Policy and Campaigns Specialist Job Opportunity – World Vision ~ Ugandan Jobline Jobs

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Organization: World
Vision
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:     Associate
Director – Advocacy
World Vision Uganda is a Christian relief,
development and advocacy non-government organization dedicated to working with
children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We
currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health
& nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods &
community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is
committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from
exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable
for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon
the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including
criminal record checks where possible.
Job Summary:  The Policy and Campaigns Specialist will Over-see
all aspects of quality policy and campaigns integration in technical programs,
as a contribution towards sector specific strategic objectives, for sustainable
child wellbeing. The job will involve linking local level AP actions to national
level policy processes, as well as evidence based external engagements, while
ensuring alignment to the WVU National Office Strategy and Our Promise. The
job-holder will work collaboratively with the Technical Leads and Program
Operations and Response Teams to define, plan and implement the relevant
advocacy agenda.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Coordinate
the development and implementation of sector aligned advocacy and campaign
initiatives aimed at improving services delivery for the well-being of
especially the most vulnerable children including refugees.
·        
Coordinate
capacity enhancement for staff and partners in advocacy and campaigning
knowledge and skills for both development and humanitarian contexts.
·        
Provide
guidance on integration of policy advocacy and campaigns during strategic
planning and Technical Programs formulation, as well as annual operational
plans.
·        
Support
monitoring of policy advocacy and campaign initiatives to assess change and
also document learning experiences for wider sharing.
·        
Contribute
to resource mobilization for policy advocacy and campaigns work component.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
·        
The ideal
applicant should have a Post graduate Degree in Law/public policy and/or social
sciences, Development Studies and/or other related courses in Humanities
·        
Technical
skills: direct programming experience and expertise in the field of public
policy and/or child rights advocacy
·        
Minimum
of 5 years’ experience in policy advocacy and campaigns, ensuring linkages of
local actions to national level policy processes
·        
Strong
experience in working with the Ugandan government
·        
Experience
in working on child rights issues
·        
Experience
in policy analysis and documentation
·        
Mobilization
and awareness creation
·        
Building
networks and coalitions
·        
Policy
analysis and engagements
All suitably qualified candidates are
encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s
e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow instructions on How to
Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly
encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 5th November 2019

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