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  • Posted: Nov 24, 2020
    Deadline: Nov 27, 2020
  • The University of Nairobi, a body corporate established under the Universities Act 2012 of the laws of Kenya and the University of Nairobi Charter, is the pioneer institution of University education in Kenya and the region. The only institution of higher learning in Kenya for a long time, the University of Nairobi responded to the national, regional and Afr...
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    Communication, Policy Advocacy and Knowledge Management Officer, Women Empowerment (WEE) Human Program African Women Studies Studies Centre (AWSC)

    AD/11/83/20 (1 POST) (CHSS)

    The positionThis a full time position based in Nairobi and whose tenure is one (1) year contract renewable based on performance and by mutual consent.

    Job Description

    Reporting to the Program Manager, the Communication, Policy Advocacy and Knowledge Management Officer will be responsible for:

    • Ensuring coherence in communication, effective policy advocacy and proper knowledge management.
    • Developing and implementing an effective communication strategy for the Hub.
    • Ensuring smooth communication between the hub, partners and other stakeholders.iv.Ensuring consistent messaging to facilitate effective participation by all the partners and stakeholders.
    • Managing all communication channels including traditional, social media and online platforms.
    • Managing the Hub online data processing system and integrating all the processes to ensure sustainability.This will entail working closely with the ICT assistant.
    • Ensuring the proper packaging of research findings, reports and messages for different end usersas well as ensuring visibility and raising the profile of the Hub and its activities at the international, national and county levels.
    • Coordinating advocacy activities with partners and other stakeholders.
    • Working closely with the UON library to ensure the publication of the Hub’s journal articles, research papers, e-books, and other products in theUniversity’s online repository.
    • Disseminating research findings through print and electronic media to promote evidence uptake.
    • Linking the hub with stakeholders in policy advocacyas well as managing the Hub’s policy advocacy strategy and ensuring its proper implementation
    • Performing any other duties assigned by the program manager


    • Applicants must have a Bachelors degree in any of the following fields: journalism, communication, public relations or any other related, relevant field.
    • Those with a Masters degreein the mentioned fields will have added advantage.
    • They must have a minimum of three (3)years workexperience in communication, public relations and knowledge management.


    • Creativity
    • Excellent writing and editing skills
    • Meticulous and attentive to detail
    • Strong presentation, advocacy, communication and knowledge management skills
    • Ability to translate technical information into easily understood and accessible messages in varied formats
    • Ability to produce clear and compelling print, digital and multi-media content for internal and external audiences
    • High level of proficiency with technology
    • Experience with digital communication platforms and content
    • Fluent in spoken and written English and Kiswahili languages. Additional language proficiency an added advantage
    • Self-directed, proactive, quick learner, problem solver and innovator
    • Strong people skills, good judgment and ability to manage teams
    • Ability to work with diverse teams
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Experience in working with women/gender related organisationsNOTE

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    Data Manager, E-Motive Project - Department of Obsetetrics & Gynecology

    AD/11/84/20 (1 POST) (CHS)

    The Project

    E-MOTIVE is a World Health Organization cluster randomized trial to be conducted in sixteen (16) hospitals in Kenya. This research programme is seeking to deliver a reduction in morbidity and mortality by early detection and treatment of post-partum hemorrhage using the MOTIVE bundle.

    The position

    This a full time positionbased in Nairobi and whose tenure is one (1) year contract renewable based on performance and by mutual consent.The Data Manager reports to the Principal Investigator.

    Job description

    • Database management and maintenance and ensuring source documents are safeguarded and that optimal data quality is maintained.
    • Tabulate program data to generate weekly and quarterly reports and managing the recruitment graph.
    • Maintain a clean log frame of data queries and how they have been resolved.
    • Develop standard procedures for data management.

    Job specifications

    • Applicants must have a Bachelors degree in IT or a related field.
    • They must have experience in smart phone data collection and programs including REDCAPTM and/or equivalent medical database
    • In addition, they must have experience in research and data-handling environment.
    • They must possess skills in website creation and maintenance.

    Method of Application

    Use the emails(s) below to apply


    Applicants should email their application letters andcertified copies of certificates and CV giving details of their qualifications and experience.

    Applications and related documents should be addressed to The Principal, College of Humanities and Social Sciencesand forwarded through the applicants’ heads of departments, where applicable.

    Applicants should state their current designations, salaries and other benefits attached to those designations.

    The application letter must bear the reference codeas shown in the advertisement.

    Applications should be emailed to the email address below


    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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