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Job Vacancy for a Senior Advocacy Officer at Health Reform Foundation of Nigeria (HERFON)
JOB TITLE: SENIOR ADVOCACY OFFICER
REFERENCE NO: H2/SAO/2011
The Health Reform Foundation of Nigeria (HERFON) is an independent national membership, (non-governmental, non-profit, non-religious) organization developed by
a group of reform minded people in response to the deplorable Health status of the country. The main purpose of the organization is to define reform agendas within the health sector in Nigeria, Independently or in collaboration with government and other key stakeholders, using advocacy as its main approach. HERFON has Its Headquarters in Abuja and has established Zonal offices with presence in all 36 states and the FCT.
Familiarize her/himself with all HERFON Programmes and activities
Identify demand and supply side advocacy priorities within the health sector.
Identify and engage potential partners to achieve advocacy goals.
She/he will frame discussions on Identify health issues, build a consensus with like-minded stakeholders and partners, attract resources and effectively seize and create opportunities to move reform forward
Ability to speak more than one Nigerian Language fluently is a plus
The position holder is expected to lead and manage all advocacy activity, undertaken for health sector reform.
Develop Advocacy guidelines and curriculum on Advocacy capacity-building for HERFON members and partners
Develop and/or acquire advocacy tools for engagement of policymakers
Develop core advocacy messages for media dissemination
Perform regular assessments of the external political environment for strategic management of opportunities and threats.
Must be energetic and have a passion for Health Reform
Must have demonstrable skill In written and interpersonal communications, as well as public speaking
At least two years' experience in handling the media preferred.
Must have a working knowledge of the policy formulation process, political economy mapping and communicating for change
Possession of an advanced degree in Public Health, Social Sciences or Biological Sciences
Demonstrable track record of health sector advocacy
At least 5 years post-qualification experience in the health sector preferred Must be a self-starter and a team player
Method of Application:
Applications should be submitted in the form of (1) an application letter for the desired position, and (2) a comprehensive CV stating, among others, candidate’s full names, date of birth, state of origin, schools attended, qualifications obtained with dates, previous working experience with detailed job description, contact and location addresses, email address, names and addresses of two referees. These should be sent to us by email at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org .The ‘subject’ line of the email must be the title of the position being applied for.
Applications not sent in this format will not be processed.
Not later than 23rd March, 2012.
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