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CARE: REGIONAL ADVOCACY COORDINATOR

Location:    West Africa:  Ivory Coast |

Deadline:    8 August 2020 |

Contract:   Fixed Term |

Who can apply?

Everyone with the desired qualifications

Qualifications, skills, competencies and experience

  • Master’s degree (or a combination of bachelor’s degree and relevant work experience) in one of the areas of women’s leadership, political participation, feminism, resilience, gender in development, or international relations.
  • Relevant training in policy analysis, policy advocacy, partnership brokering/development, civil society engagement
  • Skilled facilitator, trainer and public speaker
  • Complete bi-lingual fluency in French and English
  • Proven ability to produce advocacy materials and to develop mechanisms to share and manage advocacy information and knowledge.
  • Understanding of and familiarity with all relevant multilateral institutions, civil society, and related decision-making processes as well as knowledge of women’s economic development and gender justice issues in West Africa
  • Knowledge and understanding of gender in development issues and feminist principles
  • Experience working with grassroots feminist organizations in West Africa
  • Excellent writing, editing, and communications skills in French and English required
  • Experience in developing advocacy strategies and guiding grassroots organizations in advocacy
  • Good training and facilitation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, collaboration and belief that teamwork wins
  • Curious and passionate about networking and connecting
  • Strong experience in training in dialogue and negotiation
  • Skilled in capturing and documenting knowledge, learning, and impact

Responsibilities

  • Lead regional advocacy strategy and Country office alignment for Collective Voice of Women within Women on the Move
  • Capacity Building and creating a community of practice in West Africa around advocacy
  • Partnership and engagement with external actors
  • Engage in CARE Global advocacy initiatives

How to apply?

Please apply using this CARE link   https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CAREUSA&cws=52&rid=5109

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