Save the Children Job Vacancy: Communication and Advocacy Manager, Palu - Central Sulawesi

Save the Children in Indonesia is changing for the better. We've begun to build a national organization that aims to be a strong, local, and self-sustaining voice for children in Indonesia. To this end, SC Indonesia has been designated as a “Prospect Member”. As ‘Prospect Member’ Indonesia has been identified as part of the next way of new member development, which focuses on strengthening and localizing our voice for children in strategic middle income countries. Indonesia has been authorized by member ballot to start fundraising locally as a first step towards building a financially sustainable local organization. Future work will also involve developing a strong local governance structure and building key partnerships with local government, the private sector, local civil society among others. Success of the pilot phase will set the Indonesia on a pathway to full membership. We are currently seeking to fill the following position:
Communication and Advocacy Manager
1 (one) position based in Palu, Central Sulawesi
The Communication & Advocacy Manager plays a critical role in coordinating the collection and dissemination of advocacy and communications messaging at both the local and provincial level. Working under the supervision of the Field Program Operations Director, with technical oversight by the Humanitarian Advocacy Senior Manager and the Media & Communication Director, he or she will implement the humanitarian advocacy strategy for YSTC’s Sulawesi disaster response, ensuring advocacy is coordinated amongst all priority sectors in province and district levels, and informed by programmatic findings and evidence.
  • Bachelor degree or at least 4 years working in advocacy in an area of social development or equivalent
  • Prior experience working in an emergency response contexts ideal
  • Significant prior experience working in advocacy on humanitarian issues, child rights, human rights, or development issues, preferably in emergency response contexts or fragile states
  • Experience of influencing and policy advocacy work including lobbying, policy development and information provision in humanitarian issues at national, regional and/or international level
  • Excellent skills in advocating towards government officials, humanitarian actors and UN agencies in developing countries
  • Strong communication (written and spoken), and interpersonal skills in English, with experience in managing multicultural teams
  • Excellent communications and relationship building skills with children in order to gather good case studies
  • Good attention to detail
  • An initiative-taking, proactive, inspiring attitude with the ability to manage and priorities an unpredictable workload and solve problems quickly with limited support
  • High-level analytical and strategic thinking skills and strong research skills
  • Cultural awareness and ability to build relationships quickly with a wide variety of people
  • Patience, adaptability, flexibility, and ability to improvise and remain responsive and to communicate clearly and effectively under pressure
  • Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities
  • Experience in working with other NGOs and coordinating inter-agency or coalition advocacy activities, strategies and products
  • Commitment to Save the Children values
To apply for this position, please click the link HERE
Closing date for application is up to April 18th, 2019
(Only short-listed candidates will be notified)