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  • Posted: Mar 28, 2023
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    Transparency International Kenya (TI-Kenya) is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1999 in Kenya with the aim of developing a transparent and corruption free society through good governance and social justice initiatives. TI-Kenya is one of the autonomous chapters of the global Transparency International movement that are all bound by a common vision of...
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    Project Officer- Western Regional Office, Kisumu


    Under the guidance and supervision of the Regional Coordinator, the job holder will be responsible for supporting implementation of TI-Kenya projects in the Western Region in collaboration with partners and stakeholders in the region.


    More specifically, the project officer shall perform the below tasks;


    • Provide effective leadership to the staff within the region including mentorship, coaching, team building, on-the-job training to enhance employee performance and other leadership interventions**.**

    Programme Management & Reporting

    • Coordinate, manage and promote TI-Kenya programmes/projects in the Western Region;
    • Design and implement outreach initiatives on good governance and corruption prevention in the Western Region;
    • Develop and implement strategies for community mobilization and empowerment to enable community groups to promote transparent and accountable institutions locally and nationally;
    • Build linkages with county government institutions within the region, national government agencies, independent commissions, and other relevant stakeholders in implementing ALAC, institutional strengthening, policy & legislative advocacy interventions and other TI-Kenya activities;
    • Ensure timely adherence to donor reporting requirements;
    • Ensure timely submission of project reports, both narrative and financial for both internal and external stakeholders.

    Strategy Development

    • Liaise with the Regional coordinator in defining institutional and programmatic priorities and objectives advised by the regional dynamics;
    • Support effective implementation of the TI-Kenya Strategic Plan by implementing plans for the region and reporting accordingly;
    • Provide effective support and contribution to national advocacy work, particularly Public Interest Litigation (PIL) work**.**

    Coordination, Networking and External Relationships

    • Raise awareness on the interventions of the Western Regional Office and TI-Kenya in general to the public and stakeholders in the region;
    • Build sustainable partnerships with community groups, county authorities and other development actors in order to ensure that transparency and accountability issues are mainstreamed into local and national social-economic and development programmes;
    • Support the coordination of CSOs (good governance coalitions) within the region.

    Good Practices & Institutional Learning

    • Support the development of learning, networking, and knowledge/content management platforms for Western Region for communication and shared learning;
    • Develop effective local community organization resources and learning materials and effective strategies to be used in advocacy work;
    • Provide technical support for the development of structured opportunities of institutional learning including project monitoring and evaluation, highlighting success stories and lessons learnt and development of good practices.

    Resource Mobilization & Budget Management

    • Support mapping of the resource requirements for the regional office and mobilize resources targeting development partners whose criteria match the needs of the region and TI-Kenya;
    • Develop proposals and/or concepts for financial support and sustainability of the anti-corruption initiatives in the region. This includes maintaining a well-managed proposal tracking matrix;
    • Develop strategies in liaison with the Resource Mobilization coordinating team, for sustainable funding for the regional office and the organization;
    • Develop budgets, and monitor project expenditure for the regional office;
    • Develop social enterprise and local resource mobilization initiatives for the regional office in line with TI-Kenya interventions;
    • Petty cash management for the Regional Office.

    Public Communication and Social Media Advocacy

    • Write well thought out publishable articles every two months for management’s consideration focusing on devolution and Anti-Corruption generally;
    • Maintain an active presence on social media that is interfaced with TI-Kenya’s presence in line with the organization’s social media policy and guidelines;
    • In conjunction with the Communications department, initiate and participate in mainstream and social media engagements focusing on pertinent corruption issues and good governance.

    ALAC Coordination

    • Schedule client appointments, conduct initial interviews and where appropriate provide legal advice, make records of clients’ calls, make referrals, and follow up cases reported to the ALAC;
    • Support the production of publicity and awareness materials for ALAC;
    • Organize and file ALAC documents and other information relating to the Regional Office;
    • Develop project reports and documentation of all ALAC and other TI-Kenya activities in Western Region;
    • Provide overall management and compile weekly updates of the ALAC database;
    • Continually review the ALAC database to identify and document trends, and develop effective advocacy strategies;
    • Establish and facilitate cross-functional and multidisciplinary teams of pro-bono advocates to represent qualified clients in public interest cases on corruption and integrity;
    • Identify potential public interest cases from the ALAC case log, research on them and develop multi-pronged strategies of dealing with them, including but not limited to public/strategic/impact litigation.


    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Human Rights, Public Administration, International Relations, Social Studies, or related field from a recognized university;
    • A Master’s Degree in any of the above disciplines will be an added advantage;
    • Relevant work experience of 6 years 2 of which should be in a supervisory capacity;
    • At least 2 years of demonstrated experience in implementing governance projects and working directly with communities and government officials at county level;
    • Computer literacy- Understanding of data entry, basic computer skills and knowledge of databases;
    • Proven experience in understanding the anti-corruption legal framework in Kenya;
    • Experience and ability to conceptualize, implement and evaluate programmes.


    • A person of high integrity that will model TI-Kenya’s core values;
    • A strong commitment to the aims, objectives, and values of TI-Kenya;
    • Good communication, and presentation skills – verbal and written;
    • Good interpersonal/relational skills;
    • Good appreciation of advocacy and community engagement
    • Shown merit in work performance and results;
    • Good report writing skills;
    • Ability to multi-task, work within given deadlines/schedules and attention to detail;
    • Good analytical and organizational skills.
    • Good knowledge of TI-Kenya and the environment in which it operates.
    • Demonstrated professional use of social media (Twitter, Facebook among others);
    • Must be able to read, write and speak English and Kiswahili fluently;
    • Knowledge of Kenya’s governance systems, institutions, and their decision-making procedures;
    • Ability to productively interact with different stakeholders and citizens to advance TI-Kenya work;
    • Good analytical and project administration skills;
    • Ability and experience to conceptualize, implement and evaluate governance and policy programmes;
    • A good appreciation of advocacy and community engagement.

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