Policy and Governance Reform Advisor Job in Nigeria

Policy and Governance Reform Advisor Job in Nigeria

Job title: Policy and Governance Reform Advisor


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Position : Policy and Governance Reform Advisor

We are looking for a Policy and Governance Reform Advisor, Nigeria Strengthening Civic Advocacy and Local Engagement.

Primary Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Lead review of the regulatory frameworks affecting CSO/BMO’s operations, citizen participation, access to government data, and engagement in policy and governance processes to understand the relevant policies, barriers, and facilitators
  • Assist CSOs/BMOs and clusters with their efforts to develop strategic interventions for influencing national policies
  • In coordination with the relevant stakeholders, lead identification and design of select interventions from the “Strengthening Regulatory Frameworks for a More Accountable and Transparent Civil Society in Nigeria,” for implementation to promote and complement the ongoing efforts in strengthening an effective self-regulation framework for CSOs/BMOs
  • In line with the assessment recommendations, in collaboration with the project technical staff and resource partners, work to design grant fund, including scope, milestones and M&E plan, for local CSOs as applicable
  • In consultation with stakeholders, lead the design of an effective and efficient national CSOs/BMOs directory
  • Develop a promotion and marketing plan and other incentive mechanisms to increase uptake of the directory by the CSOs/BMOs and develop a sustainability plan for the ongoing maintenance and utilization of the system
  • Advise and monitor local organizations in implementation of the grant’s interventions
  • Identify priority topics/issues around CSOs/BMOs regulatory environment, assist the CSOs/BMOs, and clusters and the government counterparts to conduct dialogue forms; and assist with follow-up of the action items from the dialogue forum meetings
  • Lead the implementation of SCALE’s media strategy, with SMART objectives, in consultation with USAID, the resources partners and the Advisory Committee.
  • Lead the management and implementation of Civil Society Organization ATLAS (Management Information Systems)
  • Implement the action plan for the platform as well as a sustainability plan to ensure self-sustainability of the platform
  • Provide monthly, quarterly, annual reports and other reports as requested
  • Draft success stories and project highlights to reflect project achievements
  • Adhere strictly to the branding and marking policy of the project.

Required profile for job ad : Policy and Governance Reform Advisor

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in International Affairs, Public Administration, Policy, Social Sciences, Law, Development Studies or related field
  • Relevant experience in civil society engagement; policy and regulatory reform and advocacy in Nigeria
  • Prior experience of working with donor funded projects
  • Experience of engaging and working with senior leadership in government, civil society, and private sector
  • Experience in multi-sectoral coordination and networking with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Experience working in gender, vulnerable populations (including women and children) and/or human rights desired
  • Strong technical expertise in advocacy/accountability/research/media campaigns, program and strategy development
  • Demonstrated strategic ability, diplomacy, conflict management, written and oral communication, and negotiation skills
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft Office, email, internet)
  • Fluency in English and a local language.

Job criteria for job ad : Policy and Governance Reform Advisor Job category :

Health and social professions


Industries :

Government services

Employment type :

Permanent contract

Region :

Expected salary:

Location: Abuja, FCT

Job date: Wed, 12 Jul 2023 22:13:29 GMT

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