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East Africa Researcher

  • Post-graduate education
  • Research, academy
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary

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Job Summary

As Amnesty International’s lead expert on Uganda and Tanzania, to lead on the development and implementation of overarching human rights research and campaigning strategies to deliver impact in relation to agreed priorities, providing research expertise, research management, political judgment and analytical, communication and representational skills. To produce human rights research on Kenya to deliver impact in relation to priorities agreed between the Regional Office and Amnesty Kenya until the National Office has the skills and capacity to lead on Kenya research.


To lead on the development and implementation of overarching research and campaigning strategiesto deliver impact in relation to agreed priorities on Tanzania and Uganda, including strategies toidentify the most effective ways to address human rights concerns; and to lead on designing specificprojects and producing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating plans for both these and initiativesbegun by others

• To lead on the development of human rights research on Kenya to deliver impact in relation topriorities agreed between the Regional Office and Amnesty Kenya until the National Office has the skills and capacity to lead on Kenya research
• To monitor, research, investigate and analyze human rights-related developments in order to provide timely, accurate, independent and impartial assessments and expert advice on the human rightssituation in Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya
• To organize, take part in and lead, where agreed, field research and other missions, leadingspecifically on information-gathering, fact-finding, analysis and assessment of human rightsconcerns, including in response to crisis situations; prepare, where necessary, security assessments,political and other briefings in relation to the mission for International Secretariat management,
mission participants and internal or external stakeholders; and represent Amnesty International inthe field
• To represent Amnesty International to external stakeholders, including in governmental, intergovernmentaland various public forums, as well as to all forms of news media, civil societyorganizations and political, economic and other actors; and to communicate Amnesty International’sconcerns, positions and, where relevant, campaign strategies to external and internal stakeholders
• To develop and maintain effective constituencies of public and confidential contacts and partners inoutside the organization - such as human rights activists, members of legal and otherprofessions, UN agencies and governmental representatives - to optimize information gathering andverification and the development and implementation of effective strategies and plans
• To write reports and other materials for publication and internal use and contribute to and provideexpert advice in relation to written and other materials produced by other programmes
• To manage research, oversee the research work carried out by the team and others and, asappropriate, to contribute to the selection of external consultants and supervise, support, coordinateand provide expert advice on their work
• To contribute to the development and maintenance of an effective information management system
• To contribute to the development of sub-regional and region-wide strategies and plans for researchand campaigning and provide input into internal discussions on the Amnesty International mission,policy, organizational and other issues in order to increase the effectiveness of AmnestyInternational’s work
• In consultation with management, to participate in coordinating the work of the team, includingthrough setting priorities, preparing work plans, monitoring their progress and contributing tomaintaining basic budgets
• To contribute to the overall flexibility of resource use and provide cover for other regional office staffas agreed with management
• To perform all necessary administrative tasks to ensure effective self-servicing, participate in therecruitment and induction of new staff and consultants and perform other corporate tasks asappropriate

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Research, academy
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Partnerships; Research and development; Data collection; Programme management; Project implementation; Research planning; Human rights
Required languages: Swahili (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent),

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