Technical Programme Manager for Eastern Africa Region
The World YWCA is seeking an experienced Technical Programme Manager for the Eastern Africa (EA) region
to complete a contract mandate for the World YWCA-led Young Women for Awareness, Advocacy and
Accountability (YW4A) programme, implemented in partnership with the Netherlands Government under the
Power of Women (PoW) Fund.
The programme strengthens the leadership and advocacy capacities of young women and women’s rights
organisations (WROs) in Egypt, Palestine, South Sudan and Kenya. Together with progressive faith allies and
policy and legal experts, these young women and WROs raise awareness, advocate and hold governments to
account on young women’s human rights, with a focus on young women’s leadership, participation and sexual
and gender-based violence (SGBV). The programme is implemented by a consortium of regional and
international technical partners and local WROs in Egypt, Kenya, Palestine and South Sudan.
The EA Technical Programme Manager is responsible for successful delivery of the programme at country
level in Kenya and South Sudan, under the supervision of the YW4A Partnership and Initiative Lead (P&I Lead).
The manager is responsible for the programme cycle management, primarily focusing on the engagement of
and co-creation with young women under Pathway 2 of the programme, and linking this to the
implementation of the three other pathways towards capacity building (Pathway 1), norms change (Pathway
3) and advocacy for legal and policy change (Pathway 4) in the two countries.
Location: Kenya or South Sudan
Closing date: Friday 31 March 2023, 11:59PM CET. Recruitment will be done on a rolling basis therefore early
applications are advised.
Starting date: As soon as possible.
Type of contract: Contractor with a prescribed mandate, and duration linked to satisfactory completion of
monthly deliverables and the YW4A Programme funding
Reference: YWCA-TPM EA /YW4A
Specific requirement: open to candidates with a right to work in and resides in one of the two programme
countries. This requirement applies to all applicants regardless of nationality.