assessed and shortlisted and interviews scheduled as these are received
  2. Applicants who have not received written feedback from us by 10 July should assume that their application has been unsuccessful.

NEW POSITIONS AT CAL

  1. Programme Coordinator: East Africa
  2. Programme Coordinator: Southern Africa
  3. Programme Coordinator: West and Central AfricaThese three positions are new middle management positions located within the sub-regions. They are part of the Learning and Development Team. The positions are intended to strengthen CAL investments in our members and partners and for in-country feminist organising and sustainability. The work includes learning and development, developing our in country and sub-regional campaigning with members and partners and ensuring the links between work at the local and the international levels. The successful candidate will also manage our work to respond to emergencies related to human rights defenders in the sub-regions.

    Requirements:

    • A deep understanding of the political, economic and social contexts in Africa and globally
    • A feminist with knowledge of models of change and approaches to change work
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong management and coordination skills and experience
    • Vision and strategic thinking and the ability to lead with others and be proactive and self- driven
  4. Project ManagerThis position is to be located within the Coordination function of CAL and is in support of the role of Director of CAL. The purpose is to enable planning processes, oversee the monitoring and tracking of plans, manage information and support the Programme team to deliver efficiently and effectively on agreements and plans.

    Requirements:

    • A deep understanding of the political, economic and social contexts in Africa and globally
    • A feminist with knowledge of models of change and approaches to change work
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Training and experience in managing complex projects at multiple levels [national throughregional to international] with multiple donors
    • Demonstrated skills in planning, monitoring and evaluation
    • A strong track record in working both in proactive programming and in emergency responses
  5. Communications OfficerThis position is intended to support proactive communications work internally [within and between Secretariat, Board, and members] and between these internal structures and our core, strategic, solidarity and donor partners. It is also intended to manage responsive communications related to the organisation. It is based on our commitment to deepening transparency in our organising and management and to maximising participation and leadership in our decision making and strengthening good governance as a Coalition.

    Requirements:

    • A deep understanding of the political, economic and social contexts in Africa and globally
    • A feminist with knowledge of models of change and approaches to change work
    • Training and significant experience in communications, including “corporate”communications at a planning and implementation level