Duties and Responsibilities
A. Support to the planning, implementation, management, and oversight to the IGI project focusing on the achievement of the following results: Monitoring and assisting in responding to key opportunities (and risks) within the country related to LGBTI inclusion;Â Supporting the implementation and monitoring of IGI country-level activities as per strategies and workplans that will be periodically developed and updated, including:Â Monitor and share information about LGBTI-related issues and activities in Kenya, including actions and statements by parliamentarians, civil servants, the judiciary, important influencers, and civil society;Â Convening of Implementing Partners and coordination of their activities; Policy research to identify and track potential allies among key stakeholder groups; Preparation of policy briefs, speaking notes, PowerPoint presentations and similar tools; Development and implementation of IGI related communications activities, in social and traditional media; Drafting concept notes for training workshops.Â Under the supervision ofÂ the Governance Specialist, lead in the development of annual workplans and budgets for WBA activities in Kenya each year; Developing virtual and in-person advocacy training sessions for LGBTI groups and groups of other stakeholders with the potential to support LGBTI issues;Â Leading the delivery of virtual and face to face capacity development training for LGBTI groups and groups of other stakeholders; Developing materials and conduct online sessions to prepare LGBTI for effective participation in regional events including EAC, ACHPR, and AU meetings;Â Documenting and producing lessons learned on LGBTI advocacy capacity interventions; Supporting the planning and facilitation of a national strategy development process to build consensus with key stakeholders on the most appropriate strategic direction for UNDP-managed work on LGBTI inclusion in the country.Â B.Â Provides administrative support to the IGI Project focusing on achievement of the following results : Develops materials for meetings, presentations, and workshops; Compiles, analyses, and summarizes data pertaining to the IGI project;Â Maintains training plans for the monitoring of project implementation; Performs other tasks as required. C.Â Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing for the WBA project focusing on achievement of the following results: Conducts spot checks on approved technical trainings to ensure compliance; Synthesis of lessons learnt and best practices in the project. Institutional Arrangement The Project Officer - IGI will work directly under the supervision of the Governance Specialist.
Cross Functional and Technical Competencies:
Project Management: Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and control resources, procedures and protocols to achieve specific goals.
Monitoring:ÂAbility to provide managers and key stakeholders with regular feedback on the consistency or discrepancy between planned and actual activities and programme performance and results.
Evaluation: ÂAbility to make an independent judgement based on set criteria and benchmarks - Ability to anticipate the client's upcoming needs and concerns.
Partnerships Management:ÂAbility to build and maintain partnerships with wide networks of stakeholders, Governments, civil society and private sector partners, experts and others in line with UNDP strategy and policies.
Knowledge Generation: ÂAbility to research and turn information into useful knowledge, relevant for context, or responsive to a stated need.
Innovation Capacity Development:ÂAbility to define and create the conditions for trying out new ways of working or introducing new problem-solving approaches to an organization.Â Ability to develop, manage and evaluate a learning curriculum that raises awareness, builds confidence, strengthens innovation capabilities around a certain method, tool or technique; or helps develop an innovation mindset.Â Ability to create the authorizing environment (mandate, incentives) to embed and spread new ways of working. In-depth knowledge of one or more innovation methods, broad knowledge of innovation processes and innovation management.Â Ability to align a learning and development strategy with a broader innovation strategy.
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Required Skills and Experience
Education: Advanced University Degree in Law, Public Health, Development Studies, or related fields is required. A first-level university degree (BachelorÂ´s degree)Â in relevant field in combination with additional 2 years of qualifying experience will be given due consideration in lieu of MasterÂ´s degree. Experience: Minimum of two years (with MasterÂ´s degree) or four years (with BachelorÂ´s degree) of experience in LGBTI or key population related projects; Experience working with LGBTI+ and/or key population related community-based organizations, either in a technical support capacity or in a direct management role is an asset. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages; Experience in handling of web-based management systems;Â Previous UN development system experience would be an added advantage.
Language Requirements:Fluency in English and Kiswahili is required.
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