1Room Policy and Government Relations Manager


May to August 2019

Key Responsibilities

  • Research and analyze the impact of new or emerging education policies in Kenya

  • Work with local partner organization to bring 1Room’s program as close as possible to full compliance with any regulatory requirements so that partners, where applicable, can apply for government capitation funding for 1Room students

  • Write a stakeholder analysis to identify potential allies and opponents in both government and private sector

  • Prepare an engagement strategy for potential allies / funders within the country, both government and NGOs

  • Lay groundwork for favorable public opinion by conceptualizing and drafting media stories


  • Outstanding written communication

  • Ability to work independently

  • Curious and analytical – legal or policy research experience an asset?

  • Ability to speak confidently in front of small groups (i.e. meetings with government/school board officials)

  • Pursuing/completed a degree in education, political science, international development, or a related field considered an asset

  • Experience or studies in a policy- or law-related field an asset