RE-ADVERTISEMENT: Reparations Manager

  • Permanent
  • Nairobi

NAME OF JOBHOLDER:

JOB INFORMATION
Job Title: Department: Program
Reparations Manager Reparations Reparations
Reports to: Direct Reports: Work station:
HEAD OF PROGRAMMES ●        Technical Lead Litigation

●        Technical Lead Case Work

●        Medical Rehabilitation Lead

●        Psychological Rehabilitation Lead

●        Technical lead – Investigations and protection

Nairobi
JOB PURPOSE
Overall in charge of the Reparations program: Leads in the formulation and implementation of strategies and interventions aimed at strengthening remedies and reparations for survivors of torture and other related violations in line with IMLU’s strategic plan.
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOBS

Managerial / Supervisory/ Operational Responsibilities or roles:

Managerial Responsibilities

1)      Lead in the formulation and implementation of strategies and interventions that result in strengthening remedies and reparations for survivors of torture and other related violations in Kenya.

2)      Provide leadership and strategic direction in the implementation of the programme’s work plan in line with IMLU’s strategic plan.

3)      Advice IMLU’s senior management staff on legal, policy and administration gaps/opportunities in relation to reparations.

4)      Provide overall leadership of the reparations programme’s human and financial resources through developing budgets, subject to donor funds, undertaking effective monitoring and advising on the financial management of the programme’s resources.

5)      Manage the development and maintenance of strong stakeholder relationships through effective communication, negotiation and other related initiatives to deliver effective remedies and reparations for survivors of torture and other related violations.

6)      Utilize litigation and advocacy strategies to develop and implement national legal frameworks that deliver reparations to both individuals and communities who have undergone torture and other related violations in Kenya.

7)      Undertake quality control for all programme material and documents developed to ensure that they are in line with IMLU’s strategic plan.

8)      Monitor the compliance of IMLU’s policies and procedures regarding the reparation programme’s work to ensure that the mandate of the organization is achieved.

9)      Lead in implementing influential international standards on reparations such as the UN Basic Principles on the Right to Remedy and Reparation and others.

10)  Ensure the reparation programme has the necessary monitoring and evaluation system and tools to to achieve the performance of the programming line with the set performance targets

11)  Review and submit work plans, programme budgets and provide the progress of execution of compensations awarded by the courts and conclusive Rehabilitation provided to torture victims for complete healing and restoration to the Head of Programs,

12)  Provide leadership to staff members in the reparations programme to ensure optimal performance of the department including performance management.

13)  Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor from time to time

Responsibility for physical assets
●        Office Laptop

●        Office desktop

●        Office Phone

●        All organisation’s assets allocated to the programme

Nature of Decision Making
Strategic and Operational
KNOWLEDGE,  SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum level of academic qualification, skills and knowledge required to perform effectively in the role:

1)      Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences including Law (LLM), Psychology, Political Science or relevant disciplines from a recognized university.

2)      Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills.

3)      Ability to build and lead cohesive teams.

4)      Excellent organisational and problem-solving skills

5)      Knowledge of the project management cycle and public administration

6)      Excellent IT skills, with working knowledge of various packages.

7)      Demonstrable experience and understanding of the roles of leading, managing, implementing and delivering envisaged change/results.

Minimum level of professional  qualification required to perform effectively in the role:

At least a Diploma in Project Management or its equivalent.

Minimum level of personal and professional experience required  to perform effectively in the role:

●        High level strategic thinking and planning by conveying the reparations programme strengths, gaps and emerging opportunities to the HOP and the SMT for organisational positioning.

●        Ability to effectively communicate the organisation’s mission to donors, volunteers and the overall community.

●        Stakeholder/network relations understanding and the trends in fundraising.

Minimum months or years of experience required to have to be appointed to the position :

Minimum: At least 5 years’ experience in mid level management preferably in a NGO.

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS 
●        Timely preparation of reparations annual work plans.

●        Timely and quality implementation of reparations team approved work plans/projects.

●        Adherence to organisational policies and procedures and donor contract requirements.

●        Timely submission of all reparations team relevant reports both institutional and for grant purposes.

●        Monitoring and evaluation of reparations team.

●        Timely and quality performance appraisals of the reparations team

●        Coaching and mentorship of the reparations team

COMPETENCIES
Technical

●        Project management skills,

●        Communication skills

●        Grant management skills;

●        Computer software application mastery;

●        Managerial/Supervisory (Mentoring and coaching skills).

●        Analytical and writing skills;

●        Ability to organize work and prioritize tasks;

●        Shows integrity and commitment, and excellent communication skills.

●        Observes confidentiality.

●        Accuracy.

●        Teamwork.

Behavioural

●        High initiative and self-drive.

●        Minimal supervision works independently.

●        Has a high amount of discretion.

●        Encourages experimentation and innovation.

●        Listens to and acknowledges the feelings, concerns, opinions, and ideas of others.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
Internal customers

a)      Executive Director

b)      Staff

c)      Temporary staff

External Customers

a)      Donors

b)      Peer Directors/CEOs

c)      Head of Government agencies

d)     Media

e)      Communities

SIGN OFFS:
Reparations Manager

Names: …………………………………………………………………………………………..……….

Signature: …………………………………………………Date: ………………………………………

Head of Programmes

Names: ………………………………………………………………..………………………………….

Signature: …………………………………………………Date: ………………………………………

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Are you passionate and committed to human rights and have the experience and qualifications we are looking for?

If so, please send your application letter and max 2-page CV, including your current salary, expected remuneration, three professional referees and daytime telephone contacts to: jobs@imlu.org with the subject matter “POSITION APPLIED” by 29th September 2022

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