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POLICY AND ADVOCACY OFFICER
The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an African-led and Africa-based international research institute engaged in multidisciplinary, evidence-based policy research. Our researchers address important issues and challenges facing Africa in areas such as education, health, population, aging, urbanization and wellbeing. We engage with policymakers within the region to disseminate our research findings and influence policy decisions to improve the quality of life in Africa. Our commitment to policy engagement, advocacy, management and learning is a critical component of our evidence generation and knowledge translation model. This will be grounded in our existing Evidence Informed Decision Making (EIDM) approach.
In its 2022-2026 Strategic Plan, APHRC will amplify its research-to-evidence and evidence-to-action initiatives. Critical to this aim are long-term and sustained engagements with various policy actors at community, national, regional and international levels, as well as sustained public engagement and advocacy.
APHRC seeks to recruit a Policy and Advocacy Officer to work in its Human Development Theme (HDT).
The officer will report to the HDT Lead, while working closely with the Advocacy and Knowledge Translation team at APHRC. Externally, s/he will work closely with local community leaders, youth/education/early childhood development (ECD) networks, national parliaments, government officers, sub-national government officers, Civil Society Organizations, funders, UN agencies, and regional economic groups such as EAC, EALA, SADC PF and ECOWAS/WAHO, among others.
The Policy and Advocacy Officer will:
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
This position is classified under Nationally Recruited Positions (NRP) Grade IV in our scales.
How to Apply
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply through our recruitment portal https://aphrc.org/vacancies/ by July 08, 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The shortlisted candidates will be required to have a Police Clearance Certificate. Cover letters should be addressed to:
The Human Resources Officer
African Population and Health Research Center, Inc
APHRC Campus, Manga Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru
APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of vulnerable persons