25 000 грн.
Right to Protection (R2P) is a Ukrainian human rights and humanitarian not-for profit organization. R2P is dedicated to protecting refugees who find themselves in Ukraine due to dire circumstances as well as ensures the protection and human rights of other vulnerable migrants - the conflict affected, the internally displaced (IDPs), the stateless, the undocumented and those at risk of statelessness. R2P's key programmatic directions are legal assistance, monitoring, advocacy as well as government and civil society capacity building. R2P has approximately 150 staff members working across Ukraine.
The government relations officer's key task is to develop relations with key governmental stakeholders and create government support for R2P priorities across projects. The strength of R2P's advocacy work is predicated on legislative and policy analysis as well as developing recommendations and products in these spheres. The government relations officer would complement R2P's analytical strength by focusing on obtaining greater governmental and political buy-in for R2P's advocacy priorities. This person would increase governmental/political support for key issues and undertake a political/governmental stakeholder analysis and create a contact database to determine entry points for R2P's advocacy.
S/he will develop working relationships members of Presidential Administration, Parliament, the Cabinet of Ministers, and other with government counterparts/decision-makers such as State Emergency Service of Ukraine, Ministries of the Interior, Infrastructure, Ecology and Natural Resources, Health, Defence, etc.
The Government Relations Officer would serve as a member of the Advocacy team and report to the Advocacy Coordinator. S/he will also work in close cooperation with the R2P President and programmatic units.
Duties and responsibilities
Send cover letter and resume with the name of the vacancy "Government Relations Officer" in the subject line to [адрес скрыт]. Responses will be sent only to those individuals who were selected for interview. No phone calls, please.
Applications close date
30 September 2019. If an appropriate candidate is identified, R2P reserves the right to recruit ahead of this deadline.