FHI 360 Advocacy Specialist Jobs in Nigeria

FHI 360 Advocacy Specialist Jobs in Nigeria




FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions.


Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology - creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges.


FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.


The Program Officer will work as part of A&T Nigeria scale up team led by the A&T Nigeria Project Director. This Program officer will support program implementation and documentation.


This position will communicate and connect with other A&T Nigeria office technical staff, sub grantees and government stakeholders to ensure successful implementation of scale up program activities.


Responsibilities


  • Conduct stakeholder analysis in 12 states With support from the Advocacy/Policy Advisor, work with the state governments to develop state level advocacy strategy and adapt tools/materials.
  • Support the state government to roll out the strategies
  • Ensure effective follow up with the Parliamentarians in the 12 states on the Ouagadougou commitments
  • Work with the 12 states to ensure adoption and utilization of the advocacy score card
  • Work with the Advocacy/Policy Advisor to support state governments in strengthening capacity of NAFDAC on BMS Code monitoring and enforcement
  • Support dissemination of the report of maternity entitlements in the states and use the report as a tool for effective engagement with policy makers.
  • Work with zonal coordinators to enhance collaboration with the private and public sector in promoting maternity entitlements
  • Work with the Program Officer Communication to identify and document success stories
  • Coordinate advocacy activities with other organizations in
    12 states Track policy and budgetary landscape and changes in 12 states Perform other duties as assigned.



    Requirements


  • Master's degree (or bachelor’s degree with 5-7 years’ related experience) in Communications, behavioral sciences, health promotion, law or social science
  • Bachelor's degree with 7-9 years’ experience in Communications, Behavioral Sciences, Health promotion, law or social sciences or in related field
  • A minimum 5 years’ experience (in addition to education) in a senior capacity designing and implementing communications/advocacy programs
  • Demonstrated fluency in English.
  • Demonstrated experience working with government, NGOs and the public sector
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office and the Internet.


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 4th November, 2018


    For more information and job application details, see; FHI 360 Advocacy Specialist Jobs in Nigeria



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