Advocacy Adviser – Abuja – Save the Children

Job Description
To assume a lead role in coordinating the reports of all advocacy activities in Save the Children Nigeria Child Survival team.
The advocacy coordinator will be responsible for putting together all weekly reports from the states and all activity reports submitted by National level officers, compling them into monthly and quarterly reports for submission to the team and to London office as may be required.
This major role will be in addition to being part of the overall advocacy efforts at National and sub-national levels.

Level of Education – at least First Degree minimum in – Public Health / Social Science (may be Public Health should be put under desirable)
At least three (3) years working experience in (health/social services delivery with a focus on governance and enhanced voice and accountability) working with government, non governmental organisations (NGO)or for-profit organisations,
Proven Experience of leading the preparation of reports
Ability to organise and write good quality reports, case studies
Excellent written and verbal communication , and interpersonal skills
Fluent spoken and written English language.
Strong planning and organising skills
Computer literate – MS Office applications, Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
Strong facilitation and presentation skills

Ability to work effectively both independently (with minimal supervision) and as a member of a team
Commitment to the aims and principles of Save the Children including gender equity, child rights, community empowerment, and grassroots development approaches
Proactive and innovative
Capacity and willingness to be flexible, accommodating and diplomatic

Prior Experience Expectations:
Building external networks
Strategic Planning, Long Term Positioning
Governance and advocacy
Enhanced voice accountability
Training and Facilitation

Application Closing Date
28th July, 2015.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their C.V’s and qualifying statements to: explaining why you are suitable for the position you are applying for. State position clearly in the subject field as applications without appropriate subject will be disqualified. Also, applications received after the closing date above will not be considered.

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