Advocacy Expert

Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1173
Date Posted:May 16, 2017
Closing Date:May 30, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Literature
Salary Range:112091 - 112091 AFG monthly
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66



Action Contre la Faim (ACF) is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that was created in France in 1979. ACF has been active in Afghanistan in the medical, nutrition, food security, water and sanitation and Mental Health fields since 1995.

Job Summary:

 Organize field surveys
 Contribute to the definition of mission strategy
 Implement the advocacy strategy at national level
 Represent ACF to outside bodies
 Contribute to ACF expertise on Advocacy

Duties & Responsibilities:

Objective 1 : Organize field surveys:
Mission 1 : Contribute to the definition of mission strategy
The Advocacy Expert is responsible for :
-developing the mission advocacy strategy consistent with the technical strategies and ACF international (and regional if applicable) advocacy strategies : identification of objectives of change, defining the messages, targets and partners and relevant tools
-writing proposals (or advocacy objectives within mission’s proposals) and reports for funding bodies and submitting to the Country Director in a timely manner
Mission 2 : Implement the advocacy strategy at national level
The Advocacy Expert is responsible for :
-managing information necessary for advocacy activities
-elaborating the action plan and coordinating the implementation of advocacy activities
-efficiently monitoring and evaluating the results, ensuring compliance with ACF standards, implementing recommendations and alerting the Country Director (or deputy Country Director) when necessary
Analyse the situation on advocacy issues: collect and update the data, follow political, financial, administrative, national or international dates, follow the positioning of all parties and their changes.
Collect or coordinate the collection of evidence through the results of ACF programs in the country and according to opportunities to influence
Facilitate the sharing of advocacy objectives within the mission
Write positioning papers and summaries and actively participate to the writing of messages/arguments.
Participate to official and lobbying meetings about issues related to the advocacy strategy in cooperation with the Heads of Technical Department and the Country Director or Deputy CD
Mission 3 : Represent ACF to outside bodies
The Advocacy Expert is responsible for :
-developing and coordinating partnerships with other parties on advocacy activities (NGO, civil society) and facilitating joint advocacy activities
-supporting the Country Director (or Deputy CD) in developing contact with the media in order to have an effective and efficient channels for advocacy messages
Mission 4 : Contribute to ACF expertise on Advocacy
The Advocacy Expert is responsible for :
-recording experience and lessons learned on advocacy activities and transmit to HQ
-contributing to working groups and advocacy activities (data collection and analysis, possible participation to international forums and meetings) of ACF international network
-adapting and implementing mission activities related to overall advocacy objectives (support to campaigns, multi-country activities)

Job Requirement:

University degree in international relations/ affairs, social sciences, or similar field with at least 3 years of demonstrated experience in planning and implementing advocacy activities
Strong and demonstrated expertise in humanitarian Advocacy and International Humanitarian Law and/or representation, negotiation and influence of aid policies at a high level.
Demonstrated working experience in policy analysis, data collection, analysis and interpretation, writing and production of reports, policy briefs and publications.
Autonomous and result-oriented, you have strong political and diplomatic skills.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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