NGO Careers – Advocacy Manager at Reproductive Health

Title:    Advocacy Manager
Organisation: Reproductive
Health Uganda (RHU)
Kampala, Uganda
Executive Director
Health Uganda (RHU) is a member of the International Planned Parenthood
Federation (IPPF), and its core mandate is to promote high quality, high-impact
and gender sensitive Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights information
and services through capacity building, specialized service delivery, issue
specific advocacy and strategic partnerships.
The Advocacy Manager will provide technical support and guidance to
the RHU Advocacy related to Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights, to
achieve tangible advocacy outcomes and results.
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Oversee and manage the advocacy function of the
Organization, including building capacity in, implementing and evaluating
policy and programmatic advocacy for diverse groups in the area of sexual &
reproductive health and rights
Work closely with the Executive Director to
establish and maintain partnerships, collaborations and networks in relation to
SRHR advocacy
Represent the Organization at International,
National and sub-national fora as assigned
Actively engage with duty bearers and claim
holders on policy change, resource mobilization and allocation, budget tracking
and accountability of funds in regard to different Sexual and Reproductive
Health issues
Provide capacity building, mentorship and support
to relevant RHU management and staff, and to its stakeholders
Establish and maintain a result based system for
monitoring and evaluating advocacy related to SRHR advocacy in RHU
Perform any other professional duties as may be
required by the Supervisor(s)
Skills and Experience: 
The ideal candidate should hold an advanced degree
in communication, journalism, public health or social science from an
accredited university or college and
A minimum of five years of progressively
responsible experience with demonstrable results in advocacy and research in
health related work.
Past NGO experience is an added advantage.
Working knowledge and skills in communicating and
advocating with and to different policy makers on different aspects of Sexual
& Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) using diverse means, strong
analytical and team building skills.
Working knowledge of national SRHR policy
especially Family Planning policy, excellent knowledge of evidence and result
based advocacy.
Skills in building capacity, documenting and
packaging advocacy information using diverse means to do so.
Proven ability to work effectively with minimum
supervision, and ability to coach, guide, and build task oriented teams.
to Apply: 
candidates are encouraged to either post or hand-deliver a letter of
application with certified copies of academic transcripts, a detailed
Curriculum Vitae and other relevant certificates plus contact addresses
(e-mail) of three referees (including day time telephone numbers) to: The
Executive Director, Reproductive Health Uganda, P.O. Box 10746 Kampala Or
hand-deliver at: RHU Head Office, Plot 2, Katego Road, Kamwokya (Opposite
Uganda Museum) or submit electronically via email to: and copy to
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applications received after the
closing date will not be considered. Female applicants are encouraged to apply
2nd June, 2015.

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