EdoJobs2.0, a Skills Development Programme initiated by The Edo State Government, was re-launched on the 8th of March, 2018 to transform the wellbeing of the society and its economy through various means. Since its inception, EdoJobs has created jobs and entrepreneurship opportunities for over 35,000 individuals in various roles including agriculture, traffic management, accounting, administration, ICT, estate management, sales and many others.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Policy and Advocacy Officer
The overview of the role is to increase advocacy work and the organisation’s profile leveraging its strength in the sector.
The Policy and Advocacy Officer is a varied role, requiring significant skills in networking and building relationships across a range of sectors, from politics, policy making, child protection networks, international aid organizations, religious groups and structures, and academia.
He/she will need outstanding document drafting/writing skills and the ability to communicate orally to a range of audiences from technical experts to ordinary people/stakeholders in the State.
Undertake policy analysis and monitoring
Use evidence from the field to communicate and advocate to stakeholders.
Lead the advocacy strategy for the programme in Edo State
Contribute to public and private debate on Child Care, Protection and youth related topics.
A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Social Science field.
Experienced in influencing and advocacy work including policy development andinformation on issues relating to children and young people.
Minimum of three (3) years professional experience in Communication, Advocacy or policy related field.
Excellent analytical skills, both quantitative and qualitative.
Strong research, policy development and writing skills.