Voice & Community Mobilization Officer in Lagos, Nigeria

at Save The Children

Public Policy
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

The Voice and Community mobilization officer will support the State team to ensure commitment and involvement of local authorities and community members in !he programme; and support community mobilization to ensure participation,  sustainability of the nutrition programme as well as that the voices of community members, including women and children are heard. Identify policy and practice change, on the basis of Save the Children's experience, that would promote and protect the  rights of children, support in formulating key advocacy messages and targets from lessons learned, assessments, research and evidence gained through project implementation on Health and Nutrition, develop good knowledge of local and national  govemment structures, parliamentary and pelnical processes and key decision making structures and how to influence them,

Initiate and support lobbying, communications and other activities to inform and persuade policy makers, including donors and politicians, of the value of Save the Children's policy recommendations.


    The incumbent should possess a national diploma (ND/OND), in Health, Nutrition, Communications or  related social science field, substantial experience in advocacy and policy development I research in the development context,  good understanding of !he possibilities and tactics for influencing decision and policy makers, politicians, donors, and other key actors, ability to build and maintain relationships with partner agencies and key contacts in the government, NGO, civil society  (coalitions) and media sectors, experience in training others in advocacy techniques and influencing tactics, prior work experience in advocacy in Nigeria

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