Virtual events planner

Options Consultancy Services Ltd Nairobi Kenya Other
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Company Description

We are a global team of experts and innovators tackling some of the world’s most pressing health challenges. We work with leaders and change makers around the globe to bring health strategies to life. We provide ideas, advice and technical know-how that enable our partners to build a path to lasting change.

With 30 years’ experience in global health, we collaborate with our partners to explore existing evidence, combine expertise, scale up ideas and co-create solutions that accelerate change. This includes collaborating on policy design, managing initiatives, building powerful coalitions and galvanising social movements. Our impact is felt across whole communities, with a focus on women, girls and those who have been marginalised.

As part of MSI Reproductive Choices, all our profits go back into supporting MSI’s own mission of children by choice, not chance.

We believe in a world where everyone can access the high-quality health services they need, without financial burden.


The virtual events planner will collaborate with relevant staff to plan and prepare for a two-hour (2 virtual events on 7 December 2023, including pre-virtual event and post-virtual event activities including:

- Invitation of relevant stakeholders,

- Collaboration with French, Amharic and sign language interpreters,

- Run a pre-test mock virtual event,

- Develop a post-event web story and report,

- Edit the virtual event for sharing with stakeholders, among other tasks relevant to ensuring a successful event.


  • Relevant advanced degree in communications or journalism studies
  • Creative thinker
  • A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in running virtual events
  • Demonstrable experience in conducting virtual events CSOs/NGOs
  • Strong commitment to the values and approach of the TGG-ALM Programme, including a strong commitment to Do No Harm framework, safeguarding, girl-centred approach, survivor-sensitive approaches, participation, gender equality, and the end to all forms of FGM/C and other forms of gender-based violence.
  • Technical knowledge in the following areas: social change, communications, advocacy, gender, human rights, FGM/C;
  • A collaborative approach to teamwork.

Other information

Application process

  • To apply, please fill in the form.
  • The closing date for applications is 15 November 2023.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.
  • Please note that this role will be subject to full pre-employment background checks including criminal record checks, identification checks, employment references and right-to-work verification (where appropriate).

Please include information on previous experience with planning virtual events and relevant referees.

Other information

  • Options is dedicated to equal opportunity for all and recognises that every individual is unique. Whilst we always seek to embrace individual differences and celebrate the diversity of our workforce, we also want to ensure that every team member is suited to their role and that they are given the best opportunity to succeed.
  • Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and postholders to share this commitment.
  • We seek people who are pro-choice, promote diversity and inclusion, and are energetic and enthusiastic about Options’ vision.
  • Applicants must have the right to work in Kenya