CIFOR Head of FACT Dialogue Secretariat Jobs 2022 Kenya

CIFOR VacancyCIFOR Head of FACT Dialogue Secretariat Jobs 2022 Kenya: Currently the CIFOR is hiring employees for their upcoming projects vacancy for the Head of FACT Dialogue Secretariat position. Now for all Kenyan NGO job seekers, it’s a great opportunity to work with CIFOR.

CIFOR Head of FACT Dialogue Secretariat Jobs 2022 employment advertisement is published on April 28, 2022. Candidates can apply via online by May 18, 2022.

Organization Name Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
Type of Organization NGO
Date Posted April 28, 2022
Closing Date May 18, 2022
Position Head of FACT Dialogue Secretariat
Total Vacancy N/A
Apply Process online
Country Kenya

CIFOR Head of FACT Dialogue Secretariat Jobs 2022

The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) seeks suitable applicants for the position below at the Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Education: Master’s degree/Advanced University Degree.
  • Experience: Minimum 7 years.
  • Employment Type: Full-Time.
  • Language: English.
  • Duty Station: Nairobi.
  • Remuneration: As Per Rules.

Other Requirements / Information:

  • Master’s degree/Advanced University Degree or equivalent qualifying experience.
  • Significant experience (7+ years) at leadership level in a similar, or aligned, organization, preferably in the domain of deforestation, climate change or forest and agriculture-based commodities.
  • Holding a recognised Project/Programme Management qualification.
  • A strong track record of setting up and delivering value for money high quality climate change programs.
  • Experience in strategic and day to day management of a high-level Secretariat including staff, office and budget, ensuring timely donor reporting.
  • Extensive experience leading multistakeholder and/or government to governments negotiations and build bridges and find consensus between diverging governmental / political interests.Experience in inspiring and motivating multiple stakeholders with diverse need and interests.
  • Experience in coordination with multi-agency, or multi governments forums, preferably at a high policy level.
  • Extensive experience of successfully building and leading large diverse teams.
  • Knowledge of rural development, political economy, land use change, social inclusion, and equity, and/or environmental issues is advantageous.
  • An understanding of the work of the FACT Dialogue would be an advantage.
  • Experience in leading and delivering a complex and high-performing process with a culture of enabling and empowering people from different policy, governments and NGO’s background.
  • Excellent English language skills. Working knowledge of Bahasa Indonesia, Portuguese, Spanish and/or French would be an advantage.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Establish and lead a high performing multidisciplinary team of 20+ across multiple countries
  • Develop, review, and oversee the implementation and delivery of the FACT dialogue project strategic plans, including the FACT Dialogue Work Plan, the Secretariat Delivery Plan, and deploy sound procedures for improvement of strategies to support FACT Dialogue Roadmap implementation
  • Build and enhance strategic partnerships, as well as ensure the FACT dialogue’s visibility and competitive position within relevant sectors towards delivery and impact
  • Serve as the spokesperson of the FACT Dialogue Secretariat internally and externally, including speaking on behalf of the Secretariat in FACT Dialogue meetings, external events and to the media
  • Responsible for strategic and operational for FACT Dialogue staff, finances, and systems that support growth of programs and ensure efficiencies.
  • Establish effective systems to track and evaluate FACT Dialogue performance and provide direction to ensure the institutional viability, financial and operational efficiency


  • Work with the comms team to establish robust processes to proactively manage overall mass communication with countries on plans, events and logistics as well as actively manage and respond to requests coming from countries on the dialogue.
  • Work with the UK on coordinating meetings, questions and decisions with the FACT co-chair and assisting with substantive policy discussions with countries when required.
  • Mobilize and leverage the power of relationships and networks across both public and private sectors to elevate Fact Dialogue impact and brand.
  • Design and roll out fundraising strategies and pursue new revenue streams for FACT Dialogue.

Risk Management and Governance

  • Ensure that FACT Dialogue reliably achieves its objectives, addresses ambiguity, acts with integrity in line with policies and processes
  • Identify and mitigate or exploit risks that could hinder or benefit CIFOR-ICRAF in achieving its objectives.
  • Responsible for own occupational health and safety and that of others as obliged by CIFOR-ICRAF’s Occupational Health & Safety Policy.

How to Apply?

  • Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.
  • Interested candidates can fill the online application form by visiting official website. Candidates have to visit at to fill the application.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • The closing date: May 18, 2022.
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