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ADVOCACY TRAINEE

Handicap International is an independent and impartial international aid organization working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. Working alongside persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our action and testimony are focused on responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights.
Handicap International is a not-for-profit organization with no religious or political affiliation. It operates as a federation made up of a network of associations that provide it with human and financial resources, manage its projects and implement its actions and social mission.
For more details about the association, visit the websites www.handicap-interna tional.org/


CON TEXT

You will join the Advocacy and Institutional Relations Unit (AIR) at Handicap International, office in Brussels. This unit coordinates, organizes, manages and implements the activities related to advocacy at Handicap International.

You will work under the under the distance supervision of your mentor, the Deputy Director for Advocacy, based in Brussels. You will also liaise with the other AIR team members based in Paris, and Brussels. Throughout the traineeship, you will be regularly given feedback on your performance to help you grow.


RESPONSIB ILITIES AND LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Genera l objective: Support the implementation of the advocacy objectives in the area of inclusive development, with a focus on the promotion of global health.

Main learning objectives:
• You will be able to strengthen you understanding of global policy processes on international development in general, road safety and global health, and the diverse actors involved.
• You will be able to improve your skills for policy research and analysis, advocacy and communication as well as your organizational and process management skills.
• You will be able to gain an understanding of the ways of working of a busy NGO, in an
international, multicultural environment.




Main tasks:
• Assisting with the preparation of advocacy strategies: preparing stakeholders analysis; policy processes mapping; coordinating inputs from HI internal and external stakeholders
• Moni toring policy developments in the areas of SDGs, CRPD, road safety, rehabilitation, global health, and preparing policy briefs and updates for HI internal and external communications channels
• Assistin g with the preparation for and reporting on the participation of Handicap International in international conferences and events: preparing background notes, blog articles, twitter, writing speeches, etc
• Assisting with the organization of advocacy events : agenda setting, communication with participants and partners, preparation of materials (invitation, report, flyer, media pack)
• Managing and updating policy makers and stakeholders databases, and researching on possible new contacts relevant to HI
• Assisting with our fundraising initiatives: preparing fundraising concept notes and project proposals
• Partici pating in relevant conferences, seminars and workshops, and NGO coordination groups in Coordination Sud and other networks
• Particip ating in team meetings and team life events
• Providing general administrative support as required


CANDID ATE PROFILE (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & INTERESTS)

- Master Degree, PREFERABLY in international development or global health, also possible: political sciences, international relations studies
- Analytical and problem solving skills
- Capacity to analyse and synthesize information
- Very good writing skills in English
- Self-organized and attention to details
- Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with others and towards shared objectives
- Interest in the voluntary sector


CONDITIONS AND ALLOWANCE

- ABSOLUTE REQUIREMENT: internship convention from a university or training centre
- Allowance of 554,40€ per month
- Meal vouchers and participation to transportation costs

epetit@handicap-international.org

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Stage

  • Date de publication : 12/10/2017
  • Fonction : Etudes, Recherche, Projet
  • Localisation : Plusieurs régions (Paris or PREFERABLY Brussels)
  • Expérience : Confirmé



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