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Project Officer - Advocacy

Closing: Sep 19, 2022

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Published: Sep 7, 2022 (26 days ago)

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Job Purpose:

The Project Officer-Advocacy provides technical support and guidance to implement youth advocacy

initiatives, including the Project's local governance and social accountability mechanisms. The Officerwill guide A4HU’s strategic direction in strengthening its focus on youth empowerment. The Officeralso supports documentation and analysis of evidence generated through social accountabilityapproaches to inform A4HU's policy positions
Requirements

 Graduate degree in Social Work, Development studies, or relevant field preferred. A Post Graduate

Degree in Project planning will be an added advantage.

 Four years of experience in performance monitoring and evaluation for development programs,

including developing performance indicators, data collection tools and analysis.

 Skills and experience with numerical methods and database management.


 Strong analytical skills.


 Excellent Oral and written communication skills.


 Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a team.


 Strong knowledge of information systems is desirable.


 Networking and maintaining partnership skills.


 Youth empowerment and advocacy skills.


Responsibilities
Job Purpose:

The Project Officer-Advocacy provides technical support and guidance to implement youth advocacy

initiatives, including the Project's local governance and social accountability mechanisms. The Officerwill guide A4HU’s strategic direction in strengthening its focus on youth empowerment. The Officeralso supports documentation and analysis of evidence generated through social accountabilityapproaches to inform A4HU's policy positions
Requirements

 Graduate degree in Social Work, Development studies, or relevant field preferred. A Post Graduate

Degree in Project planning will be an added advantage.

 Four years of experience in performance monitoring and evaluation for development programs,

including developing performance indicators, data collection tools and analysis.

 Skills and experience with numerical methods and database management.


 Strong analytical skills.


 Excellent Oral and written communication skills.


 Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a team.


 Strong knowledge of information systems is desirable.


 Networking and maintaining partnership skills.


 Youth empowerment and advocacy skills.


 To provide oversight and technical guidance to youth structures as they design and implement
advocacy activities within their localities.

 Coordinate capacity enhancement for staff, partners and youth leaders in advocacy and social

accountability within their localities.

 Nurture and strengthen strategic partnerships, networks and coalitions with civil society

organisations, government bodies and private sectors within their program area to lobby andinfluence service delivery for the wellbeing of youth and communities.

 Support improved documentation and reporting through the database; monitor and analyse

evidence generated through community and local governance engagements to inform policypositions at the district and national level.

 Support all advocacy campaigns within the program area and ensure linkages with social

accountability.

 Develop youth and disability inclusion advocacy actions to scale up interventions and policies

to ensure programs are youth and disability-friendly.

 Support youth structures in the development and implementation of an advocacy strategy.

 Participate in policy platforms and forums relating to youth and ensure participation andrepresentation of A4HU and youth in specific local, district and national advocacy initiatives inconjunction with relevant partners.

 Draft advocacy articles, press releases, branding and profiling articles for the advocacy

campaigns.

 Documentation of best practices and lessons learnt in the implementation of advocacy-relatedwork.

 Design and procure advocacy-oriented communication products, campaigns and IEC materials

for the department.
Administration and Financial Management


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