Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
The Communication and Advocacy Officer will play a critical role in delivering timely and quality advocacy and policy work on Save the Children Global Fund Project's national and regional advocacy agenda (particularly focusing on removing legal barriers for Key Affected Population). He/she will directly manage relationships with Congress, the administration and partners in furtherance of securing national level policy change on humanitarian and development policy issues of priority to Save the Children.
He/she is responsible for developing and implementing the communications and media plan for Save the Children's Global Fund Project to optimize the impact of the program for the key affected population. The post shares in the responsibility towards bringing about changes in the policies, programs, systems and practices of duty bearers, stakeholders community, children of Key Affected Population; Building the profile of Save the Children - Global Fund Project in external settings, ensuring that the organization's experience and expertise are well communicated and consistently presented.
Qualifications and experience
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.