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Jobs at Light for the World Kenya

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Light for the World is an international disability and development NGO aiming at an inclusive society. The organisation currently supports more than 258 projects in 20 countries and 2 regions throughout Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Oceania dedicated to the restoration of eyesight, prevention of blindness, rehabilitation of persons with disabilities,

Online Content Manager

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Your tasks

  • You are responsible for our international social media channels and strive to continuously develop them. You engage with our audiences on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube and inspire them with engaging content.
  • You set up a strategy for influencer collaboration and implement it to increase visibility for our work.
  • You are in charge of our international website’s management, drive SEM and SEO and analyze and improve user engagement and website traffic.
  • You drive the relaunch and development of our English newsletter and coordinate high quality content for our audience.
  • You identify compelling stories to create inspiring and engaging content and increase our visibility online.

Your profile

  • You are passionate about digital communications and consider yourself a digital native. You have proven work experience in digital communications and/or social media management.
  • You are up-to-date with digital technology trends, social media tools and practices and have experience with social media management tools as well as newsletter distribution tools.
  • You have excellent written and oral communication skills in English & the ability to write high quality content in English for digital audiences.
  • You are an expert in website analytics and very familiar with search engine marketing (SEM) and search engine optimization (SEO).
  • You have a personal interest in international development and human rights and are committed to Light for the World’s mandate and values.

Our offer

  • an outstanding opportunity to bring about change through an international development organization and to extend your professional experience
  • a highly motivated, professional and diverse team that strives towards continuous development. We believe in participatory leadership and expect you to contribute your expertise and ideas.
  • a competitive salary for the NGO sector, incl. full social insurance & other benefits
  • flexible working hours with remote working options
  • a friendly, dynamic and inclusive working environment

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Change & Process Manager

Your tasks

  • You support with designing and implementing internal strategies and change initiatives that make the organization fit for the future and are aligned with the needs of the organization.
  • You are responsible for facilitating the Objectives & Key Results (OKR) review, offer guidance to OKR coaches, coordinate and support workshops and further develop the methodology.
  • You contribute to the standardization of internal processes including the definition of process frameworks, roles, and responsibilities, capacity strengthening plans and standards for documentation.
  • You collaborate closely with all stakeholders, design and conduct staff training, and produce communication material.

Your profile

  • You have a diploma in business administration, organizational studies, project management or related studies with a project or change management focus. You already gathered experienced in the field of project or process management.
  • You bring affinity to digital tools. You are excited about researching, testing and comparing tools and new software. You appreciate agile working and innovative thinking.
  • You describe yourself as being a proactive personality, strongly motivated, solution oriented, priding yourself of having excellent organizational skills.
  • You are interested in development cooperation and Light for the World‘s mandate area.
  • You have excellent English skills. Oher languages, e.g. German, French or Portuguese are an asset.

Our offer

  • an outstanding opportunity to bring about change through an international development organization and to extend your professional experience
  • a highly motivated, professional and diverse team that strives towards continuous development. We believe in participatory leadership and expect you to contribute your expertise and ideas.
  • a competitive salary for the NGO sector, incl. full social insurance & other benefits
  • flexible working hours with remote working options
  • a friendly, dynamic and inclusive working environment

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Programme Officer

Your tasks

  • The Programme Officer will be responsible within the We Can Work (WCW) international team for coordinating reporting, compliance and other support for the WCW programme in three to four countries. The Programme Officer will be responsible for working closely with country management units and partners responsible for implementing the programme, consolidating up to date tracking of implementation in each country, coordinating support in the WCW International Team, reviewing contracts with partners, monitoring donor compliance, and consolidating reporting for the donor. in addition, the Programme Officer will need to respond to ad hoc requests from the donor, international team and country teams to support grant management.

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Key responsibilities include:

  • Acting as the main focal point for the WCW project for between three and four WCW countries at the international level and coordinating with country level teams to monitor progress against the planned activities and LFTW/donor compliance requirements
  • Consolidating country level input to donor reports on a monthly basis. This will include planning reporting timelines, reviewing material, providing feedback, as well as editing and drafting to produce reports to a standard that can be submitted to the donor.
  • Managing the partnership with the country office/key partners in each country of focus, including managing contracts, monitoring capacity strengthening, completing administrative tasks (such as supporting due diligence) and helping to address any safeguarding, security, safety or transparency concerns.
  • Representing the project in internal meetings, coordinating within the WCW team to ensure activities are correctly prioritised per country
  • Using the WCW and LFTW monitoring tools and templates for the project.
  • Collecting feedback and support the development of better systems and tools to help monitor and report against the project
  • Undertaking programme visits to support training events

Your profile

  • Experience in programme and/or project coordination, ideally within an INGO or in an international setting
  • Experience with grant management, ideally with grants from institutional donors (i.e. FCDO, USAID, GIZ) and in an international environment
  • Strong experience with project reporting, in particular finalizing donor reports to a high standard of quality
  • Familiarity with project management concepts and tools
  • Strong communication, liaison and partnership skills, ideally with experience of working in a multi-national environment
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as to approach tasks independently, with excellent organisational skills and high attention to detail
  • Excellent English skills (in particular for drafting reports); Fluent French would be considered an asset for one of the positions

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Method of Application

Deadline for applications is 5 April 2023. We are looking forward to your application!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion in our organization. We welcome and encourage applications from all people regardless of national origin, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation or gender identity, and we very much welcome applications from people with disabilities.

For any questions related to accessibility and inclusion at Light for the World, please do not hesitate to contact us at recruitment@light-for-the-world.org.

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