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20 Sep 2019

Full-time Policy & Advocacy Officer Recruitment at SOS Children’s Villages

SOS Children’s Villages – Posted by Nigeriabucket Staff Edo, Nigeria

Job Description

SOS Children’s Villages work in more than 133 countries to support families and help children at risk grow up in a loving home. In Nigeria, SOS Children’s Villages has been active since 1973 and has presence in Isolo-Lagos, Owu-Ijebu, Ogun State, Gwagwalada-Abuja, Jos-Plateau State, Ibadan-Oyo State and Kaduna-Kaduna State.

The Job : Policy & Advocacy Officer

Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp

Remuneration: Attractive,

Location: Edo, Nigeria

Job Profile

  • The overview of the role is to increase advocacy work and the profile of SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria by leveraging its expertise as a Child Care & Protection Organization.
  • 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.

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertake policy analysis and monitoring.
  • Use evidence from the field to communicate and advocate to stakeholders.
  • Lead the advocacy strategy for the Programme in the 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 and information 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.

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Job Categories: NGO Jobs In Nigeria. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: Policy & Advocacy Officer jobs and SOS Children's Villages jobs. Salaries: N100000 - N200000.

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