African Child Policy Forum Senior Technical Officer Jobs in Ethiopia
African Child Policy Forum Senior Technical Officer Jobs in EthiopiaClosing date
: 31 Oct 2019Vacancy Announcement
Senior Technical Officer for The African Partnership to End Violence against Children
The African Partnership to End Violence against Children (APEVAC) was created to catalyse actions aimed at delivering on SDG 16.2 and other violence related targets, Africa Agenda 2063 (AU 2013) and the African Agenda for Children’s Rights 2040.
As an Africa-wide collective platform for addressing the interrelated and mutually reinforcing global and regional agendas, APEVAC aims to promote multi-faceted engagement, collective programming, experience sharing and cross-learning along the prevention-response continuum.
ACPF - the Interim Secretariat of the African Partnership End Violence against Children - is seeking to recruit a Senior Technical Officer for the Partnership. The Senior Technical Officer reports to the Child Development and Protection Programme Manager.
She/he has the responsibility of making the partnership an effective continental platform. She/he will be the principal officer responsible for enhancing the Partnership’s visibility translating its work into effective advocacy messages for different audiences.
The ideal candidate is an experienced professional familiar with the management of
coalitions and networks, development and human rights issues in Africa and preferably a citizen of an African country.How to Apply
The successful candidate should meet the following basic requirements: Advanced degree in Human Rights, Law or Policy, Social Work, International Development, Education, Economics, or other relevant degree
Thorough knowledge of African and international human rights systems and of child rights advocacy at regional and global levels
Knowledge of the latest developments within the international and regional child rights community, including the Sustainable Development Goals, Africa Agenda 2063 (AU 2013), the African Agenda for Children’s Rights 2040, INSIPRE, and others.
Proven record and experience, preferably with international NGOs
Project management and fund raising experience
Fluency in English; knowledge of the French language is an advantage
Ability to work in multicultural settings
Minimum 8-10 years’ experience of leadership and management at a senior level
ACPF is an equal opportunities employer. African nationals and women are especially encouraged to apply.
Applicants can send their resume on or before 31 October 2019 to email@example.com. If you have not been contacted two weeks after the deadline, please consider your application unsuccessful.