Latest Jobs In Kenya: Senior Adviser, Global Advocacy Team-Tearfund

Do you long for a fair and sustainable world? A world in which people and communities flourish in an environmentally and economically sustainable way? Do you want to work as part of a movement for change, inspiring and supporting the global church to take action towards this vision for change?**

The Global Advocacy Team at Tearfund has a vision to tackle the three defining issues of our time – ending extreme poverty, safeguarding the environment and tackling inequality. Our team walks alongside grassroots movements around the globe campaigning on issues like climate change, plastic waste and green jobs. We support them to drive change, nurture their leadership, and we join them up with our research, media and campaigning work at national and global levels.

We’re looking for an enthusiastic senior member of staff to bring their expertise and passion to strengthen movements across the world.
We’re looking for someone who has:

  • A strong background in advocacy and influencing
  • Experience of formulating and implementing movement building strategies and plans, including organising and participating in campaigns
  • Experience of working with grassroots activists and influencers
  • Understanding of the global church context and the role of the church in advocacy

You’ll build relationships with grassroots groups, networks and allies to strengthen social movements and drive forward policy and behaviour change on environmental and economic sustainability issues. You will be working alongside a passionate and ambitious team, and will love to pray for change, believing that God can and does do amazing things.

We’d love applications from people who are:

  • Good communicators, particularly working cross-culturally
  • Entrepreneurial and with a learning mindset
  • Well organised and able to manage projects
  • Good at networking, convening and training

Tearfund is a faith based organisation and applicants must share our statement of faith.

Location: This role will be based in the Tearfund Nairobi office. This is a national contract and therefore, the successful candidate will need to provide us with evidence detailing their right to live and work within Kenya.

Salary: This role is a part-time post (3 days a week) and the salary is Kes 4,155,427 per annum.

The recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding issues. In addition, personal identification information will be submitted against a Watchlist database to check against criminal convictions as a counter-terror measure.

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