Location: Kenya Office
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract
Closing Date: 26 September 2021
Salary: Local Terms and Conditions apply
Specific Hours: 35 hour per week
Location: This role will ideally be based in Kenya but qualified individuals with the Right to Work in other Sightsavers programmatic countries within the East, Central and Southern Africa regions are welcome to apply
Salary: Local terms and conditions apply
Contract: Two year fixed term contract
Responsible for: Advocacy Officer (East, Central and Southern Africa)
Purpose of role
Sightsavers are recruiting for an experienced and strategically minded advocacy specialist to join our global advocacy team, to will lead on the delivery of Sightsavers’ global advocacy function across the East, Central and Southern Africa (ECSA) region.
As Senior Global Advocacy Adviser you will strengthen the links between global and national level advocacy as well as support the development and delivery of advocacy objectives across Sightsavers’ key thematic areas, including eye health, disability and inclusive education across ECSA.
You will act as lead technical advocacy support for Sightsavers Country Offices in the ECSA region, responsible for coordinating Sightsavers’ advocacy on health across country offices and support the development and delivery of advocacy objectives into relevant programming across Sightsavers thematic areas.
This role would suit an experience advocacy specialist with a background in international development and programme development at an international level.
Knowledge, skills and experience for Senior Global Advocacy Adviser
The Senior Global Advocacy Adviser is a highly varied and involved role and the above is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills. Please see the Job Description for full details here.
Closing date: 26 September 2021
Interviews are expected to take place early to mid-October and are likely to consist of a two-stage interview and a written task, all conducted remotely.
As an equal opportunities employer we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Sightsavers is a Disability Confident Leader and qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply