Dec 7, 2017

Greece: ADVOCACY OFFICER

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: SolidarityNow
Country: Greece
Closing date: 22 Dec 2017

Location: Athens (Nationwide Travel might be requested)

Contract duration: twelve (12) months

Starting Date: ASAP

Status: Full Time

Child Safeguarding Policy

Level 1The job holder does not have contact with children

Position Summary: The Advocacy Officer is expected to update and coordinate SN’s integrated advocacy plan.

Responsibilities

  • Help update and enrich SN’s advocacy plan; help define new areas according to changing needs; and have the competence to translate overall objectives into concrete plans of action.
  • Monitor the planned activities in close collaboration with partners and report on their progress regularly
  • Communicate with other NGOs and actors as to build synergies and advocacy alliances
  • Ensure proper flow of information upstream and downstream, through regular participation in the meetings
  • Build a solid base for any advocacy objective by means of using data and evidence from all available sources
  • Collaborate with the Heads of Communication and Programs within the frame of the advocacy plan
  • Build connections, networks and synergies through regular contact with other NGOs and actors on the ground

Required qualifications and skills

Essential

  • University or higher education degree in social sciences, law or communications
  • Three (3) years of experience in humanitarian /relief service provision, organization or reception post
  • Cross cultural awareness and flexibility
  • Computer literate
  • Well-organized and efficient
  • Good interpersonal & communications skills
  • Native in Greek
  • Fluent in English (both oral and written)
  • Ability to work under pressure and multitask

Desired

  • Proven professional experience in advocacy-related projects

How to apply:

If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and motivation letter to recruitment@solidaritynow.org mentioning in the email subject “**SN Advocacy Officer**_ Athens”.

SN is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities and from vulnerable and disadvantaged groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Not later than by Friday 22th of December 2017. Due to the urgency of recruitment, SN reserves the right to complete the process as soon as the suitable candidate has been identified.