Africa Advocacy Advisor
Christian Aid
Abuja, Nigeria
1d ago
source : Fuzu
  • The post holder will support the development and implementation of national advocacy strategies, as an integral part of our programmes, across Christian Aid’s country offices in Africa.
  • This role will support African country staff and partners to raise capacity and delivery of national advocacy, especially in relation to our priority campaigns;
  • strengthen the linkage between programmes and advocacy; and ensure that we advocate in line with our strategic focus on poverty, power and prophetic voice.

  • S / he will also support the work between Christian Aid, and external partners and allies, as we collaborate with them to deliver impactful global and multi-country advocacy strategies and campaigns.
  • This includes our engagement with the ACT alliance, and with regional churchbased and ecumenical networks.
  • Supporting the Senior Pan-Africa Advocacy Advisor, the post holder will help to integrate this work into our national programmes, and where relevant participate in regional and international advocacy initiatives.
  • This role will play a key part in ensuring that we have a whole of programme approach at the national level in Africa, that encompasses policy, advocacy and campaigns, and in linking our global, regional and national level influencing.
  • The post holder will need to demonstrate excellent communication and networking skills, and manage competing demands from different country offices, finding ways to connect their contextually specific work to globally coherent campaigns on climate justice and economic justice.
  • They will have a strong understanding of the external advocacy environment in countries in Africa where we operate, and an ability to help country offices to maximise the opportunities in settings where there are political and operational risks, and resources are limited.
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