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Save the Children – Senior Advisor, Disability Inclusion

Save the Children International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as the– Senior Advisor, Disability Inclusion in Save the Children Country offices preferably in Nigeria, Nicaragua, Albania, Egypt and Bangladesh) The Disability Inclusion Technical Advisor will use their in-depth contextual understanding, technical expertise, and relationship building skills to provide a critical link between the Save the Children’s global and country level technical work on Disability Inclusion. It is anticipated that 70% of the role will be global in nature and focus on leading the Disability Accelerator (50% year 1 and 60% year 2), and support the global help desk for disability inclusion through the Disability Inclusion Technical Working Group (20% year 1 and 10% year 2). The Disability Accelerator is designed to support a culture of Disability Inclusion in Save the Children country teams and foster meaningful partnerships directly with organisations of persons with disabilities (OPD). Each Accelerator runs for six months in each country and consists of three parts: internal self-assessments and baseline exercise on Disability Inclusion; a week-long interactive training co-facilitated with a prominent national disability rights activist, and subsequently; the development and roll-out of a pilot project implemented together with the local Disability Movement.

The other 30% of the role will be providing support to the Country Office where the position is located (to be determined by the location of the successful candidate).

This role also includes external representation on priority issues including disability rights, inclusive child participation and monitoring of rights, disability data, meaningful participation of persons with disabilities in humanitarian action, disability inclusive health, nutrition, child protection, climate resilience, education and social protection. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

For more information about the role and the application procedure: https://www.savethechildren.net/careers/apply/details?jid=61788

Persons with disabilities with the right profile is encourages especially to apply.

Deadline for application: 21 April 2021