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Senior Outreach and Advocacy Officer

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About DAI

Background:
DAI is implementing the USAID funded Musharikat project across Afghanistan, working in all 34 provinces with the goal of increasing the equality and empowerment of women throughout the country. Musharikat will provide opportunities for women’s rights activists and groups to jointly identify and carry-out discreet advocacy and public awareness campaigns designed to influence local, provincial and national public policies banning harmful social practices, advance women’s welfare and opportunities by specifically building a constituency supportive of women’s rights.

Job Summary

Purpose:
The Senior Outreach and Advocacy Officer will be responsible to support activities under Objective 2 to strengthen more effective issue-based advocacy for women’s equality and empowerment. S/he will work closely with the Senior Outreach and Advocacy Advisor to support issues-based coalitions and CSOs.

Job Details

Date Posted: 06 Dec 2017 Reference: DAI/Musharikat
Closing Date: 16 Dec 2017 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Programme Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per NTA Salary Scale Policy
Contract Type: Long-term Years of Experience: 5 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 1 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

Specific Objectives and Duties:
• Supports the Senior Outreach and Advocacy Advisor and other senior leadership in the execution of the initial consultative meeting and the selection of coalition members
• Provides support to CSOs in developing their set of issues on which they will receive training, capacity building, and advocacy and outreach support
• Supports maintenance of current and building of new linkages amongst wide range of organizations

Travels to Provinces

Require Travels to Provinces

Skills

Qualification Requirements:
• At least five years of professional experience with programs focusing on public policy, institutional development, advocacy, and/or related areas
• Demonstrated experience maintaining effective working relationships with multiple organizations
• Knowledge of and familiarity with gender-sensitive policies and initiatives in Afghanistan
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Dari or Pashto
• Previous professional experience with civil society organizations in Afghanistan
• Bachelor’s in political science, public policy, and/or related field
Reporting:
The Senior Outreach and Advocacy Officer will report to the Senior Outreach & Advocacy Advisor

Qualifications

University Degree

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul: PROVINCIAL CENTER (KABUL)

Education:

Bachelors Degree, Public Relations

Submission Guideline

To apply: Please send your CV & Covering letter to below email address and include Senior Outreach & Advocacy Officer in the subject line of the application

Submission Email

DAIMUSHARIKAT@dai.com

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