Job Title:  International Coordinator- ACCESS Coalition

Salary (inclusive of benefits): USD 40,000 per annum

Contract: 24 months, renewable for one year

Location: Nairobi, Kenya. For truly exceptional candidates, remote working from another location may be considered.

Candidate Profile

The Alliance of Civil Society Organizations for Clean Energy Access (ACCESS), a global coalition of civil society organizations and practitioners, is looking for an International Coordinator to deliver our mission of advocating for people living in poverty to have access to safe, reliable and affordable energy, and for environmentally sustainable and efficient energy systems globally. You will be a dynamic and passionate advocate for energy access, excited about taking the Coalition to the next level. You will have strategic leadership skills, experience in coordinating networks and managing small teams. You will be happy managing your own workload, with the ability to identify new opportunities and develop partnerships, but also skilled in working collaboratively and also managing relationships remotely. You will be experienced in engaging with decision-makers and other stakeholders, and comfortable with working in an international setting with people from a range of cultural backgrounds and nationalities.

Candidate role

You will be responsible for delivering on the objectives and three-year global strategy of ACCESS, including institutional development and fundraising. This will include leading the development of regional workplans and overseeing their implementation, acting as a focal point for the Coalition and representing ACCESS at events and meetings as required. You will work closely with the Memberships and Communications Officer and with the Coordination Group of ACCESS and Board members. Additional information about the responsibilities and eligibility is available in the Terms of Reference.

Application Process

To apply, send your CV and a short supporting statement (max. of 400 words) outlining your suitability for this role and why this role interests you :

Closing date for applications:   Friday, 12 October, 2018 (11.59 pm EAT)


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