Save the Children Regional Advocacy Lead Jobs in South Sudan

Save the Children Regional Advocacy Lead Jobs in South Sudan

Right2Grow (R2G) Alliance is consisting of 6 international partner organisations, and is focusing on lobby & advocacy for quality nutrition and WaSH services and related national budgets, in 6 countries in Asia and Africa (Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Mali, South Sudan, Uganda). Right2Grow helps local organisations collect their own data and stories on nutrition and WaSH services and convert them into evidence to advocate for better and more inclusive policies and practices/services.

The Regional Advocacy Lead is a position assigned to SCNL, with the role to ensure strong connections between the Lobby and Advocacy (L&A) focal points in-country, and the Global and Dutch L&A, Budget Monitoring and Expenditure Tracking (and Global Communications) Leads; supporting strategy formation by analyzing to identify and advance advocacy priorities; and also responsible for the coordination and moderation of the GROW Platform (Mighty Networks) to promote and facilitate information sharing, peer-to-peer learning, and cross-country programmatic collaboration across the Right2Grow Consortium.

As part of the induction, the Regional Advocacy Lead will receive training and a four-week handover from the current moderator/consultant managing the GROW Platform ((Mighty Networks) to ensure an organic handover with a clear understanding of the GROW platform, and how it can promote learning, collaboration and facilitate the dissemination of different knowledge products produced by focal points at the country level and Global Teams.

About Save the Children:

Every child has the right to a happy childhood. That is why Save the Children is committed to improving the lives of children - and thus the future of our society. We respond to emergencies, achieve sustainable development, and ensure that children's voices are heard.

As the largest independent children's rights organization in the world, we give children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from injustice. Every day again. unconditionally.

What will you do as Regional Advocacy Lead?
As Regional Advocacy Lead you will guide and support the creation and the advancement of Rigth2Grow’s advocacy goals ensuring that they combine with programming to multiply impact and sustainability at local and regional levels; and you will manage and moderate the GROW platform, as a space to capture, share learnings and collaborate on the Right2Grow Alliance.

Who are You?

You are a team player, who can quickly adapt to work in different contexts, with experience to work in partnerships, and can also share easily knowledge with other team members, by contributing to processes and dynamics at different levels.

You are able to act as an interlocutor between local/regional and Global L&A positions, and facilitate and coordinate the global capacity strengthening process, particularly the
hybrid learning possibilities on L&A.

You have a strong interest to use L&A expertise to improve capacity strengthening in the R2G alliance and tech (Mighty networks) to capture and improve capacity strengthening and sustainable learning conditions in the R2G alliance. At the same time, you have strong communication skills and interests in L&A trajectories, in digital platform content moderation, and you do have advocacy experience at local, national, regional and international levels.

What's on Your Resume?

  • 5-7 Years' experience in international aid and development/policy-related fields, 5 of which in advocacy and policy roles;

  • Experience to use L&A expertise to improve capacity strengthening within the Right2Grow Alliance;

  • Demonstrated experience in context analysis, policy analysis, design and implementation of advocacy with diverse Civil Society actors, government, academia & NGOs to secure commitment around common goals;

  • Effective training and mutual capacity development skills, proven capacity to work in alliances, to create multi-stakeholder networks;

  • Experience using learning exchange and collaboration platforms (Mighty Networks) to capture and improve capacity strengthening and sustainable learning conditions in the Right2Grow Alliance;

  • Experience in facilitation, moderation and content creation for multi-country development programmes;

  • Experience in evidence-based learning and advocacy;

  • Strong cross-team and cross-country experience related to learning and capacity development in regional programmes;

  • Preferably bi-lingual (French and English);

  • You are entitled to work in different countries in Africa and Asia, and global travel;

  • You are based in one of the 6 countries of R2G Alliance.

    What Do We Have to Offer You?

  • What you do helps millions of children worldwide. Direct or indirect. There is no better work

  • Salary of course. We follow the salary scales of Save the Children International on the basis of a 38-hour working week

  • Your travel costs related are fully reimbursed, with sustainable transport being our standard

  • Annually 25 vacation days based on a 5-day working week

  • Pension scheme in line with National Law

  • Room for training & development

  • Good to know: if you are hired, you will initially receive a one-year contract, with a chance of extension.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Regional Advocacy Lead Jobs in South Sudan

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