15 May 2017

Senior Regional Humanitarian Advocacy Advisor Job in Kenya - Save the Children

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.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and
to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.


  • A minimum of 7 years advocacy experience in a corporate or an NGO environment, with experience in successfully leading the development and implementation of advocacy strategies and preferably with humanitarian advocacy experience
  • Good knowledge of the international humanitarian structures and systems
  • Experience in leading the creation and implementation of a strategy, demonstrating the ability to identify the necessary steps towards an ambitious goal
  • Experience of a range of campaigning and advocacy techniques and approaches
  • Experience in influencing government, donors, and other organisations through representation and/or advocacy
  • Demonstrable creative ability in accessing new opportunities, expertise and ideas
  • Demonstrable track record of leading change which has led to significant results for the organisation and their stakeholders
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing and negotiation
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mindsets
  • Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner
  • Strong research and policy development skills, good capacity to develop policy briefs and papers
  • Experience of building networks, resulting in securing significant new opportunities for the organisation
  • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in
  • Knowledge of childrens rights key international agreements and conventions
  • Commitment to Save the Children values
  • Excellence in written and spoken English.

How to Apply
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Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Contract - Full-Time
Closing date: Friday 26 May 2017
All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified

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