Advocacy and Policy Advisor - Food Security
Horn & East Africa
Based in Nairobi, Kenya
Attractive salary and benefits package offered
CAFOD, one of the UK’s leading international aid agencies, is currently looking for an Advocacy and Policy Advisor – Food Security for the Horn & East Africa region.
This post will be based in Nairobi, Kenya with some travel within the region.
Working as part of the Horn and East Africa team you will lead and develop CAFOD’s advocacy and policy work on food security in the region.
You will work with CAFOD programme and humanitarian teams in the region to integrate advocacy and policy work on food security.
You will also contribute to advocacy, policy and campaign work on food security being undertaken by CAFOD and our partners in the North and South, and support partners in advocacy and lobbying work in the region.
You will also contribute to CAFOD’s international work on food security through producing case studies.
You will host visits to the region and deal with the international media.
You should have relevant experience in research and analysis; knowledge of food security/the food policy environment; policy development and advocacy experience; knowledge of government policy and the role of international institutions involved in food security in the region.
You should also have knowledge of tools, techniques and ways of working with partners to address advocacy, policy and gender issues.
Come and join us and help make a real difference in the lives of the world’s poorest communities.
To read more and to apply please visit cafod.org.uk/jobs by the closing date 17 August 2012.