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  • Posted: Mar 25, 2023
    Deadline: Mar 29, 2023
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    Amref Health Africa in Kenya is the country programme office of Amref Health Africa, Africa’s largest International Health NGO. This is the largest and oldest country programme in Africa with an average annual budget of USD 40million. We have 19 innovative products and project models that have successfully been implemented and transformed 5.4 million l...
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    Project Officer – Policy and Governance

    The Policy and Governance Specialist with be responsible for the development and operationalization of 100% WASH Program’s Policy and Governance Strategy, especially targeting rural water governance. S/he will have a key role in liaising and collaborating with internal and external partners, including the target Narok county government, relevant water utilities, water sector institutions, water users’ associations, communities and private sector actors. S/he will support the development of the necessary legislation & policy framework, steer policy dialogue that stimulates enabling environment & investments for expanding water services at the County level; and develop sustainability strategies for the community managed water schemes.

    Specific duties 

    • Conduct a landscape assessment of county WASH policies and legislation for the sector and recommend improvements by designing and leading strategies to strengthen the capacity of Narok county government on the established gaps. 
    • Support in budget tracking and investment planning to influence budgetary allocations towards rural community managed water schemes/services. 
    • Support Narok County develop/refine their water policies & legislation to ensure proper enabling environment.  
    • Support policy, stakeholder and community dialogue initiatives to enhance participation of right holders in planning and prioritization of WASH investments in Narok West and Transmara West sub-counties in Narok County. 
    • Support capacity strengthening initiatives in target county governments and communities to enhance accountability and service provision.
    • Support the program team in undertaking targeted research to inform evidence-based advocacy. 

    Education & Experience: 

    • A degree in Public Policy and Administration / governance, communication / development studies or other relevant field.  Possession of a master’s degree in relevant field will be an added advantage. 
    • At least 5 years’ working experience in policy advocacy & governance in the water sector and good understanding of the water sector institutions & actors in Kenya. 
    • Experience in analyzing complexity & designing and implementing investment plans, policy, governance and advocacy strategies that respond to the key structural weaknesses standing in the way of universal access to WASH.
    • Good written and verbal communication and strong report writing skills 
    • Strong diplomacy and ability to engage with broad range of stakeholders at local and national levels
    • Strong relationship management skills, with the ability to engage direct and indirect reports and peers.

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