Save the Children NGO PCIC Advocacy Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

Save the Children NGO PCIC Advocacy Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

PCIC Advocacy Coordinator under the guidance of the Senior Programme Manager - PCIC, Programe Manager -CRG, The Director, Pan African Advocacy Office and the ESA and WCA Advocacy Directors will support efficient and effective implementation of advocacy components of RPU Protection of Children in Conflict (PCIC) Programme, and Child Rights Governance (CRG) Programme, especially focusing on national, sub-regional and regional levels.

He/she will be responsible in tracking and supporting the development and implementation of RPU's specific PCIC advocacy strategies and initiatives targeting the AU, RECs/RMs, Government and other institutional policies and practice to achieve positive and lasting changes to children in situations of armed conflict.

Qualifications and experience Essential

  • Educated to degree level in International Relations or Law
  • 5-7 years' Regional level experience working/engagement with the AU, IGAD, EAC, ECOWAS, or other Regional Mechanisms- work in peace and security and/ or children in armed conflict would be an advantage.
  • Research and analysis experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, including the ability to communicate to people of different cultural backgrounds
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential; skills in other languages especially French would be an advantage Organised, with an ability to meet deadlines and high standards of quality
  • Ability to manage small and medium sized projects, with appropriate support
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment
    Willingness to work with a rapidly-changing set of priorities
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage own workload, with some supervision
  • A high level of computer literacy
  • Enthusiastic, proactive with a 'can do' attitude
  • A good understanding and interest in peace and security, children in armed conflict, communications, advocacy, humanitarian and development issues
    Commitment to Save the Children's mission
    Contract length: 1 Year Renewable subject to
    performance and funding The Organisation
  • We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection.
  • We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

    We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated
  • We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

    How to apply

    Application Information:

  • Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document.By 2nd October, 2018 Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.
  • We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children NGO PCIC Advocacy Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

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