Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) is a non-profit German foundation funded by the Parliament of the Federal Republic of Germany and headquartered in Bonn and Berlin. FES promotes the values of Social Democracy, together with partners around the world. Central to its work are the promotion of democracy and social justice, economic and social development, strong, free, and member-driven trade unions, and the advocacy of human rights and gender justice. On the African continent, FES has been working for social justice, democracy, peace, and international solidarity through its vast network of more than 20 country and project offices. It has encouraged and nurtured political exchange between Africa, Germany, and Europe for many years, acting as a partner to political parties, parliaments, trade unions, media, civil society groups, and the interested public.
FES has been active in Kenya since 1964 and has collaborated with a wide array of partners from universities, civil society organizations, trade unions, government departments, local communities, and political parties who share and support the values and ideas of Social Democracy. Its cooperation with Kenyan partners continues to be based on the values of Social Democracy. With partners in Kenya, FES works on different national but also global and regional issues.
Type of Job and Expected Starting Date
The Programme Assistant’s role is a full-time position at the FES Kenya Office in Nairobi, and the successful candidate will be expected to report on 15th of January, 2024.
Duties and responsibilities
Other skills required
How to Apply
Applications should consist of a motivation letter, a comprehensive CV, and at least two references. FES is an equal opportunity employer; all applications will be considered on merit alone. FES Kenya welcomes applications until 4th Dec 2023 by sending above-mentioned and supporting documents to programmes(at)fes-kenya.org. Only successful candidates will be contacted.
More information on the job can be found here ; Programme Assistant (Admin support for “Just Cities and Politics” Department)
The FES Office in Nairobi, Kenya offers three months internships to students who are interested in gaining work experience in a social democratic political foundation. You will work in a small team, with diverse backgrounds and experiences. You will work with the FES team and our partners on ongoing activities and also be involved in research activities, event planning, documentation and general administration.
Prospective interns should have:
Interested applicants should submit in English:
For updates on open Internship opportunities, please check both our News and Activities page and our social media handles.
Send in your applications to programmes(at)fes-kenya.org