This role has been created as an opportunity to expand the knowledge and understanding of children rights and wellbeing of African young people and develop their advocacy and policy research capacity. The successful candidate will play an important role in supporting Save the Children advocacy on the implementation of the Post-2015 frameworks namely the Sustainable Development Goals and Agenda 2063 Ten-Year Implementation Plan and related policy research pieces of work.
The role holder will work as part of the African Union Advocacy Office team based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. S/he will support the development and delivery of advocacy content and messaging in coordination with the advocacy team. S/he will provide the office with policy research support, draft advocacy briefs and talking points on priority issues in coordination with the advocacy office staff. S/he will also be expected to participate in, and on other occasions represent the office in external information gathering and lobby meetings.
A workplan, as well as a learning and development plan, will be agreed with the fellow during the induction period.
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY :
Policy Research and Other Outputs
SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (SCI Values in Practice)
Health and Safety
Additional job responsibilities
How to Apply
Please DO NOT SUBMIT copies of transcripts, academic degrees or recommendation letters with the application. You will provide them upon request.
PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU STATE THE CODE OF THE VACANCY ON THE SUBJECT LINE OF YOUR APPLICATION.
In the selection of its staff, Save the Children is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities.
“We need to keep children safe and as such, our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts. All successful applicants will, therefore, be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.”
Note: All travel costs should be covered by the applicant if invited for written exam or interview.
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