Equal Access International (EAI) is an international not-for-profit organization (501(c)(3)) working in several countries in Africa and Asia. EAI creates customized communications strategies and outreach solutions that address some of the most critical challenges affecting people in the developing world in the areas of peacebuilding and transforming extremism; championing gender equality and women’s empowerment; and governance and civic participation.
EAI is continuously in search of creative, talented individuals from diverse backgrounds with skills and capacity that contribute to our teams at headquarters and in the field. We encourage you to apply!
EAI is an equal opportunity employer. EAI welcomes and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment. As such, we are committed to promoting equal employment opportunities (EEO) for all employees and applicants. EAI makes employment decisions based on organizational needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, personal appearance, military status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation, educational status, unemployment status, place of residence or business, source of income, or reproductive health decision making or any other protected classifications, activities, or conditions as required by federal, state and local laws. Additionally, harassment or discrimination based on these characteristics will not be tolerated at EAI. Reasonable accommodations are available to qualified individuals with disabilities and qualified individuals who have limitations due to pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or a medically related condition.
Local Field Positions
EAI is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party – Planning, Delivery and Evidence who is Nairobi, Kenya based with a minimum of 40% travel to Somalia. This role is responsible for ensuring effective and timely planning and delivery of a large Security & Justice Behaviour & Norms Change Program’s (Nabadgelinta Soomaaliya) activities; and leading evidence collation, distillation and communication. Please see the following job description for more information: Deputy Chief of Party
Additionally, EAI is seeking a Program Technical Lead, a GESI and Safeguarding Lead, and a MERL Lead.
- The Technical Lead will be Kenya Based (or remote with significant travel to Kenya) and will work with EAI’s teams in Kenya and Somalia to ensure technical excellence in program implementation for Nabadgelinta Soomaaliya. Please see the following job description for more information: Technical Lead
- The GESI and Safeguarding Lead (based in Nairobi or Mogadishu) will provide strategic leadership and technical guidance across program activities to ensure gender and social inclusion mainstreaming. Please see the following job description for more information: GESI and Safeguarding Lead
- The MERL Lead (based in Nairobi or Mogadishu) will will be responsible for leading the implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities and information system to track project delivery against its performance management plan. Please see the following job description for more information: MERL Lead
EAI is also seeking an Area Manager for South West State, an Area Manger for Jubaland, a Finance and Operations Officer, a Program and MERL Officer, and a Security and Risk Manager to support Nabadgelinta Soomaaliya. Please see below for job descriptions and application details:
- The Area Manager (South West State) will oversee and coordinate the field-based work of program in South West State, coordinating the work of separate implementing partners into a coherent stream of effort in target locations to advance the goals and objectives of the program. The Area Manager will be responsible adapting program design and delivery in response to emerging evidence and learning, and will also provide mentorship and training, as needed. Please see the following job description for more information: Area Manager (South West State)
- The Area Manager (Jubaland) will oversee and coordinate the field-based work of program in Jubaland, coordinating the work of separate implementing partners into a coherent stream of effort in target locations to advance the goals and objectives of the program. The Area Manager will be responsible adapting program design and delivery in response to emerging evidence and learning, and will also provide mentorship and training, as needed. Please see the following job description for more information: Area Manager (Jubaland)
- The Finance and Operations Officer will report to the Finance and Operations Manager, and will provide finance, administrative, operational and logistics support to the project. The position will provide critical role in ensuring effective financial and operational efficiency. Please see the following job description for more information: Finance and Operations Officer
- The Program and MERL Officer will report to the Federal Member State (FMS) Lead and coordinate with the MERL Manager. Please see the following job description to learn more: Program and MERL Officer
- The Security and Risk Manager will support the implementation of the programs in Somalia, the Security Manager will be responsible for day-to-day security management in EAI areas of operation. Please see the following job description for more information: Security and Risk Manager
EAI is seeking a potential local partner in Southwest State, ideally located in Baidoa, to support the implementation of a security and justice transformation program – Nabadgelinta Soomaaliya. The program is managed by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and implemented by EAI alongside other international, regional and local partners. Please see the following RFP for more information: IOM RFP
EAI engages highly-skilled technical consultants to support our program needs worldwide. Our talent community provides EAI with a roster of technical experts in fields related to our mission of driving social change through a diverse set of services, including applied research, group training, one-on-one consulting, technical assistance, and direct implementation. This network helps us engage consultants to provide short- and long-term consulting services in the United States. and in the field to support our operations around the world.
New Consultancy Opportunities:
- Equal Access International invites qualified individuals and firms to submit a proposal to provide Online Communications and Social Media services to EAI. Please see the following RFP for more information on the opportunity and how to apply: Social Media Services
EAI has an open call for consultants and uses this pool to search for technical experts as needed. Short-term consultancies are typically filled directly from our database. Please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to our consultant database and to be engaged for consultancies in the areas of:
- Civic Participation
- Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment
- Monitoring and Evaluation
- Peacebuilding and Transforming Extremism
- Project Finance, Operations, and Management