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Advocacy Manager Job at Habiba Balogun Consulting


Habiba Balogun Consulting – Our client, a Business Membership Organisation in the Engineering sector, is seeking to fill the position below:

Job Title: Advocacy Manager

Advocacy and Campaigning:
Develop and implements advocacy strategies, plans, events and trainings that advance the Association in relation with government policies and public image.
Develop and maintain relationships with advocacy coordinators and other key volunteer advocates across the country, i.e. NSE, NACCIMA etc.
Develop and maintain regular press interactions with the Association.
Working with the IT Department and in close collaboration with the MD, researches and implements upgrades to the Association’s advocacy system.
Develop and evaluate the Association’s advocacy strategy and ways of disseminating same to the stakeholders and the general public.
Identify opportunities for advocacy at key international events and arranges for representation of the Association.
Contribute to the campaigns agenda rolling out of campaigns including national, regional & international participation.
Develop a positive public image for the Association.
Develop mechanism for measuring public interest in the Association.
Map out strategies and take action in influencing Government policies on Consulting engineering.
Develop mechanism for measuring effective of the association strategy on government policy

Learning, Research and Knowledge Management:
Lead and Manage initiatives around advocacy, policy analysis and research.
Critically analyse outcomes and impact of advocacy and policy, in order to document and share key learning and good practice.
Research thematic issue on advocacy, support and contribute to the thematic work of other champions as may be appropriate.
Support the Program Manager in generating & providing content for all the channels of communication
Responsible for internal and external advocacy via online and other digital channels
Other tasks assigned for the smooth running of the secretariat by the Managing Director

Strategic Planning and Management:
Lead and manage the development and implementation of approved strategy.
Plan and develop proposals for advocacy, influencing, campaigning and research.
Critically assess strategic opportunities.

Skills and Qualifications
A University degree or its equivalent in the humanities or social sciences.
Five (5) years professional experience
Management experience, preferably in a comparable advocacy management function and/or BDM.
Strategic thinking and analytical skills.
Experience in policy, advocacy and promotional work.
Public speaking and presentation skills.
Website management skills
Exceptional writing skills – formulates clear messages with high impact.
Organizational skills – handles multiple assignments and meets deadlines

How to Apply

Applicants should send their Applications and CV’s to: reruit@hbalogunconsult.com


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