Brussels, 11 June 2018

Protection International is calling for candidates to apply for the position of Advocacy and Outreach Coordinator.  The post-holder will report to PI’s Management Team and works under the direct supervision of the Executive Director. S/he will be responsible for planning and implementation of global advocacy and outreach initiatives, while supporting the Management Team and field offices in their programming and capacity building.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of PI’s global advocacy strategy in line with PI’s Global Strategy and in consultation with relevant stakeholders, ensuring that they draw from experience and learning across our protection programmes;
  • Plan and coordinate of PI’s global advocacy and outreach activities;  
  • Oversee, coordinate and support implementation of local and national advocacy actions in consultation with Country Representatives;  
  • Represent PI in key external fora and engage with external partners, as relevant.
  • Ensure consistency in messages across the organisation and coordinate campaigns in line with PI’s mandate;
  • Contribute with advocacy and outreach perspective to the organisation’s strategic plan and decision making processes;  
  • Coordinate staff and work plan’s implementation by the Advocacy and Outreach Unit; • Participate in capacity building and knowledge-sharing activities across the organization


The offer:
 One-year, renewable employment contract, governed by Belgian law. Competitive benefits and gross annual salary in line with the sector, commensurate with skills and experience. 
 The position is full-time and based in PI’s head office in Brussels. Candidates need to qualify for a workpermit in Belgium. 
Start date: ASAP

To apply for the position please send your resume (CV) and motivation letter before 24 June 2018 to the following email: making mention of "Advocacy & Outreach Coordinator" in the subject line.

Include your name in the file name of your application documents, e.g. Maria_Smith_CV.doc.  

Submit names and contact details of three references together with your application. Do not attach any certificates or references at this stage of the recruitment process. 
Interviews tentatively planned for the first week of July 2018.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 


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