Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Child Rights Governance Intern 2015

Save the Children International is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in around 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

Key Areas of Accountability

  • Supporting the monitoring, reviewing and preparing reports on the Child Rights Governance programme –

  • Assisting with travels, logistic arrangement and communication with partners including working group meetings of the Southern Africa Rights Networks Committee in preparation, including logistical, organisational and hosting responsibilities, July- Dec 2015.

  • Assisting with the preparation for, and following of, the regional support and feedback from partners and SC country offices. (research, summary reports) –

  • Providing administrative and logistical assistance, including for member organisations, thematic sub-groups (assisting to arrange meetings, visas, flights, filing, etc.) –

  • Supporting the communications strategy, including social media and our website - participating in on-going activities including research projects.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Fluency in English, including ability to draft clear and concise reports.

  • The ability to work and write in some African languages from Southern Africa region will be an asset.

  • Commitment and experience in child rights or related issues.

  • Preferably a University degree in international human rights law, political science, international relations or other related disciplines

  • Knowledge of the international law and African law including UN human rights mechanisms would be an asset.

  • Strong sense of responsibility and ability to work independently in a fluctuating schedule. Good teamwork and communication skills.

  • Computer skills including Excel and Word.

  • Photographic experience.

Please send cv’s to scijobs@savethechildren.org

Closing date: 3rd July 2015

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