Advocacy & Campaign Advisor

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What We Can Offer

13th salary
20 annual leaves/per year
Health care insurance for staffs & staff’s family

Job Description

* ROLE PURPOSE:
Advocacy and Campaigns are central to securing lasting change in children’s lives and is a key aspect of Save the Children’s Theory of Change: be the voice – build partnerships – innovate – achieve results at scale. The Advocacy & Campaign Advisor shares in the overall responsibility for the strategic direction and coordination of the Vietnam program and leads our policy and political influencing initiatives. He/she is responsible for the development and implementation of advocacy and campaign strategies that will engage with the public and partners, to influence government and other institutional policies and practice to achieve positive and lasting changes to fulfil children’s rights. The role will work closely with program teams, technical advisors and partners to build their advocacy capacity. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

* Job Description:
TECHNICAL LEADERSHIP
 Provide overall leadership, vision, strategic direction and management of the Save the Children advocacy and campaign work across thematic areas and ensure that advocacy is an integral part of Save the Children’s Theory of Change
 Ensure coherence and reinforce strong and effective synergies between programme and advocacy and campaigns to maximise Save the Children impact
 Ensure children’s and youth participation and leadership in advocacy and campaigns as appropriate
 Lead in identifying and managing potential risks associated with Save the Children’s public positions and design strategies to mitigate the risks that have been identified
 Provide overall leadership, vision, strategic direction and management of the Save the Children’s advocacy and campaign work across thematic areas and in line relevant regional and global campaigns
 Build advocacy capacity of programme staff and of Save the Children partners and ensure advocacy is included in their plans and annual objectives, and results are clearly reported

COORDINATION AND DELIVERY
 Facilitate the design of clear and well-targeted advocacy and campaign strategies aligned with CSP in coordination with program staff, ensuring they are well integrated in the organization’s strategic priorities, projects and proposals
 Work with the programme team to ensure substantial integration of advocacy and campaign into holistic programme planning and implementation, especially ensuring that evidences and best practices generated by Save the Children’s programmes inform advocacy and campaign work to achieve results at scale
 Conduct continuous analysis of the national policy landscape, policy frameworks related to Save the Children’s strategic priorities and provide regular updates to the Extended Senior Management Team
 Establish and update an advocacy and campaign calendar with key moments and key opportunities for advocacy
 Produce policy briefing papers, policy position statements and public communication related to key issues

EXTERNAL ENGAGEMENT
 In collaboration with program leads, engage with partners, coalitions and networks including children and youth to influence the public and decision-makers in line with Save the Children priorities and policy asks
 The post holder will ensure that active advocacy, campaigns and external communications are used to influence public opinion and political commitment nationally in support of children’s rights
 Work closely with the communications team to advise on media lines and media strategy and to make optimal use of national and international media to influence key targets and public opinion

HUMANITARIAN CONTEXT
 In emergencies, support the program lead on development of advocacy messages and other support as needed
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Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS
• A degree in Development, Social Science, Development, Law, Public Policy or equivalent.
• A minimum of 5 years’ advocacy experience in an NGO or corporate environment with experience in successfully leading the development and implementation of advocacy strategies

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
• Experience of a range of campaigning and advocacy techniques and approaches
• Experience in influence government, donors, and other organisations through representation and/or advocacy
• Demonstrable track record of leading change which has led to significant results for the organisation and their stakeholders
• Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing and negotiation
• Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner
• Strong research and policy development skills
• Experience of partnerships including building networks, resulting in securing significant new opportunities for the organisation
• Knowledge of children’s rights key international agreements and conventions
• Experience in working for and with children and youth
• Commitment to Save the Children values
• Excellent written and spoken skills in Vietnamese and English
*** Benefits:
• 13th salary
• 20 annual leaves/per year
• Health care insurance for staffs & staff’s family
• Compulsory social insurance package is based on full salary

Job Locations

Tầng 4, Toà nhà Mercury, Số 444 Hoàng Hoa Thám, Quận Tây Hồ, Hà Nội

Save the Children, the world’s largest independent organization for children, delivers immediate and lasting improvements to children’s lives all over the world.

Save the Children (SC) works to promote every child’s rights to survival, protection, participation and development as set forth in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. The current programme focuses on the following core sectors: Health and Nutrition; HIV/AIDS prevention; Care and support; Education; Child protection; Child-focused emergency preparedness and response; Climate change adaptation; and the Child rights agenda, including Civil society development, Economic opportunities, Child poverty Research, and Advocacy for child-friendly development policy and practice.

For further information, please visit http://vietnam.savethechildren.net

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Tầng 4, Toà nhà Mercury, Số 444 Hoàng Hoa Thám, Quận Tây Hồ, Hà Nội
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 	  CHƯƠNG TRÌNH TUYỂN SINH THẠC SĨ QUẢN TRỊ THƯƠNG MẠI QUỐC TẾ - ĐẠI HỌC CÔTE D’AZUR (PHÁP)

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