ONG (Setor Social)

Head of Strategy, Africa

Virtual
O trabalho pode ser feito em qualquer lugar do mundo
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Publicado há 19 dias

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Tipo de Emprego
Contract / Freelance
Prazo para Inscrições
10 de junho de 2024

Descrição

We are currently accepting applications for Head of Strategy, Africa to support strategic thought leadership for our Africa work.


We are looking for someone who is a skillful strategist with an entrepreneurial spirit. A creative thought leader who can innovate and execute their ideas while inspiring, motivating and fostering team collaboration.


Our successful candidate will be adept at relationship and partnership building. They will have gravitas and experience establishing and working within networks. They will also need to have experience managing funder relations, with the ability to present ideas in various settings. 


You will report to the Network Director- Africa and will be a key player within a team of regional colleagues, across country desks (Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Senegal), and with colleagues across the globe.


How you'll contribute

  • Identify opportunities for strategy improvement and development in order to create necessary conditions to drive change in efforts to address the climate crisis in Africa
  • Responsible for deploying strategy, identifying and prioritizing key areas of impact
  • Formulate with clarity long-term strategic vision and direction
  • Aligning multiple strategies and plans across teams 
  • Provision of strategic advice and support to the Network Director-Africa, teams and partners 
  • Analyze risks, opportunities and advice the Africa Network Director accordingly
  • Track and monitor progress to document impact while identifying areas of continuous learning and growth 
  • Initiate and or actively engage in brainstorming sessions with colleagues to inform and collaborate on strategy
  • Conduct, analyze, and synthesize relevant research and policies 
  • Gather information, resources to create sharp innovative messages and narratives
  • Responsible for the hiring, development and management of team members
  • on priority areas as per need
  • Identify and sign-off opportunities for staff learning and development to ensure teams are enabled to deliver high-impact strategy outcomes
  • Contribute to funding proposals
  • Budget management
  • Play a central role in driving a diverse and positive work environment in line
  • with the organization’s values


Our ideal candidate has

  • A strategic, out of the box thought leader who is not afraid to deconstruct and reconstruct world views and realities in order to identify where strategic communications can drive impact and create change
  • Has a track record with significant experience developing and deploying strategies and delivering impact
  • Has a good understanding with keen interest and reading of Africa’s political, social, economic, and climate dynamics
  • Has experience working with traditional and digital media
  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to break down and convey complex information in concise, simple formats 
  • Prior work experience in a fast-paced remote work environment in the Africa region
  • Has experience in maximizing Google Workspace in the management of deliverables
  • Conveys message with diplomacy and clarity using various communication platforms
  • Fluent in English (required) and French (desirable)

Why join us?

  • Be part of a remote-first, international network of professionals working on climate, energy and nature. We offer coworking access in some locations.
  • Work with a bunch of dynamic, culturally diverse individuals who combine their passion to make a difference with a rigorous and results-oriented approach to work.
  • Enjoy regular opportunities to connect and collaborate with colleagues around the world. 
  • A full-time position with a consultant contract for 12 months, with a possible renewal after one year.

Location:

Candidates must be based in or have a right to work in: Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Senegal, Ghana or Botswana

We are currently accepting applications for Head of Strategy, Africa to support strategic thought leadership for our Africa work.


We are looking for someone who is a skillful strategist with an entrepreneurial spirit. A creative thought…

Localização

Virtual
O trabalho pode ser executado em qualquer lugar the world
Local Associado
Rue de la Science 23, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

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