Advocacy Advisor

Offre d’emploi au poste de Advocacy Advisor, à découvrir ci-après cette annonce de SOS Village.

ADVOCACY ADVISOR
Annonceur: SOS Village
Mission :

– Master or Bachelor degree in Social Work, Human Rights, Child Protection or relevant field
– Extensive experience, progressively responsible, working in child protection/governance programming with a strong advocacy content, preferably in the Central and West Africa Region
– Proven representation and advocacy skills.
– Familiarity with key international standards for humanitarian work (e.g. Child Protection Minimum Standards, SPHERE, HAP Principles, etc.) and international documents related to children rights (e.g. UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, UN Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children) as well as African regional entities such as African Union, ECOWAS
– Excellent written and oral communications skills in English and French (Portuguese or Spanish desirable)
– Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
– Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in
– Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner
– Commitment to SOS Children’s Villages values, including willingness to abide by and enforce the Child Protection policy

Qualification / Formation :

– Master or Bachelor degree in Social Work, Human Rights, Child Protection or relevant field
– Extensive experience, progressively responsible, working in child protection/governance programming with a strong advocacy content, preferably in the Central and West Africa Region
– Proven representation and advocacy skills.
– Familiarity with key international standards for humanitarian work (e.g. Child Protection Minimum Standards, SPHERE, HAP Principles, etc.) and international documents related to children rights (e.g. UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, UN Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children) as well as African regional entities such as African Union, ECOWAS
– Excellent written and oral communications skills in English and French (Portuguese or Spanish desirable)
– Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
– Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in
– Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner
– Commitment to SOS Children’s Villages values, including willingness to abide by and enforce the Child Protection policy We offer:
– Diverse, creative and challenging opportunities in an international working environment
– Possibility to make significant contribution towards the development of MAs in the Region
– Competitive compensation package and excellent development opportunities In accordance with the organization’s child protection policy, all employment is subject to applicable background checks, including criminal record checks What We Stand For:** SOS Children’s Villages is committed to creating and maintaining a caring and protective environment, which promotes its core values, and prevents and addresses child abuse and exploitation. We strongly condemn all forms of child abuse and exploitation, be it within or outside of our organization, and always respond to any case of proven, alleged or attempted abuse within our sphere of influence

Description de l’offre :

Working location: DAKAR, SENEGAL (with 30% field travel) Contract duration: 12 months SOS Children’s Village IOR WCAF is looking for a Regional Advocacy Advisor WCAF. He/sh0065 will build capacity for advocacy at national and regional levels; improving knowledge sharing, visibility and representation; ensure the coordination of all advocacy activities in WCAF region through proactive communication with Member Associations and General Secretariat.

Type de contrat :CDD
Localisation : DAKAR
Date d’expiration : 20-09-2017

Dossier de candidature :

If you are interested in this position, please send your detailed e-mail application (CV+Cover letter IN ENGLISH) by 22nd September 2017 at the latest to: jobs.iorwcaf@sos-kd.org Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted The position title “ADVOCACY ADVISOR” must be mentioned in the subject line