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Youth and Campaigns Officer Job at ActionAid - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Youth and Campaigns Officer

Jobs at:
Actionaid

Deadline of this Job:
6th October 2017 by 1 :00 Pm

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
ActionAid is an international Development Agency working in over 50 countries in Attica, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. ActlonAid's mission is to work with the poor and the excluded people in the world to eradicate poverty by overcoming the injustices and the inequity that cause it. ActionAid Uganda (AAU), a National Development Organization registered under the laws of Uganda and with a local Board seeks to recruit suitably qualified, self-driven, result-oriented and competent persons to fill the positions of; Project Coordinator-Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Self Employment and National Development (YESSEN); and Youth & Campaigns Officer.

Job Title: Youth and Campaigns Officer
Reports to : Governance coordinator with matrix reporting to Manager Policy, Advocacy & campaigns.
Responsible for: None
Directorate: programmes
Location: ActionAid Uganda Head Office-Kampala
Job Role: To implement a young people focused participatory democracy and governance program to ensure quality and impact in line with AAU Strategy and relevant organizational policies.
Key Result Areas:
  •  Plan, implement, and monitor activities, prepare and submit periodic reports that address community priority on poverty issues in line with the unit plan and Country Strategy Paper (CSP).
  • Support the institutional and capacity building initiatives of partners to implement activities in line with the partnership MOU‘s, LRP plans and the CSP through documentation of project experiences,
  • Undertake resource mobilization tasks in line with achievements and impacts and other best practices CSP and organizational policies and disseminate to different stakeholders.
  • Monitor the implementation of governance and young people's programs and provide support to respective units in line with the CSP and organizational Policies
  • Conduct contextual analysis, research and analyze policies for generation of evidence for policy advocacy and campaigns in line with the CSP Campaign strategies and A theory of change
  •  initiate, nurture and sustain strategic networks and alliances at all levels in line with AAU/l guidelines and frameworks
Person Specifications
Qualification:
  • A Bachelor‘s degree in Law, Governance and Democracy, Human rights or any other Humanitian from an accredited academic institution.
  • A relevant post graduate diploma qualification and training in Human rights based approaches, Youth programming and/or approaches, human right democracy and governance is an added advantage.
Experience:
2-3 years of similar working experience, with young people, their organizations, social movements am campaigns

Competencies:
Youth and governance development and design skills; Networking and coalition/movement building; Critical writing, analysis and excellent oral communication skills; Monitoring and evaluation skills; Research, policy analysis and Advocacy skills; Advocacy and campaigning skills; Knowledge in application of social accountability and governance tools; Extensive experience of proposal development and design;
NB. Refer to www.actionaidorg/uganda/jobs  for detailed Job Description
Job application procedure
Please submit your application with copies of Curriculum Vitae, names of three professional referees, copies of certified academic documents, telephone and email contacts to Vacancies. Uganda@actionaid.org  OR hand delivered, clearly addressed to The Director Human Resource/Organizational Effectiveness, ActionAid Uganda, Plot No.2514I2515 Ggaba Road, Opposite Kampala international University or send to PO Box 676 Kampala, not later than Friday 6th October 2017 by 1 :00 Pm.
We will respond to ONLY shortlisted candidates. Whilst all applications will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, qualified WOMEN are especially encouraged to apply. ActionAid international is an Equal Opportunity Employer.