Coordinator – Advocacy Jobs at World Vision in Colombo, Western Province

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World Vision company opens jobs for Coordinator – Advocacy positions in the Western Province region. The type of work we provide is Full-time.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Other skills with Entry level experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The estimated salary offered by this company is quite competitive around රු. 11,000 - රු. 29,000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

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Job Information

Company:World Vision
Position:Coordinator – Advocacy
Region:Western Province, Colombo - Western Province
Job Function:Other
Seniority Level:Entry level
Employment Type:Full-time
Industry:Non-profit Organizations

Job Description

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,00+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Key Responsibilities

Major Responsibilities

  • Identify future advocacy needs and country dynamics to integrate to the Business plan
  • Collaborate with Technical Advisors and integrate advocacy to TPs
  • Guide AP staff to develop Advocacy plans and integrate Advocacy in AP operations
  • Identify training needs of AP staff on CVA and Social Accountability and provide training for staff and community leaders
  • Represent World Vision Lanka in joining forces and Advocacy related collition at National and Sub National level
  • Engage with national and sub national level Advocacy related campaign movement

Required Qualifications, Experience & Competencies

  • A minimum of 5 years advocacy related experience with experience in successfully leading the development and implementation of advocacy strategies
  • A degree in Development Studies, Social Science, Law, Public Policy or equivalent.
  • Masters level qualification in a related field would be an advantage.
  • Experience in influencing other civil society organisations, government, donors, through representation, influence and advocacy. 
  • Experience of working with local partners and District Local Government, (e.g. Child Rights Governance, Health, Nutrition, Education, )
  • Influencing, negotiation, coaching and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills, and planning abilities.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

Applicant Types Accepted

Local Applicants Only


  • Bonus for overtime
  • Gain experience
  • Comfortable work environment

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Company Information

World Vision

World Vision is an international non-profit organization that seeks to promote the well-being of children, families, and communities throughout the world. Founded in 1950, the organization operates in nearly 100 countries, working with local and international partners to provide health and education services, emergency relief, and long-term development programs. World Vision is committed to empowering the world’s most vulnerable people, bringing them hope in the face of poverty, suffering, and injustice. Through advocacy, collaboration, and innovation, World Vision works to create a better future for all.

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