VACANCY: Programme Officer: Catalytic Initiatives

Are you passionate about women’s rights in Africa, excited about African feminism, and embrace African women’s diversities?

Do you have experience of implementing programmes aimed at movement building, encouraging innovation?

Are you ready to contribute to developing cutting-edge programming in women’s rights around feminist movement building, activist well-being and artivism/ arts, culture and tech for women’s rights?


The Programme Officer- Catalytic Initiatives, plays an exciting role in the Programmes Department supporting AWDF’s role as host of the African Feminist Forum and implementation of new programming areas around the arts, culture and technology for women’s rights; and activist wellbeing. Reporting to and working in close collaboration with the Director of Programmes, the Officer will implement a diverse portfolio of projects that involve a high level of creative thinking and an open attitude to experimentation, learning and programme improvement. The Officer will work with the Grants Department to support grantmaking in line with the project areas, as well as with the Knowledge Management and Communications teams in producing externally-facing information, documentation and analysis. The Officer will also liaise with external consultants in the delivery of project objectives.

Excellent knowledge of English is required. Working knowledge of French is desirable.

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