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Introduction:

 

The UN Global Compact is a call to companies to align strategies and operations with universal principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and take actions that advance societal goals. Global Compact Network Kenya brings together close to 1000 signatories to the UN Global Compact and the Code of Ethics for Business in Kenya, including a number of Kenya’s leading companies, small and medium-sized enterprises and nonprofit organizations to advance corporate sustainability and the private sector's contribution to sustainable development. Membership to the Kenya Network gives companies the opportunity to make a statement about their values and is revolutionizing how companies do business responsibly and keep commitments to society.

Global Compact Network Kenyan is hosted at the Kenya Association of Manufacturers head office Nairobi. The specific terms of reference and person specifications for the position are as follows;

Designation:           Global Compact Network Support Officer

Reporting to:          Executive Director (ED) – Global Compact Network Kenya

Contract Type:      Two (2) Years Renewable Contract subject to funding and performance.

Location:                   KAM Head Office in Nairobi.

Job Purpose:

To support the Global Compact Network Kenya initiatives including but not limited to; Membership management, projects management, resources mobilization and offer support to the ED in all administrative functions of the Network.

The objectives of this job will be met through the following key tasks:

  1. Membership Administration: Coordinating membership including recruitment of newcompanies, follow ups, support to companies in submitting annual Communication on Progress (CoPs) reports and Communication on Engagement (COE) on due dates, conducting Needs Assessment surveys and organizing the Annual General meeting for the network 
  2. Projects administration: Assist in activity design, execution, monitoring and evaluation,budget control, report writing
  3. Fundraising: Assist in planning and executing the network’s resource mobilization strategy. This will include: donor scoping and proposal development; membership subscription collection & follow-up
  4. Events management: Assist in preparation, marketing and management of network forums,trainings and workshops
  5. Report writing: Develop content and publish publicity material for the network including Op-eds, brochures, good practice publications, newsletters, e-shots, social media cards, event briefs, news releases, and annual reports; Assist in taking proceedings of meetings when required.
  6. Website management: Support in the maintenance of an up-to-date website in content anddesign quality for the network
  7. Social media management: Update all of the network’s social media platforms
  8. Database management: Ensure an up to date members database of key stakeholders and anup to date UN Global Compact Knowledge Sharing System (KSS), Local Network Hub and Igloo community platforms
  9. Representation in network meetings as may be required
  10. Any other tasks as may be delegated by the Executive Director

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelors degree in social sciences/ PR and communication/ business studies/ Sustainability
  2. Minimum 4 years’ experience either in corporate sustainability or membership management or project work management with a reputable organization;
  3. Proven competence in events management and organization skills;
  4. Ability to multi-task;
  5. Strong written and oral communication and mobilization skills;
  6. Attention to detail;
  7. Sensitive to cultural differences;
  8. Excellent interpersonal skills;
  9. Ability to work under pressure;

How to Apply:

Qualifying and interested candidates should complete the online application form on KAM or Global Compact Network Kenya websites and submit their CV only to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.indicating the word “Global Compact Network Support Officer” on the subject line of the email to reach us not later than April 12, 2019 Close of Business.

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Global Compact Kenya will be holding a full day dialogue and consultation meeting for 40-50 businesses on Business and Human Rights aimed at raising awareness about the importance of human rights to business strategy and providing an opportunity for businesses to share human rights related challenges and lessons learned.

Global Compact Network Kenya wishes to engage a rapporteur on 4th July, 9.00am - 5.00pm

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Applications should be sent via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Subject title “Business and Human Rights Workshop” by Thursday, 28th June 2018 12:00pm .
Kindly note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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