Save the Children is a leading international organization helping children in need around the world. First established in the UK in 1919, separate national organizations have been set up in more than twenty-eight countries, sharing the aim of improving the lives of children through education, health care and economic opportunities, as well as emergency aid in cases of natural disasters, war and conflict.
Job Title: Advocacy Officer
The Advocacy Officer will contribute to Save the Children’s efforts to influence and bring about change in the policies and behaviour of policy makers related to the rights of children in the country programme in the state of posting.
She or he will demonstrate ability to balance programme and advocacy interventions.
Identify and carry out desk reviews of relevant policies that impact on Save the Children’s advocacy thrusts.
Develop key advocacy tools Policy Briefs and Position Papers targeted at relevant government and non-government stakeholders.
Contribute to the development and implementation of advocacy and programme objectives related to broad range of issues and stakeholders
Ensure that voices of children form the basis of Save the Children’s advocacy strategy.
Acquire information and understanding of social policy and adapt strategies as necessary.
Maintain a strategic overview of issues affecting children, monitoring trends in the external environment and inputting to organisational strategy and planning processes.
BA, BSc, HND
Medical, Health, NGO, Non-Profit
Method of Application
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