Lead on the definition and the implementation of the country-specific advocacy and communications strategy in close collaboration with other Coordinators and HQ advisors ensuring alignment with ACF’s global and regional Advocacy strategy and objectives;
Guide advocacy strategy development and priority setting for aforementioned working groups in Nigeria, ensuring views of Action Against Hunger are represented and included;
Responsible for advocacy initiatives when appropriate, in multiple programs as well as coordinating advocacy work for Action Against Hunger for both the Lake Chad Basin and the Sahel Region;
Responsible for advocacy campaigns when appropriate, in multiple programs as well as coordinating advocacy and communication work for Action Against Hunger for Nigeria.
Guide strategic direction of advocacy initiatives for Action Against Hunger including actively seeking funding for these through proposal development.
Ensure the coherent contribution of the mission Advocacy Strategy to the global advocacy initiatives of the Action Network Against Hunger;
Implement the advocacy work plan with specific advocacy and communications objectives and activities, as well as a calendar and budget;
Develop monitoring and evaluation tools that assesses the impact and cost effectiveness of advocacy and communications activities and helps in the development of new activities;
Train AAH teams in Nigeria about their role in advocacy, humanitarian principles, AAH mandate and ways of working and International Humanitarian Law/legal frameworks as appropriate. Promote the application of humanitarian principles in daily operational and advocacy activities within AAH teams and externally;
Maintain a regular close collaboration and work with the program departments and field offices (nutrition, WASH, FSL teams) to collect their analysis of the situation supported by data and testimonies from ongoing and relevant assessments/activities;
Collaborate with external stakeholders and headquarters to ensure collaboration in the development and implementation of advocacy work for the Nigeria mission;
Contribute and oversee the mission’s communication strategy and implementation.