The purpose of the position is to plan and carry out advocacy work, for the purpose of promoting the rights of children in our target group (children at risk of losing parental care and children who have lost parental care) at National Level. The Advocacy Coordinator (NAC) supports the achievement of the strategic goals of the National
Propose strategic goals, targets, actions and budgets for the advocacy work, and include the main advocacy activities and projects in the National Association Plan.
Monitor and analyze trends and developments of the national child care legislation and practice which might affect the work of the National Association, and propose the advocacy actions accordingly.
Plan, coordinate and monitor the implementation of national advocacy projects and related partnership activities in the organization, according to the advocacy priorities of the organization
To support the development of quality standards for children in alternative care within the organization and other partner stakeholders
Represent the organization in SOS Children's Villages internal and external, conferences, working groups and networks Give input and provide feedback to internal advocacy tools, policies, and guidelines upon invitation by GSC advocacy co-
Knowledge,skills and abilitie****srequired**:**
Bachelor degree in social sciences, Community development studies, human rights, international relations, social work, child welfare, psychology or other relevant field
Well Knowledgeable about child protection and child care system in the country (legislation, institutions, and services) and about main stakeholders in the country in the field of child protection and care
Minimum of 4 years working experience in the social development in senior position, child or human rights sector, either with a non- profit organization or with an intergovernmental or a governmental organization.
Experiences in the field of advocacy is a must
Ability and confidence to deal with senior government
representatives, staff of other organizations, media representatives
and experience of networking with other organizations
Good communication and presentation skills, both written and
Basic research knowledge and monitoring and evaluation skills
Ability to organize and analyze information and produce reports
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