Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the
world, we partner to put bold solutions into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within.
Mercy Corps is looking for a committed and dynamic individual to take up the following position;
Chief of Party – Building Resilience In Civil Society Kenya
This position is contingent upon receipt of funding and donor approval.
Mercy Corps seeks an exceptional leader in the area of conflict resolution, peacebuilding and public policy to lead Mercy Corps’ implementation of a multi-year, 9 million GBP program funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office through the Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF).
Building Resilience in Civil Society (BRICS Il) will engage local and national government, local civil society organizations and communities to mitigate the drivers, enablers and narratives of violent extremism in East Africa through support to policy initiatives, community engagement, and support to national civil society organizations in order to prevent the recruitment of vulnerable individuals by violent extremist organizations.
The program will work primarily in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, through strategies adapted to the context and opportunities in each country to advance research, legislation and field implementation of activities.
The Chief of Party will have overall responsibility for implementation of the BRICS II program and will be the primary point of contact for the FCO within Mercy Corps.
The Chief of Party will be an integral member of the senior country leadership team, working closely with the Country Director, other program technical advisors,
directors and managers to promote synergies and knowledge sharing between BRICS II and ongoing programs, and to shape Mercy Corps’ country strategy for
peacebuilding and CVE programming.
For the full job description and application procedure visit: http://jobs.jobvite.com/mercycorps/job/o8eT7tw6