Advocacy Manager (Somalia)

Advocacy Manager (Somalia) The Advocacy Manager provides overall leadership, management and strategic direction to NRC’s policy and advocacy work for Somalia. The role is responsible for identifying factors driving Somalia’s humanitarian crisis for public and private advocacy, produce advocacy materials for policy, research, analysis and guidance for the NRC global network for internal and public purposes, strengthening the incorporation of advocacy into all aspects of NRC’s activities in-country and guiding NRC’s advocacy messaging to promote an improved protection and humanitarian response environment in Somalia. The role envisages working closely with the NRC Somalia team. Generic responsibilities Lead and coordinate NRC’s engagement with humanitarian policy issues and related advocacy, including by developing briefing papers and helping NRC’s team navigate issues relating to humanitarian access; Work with field teams to identify key advocacy issues relating to NRC’s programmes, in…

Global Foundations, Organizations and Institutions Research Intership

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Country: Costa Rica
Organization: Habitat for Humanity
Closing date: 30 Oct 2020

As a Global FOI Research Intern you will work with the newly established Global FOI team, , whose goal is to raise funds (awards) for housing and development programs from institutions, and governments globally (e.g. USAID, DFID, World Bank etc). You will be a part of an incredible learning experience that will expose you to non-profit work, culture, relevant projects and experts in the field. You will have the ability to learn from a global team, supporting in major fundraising efforts. Successful candidates will be joining at the beginning of the research phase for the Global FOI Team, helping to build systems and databases of research for many years to come. In addition to this research, you will be exposed to other aspects of Habitat’s international fundraising efforts and will acquire a firm grasp of bi-lateral and multi-lateral funding organizations.

Primary Responsibilities:

· Working with the team to research funding information for development projects, (mostly in the housing sector) from institutions like the European Commission, British and US government, the World Bank, regional Development Banks (CAF/ADB) and others (85% of your time)

· Support development of Institutional Partners Strategies (10%)

· Administrative tasks (5% of your time)

Minimum Qualifications:

· Current undergraduate or graduate student who has taken relevant courses in International Relations, International Business, Global Studies, International Development, Public Relations, Political Science, or Government etc.

· A strong interest in conducting research focused on grant pre-positioning and proposal development

· Interest in topics of international development and housing, bi-lateral and multi-lateral institutions, grants and funding

· Openness to learn and ability to process large and complex data and develop research templates to share findings in user-friendly formats

Preferred Qualifications

· Excellent writing and research skills in English and Spanish

· Proficient to advance in Microsoft Office

· Attention to detail and strong analysis skills

How to apply:

If you want to be part of this process, contact Pamela Hernandez and send your CV to indicating in the subject the title for this opportunity.

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