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Director of Engagement & Partnerships

Save the Children

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted January 7, 2022.

Save the Children Carreer opportunities in Uganda Director of Engagement & Partnerships Jobs opportunities in Uganda at Save the Children

# Job Description

Save the Children seeks a Director of Engagement & Partnerships for a USAID-
funded Locally Led Development Innovation in Uganda working with coalitions of
stakeholders, including non-traditional partners, to co-create and collaborate
on push-pull market strengthening solutions to increase participation of
refugees and their host communities both individuals and/or groups of
refugees or community members in market-driven, sustainable livelihoods.
Solutions should leverage the strengths of both the humanitarian and
development systems, and can include applied research and development of
approaches and interventions that generate data towards an evidence base that
can inform and practically guide programming in both humanitarian and
development settings.

The Director of Engagement & Partnerships DEP is responsible for ensuring
private and public sector engagement and partnerships are front and center in
the activity’s strategy and implementation. The DEP must have a strong
understanding of the private sector in Uganda as it relates to entrepreneurial
as well as wage employment opportunities for refugees and Ugandans, as well as
an understanding of local and national Ugandan government structures
responsible for a supportive business environment. The DEP plays a crucial
role in leading the development efforts to stabilize the livelihoods of
refugees, and foster the transition from humanitarian to development
assistance, as well as integrate them into local economies in order to promote
resilient livelihoods and achieve self-resilience as key outcomes.

To be successful for this role, you will have/bring the following:

–>Master’s Degree in business administration, public administration, agricultural economics, international development, or a related field combined with a minimum of seven years of progressively increasing management responsibility in international development projects, at least five years of which must be in the field is required three plus years of applicable experience can substitute for a Master’s Degree
–>Minimum of five years of relevant experience in analyzing market systems, identifying opportunities and challenges, as well as designing and implementing strategies to facilitate inclusive and sustainable livelihood promotion
–>Demonstrated expertise overseeing the identification and engagement of private sector actors, as well as building partnerships
–>Proven experience in creating and maintaining effective working relationships that foster collaborative learning
–>Experience working with refugee or host communities
–>Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in team situations
–>Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills in English desirable.

Qualified local candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

The organization:

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 protection. We also campaign and advocate at
the highest levels to realize children’s rights and ensure their voices are
heard. We are working towards 3 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

Application information

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single
document. Please apply online by following this link
https://uganda.savethechildren.net/careers
https://uganda.savethechildren.net/careers indicating 3 referees, two of
whom should have been your direct supervisors.

Important to note: Testimonials/certificates SHOULD NOT be attached to
application that is submitted online. Hand delivered applications will not be
accepted and are therefore not considered during the shortlisting process.
Application closes on January 11th 2022 at midnight Uganda time. We need to
keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous
background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from
abuse.

Apply Online Now



URL:: Link to Apply

[ **Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here**
]https://uganda.savethechildren.net/careers/details?jid=73366

**Closing Date** : 11th Jan. 2022

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