The Network of African National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI), a membership organization bringing together 44 National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in Africa, whose mission is to support, through national, regional and international co‐ operation, the establishment and strengthening of national human rights institutions to more effectively undertake their mandate of human rights promotion, protection, monitoring and advocacy is looking to recruit an Operations Manager, to be based at its Nairobi Secretariat.
NETWORK OF AFRICAN NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS INSTITUTIONS
The Operations Manager is an exceptional, dynamic, self‐driven, team player with a
unique hybrid of activism and leadership qualities. S/he has knowledge of and commitment to human rights principles, values and issues.
The NANHRI Operations Manager will be the anchor person in the daily work of the Secretariat. It is a position for the ambitious manager who can work with donors at international level and programme details in the projects of our members all over Africa. This is a career opportunity if you want to train your management skills, develop your programme management of global donors and have the opportunity to gain experiences from international travels.
S/he has extensive experience working on human rights issues preferably at the regional and international level as well as management of a diverse staff complement and preferably bilingual in French and English with excellent communication skills. S/he must be willing to undertake frequent travel regionally and internationally. The selected candidate will report to the Executive Director.
The successful candidate will hold the following key responsibilities:
PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT AND RESOURCE MOBILIZATION
Provide technical and program management to ensure programs delivery, high quality outputs, with accuracy and consistency.
Master’s degree in international law, human rights, development studies, social sciences or other relevant field.
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered for a 1 year contract. The contract may be extended at the end of the contract term, pending successful donor applications.
An opportunity to develop your management skills in practice and through informal and formal trainings.
An opportunity to gain an international profile in a job that requires travels up to 90 days a year.
Applications to be sent strictly via email to:
The Executive Director
Network of African National Human Rights Institutions
P.O Box 74359‐00200
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org and with a copy to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications must reach the Secretariat by January 19, 2018.
The Network of African National Human Rights Institutions will unfortunately only be able to respond to short‐listed candidates.
Please send resume and cover letter detailing how your qualifications, skills and experience are relevant to the scope of work.