Advocacy Officer at an International Non-Governmental Organisation – DCSL Corporate Services Limited

DCSL Corporate Services Limited - Our client, an International Not-for-profit and Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) is recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Advocacy OfficerLocation: LagosJob DescriptionThe successful Candidate will:Design and deliver the organisation’s core advocacy strategies to decision-makers and opinion formers;Monitor current debates, discussions and developments locally and internationally on peace building, access to justice, foreign and security policies, ADR and identify opportunities to shape these policies;Develop strong relationships with key parliamentarians, government officials and civil society organizations;Formulate strategic advocacy plans and messages, draft policy briefings, letters, submissions and other advocacy products;Work with other departments, to ensure that relevant experiences and insights arising out of the Organization’s programs feed into the advocacy work;Develop and maintain a robust record and database of ADR activities, Peacebuilding and access to justice initiatives, political analysis and keep others in the organization informed of political trends and opportunities;Build and maintain contracts with relevant NGO networks working on peacebuilding, ADR, access to justice and conflict prevention to ensure the inclusion of the Organisation’s key messages into policy documents, meetings and events as appropriate;Organize advocacy events such as the ADR conference, Peace award, and liaise with other individuals, corporate organizations, government institutions and NGOs where appropriate in the design and preparation. 

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