Advocacy Manager / Deputy Secretary General 80% H/F
|Entry into function||01/01/2023|
|Deadline||recruitment is on-going until the position is filled|
|General conditions||Salary according to experience|
|General description||The International Secretariat plays a key role in ensuring TDHIF global and European representation and advocacy, especially towards the UN and the EU. It guides, supports, coordinates and monitors the Federation’s international and European advocacy work, and the development and implementation of its joint advocacy strategy. The International Secretariat advocacy team identifies and seizes advocacy opportunities, engages directly with key institutional and civil society stakeholders in Geneva and Brussels, including most relevant networks and coalitions. The Secretariat coordinates all TDHIF members’ Working Groups and leads the Advocacy Working Group. It is also in charge of liaising between the Working Groups and the TDHIF International Board of Directors - ensuring that the conditions are met to enable them to deliver their objectives. The International Secretariat is currently seeking an outstanding candidate for one of its leading roles: Advocacy Manager / Deputy Secretary General (80%), which will be based in its Geneva office.|
Position start date : January 1st, 2023
Purpose of the position :
The Advocacy Manager/Deputy Secretary General leads TDHIF global advocacy and she/he is especially directly involved in the Federation’s advocacy towards the UN. She/he also assists the Secretary General with strategy and organizational management matters and manages a small TDHIF office in Geneva.
Main Responsibilities :
Master’s degree or equivalent professional experience in International Relations, Political Sciences, International Development or Human Rights sectors.
Knowledge & Skills :
Proficiency in English and French
General conditions :
Swiss Labour Law contract
Salary according to experience
Applicants to this position need to be eligible to work in Switzerland.
Are you interested? Do you want to face this challenge?
|Context||TDHIF The Terre des Hommes International Federation (TDHIF) is a leading child-focused independent non-profit global network, composed of nine national member organisations. TDHIF works worldwide for the promotion and implementation of children’s rights through 730 humanitarian and development projects in 67 countries, as well as through global, regional and national advocacy and campaigns, run for and with children. TDHIF thrives to guarantee that every child has a safe and enjoyable childhood, that every young person feels empowered and that every community we work with is engaged. TDHIF is supported by an International Secretariat with a team of 6 people located in Brussels and Geneva, with essential advocacy, representation, coordination, and standard setting functions.|
|Professional experience required||5-10 ans|
|Experience in NGOs required||5-10 ans|
|Level of study|