Policy Officer at Save the Children

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world. Join our dedicated and diverse staff in their work to improve the well-being of children everywhere.Job Title: Policy OfficerRef Id: 1900011YLocation: AbujaEmployee Status: PermanentRole PurposeThe Policy Officer will support the Advocacy and Campaign Unit in the implementation of the PCiC Integrated Campaign Plan and humanitarian advocacy strategy as per Save the Children International procedures and guidelines.The 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 Child Protection in Emergencies team.Candidate will assist in incorporating the Every Last Child/ Girls Education and Stop the War on Children Campaigns, into humanitarian programs and undertakes related policy reviews, policy recommendations, among others.Scope of Role:Reports to: Advocacy and Campaign ManagerStaff directly reporting to this post: NoneTechnical responsibility: undertaking policy reviews, writing policy documents, policy analysis, advocacy campaignsBudget responsibility: NoneKey Areas of AccountabilityStrengthen our policy engagement and advocacy delivery:Undertake policy reviews and analysis on SCI Nigeria advocacy and campaign topics with particular emphasis on the sectors under the centenary commitmentSupport the production of policy researches, producing policy briefs, policy notes, position papers, briefing papers etc around PCiC Integrated Campaign Project, Every Last Child Campaign, SWOC Campaign, and Girls Education Campaign objectives, in both humanitarian and development programsProduce 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 policy reviews, policy analysis and advocacy program design and implementationCollaborate and partner with academic and research institutions in undertaking joint policy analysis and policy recommendation on our advocacy and campaign asks for changeSCI Nigeria advocacy objective Facilitate the dissemination of assessment reportsProvide overall support to the Unit:Support the SWOC Campaign launch and Centenary CelebrationCollect and write case studies, success stories, and best practices on areas of responsibility for wider dissemination across the movementShare 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 manager.Working RelationshipsInternal: Director of Advocacy and Campaign; Advocacy and Campaign Manager; Child Protection in Emergencies Advisor; Communication Manager; Information and Communication Coordinator; Head of Education; Head of Health; MEAL Manager; Humanitarian Programs;External: INGO Forum, partner organizations, research and academic institutions

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