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  • Posted: Mar 24, 2023
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    ICRH Kenya is an independent organization established in the year 2000. We deal with many aspects under the wide umbrella of 'Reproductive Health': Mother and Child Health, Sexual and Gender-based Violence, Sexually Transmitted Infections, HIV and AIDS prevention, treatment and care, Adolescent Health, improving Services in resource-poor settings that se...
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    Associate Director, Legal Strategies, Innovation and Research

    Primary Responsibilities

    Working closely with the Senior Director of Global Legal Strategies, this person will:

    • Provide technical support to regional teams in the development of legal strategies and new legal theories for defensive and proactive litigation.
    • Scope potential new innovations in how the Center enhances legal accountability for reproductive rights violations, including the exploration of legal mechanisms beyond UN and regional human rights systems.
    • Facilitate the development, dissemination, and integration/alignment with Center-wide positions on key and emerging legal issues through collaborative and participatory processes involving staff from across the globe.
    • Stay up to date with reproductive rights litigation and human rights litigation with high impact in the field of reproductive rights, as well as relevant emerging reproductive rights issues; identify opportunities for the Center to contribute to the development of emerging legal norms.
    • Identify opportunities to enhance internal knowledge and skills on litigation and facilitate opportunities for staff to share best practices and lessons learned.
    • Represent the Center externally, including with key partners, donors, media, academic and professional audiences. 


    • A degree in law
    • At least 12 years of relevant work experience, including extensive litigation experience particularly before international and/or regional human rights bodies and within or across several legal systems.
    • Demonstrated senior level expertise working globally with international organisations across multiple legal systems; developing impact litigation, including conceptualizing cases, developing strong evidence bases, working directly with clients, drafting legal filings, and implementing impact litigation decisions/outcomes.
    • Experience working on human rights/women’s rights, reproductive rights and/or in the social justice sector
    • A track record of working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to achieve common goals
    • A demonstrated ability to adapt to change and manage and prioritize a diverse workload;
    • Solutions-oriented approach with strong analytical/reasoning skills.

    Leadership Competencies:

    • Leading the Work (Strategy & Implementation): Generates new ideas, develops long-term objectives and strategies that align with institutional priorities, and translates them into actionable plans.
    • Leading Others: Inspires commitment; develops and empowers staff; identifies and mentors the next generation of organization leaders; establishes results-oriented culture in teams.
    • Leading by Personal Example: Models organizational values; takes action and is courageous; projects confidence and steadiness; learns from experience and is self-aware.
    • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Attracts, develops and retains a diverse team; recognizes the many dimensions of diversity and the particular harms of anti-Black racism and colonialism; considers equity in decisions and processes internally and externally; demonstrates inclusive leadership behaviors.

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