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Programme Officer Policy Advocacy and Movement Building.
Policy Advocacy and influencing inclusion of gender concerns in policies, plans, budgets and other development processes for catalysing movement building for policy change and service delivery.Responsibilities
i) Identify policy advocacy and lobby priorities on which to focus efforts and the feminist movement at grassroots and national level
ii) Link with other organisations to design and implement advocacy interventions as part pf collective voice and action for policy change and design and coordinate implementation of advocacy strategy and plans in line with strategic policy processes
iii) Identify or update data base of key government structure and other strategic decision-making bodies for facilitating dialogue, lobbying and advocacy to enable gender responsive policies, plans and budgets at national and local level
iv) Develop policy engagement strategy and plan to facilitate working/ engaging with the government focusing on strategic structures and actors.
v) Organize and coordinate strategic and other advocacy and lobbying sessions for policy advocacy at national, local and selected regional an d international level
vi) Link with strategic partners and alliance building section to ensure active participation of key actors in advocacy and lobbying activities
vii) Link with Knowledge Research and Analysis and Communication departments to identify and package key advocacy issues for policy engagement at all level.
viii) Coordinate and conduct capacity strengthening advocacy and dialogue sessions for parliamentarians and other key elected leaders at national and local level.
ix)Ensures sustained programme for engagement with election related decisions making bodies at both local and national levels
x) Link with capacity building department to organize capacity building sessions with decision makers and other government leaders for gender responsive training
xi) Ensure sustained programme for engagement with election related decision making bodes
xii) Participates and contribute to the programme level budgeting processes and production of financial activity reports for activities related to the coalition building and linkages programme
xiii) Carry out effective representation and publicity of advocacy issues to the relevant forum and/or public and participate in media related activities such as press conferences, news and other programmes recorded or live linking with communication departmentEducation and Qualifications
A minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences or equivalent with major in policy analysis or economics or Rural Development studies plus Gender analysis & mainstreamingRequirements
3 years of relevant work experience in policy analysis, NGO activism in organizing, advocacy and lobbying
Strong negotiating skills at high level
Advocacy at high level national and regional level
Computer literacy in MS word, Excel and MS access databaseCharacteristics
Strong interpersonal, networking and organizing skills
Head of Programme: Activism and Movement Building.
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