Advocay Adviser

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The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental independent and non-profit humanitarian organization established in 1946. NRC’s mission is to protect the rights of displaced and vulnerable people in times of crisis.  

Position : Advocay Adviser

The Advocacy Adviser provides overall leadership, management and strategic direction to NRC’s policy and advocacy work in Mali. S/he is responsible for identifying priority program concerns for advocacy, strengthening the incorporation of advocacy into all aspects of NRC’s activities and guiding NRC’s advocacy messaging to promote an improved in collaboration with Program Managers and humanitarian response environment in Mali.

Job description :

  •          Keep Advocacy Matrix for NRC Mali updated
  •           Support the CCs advocacy events with stakeholders
  •          Ensure the provision of high quality analysis on the humanitarian situation pertaining to displacement-affected population, contributing to improved NRC programmatic response and informing internal and external advocacy products
  •          Support programme staff in incorporating and integrating advocacy into all aspects of NRC’s programme activities, strategy and budgeting
  •          Actively network with other organisations involved in the response, and lead on development of joint field-based advocacy and positions towards target audiences
  •          Prepare high-quality key messages, briefings, letters and other written materials for internal and external use, ensuring strong evidence-base in messaging and following agreed sign-off procedures

Personal qualities :

  •          Documented/proven results related to the position’s responsibilities, particularly in analysis, drafting of messages, coordination and networking
  •          Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  •          Knowledge of the Sahel region
  •          Handling insecure environments
  •          Strategic thinking
  •          Empowering and building trust
  •          Working with people
  •          Initiate action and change
  •          Analysing

Qualifications :

  •          Post-graduate with minimum 5 years of relevant Manager/ Adviser experience within the humanitarian field
  •          Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  •          Professional knowledge about humanitarian principles and advocacy, and the use of media for public advocacy
  •          Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  •          Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  •          Fluency in French, both written and verbal and English proficiency

We offer

Commencement: January 2019

Duration:1 year

Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions

Grade: 9 in NRC’s grade structure.

Duty station: Bamako

Field Travel: Approx. 50 %

How to apply : to apply please click here

  • Postulez avant le 11/01/2019
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