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Coordinator, Policy Advoca

Uganda National Ngo Forum (UNNGOF)

This is a Full-time position in Kampala posted February 23, 2021.

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Job Title Coordinator, Policy Advocacy & Engagement
Organisation Uganda National NGO Forum UNNGOF
Duty Station Kampala, Uganda
Reports to Head of Programmes
About US
The Uganda National NGO Forum UNNGOF is a National Platform for NGOs that
influence governance and development processes in Uganda and enhance their
operating environment. Its constituency comprises National, Regional and
International NGOs operating in different parts of the country. It also works
with a larger civil society constituency to promote citizen-based governance.
Job Summary The Coordinator, Policy Advocacy & Engagement will coordinate
Policy and Advocacy work of UNNGOF within the ambit of the strategic plan and
based on identified priorities and objectives, in order to influence policy
and practices at local and national level with government and other
The role will lead on research and analysis of political, social and economic
trends in the country, as well as the efficacy of policies and its
implementation, in order to identify key focus areas for civil society
advocacy interventions. This position will also be responsible for: visioning,
planning, implementing and evaluating our policy agenda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Provide strategic and operational leadership on development and
implementation of an
advocacy strategy to deliver impact in relation to UNNGOF’s strategic plan;
Lead the process of designing a clear policy and advocacy component;
Analyze sector policies in order to generate evidence on their impact on
the CSO sector;
Identify priorities for advocacy and policy actions to be implemented by
throughout its programming stages;
Spearhead policy monitoring and analysis for the CSO sector in
collaboration with other
stakeholders and identify key policy recommendations and design appropriate
messages for policy makers and stakeholders;
Support initiatives of local actors to influence and contribute to National
Policy development;
Lead on influencing key external targets such as specific government
departments, UN
Agencies and other international institutions and donors, to strengthen
policy and practice;
Coordinate and undertake research, analysis and drafting responses to a
range of issues and topics;
Develop annual work plans and budgets for the Policy Advocacy & Engagement
Component and ensure delivery of set targets;
Supervise and mentor staff under the Policy, Advocacy & Engagement
Component; and
Perform any other duties that are beyond the scope of this job description
in mutual discussion and agreement with the Head of Programmes.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Broad knowledge and understanding of policy and advocacy processes at both
national and international levels.
The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s degree in the fields of social
work, development economics, political science and or any other related field.
Three to five years of working experience in a managerial and or senior
position in the NGO sector.
Possess excellent analytical and writing skills with proficient computer
Evidence of participation in the development of policy briefs and research
Excellent communication, facilitation and public relations skills.
How to Apply
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their
applications, detailed CVs including 3 referees and copies of
professional/academic certificates to the Executive Director via email at
Deadline: Friday 26th February 2021.

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