The job holder will contribute to delivery of Practical Action’s energy strategy for the East Africa regional office. Practical Action is scaling up its work on women and energy through a three-year project in Kenya. The objective of the project is to leverage on PA’s extensive previous experience working with women in energy enterprises to further solidify women’s participation in and benefit from energy markets and to increase uptake of energy products and services. The project further seeks improve the enabling market and policy environment for gender equality in the energy sector while strengthening Practical Action’s thought leadership in the theme/sector.
One of the key objectives of the project is to improve the enabling market and policy environment for gender equality in the energy sector through enhanced awareness, and gender-responsive actions of public and private sector actors. Practical Action is looking for a Project Officer who will be responsible for the advocacy component of the project.
The role will spearhead the delivery of the gender and energy advocacy and influencing activities including an awareness campaign in order to deliver high quality project outputs.
The main responsibilities of the Project Officer: Gender & Advocacy will include but not limited to the following:
Project Implementation, Reporting and Learning (80%)
Achieving Change Ambitions – 10%
Interested applicants should submit their applications, including an updated CV with a cover letter via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org not later than 3rd January 2021 indicating “Gender and Advocacy Officer” on the email subject line.
At Practical Action, we treat all applications for employment on their merits and do not take into consideration any factors that are not relevant to the job such as disability, race, age, religion, gender, gender reassignment or sexual orientation.
We are committed to safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults and as such candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks.
The successful applicant must have the pre-existing right to both live and work in Kenya.
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