Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Deputy Executive Director Jobs

The Kenyan Section of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ Kenya)

Vacancy Re- Advertisement

Position: Deputy Executive Director

ICJ Kenya seeks to fill the vacancy as detailed below. Suitably qualified Kenyans are invited to apply.

Overall Purpose of the Job

    To deputize the Executive Director in the development of strategic direction of the organization.
    To deputize the Executive Director in the provision of leadership and management of ICJ Kenya operations.
    To assist the Executive Director in the development of concrete interventions in discharging ICJ Kenya’s mandate.


    To initiate policy proposals for consideration by Council
    To raise funds and negotiate grants
    To liaise with Government, NGOs and International agencies on matters touching on ICJ Kenya’s mandate
    To act as Secretary to the Council and the Executive Committee
    To act as an official spokesperson and PR officer for the Organization (under the delegation of the Executive Director or direction from Council).
    To initiate, prepare and promote membership activities.
    To take overall responsibility for the implementation of the Strategic Plan.
    To lead a team of professionals and support staff at the Secretariat.
    To ensure all legal obligations of ICJ Kenya are fulfilled.
    To work with the Programme Management Team in designing strategic goals and objectives of the organization.
    To represent the organization at human rights meetings and conferences where designated to do so.
    To maintain close and constructive relationships with regional partners to ensure smooth running of programmes.
    To edit donor reports and grant proposals to ensure consistency and adherence to donor guidelines.


    LLM or its equivalent from a reputable Institution.
    LL.B from a reputable Institution.
    Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
    Posses over 5 years experience working with non – governmental organisations


Candidates should be hard working, dynamic and self-motivated, with excellent interpersonal skills and good writing skills.

Qualified candidates should send in their applications to be received not later than 31st May 2013, addressed to the

Executive Director
P.O. Box 59743-00200 Nairobi

or email info@icj-kenya.org


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