Senior Policy Adviser – ECSA and WARO – Ghana

Senior Policy Adviser – ECSA and WARO – Ghana

Sightsavers implements tasks in additional than 30 international locations in Africa and South Asia that work to eradicate avoidable blindness and advance the rights of individuals with disabilities. We’re on the lookout for a Senior Coverage Advisor and work intently with head of politics.

wage: Native phrases and situations apply

Web site: ECSA and WARO

a necklaceTwo-year fixed-term contract

Job goal

Lead evaluation of sight-saving coverage and world affect on social inclusion, with a selected give attention to inclusion of individuals with disabilities consistent with goal sight-saving methods. Lead the road, lead and empower the Coverage Officer – Social Inclusion.

accountability precept

  1. Present management in reaching vision-saving social inclusion coverage targets, taking part in and influencing related insurance policies and processes (35%)
  • Present management with regard to path, focus and positioning of sight-saving coverage affecting social inclusion, with a selected give attention to inclusion of individuals with disabilities consistent with the target vision-saving technique of social inclusion.
  • Constructing relationships with strategic goals together with governments and related bilateral and multilateral companies to help impactful goals
  • Outline and put together responses to consultations and associated inquiries
  • Determine and take part in related networks to collaborate on affect as this advances strategic vision-saving goals
  • Produce briefings and papers to help affect
  • Help the supply of the Save Sight Coverage marketing campaign
  • Signify Sightsavers externally by way of a wide range of channels, together with world occasions, media channels, blogs and social media
  • Deputizes for the Head of Coverage when wanted

2. Conducting high-quality coverage evaluation and producing proof to help Sight Save coverage targets in social inclusion and schooling (35%)

  • Conduct coverage evaluation on subjects associated to social inclusion, together with evaluation of related bilateral and multilateral insurance policies and processes
  • Compile and use analysis and proof to supply technical information on key coverage points
  • Determine national-level proof that impacts world operations
  • Help affect on the nationwide degree by way of nationwide coverage evaluation and help the implementation of worldwide coverage processes on the nationwide degree
  • Present coverage for creating and presenting nationwide and world coverage campaigns to avoid wasting eyesight
  • Present analyzes and coverage briefs to help the participation of lifeguards within the Committee on the Rights of Individuals with Disabilities
  1. Main the skilled improvement and direct administration of the Save the Sight Coverage Officer for Social Inclusion (20%)
  • Present management and direct administration to the Coverage Officer – Social Inclusion
  • Help and improve the skilled improvement, information and expertise of the place holder – together with coverage evaluation and formulation, engagement with stakeholders and affect
  • Help the Coverage Officer to develop and ship the annual price range for social inclusion coverage exercise
  • Selling well being and wellness within the group and directorate
  1. Reply to exterior components and actively take part in world coverage and administration (10%)
  • Keep flexibility for extra strategic affect alternatives as required by the Head of Coverage, the broader International Coverage and Advocacy Directorate and different groups
  • Supporting world coverage and advocacy division to maintain abreast of recent developments associated to incapacity inclusion
  • Conduct evaluation and supply proof for different precedence thematic areas, and canopy different work areas of the International Coverage and Advocacy Directorate as required
  • Play an energetic and collaborative position within the Coverage Division, International Advocacy, Coverage Directorate and broader program methods
  • Draft common reviews on coverage exercise, and proactively share info with colleagues. Help month-to-month administration reviews
  • The annual price range undertaking for the Social Inclusion Portfolio
  • Dedication and help adherence to the Sight Financial savings Safety Coverage

Please be aware that this position would require some journey which is able to embody main journeys to the USA.

It is a various position, please learn the complete Job titlefor extra particulars. As an equal alternative employer, we actively encourage purposes from all sections of society. Sightsavers is a assured incapacity chief and certified individuals dwelling with a incapacity are particularly inspired to use.

Employer entry necessities

  • Conduct coverage evaluation, affect coverage and expertise coverage creation at native and nationwide/worldwide degree
  • Managing a group might be useful, however it isn’t essential
  • Create thematic coverage briefs
  • Expertise in influencing public coverage
  • Present coverage enter into the event of advocacy plans, new packages and analysis tasks
  • Perceive points associated to social inclusion, human rights or social improvement
  • Earlier expertise working inside INGO/NGO
  • Expertise and information of the worldwide improvement sector
  • Expertise engaged on integrating incapacity and/or different thematic areas inside a vision-saving social inclusion technique could be helpful

Subsequent steps

To use for this new and thrilling alternative, please full the appliance by way of our recruitment portal. We’re significantly fascinated by figuring out your motivations for making use of.

We anticipate that the interviews might be carried out remotely in late November and the evaluation course of will embody a activity that have to be accomplished by the shortlisted candidates earlier than then.

Deadline: November 13, 2022

As an equal alternative employer, we actively encourage purposes from all sections of society. Sightsavers is a assured incapacity chief and certified individuals dwelling with a incapacity are particularly inspired to use.

Sightsavers is an employer who doesn’t tolerate any type of harassment and has zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse. All potential candidates will endure rigorous background checks and controls.

Deadline: November 13, 2022

The way to apply

Please apply here

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