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  • Posted: May 23, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Oslo Center was established in 2006 as an independent, non-partisan, non-governmental organization. The main areas of work have been peace, democracy and human rights, and through the years the mission of the Center has increasingly focused on democracy assistance.
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    Senior Advisor - East Africa

    Job Description:

    • The employee is responsible for the management and development of democracy assistance and governance projects in East Africa.
    • The employee will oversee The Oslo Center’s regional office in Nairobi and regional implementation.
    • The Senior Advisor will work together with and report to the Executive Director to assure strategic directions and enhance The Oslo Center’s representation in the region.
    • The employee will be responsible for implementing fundraising strategies and manage donor relations.
    • The employee will serve as a link between The Oslo Center- East Africa and relevant stakeholders including international donors, diplomatic communities, international organizations, political and elected officials, and civil society in the program countries.
    • The Senior Advisor will represent The Oslo Center – East Africa amongst democracy assistance experts, debates, and organizations.

    Your Qualifications:

    • You have bachelors or master in democracy and governance field (e.g., political science, developmental studies, law)
    • 7–15 years extensive experience in democracy and governance program implementation.
    • Extensive experience in democratization at an international level
    • At least 3 years of senior management experience.
    • Extensive experience in Fundraising.
    • Familiarity and working experience of the local context in East Africa.
    • Experience working in a dynamic and fluid political environment.
    • An established skill set in developing and maintaining international and local network in democracy and governance.
    • Fluency in English, Scandinavian languages will be a plus (e.g., Norwegian, Swedish, and Danish).
    • Ideally good knowledge and experience of fundraising within the Scandinavian and European donor communities.

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