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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Director, Policy Advocacy & Membership Development job in Kenya

The Federation of Kenya Employers (FKE) is the national umbrella organization for employers in Kenya and its key mandate is to promote the interests of employers.

FKE seeks to ensure that national labour and social policy provides an environment favourable to enterprise sustainability and job creation.

FKE is seeking to engage a dynamic and results driven professionals to fill the following position:

Director, Policy Advocacy & Membership Development

Reporting to the Executive Director, this position will provide leadership to the Federation’s Policy Advocacy & Membership Development as key areas of delivery, it will also provide support to other functions as per the responsibilities outlined below.

Key Responsibilities

    * Develop and implement a strategic advocacy policy for FKE to facilitate development and implementation of effective marketing plan to drive growth of membership.
    * Develop position papers for advancing the advocacy agenda on behalf of employers.
    * Collaborate with other stakeholders to strength the analytical and advocacy capacity of FKE.
    * Facilitate development and delivery of dynamic products that effectively address market needs.
    * Develop and implement effective management systems (policies, processes and tools) to enhance membership services.
    * Integrate use of current technology in research, information management, marketing, delivery and management of membership services to improve efficiency and quality of decision-making for competitive advantage.
    * Establish performance standards for key functions in the area of operation
    * Enhance business development to support service delivery.

Education and Experience

    * Be a holder of at least a Masters Degree in Social Sciences, preferably Economics Marketing, Public Policy and a minimum of 10 years experience at a senior management level in a membership based organization.
    * Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Research and Policy Analysis, track record of publications, excellent writing and communication skills are a requirement.
    * S/he should have strong leadership, organization and coordination skills as well as be able to work independently, in a team and in partnership with other organizations.
    * The incumbent should be an excellent researcher and public speaker
An attractive and competitive remuneration package commensurate with one’s experience and qualifications will be offered to the successful candidates.

Interested and qualified individuals should forward their applications quoting the position reference and enclosing detailed curriculum Vitae, current salary, expected remuneration, copies of certificates and testimonials and three references with a day time telephone contact and send to the following email address: to reach the undersigned not later than January 10, 2010.

Only successful candidates will be contacted: Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

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