Advocacy,Child Protection and Gender
Closing date: 06 Mar 2013
World Vision Ghana is a Christian relief, development advocacy organization dedicated to
working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.
Visit World Vision Ghana at Vision Ghana is seeking to recruit
Advocacy, Child protection and Gender Coordinator. The ideal candidate will lead the
organization’s efforts in developing and rolling out an integrated advocacy policy and strategy
that influences practices and policy change on child protection, Child Participation and gender
diversity, and contributes to well being of children and women.
Key Responsibilities
Providing Strategic Oversight
protection/participation strategy.
Review strategies ensuring that, child protection, child participation and gender are integrated
Lead the development and implementation of its advocacy plans. ensuring;
Capacity building
Contribute to the development and implementation of frameworks and processes that ensure the
integration of advocacy, child protection, child participation and gender diversity at all levels
Contribute to the identification of gender and child protection programming capacity gaps of
staff and partners at all levels.
Relationship development
Identify and select external organizations for the purposes of external engagement for policy
influencing, campaigning, resource acquisition and other relationships of mutual benefit at all
Identify and build networks of children from the ADP to National levels for the purposes
amplifying their voice on issues that affect their well being.
Quality Reporting/Communication
Reporting on advocacy, child protection, child participation and gender outcomes.
Produce knowledge management materials including audio-visuals for child protection systems,
advocacy and gender fundraising and the organization’s image branding
Qualifications & Requirements
Degree in Public Policy, Social Science, Governance, Development Studies, preferably in Child
Development, Humanitarian Aid/Development, Child Rights, Law, Social Work or other related
Masters Degree in Public Policy and Management, Governance is preferred.
4- 5 years of experience working in child protection: including child protection program design,
implementation and monitoring; staff training and coaching.
4-5 years experience of developing and managing the implementation of Rights Based
Experience of managing micro-macro linkages in working with community groups, networks and
government agencies on Rights Based processes.
Experience of developing proposals and coordinating ideas for managing donor relationships.
Sound knowledge in global political debates and their impacts on issues regarding water,
sanitation and hygiene.
Sound knowledge of sectors-WASH, Health/Nutrition, Education, HEA, Children/Women and
their policies in Ghana.
Solid understanding of UNCRC and other relevant international and regional human rights
standards protecting the rights of children. Proven ability to influence, network and collaborate
with national level government, NGO and UN Agency child protection peers.
How to apply:
Interested applicants should send CVs to [email protected]