Saferworld Adviser, Advocacy and Communications – Somalia / Somaliland Job in Nairobi Kenya

Adviser, Advocacy and Communications – Somalia / Somaliland
Based in Nairobi with frequent trips to Somalia/land

Saferworld is an independent non-governmental organisation that works to prevent and reduce violent conflict and promote co-operative approaches to security. 

We work with governments, international organisations and civil society to encourage and support effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy development and through supporting the actions of others.
We are seeking an Advocacy and Communications Adviser with experience of working on advocacy and/or communications with governments or NGOs.   
The primary purpose of this role is to support Saferworld’s Somalia/land programme by developing evidence-based advocacy and communications strategies and materials and to support Saferworld partners, particularly three Somali non-state actor platforms in this regard, 
The successful candidate will have a Master’s degree in a relevant subject or equivalent experience. 
S/he will have excellent writing skills and a proven track record of influencing donors and other international actors.  
The post-holder will have experience of working in complex and politically sensitive contexts and the ability to work in a non-partisan manner.   

The salary range for this post is KS 3,547,800 – 4,506,388 gross per annum.  For job description please visit  

To apply please send full CV and covering letter to Marie Aziz at (using Ref CAA in subject heading)

Deadline for applications: 16 August 2012

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