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Program Officer-GROOTS


Nairobi, Kenya

2 weeks ago

Job Description

GROOTS Kenya (Grassroots Organizations Operating Together in Sisterhood in Kenya) is a national movement of grassroots women comprising of over 3,500 women –led, community based organizations. It has a current geographical coverage of 17 out 47 counties in Kenya. These include; Kiambu, Nairobi, Laikipia, Kilifi, Busia, Kakamega, Homa bay, Migori, Nyandarua, Kitui, Nanyuki, Muranga, Isiolo, Marsabit, Nakuru and lately Tana River county among others. GROOTS Kenya was founded in 1995 after the 4th UN Conference on women held in Beijing China, as a response to the inadequate visibility of grassroots women in development and decision making platforms that directly impacts them and their communities. Our programme areas include a) Community Response to HIV/AIDS Program, b) Women and Property Program c) Women Leadership and Governance Program and d) Community Resilience to Disaster and Climate Change. Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training: Educational level required: Degree in gender and development or related field Technical Training required. Gender analysis and mainstreaming Experience: At least four years’ experience working on gender equality and women’s empowerment, gendered approaches to agriculture, food security, disaster and climate issues Technical experience in supporting women entrepreneurships and market systems How to Apply “To apply for this position, interested individuals should submit a CV ONLY to by 30th June 2020. Applications with any other attachments will be rejected. The subject head must be the position applied.

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