Work Remotely at Sightsavers as a Global Advocacy Monitoring Adviser: Apply!!!!

Sightsavers is looking for a monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) professional with advocacy experience within an NGO/INGO to support monitoring advocacy work across the organisation. This is a 9 month fixed term contract to cover parental leave.

Salary: Local terms and conditions apply 

Location: Kenya, Nairobi/remote, Ghana – Accra

Contract: 9 month Fixed Term Contract

Hours: Flexible/ part time / full time

Application Deadline: 29 April 2024

The role of Global Advocacy Monitoring Adviser can be full time (35 hours, Monday – Friday) or part time (ideally 28+ hours, flexible), with some flexibility around hours worked. This role can be based remotely or hybrid within Kenya or Ghana. 

About the role

We are looking for an experienced monitoring, evaluation, analysis, and learning professional with strong understanding and experience of advocacy within an NGO/INGO. You will play a key role in ensuring advocacy in Sightsavers is monitored effectively, and input on Sightsavers strategic data analysis. Building on Sightsavers existing advocacy data systems, you will ensure effective data collection, visualisation and analysis; ability to develop dashboards using PowerBI would be of particular interest, although this is not essential. 

Key duties will include:

  • Delivering systems for collecting, managing, and analysing information about national advocacy
  • Lead on the coordination of Sightsavers’ Voluntary Stakeholder Review of SDG implementation
  • Strengthening systems for sharing lessons about what works and identify challenges that are faced by multiple countries
  • Engaging in internal Policy and Global Advocacy and organisational processes

The post holder may be expected to travel internationally once or twice within the 9-month contract.

This is a varied role, please read the job description for full details.
Skills and Experience

Knowledge, Skills and Related Experience:


  • Degree or higher in a Social Science, or equivalent working experience
  • Experience of supporting national advocacy within a global advocacy strategy within INGO/NGOs
  • Significant experience of monitoring, evaluation, and learning within an INGO context
  • Experience working with data management information systems and applying data analysis/statistical techniques to data
  • Knowledge of current issues and best practice in development particularly in advocacy monitoring and evaluation
  • Ability to influence organisational strategy and promote change internally
  • Ability to develop and implement effective advocacy plans and MEL systems
  • Effective communication and relationship building skills with internal and external audiences 


  • Experience of advocacy is essential for this role. Advocacy within human rights, and/or advocacy at an international level, would be desirable, although not essential.
  • Ability to develop and manage data visualisation, notably creating Dashboards in PowerBI
  • Expertise in building staff capacities to develop and deliver effective advocacy monitoring strategies
  • Experience of working effectively as part of an international team

Next Steps 

How to Apply

To apply for this exciting new opportunity, please complete an application via our recruitment portal. We are particularly interested in learning of your motivations for applying.

We anticipate that remote interviews will take place from mid-May and the evaluation process will include a two-stage interview.

Closing date: 29 April 2024

As an equal opportunity employer, we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Sightsavers is a Disability Confident Leader and qualified people with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply.

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