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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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.
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.