Save The Children Job Vacancy: Advocacy Officer - Child Health Advocacy, Sumba Island - East Nusa Tenggara - Kerja Ngo

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Save The Children Job Vacancy: Advocacy Officer - Child Health Advocacy, Sumba Island - East Nusa Tenggara

Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik partner of Save the Children in Indonesia is changing for the better.  We've begun to build a national organisation that aims to be a strong, local, and self-sustaining voice for children in Indonesia namely Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik Tunas Cilik.  To this end, Yayasan has been designated as a “Prospect Member of Save the Children” which focuses on strengthening and localizing our voice for children in strategic middle income countries.Currently Save the Children’s programs in Indonesia is implemented by Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik. We work in eleven provinces, have staff of approximately 300 local professionals, and programming in Child Protection, Education, Health and Nutrition, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Humanitarian Response. We are currently seeking to fill the following position:
ADVOCACY OFFICER – CHILD HEALTH ADVOCACY
1 position, based in Sumba Island, NTT
Code : AO-CHA
ROLE PURPOSE:
Yayasan Tunas Cilik- Partner of Save the Children will implement Child Health Advocacy project  to support Government of Indonesia in addressing challenges for child survival and childhood illnessess including Pneumonia. The project will work with partners in West Java province, which has close to national level of pneumonia prevalence, sufficient domestic resources commitment and requires a social accountability-governance model. The project will also work in  NTT province, one of the areas with highest prevalence of pneumonia and will support overall program implementation of Child Survival, aligning with the national policies and program.
Through close coordination with the local government and all stakeholders, the project will aim for:
  • Strengthened district government accountability mechanisms, ensuring improved expenditure of resources for every last child, strengthened health system to protect, prevent and treat common childhood illnessess including Pneumonia in West Java province
  • Strengthened district implementation model of prevent, protect and treatment dimensions with specific focus on improving access to health services for hard to reach area of NTT province
  • CSOs and partnerships Strengthened – accountability and monitoring processes with sustained engagement of coalitions/ CSOs on national health (RMNCH, Immunisation, PHC, Gavi) and nutrition policies

Under the line management of Child Survival Advocacy Project Manager, this post holder will work closely with the Sumba Field Manager to support all activities and operation of the Child Survival Advocacy Project in Sumba Barat district and East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) province as required.

The post holder will be responsible to develop and deliver advocacy messages, produce quality products and implement advocacy strategies.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the post holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Updated CV and application letter should be sent to: recruitment.indonesia@savethechildren.org

Please fill the “subject” column of the e-mails in this format:
<AO-CHA ><your name>

Closing date for application is up to 14 December 2017

(Only short-listed candidates will be notified)

Save the Children encourages qualified candidates to apply regardless of religion, race, gender, sexual orientation or disability

All recruitment practices and procedures reflect Save the Children’s commitment to protecting children from abuse

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