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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Project Coordinator Civic & Political Space Job at ActionAid - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Project Coordinator Civic & Political Space

Jobs at:

Deadline of this Job:
Friday 17th August 2018 by 5:00 Pm

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Date Posted: 8th August 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time


ActionAid is an International Development Agency working in over 50 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. ActionAid Uganda’s mission is to achieve social Justice, gender equality, and poverty eradication by working with people living in extreme poverty and exclusion, their communities, people’s organisations, activists, social movements and their supporters.
ActionAid Uganda therefore seeks to recruit suitably qualified, self-driven, result oriented, dynamic and competent persons to fill the position of:

Job Title : Project Coordinator Civic & Political Space
Reports to : Manager Policy Advocacy and Campaigns
Responsible for : None
Directorate : Programmes
Location : Kampala

Job role: Responsible for Successful execution of the project including planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting. The coordinator will be responsible for building partnership for collaborative response to shrinking civic and political space in Uganda with the wider Civic Society HRDs, Government and activists.

Key Result Areas:
  • Coordinate implementation of the shrinking political space project.
  • Build networks in local, national and international fora to support the project.
  • Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of the project policy, advocacy and campaign’s agenda in line with ALPS, M&E frameworks and guidelines.
  • Lead the documentation and quality assurance of the project activities in line with the project strategy and other guidelines.
  • Identify staff and partners knowledge needs on shrinking political space in line with the AAU Knowledge Management (KM) Strategy
  • Lead in building capacity of Civil Society to withstand, respond and pushback Civil and Political Space.
  • Support resource mobilization for shrinking for civic and political space in line with Organizational policies, donor guidelines, and Procedures

Job application procedure
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Applications (Cover letter, CV, and certified academic documents) should be hand delivered or sent by email to clearly addressed to The Director Human Resource/Organizational Effectiveness, ActionAid Uganda, Plot number 2514/2515 Ggaba Road, Opposite Kampala International University P.O Box 676 Kampala not later than Friday 17th August 2018 by 5:00 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.