Global Citizen Nigeria Job Consultant- Policy and Government Relations

Global Citizen Nigeria Job Consultant- Policy and Government Relations

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Global Citizen Nigeria Job Consultant- Policy and Government Relations Global Citizen is recruiting for interested and qualified applicants to apply for the vacant space of Consultant Policy and Government Relations if you think you possess what it takes to handle the job position then we urge you to apply for this job.

About Global Citizen

Since its inception, Global Citizen has leveraged the power of artists, governments, corporations, philanthropists, and civil society to achieve one common goal: ending extreme poverty. In the last decade, Global Citizen has mobilized $48.4B USD towards this goal. Of this, over $22.6B USD has already been disbursed, impacting the lives of more than 880M people.

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In 2021, Global Citizen will be undertaking a coordinated advocacy campaign around the Recovery Plan for World launched in late February. The campaign will seek to mobilize new resources to address the most urgent needs brought about by COVID-19 and to help the world recover better together.

This plan calls for global support and new commitments to:

    • End the pandemic- and ensure equitable access to tests, treatment and vaccines
    • Stop the hunger crisis exacerbated by the pandemic
    • Resume learning for all children
    • Increase Climate Ambition and Cool the Planet
    • Promote Equity and Justice for All

Financing for sustainable development is a cross cutting theme of this year’s campaign.

Global Citizen will organize three tentpole moments to leverage new commitments:

    • Early May: Vax Live, focused on the global fight against COVID
    • September 25: Global Goal Live, focused on the 5 pillars
    • October 29: G20, mobilizing commitments and celebrating success ahead of the G20 Summit and the COP.

Position Overview

The Consultant for Policy, Government Relations responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

    • Identify and establish partnership opportunities with Nigeria Federal, State, and Local governments including around:
      • Vaccine Distribution Strategy and Access/availability
      • Resume Learning/Education
      • Equity and Justice, including gender equality and marginalized groups
      • Environment/Climate Change
      • Engagement with the Private Sector
      • ECOWAS/AU/other national and regional organizations
    • Secure the official endorsement of Nigeria and another government from the region for Global Citizens Recovery Plan for the World and campaign activities
    • Facilitate high-level participation of Government officials, ideally leaders’ level, in all of GC’s tentpole broadcast moments throughout the year, tied to specific policy and/or funding outcomes, including securing use of official logo and quotes for use in the campaign.
    • Secure new policy and/ or financial commitments from Nigeria and another government in the region, in line with Global Citizen’s plan, in particular:
      • Health and the global fight against COVID: in particular financial commitments for the ACT-Accelerator and additional financing/supplementary budget for vaccine procurement;
    • Pursue new relationships and opportunities with stakeholders in line with Global Citizen’s strategy, including with the private sector, artist, talent, philanthropic organisations and civil society in order to strengthen Global Citizen’s presence and relevance in the markets ahead.
    • Develop relationships with at least 3 individuals from the region (former Heads of State, high level politicians, etc.) who could support the Recovery Plan for the World, including servicing as judges for the Global Citizen Prize in December 2021.
    • Support Global Citizen Government Relations, Policy and Business Development Teams with regional analysis, horizon scanning, research and implementation, as appropriate.
    • Coordinate GC’s efforts, in partnership with external allies, to secure new charitable giving from foundations, philanthropists and corporate organizations.
    • Work with grassroot NGOs and activists to amplify GC work in Nigeria to support our policy objectives

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Required Skill and Experience

    • 7+ years of experience that includes a combination of: Policy and Government relations (Nigerian government, NGO, public/private sector administration experience preferable),
    • Experience developing campaigns from concept through execution
    • Excellent writing and communication skills
    • Ability to work well under pressure, meet tight deadlines and stay organized to execute campaigns
    • Collaborative style and strong work ethic
    • Experience working in a dynamic team environment, remotely and autonomously
    • Deep experience in coordinating with multiple teams across multiple partnerships
    • Able to facilitate strategic and tactical decision-making on a day-to-day basis
    • Demonstrated interest in the international development sector
    • Has shown a demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with key Nigerian policymakers and staff around support for global issues
    • Preferred: Online campaigning/organizing with a focus on recruitment and engagement, Rapid response email and social media campaigning, Offline grassroots organizing or events coordination experience


Why Global Citizen?

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In this coming decade of action and accountability, Global Citizen will be the leading international voice, educator, and influencer that rallies humanity to take full responsibility and accountability for eradicating extreme poverty by 2030. You have a chance to contribute and make this world a better place for all.

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  • Must be authorized for employment in Nigeria

Global Citizen is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. Global Citizen strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, citizenship or any other protected classification under applicable federal, state, or local laws. In addition, Global Citizen complies with the relevant country laws governing employment nondiscrimination in all our international offices. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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