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Programme Manager - Education & Rift Valley Forum

Programme Manager - Education & Rift Valley Forum

The Rift Valley Institute (RVI) seeks a capable and dynamic manager, well networked, with good marketing and facilitation skills, experience in research and a keen interest in countries in east and central Africa, to develop the Institute’s work in education and public information. This is a senior and pivotal role in the organisation that will lead RVI’s strategies of Transferring Knowledge through Education and Training and Exchanging Knowledge through Public Information and Dialogue.

You will design and manage a range of educational courses for development professionals working in east and central Africa and convene seminars, workshops and roundtables on critical topics through the Rift Valley Forum. You will cultivate relationships with major research institutes and research networks in Africa and be responsible for developing RVI’s network of Fellows.

You are likely to have at least a Master’s degree in a Social Science subject.  You will be experienced in training and educational methodologies, including blended learning and innovative training, and have excellent facilitation skills. Your ability to work with a diverse range of academics, activist, policy makers and civic actors will be essential.

Applicants should be a resident in Kenya.

Application closing Date: 28th November 2022.  

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For further information please download the full recruitment pack which includes a detailed job description. You can find the download link at the bottom of this page. For further information see or write to Amleset Tewodros, Head of Organisational Development at