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Director of Advocacy, Campaigns, Communications and Media

Save the Children International

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

Director of Advocacy, Campaigns, Communications and Media Jobs in Save the Children International Uganda vacancies in Uganda at Save the Children Internatio

# Job Description

The Director of Advocacy, Communications, Campaigns and Media ACCM leads the
function responsible for Save the Children Uganda’s advocacy, campaigns,
communications and media, in line with achieving the country strategic plan.
The postholder will focus on ACCM in our thematic and programmatic priorities
of child protection, education and particularly ensuring the safe return of
all children to school, health and nutrition, and child poverty and child
rights governance in development, humanitarian and nexus context.
As well as leading the country office’s Advocacy, Communications, Media and
Campaigns functions, the Director will line manage the senior staff within the
ACCM department, ensuring that they are aligned with country priorities and
supporting the day-to-day operations of the country office.
As a member of the Senior Management Team SMT, the Director of Advocacy,
Communications, Campaigns and Media ACCM shares in the overall
responsibility for the direction and coordination of the Country Office CO.
The ACCM Director will work in close collaboration with senior leaders across
functions, but especially with the Country Director, Programme Development and
Quality Director and the thematic leads. The ACCM Director will also ensure
that Uganda’s ACCM strategy is aligned with regional and global priorities –
and will use this network to maximize our impact for children in country.

–>Bachelor Degree in Communications/Public Affairs, Law or International Relations – or any other any related field
–>Overseas experience is strongly preferred.
–>10+ years prior experience working in advocacy on humanitarian or development issues, child rights, and human rights.
–>Excellent skills in advocating towards government officials, humanitarian actors and UN agencies in developing countries.
–>Proven experience of and strong skills in developing and implementing advocacy strategies.
–>Proven experience using public engagement and mobilization to achieve advocacy objectives.
–>Experience developing highly engaging, creative and effective communications products to achieve advocacy objectives.
–>Understanding of UN and donor operations at country level.
–>Demonstrated leadership skills and experience building teams.
–>Experience in working with other NGOs and coordinating inter-agency advocacy activities, strategies and products.
–>High-level analytical and strategic thinking skills, strong research skills and good attention to detail.
–>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 organise 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, with experience in managing multicultural teams.


–>Strong awareness and knowledge of the Uganda context.
–>Prior experience working in office and field environments in developing countries.
–>Proven skills in media work, including interviews on Radio and TV.
–>Knowledge of child rights and international humanitarian law.

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

–>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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