World Vision International recruits 01 Policy and Campaigns Specialist
World Vision International
Humanitaire (ONG, Associations, …), Projet/programme de développement
Policy and Campaigns Specialist 17202-14N02067
Africa UgandaKampalaAdvocacyFixed term, Full-time14-Oct-20International Role – No – Only National applicants will be considered.1-2 Years
World Vision Uganda (WVU) is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in 43 districts and have 48 Area Programmes implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & 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 these beneficiaries. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.
Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for a qualified and passionate individual willing to share in our vision and join the team in the following role.
Position: Policy and Campaigns Specialist
Report to: Associate Director Advocacy
Location: Kampala – National Office
Purpose of the position: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 policy and budget advocacy to the district and to national level policy processes, as well as evidence based external engagements, while ensuring alignment to the WVU National Office Strategy and Our Promise 2030. The Campaign’s Specialist will also lead the amplification of World Vision Uganda’s Campaign initiatives at the local and national level including the response areas of operation. The job-holder will work collaboratively with the Technical Leads and Program Operations and Response Teams to define, plan, implement the relevant advocacy agenda in line with the technical programme theories of change.
Key Outputs/Responsibilities.-Coordinate implementation of sector aligned advocacy and campaign initiatives aimed at improving services delivery for the well-being of especially the most vulnerable children.
-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 including their implementation
-Support monitoring of policy advocacy and campaign initiatives to assess change and also document learning experiences for wider sharing.
-Contribute to resource mobilization and strengthened partnerships for policy advocacy and campaigns work component.
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience.-Degree in Development Studies and other related courses in Humanities
-Proven experiences in policy advocacy and campaigns, partnership building, ensuring linkages of local actions to national level policy processes.
-Mobilization and awareness creation
-Building net-works and coalitions
-Policy analysis and engagements
-Research and analysis