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  • Posted: Sep 5, 2019
    Deadline: Sep 5, 2019
  • We work with growth-oriented organizations across East Africa, who are committed to building a highly-performing team and are looking for innovative approaches to boost their human capital. Schooner Africa Fund (SAF) is a start-up Impact Investment Fund. SAF is the Program Related Investment arm of the Schooner Foundation (SF) - a private family foundatio...
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    Hotline Manager

    About the role

    As the Hotline Program Coordinator, you will oversee the day-to-day operations of the hotline ensuring all incoming calls are handled effectively and in alignment to our guidelines.

    You will be expected to contribute to the growth of the Aunt Jane Hotline through bringing in fresh new ideas and driving their execution with a team of 2 equally passionate and committed team members whom you will lead and coach.

    In addition you will play a key role in implementing diverse ongoing and future SRHR advocacy interventions and ensuring continued trusted collaboration with our various partners.


    Manage Aunty Jane hotline – 50%

    • Provide strategic direction to ensure effective running of the hotline and increase women and girls access.
    • Support training and mentorship of hotline staff from partner organizations across sub-Saharan countries.
    • Support hotline team to develop and disseminate high impact social media advocacy toolkits including weekly twitter chats and Facebook engagement
    • Spearhead development of Hotline marketing strategy  with the aim of increasing calls
    • Manage AJH website including content creation.
    • Identify, develop and build relevant partners to ensure that our reach keeps growing
    • Manage relationship with hotline and website technical companies to ensure effective running of the platforms
    • Contribute to proposal development, donor reporting and budget management as required for AJH
    • In close collaboration with our MnE manager, contribute to monitoring,evaluation and learning activities; building tools, data collection, analysis, reporting and strategic recommendations

    Execute TICAH’s advocacy interventions – 30%

    • Oversee development and implementation of selected advocacy projects aimed at increasing women and girls access to SRHR.
    • Represent TICAH at various advocacy spaces (National, Regional and International) to continue driving our SRHR agenda and ensure implementation of agreed roles of TICAH
    • Create digital media and communication advocacy initiatives conducted by TICAH and consolidated with partners
    • Oversee relevant donor relations including donor visits and communication.
    • Contribute to proposal development, donor reporting and budget management as required for SRHR advocacy projects
    • In close collaboration with our MnE manager, contribute to monitoring,evaluation and learning activities; building tools, data collection, analysis, reporting and strategic recommendations

    Team management  – 20% 

    • Mentor and coach 2 hotline staff
    • Support team in reaching intended goals inline with the organization’s larger goal
    • Support AJH hotline team to develop and implement strategic individual and group work plans.
    • Performance management (assign roles, set and review goals)


    • You have a strong passion for sexual and reproductive health rights and believe that women are free to make their own choices in SRHR.
    • You  have an open-mind and curiosity in matters of reproductive health
    • Ability to quickly identify patterns, draw insights and make meaningful conclusions
    • Past experience offering counselling services in diverse and demanding set ups is highly preferred
    • You value self care and are conscious to build a life that enables you to balance work and personal life effectively
    • You have at least 5 years of total work experience and have  managed a project team for at least one year
    • 5 years’ of total work experience in the field of Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights and have managed a project team for at least one year
    • Proven ability to drive results in collaboration with others.
    • You are  a natural relationship builder with the ability to spot collaboration opportunities and align them with organization strategy
    • Ability to juggle many tasks effectively and efficiently to achieve desired goals
    • Budget management and proposal development are preferred skills. However recommended that one is interested in growing in this area.
    • You have good skills in participatory methods and facilitation.
    •  Excellent written & oral communication skills
    • Basic MnE understanding; ability to design and implement various data collection tools, analyze data and make recommendations
    • Undergraduate degree in Sociology, Psychology, Social work, Community development or any other relevant development degree.

    You have the right fit with our culture if

    • You are genuinely interested and comfortable  conversing on diverse ideas and opinions
    • You continuously challenge your own assumptions and beliefs
    •  You love or are interested in exploring the African indigenous culture
    •  You don’t judge people for their life choices but genuinely want to support them!
    • You think out of the box, and work hard to see your crazy ideas come to life
    • You are humble and comfortable in varying social and professional settings, alternating between interacting with grassroots community members, and high-level stakeholders

    Why work with us

    • You will be part of growing our impact with a vast exciting network and pool of partnerships that we have built over the past 14 years
    • Exposure to participate and contribute across all our programs
    • An opportunity to dream of all possible solutions and make them come true
    • We are a committed team and we treat each other like family
    • Our team works hard and also realizes the importance of having fun in and out of work
    • We walk our talk. We are brave and bold in everything we do
    • We are an egalitarian organization – if equality and fair access to opportunity excites you, join us!

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Edge Performance on to apply
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