Vacancy Announcement: ILC Africa Seeks Regional Coordinator
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.