Policy and Research Assistant at Save the Children Nigeria

Save the Children is a leading international organization helping children in need around the world. First established in the UK in 1919, separate national organizations have been set up in more than twenty-eight countries, sharing the aim of improving the lives of children through education, health care and economic opportunities, as well as emergency aid in cases of natural disasters, war and conflict.In Nigeria, Save the Children has been working since 2001. The early focus was on getting children actively involved in shaping the decisions that affect their lives. Today, Save the Children is working in seven federal states - Zamfara, Yobe, Jigawa, Katsina, Kano, Bauchi and Kaduna - focusing on providing basic healthcare and protecting children.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Policy and Research AssistantLocation: AbujaRole PurposeThe Advocacy and Research Assistant will support the Advocacy and Campaign Unit in the implementation of the humanitarian advocacy strategy as per Save the Children International procedures and guidelinesThe incumbent will have a special focus on the implementation of the Protection of Children in Conflict (PCiC) project in Borno State with support from the advocacy team in the country office as well as the Protection teamS/he will assist in incorporating the Every Last Child/ Girls Education Campaign, into humanitarian programs.Scope of RoleReports to: Director of Advocacy and CampaignTechnical responsibility: undertaking research, writing policy documents, policy analysis, advocacy campaignsDuration of Contract: 3 monthsKey Areas of AccountabilityStrengthen our research and advocacy delivery:Support, assist researches on SCI Nigeria advocacy and campaign topics with particular emphasis on the humanitarian sectorSupport produce policy researches, producing policy briefs, policy notes, position papers, briefing papers etc around Every Last Child Campaign, Girls Education Campaign objectives, in both humanitarian and development programs; produce advocacy messages, reports and documentsSupport strengthening the way we communicate about our advocacy and campaign through producing series of campaign presentations and other supporting communication materials to be circulated internally and externallySupport Project/Program based Advocacy staff in undertaking researches, policy analysis and advocacy program design and implementationCollaborate and partner with academic and research institutions in undertaking joint researches on SCI Nigeria advocacy objectivesFacilitate the dissemination of assessment reports.Provide overall support to the Unit:Share experience with staff, train and transfer skills to SCI staffAssist, support the Director of Advocacy and Campaign, and other members of the team to perform  other  duties and tasks as determined by the line managerWorking RelationshipsInternal: Director of Advocacy and Campaign; Advocacy and Campaign Manager; Humanitarian ProgramsDirector; MEAL and Advocacy & Campaign Unit staffExternal: INGO Forum, partner organizations, research and academic institutionsCompetences and Behaviours (Our Values in Practice)Delivering results - Developing self and others - Working effectively with others - Communicating with impactAdhere to SCI Values: Accountability; Ambition; Collaboration; Creativity; IntegrityAccountability:Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving  and  role modelling Save the Children valuesHolds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.Ambition:Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the sameWidely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates othersFuture orientated; thinks strategically and on a global scale.Collaboration:Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supportersValues diversity and sees it as a source of competitive strengthApproachable, good listener, easy to talk to.Creativity:Develops and encourages new and innovative solutionsWilling to take disciplined risks.Integrity:Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity 

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Policy and Research Assistant at Save the Children Nigeria

Save the Children is a leading international organization helping children in need around the world. First established in the UK in 1919, separate national organizations have been set up in more than twenty-eight countries, sharing the aim of improving the lives of children through education, health care and economic opportunities, as well as emergency aid in cases of natural disasters, war and conflict.In Nigeria, Save the Children has been working since 2001. The early focus was on getting children actively involved in shaping the decisions that affect their lives. Today, Save the Children is working in seven federal states - Zamfara, Yobe, Jigawa, Katsina, Kano, Bauchi and Kaduna - focusing on providing basic healthcare and protecting children.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Policy and Research AssistantLocation: AbujaRole PurposeThe Advocacy and Research Assistant will support the Advocacy and Campaign Unit in the implementation of the humanitarian advocacy strategy as per Save the Children International procedures and guidelinesThe incumbent will have a special focus on the implementation of the Protection of Children in Conflict (PCiC) project in Borno State with support from the advocacy team in the country office as well as the Protection teamS/he will assist in incorporating the Every Last Child/ Girls Education Campaign, into humanitarian programs.Scope of RoleReports to: Director of Advocacy and CampaignTechnical responsibility: undertaking research, writing policy documents, policy analysis, advocacy campaignsDuration of Contract: 3 monthsKey Areas of AccountabilityStrengthen our research and advocacy delivery:Support, assist researches on SCI Nigeria advocacy and campaign topics with particular emphasis on the humanitarian sectorSupport produce policy researches, producing policy briefs, policy notes, position papers, briefing papers etc around Every Last Child Campaign, Girls Education Campaign objectives, in both humanitarian and development programs; produce advocacy messages, reports and documentsSupport strengthening the way we communicate about our advocacy and campaign through producing series of campaign presentations and other supporting communication materials to be circulated internally and externallySupport Project/Program based Advocacy staff in undertaking researches, policy analysis and advocacy program design and implementationCollaborate and partner with academic and research institutions in undertaking joint researches on SCI Nigeria advocacy objectivesFacilitate the dissemination of assessment reports.Provide overall support to the Unit:Share experience with staff, train and transfer skills to SCI staffAssist, support the Director of Advocacy and Campaign, and other members of the team to perform  other  duties and tasks as determined by the line managerWorking RelationshipsInternal: Director of Advocacy and Campaign; Advocacy and Campaign Manager; Humanitarian ProgramsDirector; MEAL and Advocacy & Campaign Unit staffExternal: INGO Forum, partner organizations, research and academic institutionsCompetences and Behaviours (Our Values in Practice)Delivering results - Developing self and others - Working effectively with others - Communicating with impactAdhere to SCI Values: Accountability; Ambition; Collaboration; Creativity; IntegrityAccountability:Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving  and  role modelling Save the Children valuesHolds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.Ambition:Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the sameWidely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates othersFuture orientated; thinks strategically and on a global scale.Collaboration:Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supportersValues diversity and sees it as a source of competitive strengthApproachable, good listener, easy to talk to.Creativity:Develops and encourages new and innovative solutionsWilling to take disciplined risks.Integrity:Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity 

Apply at https://ngcareers.com/job/2018-10/policy-and-research-assistant-at-save-the-children-nigeria-971/