Senior Advocacy Expert

Counterpart International

Counterpart International is recruiting a Senior Advocacy Expert, to be based in Maputo.

  • Provide technical leadership on advocacy strengthening
  • Lead the development of program strategies, planning and implementation of program activities while ensuring cohesion among the program components
  • Guide and ensure the highest quality of project monitoring, evaluation, reporting and communications, in line with USAID’s rules, regulations and requirements
  • Document implementation successes, challenges, and lessons learned and share them with Counterpart and USAID through regular program reports and online Knowledge Management portal
  • Provide mentoring and professional development support to project staff, with emphasis on building capacity of national staff
  • Deliver technical presentations on program achievements to audiences, including implementing partners, civil society organizations, government officials, USAID, and other relevant organizations
  • Ensure Counterpart’s best practices are institutionalized within the program and adapted to the local context
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field, such as international development, political science, public health or policy; a Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of demonstrated experience in civil society capacity building and civic activism, including expertise in advocacy program design, training, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation
  • A combination of experience in one or more of the following technical areas is highly desired: biodiversity conservation, climate change education, extractive industry oversight, government transparency and accountability, and health
  • Demonstrated expertise required in coaching and training related to effective civic activism in one or more of the above mentioned areas
  • At least five (5) years of project management for donor-funded projects
  • Demonstrated experience with civic engagement and government accountability initiatives, especially in Southern/Western Africa; good knowledge of Mozambique’s socio-political and economic contexts preferred
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communications skills
  • Expertise in effective skills building and organizational learning required
  • Demonstrated experience working effectively with diverse teams and building partnerships
  • Commitment to gender integration; experience with gender integration a plus
  • Professional level speaking, reading, and writing in English and Portuguese are required
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
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  • Entidade Counterpart International
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  • Publicado 28.10.2015
  • Expira 08.11.2015
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