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Country Programme Coordinator

Job Title: Country Programme Coordinator (CPC) Organization: Akina Mama wa Afrika
Contract Terms: Full Time
Reports to: Head of Programmes

Duty Station: Kenya

Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA) is a feminist Pan-African leadership development organization headquartered in Kampala, Uganda. Our work is rooted in feminist principles and beliefs guided by the Charter of Feminist Principles for African Feminists, which define our leadership development program and movement-building activities. We envision a world in which African women are politically, economically and socially autonomous and are champions of change in their lives and society. Our thematic focus areas include Women’s Political Leadership, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, and Economic Justice and Climate Action. The organization’s work is advanced through feminist and transformational leadership development, feminist research and knowledge building, and policy influence and movement building. AMwA provides strategic direction in key Pan-African Networks, including NGO CSW Africa, Solidarity for African Women’s Rights, and the Gender Is My Agenda Campaign. AMwA also has consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council and observer status with the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights.

Role Summary:

The Country Programme Coordinator (CPC) is a consultant who explicitly identifies as a feminist, preferably a woman or gender-expansive person and will coordinate AMwA’s work in Kenya. The CPC ensures the quality of programme implementation and nurtures critical relationships necessary for the success of the organisation’s work. The CPC will serve as ears and eyes on the ground, taking note of emerging trends in the socio-economic and political landscape, identifying advocacy opportunities and representing the organisation in critical national, regional and global policy processes and spaces, continuously updating the organisation on these processes including monitoring and assessing risks. They will provide political, socio-economic and contextualised expertise and knowledge in our programmatic areas, help grow AMwA’s networks, and support in conceptualising and implementing activities that align with the organization’s political mission, vision and long-term strategy in Kenya.

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