Project Officer-Access to Justice


Centre for Rights Education and Awareness (CREAW Kenya)

  • Career category:Programme/ Project design & management
  • Job type:Job
  • Humanitarian or Development:Development
  • Experience level:0-5 years
  • Organisation type:Civil Society
  • Remote option:Hybrid
  • Right to work requirements:Nationals-only contract
  • Salary: Not Disclosed
  • Work schedule:Full-time
  • Length of contract:Temporary/ Fixed-term
  • Deadline:22/09/2023
  • Location:Kenya, Kibera, Nairobi
Gender-based violence (GBV)
About Centre for Rights Education and Awareness (CREAW):
The Centre for Rights, Education and Awareness (CREAW) is a registered, feminist non-profit women rights organization founded in 1998 with a Vision of a just society where women and girls enjoy full rights and live in dignity while the Mission is to champion, expand and actualize women and girls’ rights and social justice.

CREAWs areas of focus are on (1) Ending all forms of violence against women and girls; (2) Supporting Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) (3) Promoting effective participation of women and girls in leadership (4) Ensuring universal access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) 

Purpose of the Position:
The Project Officer – Access to Justice play a key role in supporting the design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of CREAW’s projects related to Ending Violence against Women and Girls (EVAWG). This position aims to contribute to the advancement of women’s and girls’ rights and gender equality by promoting access to justice.

Key Responsibilities:
a.  Support the design, development, and implementation of Access to justice projects in line with the organization’s mission and strategic objectives.
b.  Develop detailed project work plans and budgets,
  • Collaborate with other CREAW’s programs, partners and other stakeholders to position CREAW’s activities and ensure project effectiveness.
c.  Support the compilation and timely reporting of project reports
d.  Represent CREAW in strategic partnership and networking spaces with key stakeholders
e.  Support the design and delivery of advocacy and communication activities on access to Justice
  • Organize training sessions, workshops and community forums to enhance the knowledge and skills on GBV and access to justice.
  • In coordination with MERL team, develop and implement robust monitoring and evaluation systems to track project activities and progress
f.  Prepare regular reports and support in updating the legal aid database
g.  Support resource mobilization and fundraising to support the access to justice program.

Qualifications and Skills:
a.  Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in  Humanities and Social Sciences.
b.  At least 2 years of professional experience in gender related development work.
c.  Previous experience in the NGO sector in similar capacity especially working with survivors of gender based violence ;
d.  Strong analytical and report writing skills
e.  Excellent presentation and facilitation skills
f.  Self-driven and able to deliver results with minimum supervision
g.  Ability to travel in country and internationally
h.  Interact effectively with community members and willingness to learn new approaches
i.  Ability to work with diverse people and cultures.
j.  Advanced computer skills in Ms Word, Excel, Power-point etc .
k.  Excellent communication skills with fluency in both English and Kiswahili.
m. Young women are encouraged to apply.

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