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Job Title: National Advocacy Adviser

Location: Kano, Nigeria

Employer: Save the Children UK (SCUK)

Sector: Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO)

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

Job Details:

•   The National Advocacy Adviser will provide leadership and support for ail elements of the advocacy work in the programme across the various outputs and initiatives, engage in strategy development and ensure relevant evidence from the programme and other sources are strategically packaged and presented to government and communities to inform policy and decision making.

•   The job holder will empower communities and non-state actors, to advocate with government and ensure quality health care is available for mothers and children.

Qualifications:

•   A Post-graduate qualification in public health, Social Policy or any other related field.

•   The incumbent should have at least 7 years professional working experience in health/social services delivery with a focus on governance and enhanced voice and accountability; proven skills in policy analysis and high level engagement with policy makers.

•   The successful candidate must have a profound knowledge of Nigeria political and policy landscape.

•   Ability to speak Hausa language is essential.

Method of Application:

Kindly apply online or send your CV and covering letter on or before 26th November, 2013 explaining why you are suitable to nigeriavacancy@savethechildren.org. State position clearly in the subject field as applications without appropriate subject will be disqualified. Save the children offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Please note that the position is subject to donor funding being received.

Please note that applications will be treated as they are received and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Early applications are strongly encouraged.

Our selection processes reflect our commitment to safeguard children from abuse. Our people are as diverse as the challenges we face.

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