Job

Advocacy Advisor

at Options
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted March 24, 2020
Category Legal
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency KSH
Work Hours Day

Description

Advocacy Advisor
Organization: Options

Closing date 27 Mar 2020
Background:

Options Consultancy Services Limited is a leading global health consultancy established in 1992 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Marie Stopes International. We manage health programmes that ensure vulnerable women and children can access the high-quality health services they need. We work with partners to co-create and implement locally informed solutions to complex health problems. This includes governments, development partners, NGOs, civil society and health workers. Our programming is flexible, evidence-based and politically informed. This means we adapt to changing contexts, use data to inform our decisions and ensure our approach is appropriate. Our focus is always on building local skills and systems that last. Our headquarters is based in London, UK with offices in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and Nepal.

Main Purpose of the role:

Options Consultancy Services seeks an Advocacy Advisor based in Nairobi to contribute and work within a dynamic five (5) year UKAID funded programme titled Delivering Sustainable and Equitable Increases in Family Planning in Kenya (DESIP)

Job Responsibilities

The DESIP programme aims to ensure greater and more equitable access and uptake of family planning services in 19 priority counties through sustainable involvement of the private and public sector

The Advocacy Advisor will perform the following tasks:

Oversee implementation of advocacy and evidence strategy
Oversee and give direction to the implementation of the advocacy and evidence strategy by County based partners and other DESIP consortium partners, CSOs, in a way that effectively merges evidence, accountability and advocacy interventions for Family Planning by ensuring more sustainable involvement of the private and public sector.

Quality assurance
Oversee and quality assure processes as performed under Options’ led programme indicators, and make sure interventions are sustained beyond the life of the programme.
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