Advocacy Advisor, Accra, Ghana At Sos Children’s Villages

Job Description

Advocacy Advisor

Additional Locations GH-Accra

National Association : Ghana : Function : Advocacy : Position Type : Unlimited Full-Time

SOS CHILDREN’S VILLAGES GHANA is a child welfare organization that provides a stable family environment for children in need, with four villages currently in operation in Tema, Asiakwa, Asokore Mampong & Tamale. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and dynamic persons for appointment as: ADVOCACY ADVISOR

Duty Post: Accra

(Qualifications & Experience)

The ideal candidate should:

  •  Hold a first degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Human Rights, or Psychology. A Master’s degree in a relevant field is an added advantage
  •  Minimum of 5 years work experience
  •  Strong technical knowledge of advocacy techniques and strategies/channels
  •  Good organizational & managerial skills
  •  Excellent oral/written communication skills and the ability to communicate across all levels of the organization and across cultures
  •  Strategic thinker combined with practical “can do’’ attitude
  •  Strong analytical decision–making and problem-solving skills
  •  Strong relationship-building skills and the ability to inspire others.
  •  Have proven knowledge in Microsoft Office suite
  •  Should be a team player, have strong collaborative and team-building skills
  •  Have the ability to work in a non-partisan manner, sensitive to ethnic and cultural differences
  •  The successful applicant should be capable of forming and leading a collation of NGOS on Gender, Child Welfare and Development issues.
  •  Excellent negotiation and presentation skills
  •  Must be knowledgeable in Child Rights and Child Safe Guarding Practices
  •  Must be highly organized, efficient, and a motivated self-starter with initiative, flexibility and enthusiasm
  •  Must be knowledgeable and aware of changing trends affecting the multi-national sector, NGO’s, INGO’s including SOS CVI.

At SOS Children’s Villages Ghana, we believe in creating an inclusive and diverse workplace. Our hiring process is based on skills, qualification and experience. In addition to the technical competence, recruitment, selection, and hiring decisions we give due emphasis to assessing candidates’ value congruence and thorough background and reference checks. We have a strict Zero tolerance policy for discrimination, harassment, or bias of any kind.

Interested applicants should send their applications, (indicating their reliable e-mail address & phone numbers), Curriculum vitae with photocopies of certificates, and a brief statement of applicants’ Vision in leading SOS as lead advocate and voice on the welfare and rights of children in Ghana.





July 2024