DSW Ngo Job Vacancy 2024

Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung (DSW) is an international development organization that focuses on the needs and potential of the largest youth generation in history. We are committed to creating demand for and access to health information, services and supplies, and to securing their right for a brighter future. We achieve this by engaging in advocacy. capacity development, and family planning initiatives, which make sure the youth of today, are empowered to lead healthy and self-determined lives.

In Ethiopia, DSW has been implementing youth-focused SRH including HIV/AIDS, Gender, Livelihood and related development programs. Currently, DSW is looking for the project entitled Expanding Access to Life-Changing Adolescent Sexual & Reproductive Health Care in Ethiopia (Youth for Health) a qualified young professional and experienced Advocacy Officer.

Position: Advocacy Officer

Required Qualification and experience

  • MA/BA in Sociology, Communication, Population Studies, Public Health, Reproductive health and other social-related fields of study
  • Good communication skills in both international and local languages
  • Actively participated and served in adolescent and youth development and SRH activities at least for more than three years

Main duties and responsibilities

  • As an advocacy officer serve as the focal point for youth for health advocacy work, including: coordinating. facilitating and supporting the implementation of the advocacy project
  • Coordinate and carry out advocacy campaigns targeting decision-makers at different levels and parliamentarians in collaboration with adolescent champions and other partners
  • Represent DSW on different advocacy events on adolescent and related issues
  • Closely work with program, communication and MELR in the designing, implementing and monitoring of advocacy projects
  • Ensure that domestic resources are mobilized and engage its partners on advocacy issues.

Salary: Negotiable based on the organization’s scale

Duty Station: Addis Ababa

Deadline: June 01, 2024

How to Apply:

Interested applicants with the appropriate qualifications and experience should submit their most recent and maximum of 3 pages CV with a cover letter and major scanned copy of supporting documents in a single PDF document via email to dsw.ethiopia1@gmail.com and Cc to Meskerem.Endalkachew@dsw.org and Feyera.Abdissa@dsw.org, with the subject line “Advocacy Officer”

Any applicant who fails to keep the aforementioned application instructions will be automatically disqualified

Female applicants are highly encouraged to apply

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