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Engagement & Partnerships Manager, Nairobi

Development Initiatives is looking for a candidate with a background in development policy and practice across multiple sectors and a keen interest in data for development to play a key role in forging and nurturing strategic partnerships. These partnerships, formed particularly with government, civil society and development actors, will ensure that better data on poverty and resources is available and used to drive policy, development decisions and practice that improves the lives of the poorest people. The post-holder will play a key role communicating analysis and learning to policy audiences nationally and internationally.

You will

  • Identify, develop and nurture effective partnerships to support the implementation of DI’s country plan in Kenya, as well as wider regional engagement efforts
  • Support policy engagement with key government audiences to advance DI’s priorities on improvement and use of data in sustainable development
  • Produce materials (regular briefings, reports, visualisations) that highlight the challenges of using data and how these can be overcome through technical, financial and political changes
  • Identify, document and communicate learning and impact from the country and regional level to influence policy and practice of international actors
  • Contribute to developing and mainstreaming best practice approaches for strategic partnerships across the organisation
  • Represent DI in public fora alongside key partners from the local to the global level
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Salary: to be agreed

Full role profile, with details on how to apply

  • Closing date: 28 February 2017
  • 1st Interviews: TBC
  • 2nd Interviews: TBC