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Advocacy and Campaigns Manager

Save the Children International

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted March 18, 2022.

Advocacy and Campaigns Manager Jobs in Save the Children International Uganda vacancies in Uganda at Save the Children International

# Job Description

The Advocacy & Campaigns Manager will lead SC Uganda’s advocacy strategy
development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. This will involve
close collaboration with the Director of ACCM, PDQ Director and their team, as
well as multiple external partners, to refine the strategy and support its
delivery in a coordinated fashion.
As the Uganda CO focal point for advocacy, the role will work closely with
members from the Save the Children movement to ensure the global network
remains informed of national level developments and opportunities to influence
change for children. The role will involve national, regional and
international advocacy engagement, and will support programme teams to ensure
our advocacy work at all levels is evidence based, aligned, and reflective of
programmatic priorities.
This role will manage the advocacy team, incorporating the Advocacy
Coordinator and the Advocacy & Campaigns Officer, and is expected to lead
those team members in delivering against the advocacy strategy and wider
country office priorities
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential

–>Bachelor’s Degree in law, public affairs, political science, or any related field.
–>At least 6 years’ experience in advocacy, lobbying, media, event management, marketing, public affairs, or any related field.
–>Strong awareness and knowledge of the Uganda context
–>Significant prior experience working in advocacy on humanitarian issues, child rights, human rights, or development issues.
–>Deep experience of influencing and advocacy work including lobbying, policy development and information provision in humanitarian issues at national, regional and/or international level
–>Excellent skills in advocating towards government officials, humanitarian actors and UN agencies in developing countries
–>Experience of and strong skills in developing and implementing advocacy strategies
–>Good attention to detail
–>Understanding of UN and donor operations at country level and humanitarian response-planning cycles
–>Experience in working with other NGOs and coordinating inter-agency advocacy activities, strategies and products
–>High-level analytical and strategic thinking skills and strong research skills
–>Cultural awareness and ability to build relationships quickly with a wide variety of people
–>Patience, adaptability, flexibility, and ability to improvise and remain responsive and to communicate clearly and effectively under pressure
–>Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities
–>Strong leadership skills with an ability to seek people’s views while also taking responsibility to determine the most appropriate course of action and to act decisively
–>Strong communication written and spoken, and interpersonal skills in English
–>Ability to manage small teams and work across a variety of internal stakeholders.
–>Good people management skills/experience and proven ability to create an environment, which encourages team working and motivates a team across various geographical areas.

Desirable

–>Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation developing effective working relationships to deliver outstanding results for children
–>Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.
–>Willingness and capability to comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to health and safety, security, equal opportunities and other relevant policies, including the Child Safeguarding Policy
–>Ability to travel on regular basis.

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground
in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need
better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and
advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure
their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by
2030:

–>No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
–>All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
–>Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees
play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value
our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a
collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and
integrity are highly valued.

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**Closing Date** : 25th March. 2022

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