Iranti: Chief Programmes and Advocacy Officer

Iranti
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 26 July, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Iranti is a human rights NGO that advocates for the rights and protections of Lesbian, Trans and Intersex (LTI) persons. Iranti’s advocacy strategy employs the tactical use of multi-media, research and public awareness initiatives to build and advance human rights for LTI persons in the region.

Iranti seeks to appoint a Chief  Programmes and Advocacy Officer, to be based in Johannesburg. 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement an intentional and comprehensive framework for national, regional and international advocacy and policy change, to protect and advance the human rights of the LTI community
  • Formulate, coordinate, and integrate an Iranti programme of action (inclusive of research and media programmes) aligned to the Advocacy Framework of the organisation
  • Translate programmatic objectives into relevant advocacy products, together with the Media Team to ensure high-quality delivery of events, activities and communications necessary to advance the organisation’s Advocacy Strategy
  • Build and maintain strategic partnerships with partner organisations to enable buy-in and joint ownership policy agenda outcomes
  • Advise Iranti and the strategic partner network on emerging and current legislation affecting the LTI community and its potential impact on the work of Iranti
  • Regularly review plans and priorities to make the most of emerging opportunities and potential tactics, and review implementation challenges to enable swift remedial action where needed
  • Lead Iranti in engagement in priority conferences and networks and enable the development of communication and information to ensure Iranti maintains an effective public platform

Requirements: 

  • A postgraduate degree in law or social studies, with three to eight years’ experience working in an advocacy role within the human rights sector
  • Strategic and programme conceptualisation skills, with writing and project management skills
  • Experience in a management role with demonstrable management and leadership skills is a must
  • Must have technical advocacy and stakeholder management skills with an understanding of the LGBTI sector and knowledge of the advocacy issues related to LTI Persons

To apply, submit a CV, contact details of two referees and motivation letter to anthea@iranti.org.za

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

Only successfully shortlisted applications will be contacted.

Iranti reserves the right not to make an appointment

For more about Iranti, refer to www.iranti.org.za
 
For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies

Location: 
Johannesburg

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