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  • Posted: Mar 15, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Gap Recruitment Services Limited is a leading recruitment firm in Kenya where International and local companies find just the right fit talent.
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    Regional Programme Officer (RPO)

    Key Roles & Responsibility

    • Be part of the Regional Environmental Hub and Sidas Team Environment Africa, contributing and delivering results in line with the teams goals;
    • Closely coordinate and communicate with Swedish Embassies in the region and with Sidas Africa Department;
    • Contribute to increased synergies between bilateral, regional and global strategies implemented by Sweden;
    • Contribute to dialogue based on Swedish priorities; Contribute to the overall work of the Swedish Embassy in Nairobi including a good work environment;
    • The applicant needs to be prepared and willing to assume unforeseen tasks, sometimes within short notice


    • University Degree in environmental sciences, anthropology, development studies with a focus on sustainability, international affairs/political science with a focus on environment/climate change/sustainability or similar relevant thematic areas;
    • Minimum five years of relevant professional experience related to environment/climate change/development/sustainability;
    • Very good knowledge in one or more of the fields of environment, climate change, circular/green economy, sustainability, or similar relevant areas;
    • Diploma or certificate in Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel and Power Point), or proven proficiency in the programmes;
    • Excellent command of spoken and written English;
    • Good command of spoken and written French (i.e., working skills);
    • Able to travel in the region and to represent Sweden, and Swedish values, at events and reception that are outside working hours.

    Merits And Skills Competencies

    • Analytical, decision-making and problem-solving skills, ability to communicate in a clear and concise way, both verbally and written;
    • Proven ability to identify synergies between local, regional and global initiatives;
    • Proven skills of working in a dynamic, agile, fast moving work environment;
    • Experience from working with mobilizing private capital for environment and climate purposes and/or different financing mechanisms related to development cooperation;
    • Knowledgeable in Human Rights and particular rights connected to environment, climate change, circular/green economy and sustainability;

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