Gender, Advocacy & Campaign Coordinator- Dar es Salaam
Purpose of the position:
Coordinate national and local level Gender, Advocacy and WVT Advocacy Campaign and provide technical support in strategic planning, supporting design monitoring and implementation of WVT Program and projects
Observe mission and core values of World Vision and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.
Key Role and Responsibilities:
Develop and update roll out of Advocacy Campaign for ADP integration
Take lead in Advocacy Campaign Project planning, design, monitoring and implementation while in alignment with WV Regional and Support Office.
Use CHN Evaluation Campaign to design other Advocacy Campaign.
Ensure Advocacy Campaign activities are well integrated in all WVT ADPs for sustainability purpose.
Monitor integration of Advocacy Campaign activities in all programs.
Represent WVT at National, Regional and Global events and share impacts stories of Advocacy Campaign in WVT.
Representing WV at external events; external contacts coalition building and networking
Participate in preparing high quality Policy briefings for Gender, Advocacy and for external meetings to deliver campaign messages and advocacy initiatives to both primary and secondary target audiences and institutions.
Maintain Good/harmonious relations between World Vision Tanzania, WVI region, WV Partnership, donors and all other stakeholders through reporting and sharing of information periodically.
Conduct/ Coordinate Gender Assessment and advocacy research on negative socio- cultural and traditional beliefs affecting women, girls, boys and men and policy implementation
Conduct Gender and Advocacy analysis.
Support gender studies in the ADP’s.
Facilitate training to TOTs in addressing gender based violence such as FGM eradication, prevention of early marriage and pregnancy.
Manage the integration of Citizen Voice and Action (CVA) and Gender into other areas of Ministry
Provide technical advice and support to other areas of Ministry to ensure the CVA & Gender are well integrated in all ADPs.
Contribute in developing CVA and Gender activities guideline to be integrated into all ADPs.
Conduct monitoring visits to provide support in the implementation of CVA and Gender activities planned and budgeted in the ADPs.
Provide information on specific CVA and Gender plans, activities and outcomes to other WVI teams and WVT office and share impact stories collected from the communities.
Build Capacity of staff on Gender Advocacy especially on Citizen Voice of Action ( CVA) on education, health, agriculture policies
Organize and facilitate trainings / workshops to WVT and Project staff on Gender, Advocacy/ CVA and CHN issues.
Lobbing and dialogue with decision makers for policy influencing on issues rose through CVA team.
Monitoring the implementation of Government policies mentioned above and identifies gaps for Policy influencing.
Coordinate with ADPs to ensure community empowerment work forms part of our influencing tools (Strong CVA Team advocating on Health, Education and Livelihood).
Compile Gender and advocacy messages, document and disseminate promising practices
Preparation of Policy briefs.
Preparations of position papers.
Document and disseminate Advocacy Campaign, Gender and CVA promising practice.
Developing Gender and advocacy plans and report / Technical Approaches in alignment of WVT and Regional strategy:
Participate in the development of CPA NO Plan, Annual Operations Plans, Budget and departmental dash board.
Prepare bi – Annual and annual Reports for Advocacy and review ADPs bi-annual and annual reports.
Participate in preparation of CPAs Concept note/ proposal and provide technical support on other proposal on issues related to Gender and advocacy.
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
Minimum Qualification required:
Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, with at least 5years experience in campaigning, advocacy, lobbying and communication, experience of working in an international and cross-cultural environment is an added advantage
Preffered: Masters In in Social Sciences, with at least 5years experience in campaigning, advocacy, lobbying and communications
Other Technical Skills and Abilities
Strategic, creative, and innovative thinking.
A successful track record in coordinating / managing advocacy campaigns
Strong project management experience.
Experience of working with government.
Experience engaging decision makers in government.
Practical advocacy and campaigning experience in the development field.
Ability / experience of managing a network.
Experience of working in Christian environment.
Experience working in advocacy.
Ability to lead in complex and challenging environments.
Experience in coalition building and ability to rally coalitions and networks to take positions on specific policy issues.
Excellent time-management and prioritization.
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Perform other duties as required.
Working Environment / Conditions:
Office based environment with some travel to the field;
Available to represent WVT at critical functions and moments as needed.