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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

National Strategy Coordinator Job at World Vision Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
National Strategy Coordinator [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at: World Vision Uganda

Deadline of this Job:
12th July 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, July 08, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
JOB DETAILS:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection World Vision (W ) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible
Due to expansion in the scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for qualified and passionate individuals willing to share in our vision to join the team in the following roles. Position: National Strategy Coordinator
Report to: Programme Quality Director
Location: Kampala – National Office
Purpose of the position:
The National Strategy Coordinator will play a critical role in supporting the development of World Vision Uganda’s new national strategy 2021-2025.
Specifically, the role will support the Programme Quality Director and the Strategy Steering Committee through coordination and monitoring of the strategy development plan (approximately Aug 2019 to Feb 2020) and strategy implementation planning process (approximately Mar-Jul 2020). .

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.
Coordination of strategy processes
• Provide effective coordination, communication and liaison with/between internal stakeholders for the effective implementation of development plans for the National Strategy 2021-25 and the subsequent Strategy Implementation Plan (SIP), including:
• Work with the PQ Director and Steering Committee to develop detailed development plans.
• Liaise with internal stakeholders to ensure that plans are on track.
• Liaise with regional office to ensure that strategy is fully compliant with WVI requirements.
• Facilitate strong collaboration between internal stakeholders engaged in strategy development.
• Coordinate regular Steering Committee meetings, ensuring preparation of all necessary information.
• Provide strategic advice to Steering Committee.
Facilitation of strategy processes
• Support facilitation of various stakeholder engagements, potentially including internal staff workshops, meetings with community members (including children and youth) and meetings with government officials etc. Note: the exact nature and scope of this component will depend on the specific skills of the jobholder.
Communication
• Coordinate timely and effective communications with staff, senior leadership, WVU board members and other key stakeholders on the strategy process, as required.
Preparation of strategy documents
• Coordinate the writing and publication of the National Strategy document and Strategy Implementation Plan, including directly writing the majority of the document narratives.

Job Skills: Not Specified

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
• A university degree is required. Candidates will be considered from a wide variety of academic disciplines, including development studies, law, business administration and social sciences.
• Excellent communication skills (especially writing, but also orally) are a key requirement.
• Successful candidate must have excellent logical reasoning and problem-solving capacity.
• A minimum of five years’ work experience is required.
• Experience in the humanitarian/development sector with an NGO/UN agency is an advantage. However, candidates from other sectors will be considered.
• Experience in working with strategy and/or business planning processes is essential.
• Proactive personality, self-driven and strongly motivated.
• Capacity/potential in leadership, relationship management/networking, and coordination.
• Proven facilitation skills.
• Team player.
• Committed Christian.

Job Education Requirements: University degree
Job Experience Requirements: 5 years

Job application procedure
Please get the details of all the jobs above, how to apply and more information about us from our https://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-uganda
World Vision is committed to the principles of workplace diversity Qualified women and disabled people are encouraged to apply. We do appreciate your interest in working with us. However, due to the large number of applicants only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted for interviews through e-mail within two weeks after the deadline.

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