The Regional Humanitarian Advocacy Advisor will assist Treatment West Africa regional business attempts to affect donors, UN companies, associates and governments on the humanitarian crises in the region, with a unique focus on the latest foodstuff safety disaster. S/he will operate together the Regional Advocacy Coordinator to signifies Treatment in Humanitarian Fora in the location.
S/he will operate to be certain that the varied wants of all disaster-affected persons are met and their rights—under intercontinental humanitarian, human rights, and refugee law—are shielded. S/he will help endeavours to even more principled humanitarian accessibility, safe unfettered and safe humanitarian accessibility secure humanitarian staff and conflict-impacted populations and handle humanitarian access impediments. S/he will aid humanitarian capability building and formulate advocacy positions/messages, policies, and assistance files for the West Africa Region Workplaces. S/he will support and guide on precise food items security advocacy initiatives in the region.

The Regional Humanitarian Advocacy Advisor will shell out a key function in shaping and driving the West Africa advocacy approaches and strategies to scale up our programmatic affect.


  1. Humanitarian Advocacy & Coverage
    • Operate with the WA Regional Crew, Treatment Usa Humanitarian Affairs, and Care Crisis Group to recognize, and elevate pertinent humanitarian advocacy troubles at a variety of ranges.
    • Present immediate technological aid for the West Africa Region workplaces on the current humanitarian crisis with a concentration on meals insecurity, gender, nexus accessibility, and localization.
    • Draft talking points and briefing paperwork for large-degree Treatment engagements.
  2. Exterior Representation
    • Stand for Treatment at the regional stage with critical humanitarian stakeholders (UN businesses, peer NGOs, donors, etcetera.) and in regional fora, as nicely as in place unique occasion based mostly on Region Places of work ask for.
    • Coordinate intently with peer INGO advocacy colleagues (for example, as element of the Advocacy Working Team) and Care advocacy colleagues to be certain alignment of our messaging, specially all over key times and ad hoc influencing options.
    • Cultivate associations with, and inbound links to, varied local and external networks, plan makers in the area and internationally, in coordination with other Treatment regional colleagues.
  3. Capability Developing/Technique Strengthening/Partnership Growth
    • Present advocacy and plan ability-developing and complex guidance to the West Africa place offices
      work with them to get ready internal and exterior messaging and talking details as needed.
    • Guidance regional and region teams’ advocacy trainings and actively lead to fundraising and proposal
      improvement for advocacy.
    • Aid state teams in articulating their leading advocacy priorities so that national, regional, world wide and donor
      advocacy are aligned.
  4. Assumed Leadership, Exploration, & Studying
    • Put together and/or fee high-influence supplies for interior and external advocacy and influencing.
    • Distill what Care and companions are mastering from multi-nation advocacy initiatives, this sort of as food insecurity/the
      hunger disaster, localization, Gender Based Violence and gender, in coordination with global, regional, and national teams and provide the examination to translate finding out into coverage asks.
    • Ensure the benefits of advocacy initiatives are documented and quantified, and improve plan understanding and
      documentation on advocacy.
    • Guarantee lessons realized from place systems informs world wide and regional agendas and decision building.


  • Degree in a relevant industry (international affairs, regulation, humanitarian experiments, social sciences, women’s scientific tests, and many others.) and 5+ a long time pertinent humanitarian advocacy encounter – preferably in the region.
  • Extensive knowing of the humanitarian architecture, such as governing and collaborating bodies, at the intercontinental,
    regional, and state concentrations.
  • Shown keep track of document in humanitarian advocacy, specially in coming up with humanitarian advocacy initiatives and generating policy and advocacy concept and steerage.
  • Outstanding analytic talents.
  • Fantastic published and spoken French and English language competencies.
  • Strong interaction and diplomatic capabilities, like in cross-cultural perform contexts.
  • Audio personal organizational capabilities, like superb time management, ability to meet up with deadlines, prioritize duties, and operate less than stress.

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