Closing date: 20 February 2020
Job Type: Paid
In our Advocacy and Policy department, we fight for children every single day. We drive political agendas at national and global levels. We integrate lobbying, policy, research and campaigning into one agile, powerful engine for change. We go the extra mile - and we don't rest until the work is done.
As Senior Nutrition Policy and Advocacy Adviser you will support the development and implementation of the organisation's hunger and nutrition strategy You will work with new and existing partners to ensure strong accountability for political and financial nutrition commitments, as well as working with colleagues from across the organisation to ensure that Save the Children country offices are aligned with national level efforts. You will strive to ensure that nutrition remains high on the global agenda, monitoring trends in the external environment and identifying opportunities to promote our advocacy objectives. In addition you will:
To be successful you will have extensive advocacy experience and a track record of influencing successfully, ideally within an NGO context, alongside proven experience of policy research and reporting. You will have an excellent knowledge of development finance and a proven ability to assess trends and developments likely to affect advocacy. You will have significant experience of interacting with and influencing governments, as well as of working effectively with civil society organisations. Additionally, you will have:
At Save the Children we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.
If you share our belief in the power of children, join the fight. It takes relentless determination, creativity and a real commitment to real change. Because every child should be able to make their mark on their world, and help to build a better future. We look forward to hearing from you.
To apply please visit our website.
Closing date: 20th February 2020
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