Thursday, May 23, 2013

International Advocacy Coordinator

The International Advocacy Coordinator supports the programs and projects department in successfully implementing its goals. (S)HE works under supervision of the International Team Manager Advocacy South (ITM-AS) and in close cooperation with National Advocacy Coordinators and the Senior EU Liaison Officer responsible for the development and the implementation of one or several specific advocacy areas or projects.

Areas of responsibility for the position include:
  • Observation and analysis of political processes affecting SRHR in DSW target countries
  • Support to Euroleverage Project Grants and Subgrants Management
  • Support in provision of frameworks, tools and support for coherent collaboration FP policy and budget analyses baselines to support advocacy implementation and reporting
  • Support in preparing strategic recommendations to advance DSW advocacy work
  • Monitoring and seeking national and international funding opportunities in support of DSW’s strategic plan
  • Support national team coordinators and partners in ensuring the delivery of high quality project results
  • Support the ITM AS in preparing regular reports according to DSW guidelines and procedures
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor
  • University degree (MA preferred)
  • Fluent English language skills (oral and written); additional language skills are beneficial(esp. French, Kiswahili)
  • Very good communication and computer skills
  • At least 5 years of working experience
  • Must be a resident in East Africa

DSW is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability or sexual orientation.

If you are interested, please send your application (CV and motivation letter) with the reference “International Advocacy Coordinator” to: 
Deadline for application: 24th May 2013
Ideal start date: 1st July 2013