Amnesty International (AI) Kenya seeks to engage the services of exceptional organizational development specialist(s) to undertake a mid-term review of our 2021-2023 Strategic Framework. The Framework elaborated nine significant shifts within a new vision and theory of change.

The mid-term review should distinguish significant achievements, shortcomings, missed opportunities and lessons from the organisation’s progress towards these nine shifts and related impact milestones. The review should also offer insights into our levels of organisation efficiency and effectiveness as well as the continued relevance of the Strategic Framework given the new operating political, social, and economic content post General Elections.


Amnesty International is a Nobel Peace Prize-winning global movement of over 17 million people committed to campaigning and action to improve human rights standards enshrined in the Kenyan Constitution and International Law. Amnesty International Kenya envisions a place where every person enjoys all the human rights enshrined in the Constitution of Kenya 2010, national laws, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights instruments.

Our mission is to undertake research and action focused on preventing and ending grave human rights abuses. Our core values are inclusion, integrity, boldness, innovation, impartiality, independence, democracy, mutual respect, principles of international solidarity, effective action for the individual victim, national coverage and the universality and indivisibility of human rights.

We stand up for freedom of expression, association and assembly, economic, social and gender justice, freedom from discrimination, equality, human rights solutions, people empowerment, feminist leadership and a campaign force that brings together our local roots and global reach.

As a key staff member, you will be required to actively demonstrate a commitment to Amnesty’s organisational values and vision and the Kenyan Constitution and be familiar with rights-based organising, citizen empowerment and an anti-discriminatory approach to social justice. You will be required to work in teams, multi-task and work to deadlines, sometimes under pressure.


By studying key documents, and interviewing key stakeholders, the review will; 

  1. Assess the overall progress towards achieving the 2021-2023 Strategic Framework.
  2. Assess the continued relevance of the strategic framework in the light of changes in the political and policy environment and a SWOT analysis.
  3. Make recommendations and inform AI Kenya Board and staff on governance, strategic, operational, and organisational learning changes that may be required to deliver or revise the strategic framework.


  1. Desk review key documents including AIK 2018-2020 strategic framework evaluation, AIK 2021-2023 strategic framework and change management plan, annual reports, campaign-specific strategies, and progress reports. (3 days)
  2. Participatory facilitate and document two focus group discussions with the staff at the inception of the consultancy and another after to debrief and validate and discuss initial review findings and recommendations. (2 days)
  3. Sample and interview key stakeholders including staff, board members, members, and supporters as well as partners and allies, persons at risk and duty-bearers to draw out key achievements, failures, missed opportunities and insights (5 days)
  4. Write a 15-page draft report (without appendices), revise, and submit the report based on the validation sessions and feedback (5 days)
    1. Present the final report to both the staff and the AIK Board (2 day)

(17 days) 


  1. Members, staff and Board left clearer on Amnesty Kenya’s impact and changes required to remain relevant, strategic and impactful within the changing environment.
  2. Key lessons, achievements, shortcomings and missed opportunities documented for learning by other national entities and the global movement.


  1. Human rights or social change campaigns, organizational development specialist.
  2. Demonstrated experience of working with and participatory evaluation of human rights and governance programmes by non-governmental organizations. 
  3. Good understanding of human rights law, norms and standards, state obligations and the role of human rights organisations.
  4. Excellent sense of enquiry, interpersonal and listening skills and adaptability.
  5. Ability to analyse data and anecdotes and write concise, readable, and analytical reports.

No Fee Charged and Your Right to Privacy: Amnesty International does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, or training). Amnesty International Kenya does not share your applications or information with third parties without your consent.

Applicants should send an email with the subject heading “Application- Strategic Framework Application” and a bid in a single PDF attachment (not more than 8 pages) that includes interpretation of the terms of reference as a 1) Table of Contents, 2) Methodology and Workplan 3) Resumes and contacts of key reviewers and referees and 4) Proposed Fees. More information about our work is in the public domain as well as on our website and social media platforms to [email protected] by Monday 5th September 2022, 5 pm Kenyan Time.