Coalition Coordinator - State of the Union Coordinator
Region Horn, East & Central Africa
Location Nairobi (HECA Regional Centre)
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Oxfam and State of the Coalition( SOTU)
Coalition Coordinator - SOTU
HORN, EAST AND CENTRAL AFRICA
Oxfam seeks to expand its capacity to hold global multi-lateral institutions and African States accountable to the claims of people living in poverty, suffering and injustice in the African countries we work in. The Pan Africa Programme is a continental public policy advocacy programme with staff based in Nairobi, Hague, Addis Ababa and Dakar. Together with the State of the Union coalition (www.stateoftheunionafrica.net) , we are looking to fill this exciting post based in Nairobi.
Are you ready to act with poor people and their allies to make claims on the global and African policy processes? Are you committed to holding African States accountable to their own decisions within the African Union? This position will form the Nairobi based secretariat of newly established State of the Union coalition.
We are looking for someone to direct a five year 15 country campaign by the State of the Union coalition. The campaign seeks to accelerate active citizenship, governance, the realization of the fundamental freedoms and human rights contained in various key AU policy standards and legal instruments. You will lead on this work within the coalition by coordinating continental strategy, head the secretariat, support the Coalition Governing Team and represent the coalition to external constituencies. In addition to a Masters degree, you will have over five years of demonstrated experience of advocacy and lobbying African Governments and African multi-lateral institutions, excellent leadership, management and communication skills including speaking and writing fluently in both English and French.
Submit your application letter and CV including your Skype and telephone contacts to Regional Management Centre, Human Resources Officer
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