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UFPC National Coordinator

Marie Stopes

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted January 28, 2022.

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# Job Description

Job Summary:
The primary responsibility of this position is to provide the strategic
direction of the organization in line with the administrative policies and
guidelines, ensuring value for money, fundraising, efficiency and
effectiveness. The position is responsible for providing professional and
stakeholder engagements for UFPC.

The role reports directly to UFPC Chairperson.
Essential Job Functions:

The National Coordinator will be specifically responsible for the following
tasks: –
• Examine priority issues affecting the RH/FP landscape and provide members
with a platform for joint advocacy efforts to address the issues.
• Represent the RH/FP needs at different for and on behalf of the women, girls
and families in need of RH/FP.
• Lobby and advocate for improvements in policies so as to enable women and
families for access to RH/FP
• Advocate for better enabling environment for private sector and public-
private partnerships
• Advocate for strengthening of government accountability for commitments and
funding for RH/FP.
• Provide technical reference materials to members for the integration of
RH/FP issues into their advocacy strategies.
• Act as representative for the UFPC, at the international and governmental
level, with bilateral and multilateral donors, aid agencies and the media, as
• Act as a clearinghouse for enquiries about the UFPC and requests for
assistance from UFPC members, regions and countries, as appropriate.

Management and Leadership
• Identify, negotiate and support the introduction of new members to the UFPC
in collaboration with the UFPC Chair.
• Coordinate the development of the UFPC program of work in collaboration with
the UFPC Chair and members of the UFPC Steering Committee.
• Follow up on decisions taken during UFPC meetings, with assistance from the
UFPC Chair and members of the UFPC Steering Committee.
• Identify prospective sources of funding, prepare fundraising proposals, and
establish transparent systems of financial management for UFPC activities in
collaboration with the UFPC Chair.

• Support the establishment of Task Teams and assist in formulating their
scope of work and defining their specified outcome.
• Together with the UFPC Chair address UFPC membership issues.
• Monitor the implementation of the UFPC Strategy and, in cooperation with the
UFPC members, review progress on strategy and program of work on a regular
• Work proactively to identify important challenges and opportunities for the
UFPC and facilitate efforts to move the Initiative towards its vision and
• Identify opportunities for providing technical leadership through UFPC
members on issues of high priority and emerging issues in family planning
particularly reproductive health, maternal and neonatal health, adolescent
reproductive health and the integration of STI/HIV prevention and care.
• Support the development and implementation of knowledge management and
knowledge sharing activities within the partnership and their country projects
and programs.
• At the country level encourage UFPC partners and affiliated partners to
support the Ministry of Health, promote the sharing of information and tools
and facilitate collaboration with each other and other in-country
organizations and agencies working on reproductive health issues.
• Facilitate communication among UFPC members, partners and country teams and
assist with the dissemination and exchange of information.
• Support the further development and expanded use of the UFPC Knowledge
management platform, Communities of Practice and other knowledge management

• In providing the Services to UFPC hereunder, the National Coordinator shall
at all times observe and comply with all internal guidelines and policies of
UFPC which are from time to time applicable to such services and which are
notified by UFPC to the National Coordinator.
• UFPC will not hold the National Coordinator responsible for material, which
is correctly executed as approved and will indemnify The National Coordinator
for any loss, claim or suit filed by third parties in respect of correctly
executed instructions.
• In all cases where UFPC authorizes use of images or footage from image
depositories, UFPC recognizes that usage rights are granted upon such
conditions as the image depository may prescribe, which UFPC agrees to adhere
to including, meeting the cost of the image/footage and any cost payable to
models appearing in the images/footage in respect of whom the image depository
has not obtained appropriate Model Releases or otherwise acquired usage
• Approval of quotations by UFPC in writing will be sufficient authority to
the National Coordinator to commence production of the material to which such
quotations relate.

Qualifications and Training essential/ desirable
• Minimum of a University Degree in the relevant discipline
• Further related training s will be an added advantage.
• 3-5 years’ experience working in the same field, at managerial level.
Experience and Personal Attributes.
• Have experience of developing and successfully implementing a strategy well
aligned with organisational objectives.
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience of global and country FP Trends and
NGO governing laws.
• Understanding of the complexities of FP and SHR work in our environment and
demonstrable ability to push implementation and good practice.
• Significant experience of working with senior partners, donors and different
• Excellent interpersonal skills and, the ability to build effective working
relationships at all levels.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Demonstrates strong management and leadership skills
• Thinking creatively and outside of the box so that ideas generated create a
• Being responsive to changing priorities and demands
• Planning, prioritizing and organising work to ensure work is accurate and
deadlines are met
• Taking responsibility for appropriate decisions that you make, and the
actions and behaviour you demonstrate.
• Openness to embracing change within the organisation and being able to
adjust plans/activities accordingly
• Motivation towards achieving quality results to maximise potential
• A Team Player; working as part of a team by being supportive, flexible and
showing respect for each other.

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Email:: [email protected]

To apply for the position, Please submit your application and CV to
**[email protected]** . The deadline for applications is
**Friday, 10th February 2022.** NB: 1. Female Candidates That Qualify Are
Encouraged To Apply.

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