Job title: Program Advisor, Land, Environment and Resource Justice

Department: Economic and Social Justice

Reporting to: Program Manager, Economic Social Justice

Contractual period: Two-year renewable contract based on availability of funding and performance

Location: Nairobi

Deadline: May 31, 2024

About KHRC

The Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) is Africa's premier and flagship non-governmental organization (NGO). It was established and incorporated in 1992 by Kenyans exiled in the United States of America (USA) and later registered in Kenya in 1994. The KHRC founders are among the foremost leaders and activists in the struggle for human rights and democratic reforms in Kenya and beyond. KHRC now seeks to hire an experienced Program Advisor for Land, Environment, and Resource Justice under its Economic and Social Justice program.

Overall purpose

The Program Advisor for Land, Environment, and Resource Justice supports and reports to the Economic and Social Justice program manager. This role contributes to and works towards achieving KHRC’s vision, mission, and strategic actions by promoting inclusive and accountable management of land and natural resources. The position involves liaising with all staff and demands professional discretion and a solution-oriented approach.

Key duties and responsibilities

  1. Programmatic

Land Reforms, Land Justice, Resource Governance

2. Administrative and other responsibilities

To lead in programmatic administration as per the tasks below:

Required qualifications

To be successful in this role, the post holder will have the following attributes:

Required competencies

Application Procedure

If you believe you meet the qualifications outlined above, please submit your application letter and CV detailing your suitability for the position. Include your daytime telephone contact and three referees, preferably your current or previous line managers, to [email protected]. Please quote the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line. The closing date for applications is Friday, May 31, 2024.

Applications will be reviewed continuously, and shortlisted applicants should be prepared for an immediate interview.



KHRC is an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality. We seek to recruit the most qualified person for the job, irrespective of race, color, marital status, ethnicity, disability, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or nationality. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. Canvassing will automatically lead to disqualification. Only successful candidates will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us by June 15, 2024.

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