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Vacancy Announcement: ILC Africa Seeks Regional Coordinator

Deadline: 05/02/2017      Region: Africa      Country: Kenya      Related member: ELCI
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Looking to work with land groups across Africa and in an action-oriented and dynamic environment? The ILC Africa Regional Coordination Unit is recruiting a regional Coordinator. S/he will lead a team that facilitates a diverse and growing network of 61 Africa-based organisations. ILC Africa forms part of a global alliance of more than 200 multilateral and civil society organisations. 

Date of issue 12 January 2017
Deadline for applications 05 February 2017
Position Title ILC Africa Regional Coordinator
Duty Station Nairobi at Environment Liaision Centre International (ELCI) with frequent travels in the Region 
Date of entry on duty 01 May 2017 or before
Duration of assignment 1 year renewable annualy annually based on good performance and availability of resources

ILC Africa is highly dynamic work environment. Based in ELCI, a non-governmental membership organisation specialized in environmental issues and governance, s/he will work with multilateral organisations the African Union and the RECs as well as with governments, but also with NGOs, research centres : farmers organisations, human rights groups and social movements in Africa and across the world. Guided by the ILC's Regional Strategy that
contextualizes ILC's overall Approach for 2016-21, and under the direction provided by the ILC Africa Assembly and guidance by the Africa Regional Committee, s/he will be responsible to build and manage a vibrant team as required in the delivery of the regional strategy and workplans. He/she will support the growth and vibrancy of ILC Africa, and will link up to regional teams in Asia, and Latin America, and the ILC global secretariat in Rome.

S/he will draw on a varied professional experience that spans the diversity represented in the ILC membership, an understanding of the strengths of a network, a deep knowledge of land and natural resource issues, and a keen sense of the possibilities that exist to bring about lasting change in land governance. S/he will be a good team-worker and manager, a strong and persuasive communicator, and a creative strategist and problem-solver, shaped by extensive personal experience in Africa. 

If you fit this profile, you’d make a strong candidate as the ILC Africa Regional Coordinator.

For more information, download the vacancy announcement HERE.